Thursday, April 17, 2008

Crochet Heart - Large



Crochet Mesh Heart

Crochet Video Tutorial: Large Heart

Abbreviations
CH = Chain
SC = Single Crochet
SL ST = Slip Stitch
SP = Space
SK = Skip

Written by Teresa Richardson


Chain 17

Row 1:
SC in next CH, CH 2, SK 2 CH,SC in next CH,
Continue across, CH 1, turn(5 Ch 2 loops)

Row 2:
SC in next SC, CH 2, SK 2 CH,SC in next SC,
Continue acrossCH 1, turn (5 Ch 2 loops)

Row 3-11:
SC in next SC, CH 2, SK 2 CH,SC in next SC,
Continue acrossCH 1, turn (5 Ch 2 loops)

1st Rounded Shaping:
SL ST over 4 spaces, CH 5,
SKIP 2 spaces and SL ST in next.

Row 1: SL ST over 2 spaces, turn
12 DC in CH 5 Loop. SK 2 Spaces and
SL ST in next. SL ST over to the corner, turn

Row 2: 1 DC, CH 1, (12 times)SL ST in corner.

2nd Rounded Shaping:
SL ST across 6 CHS, CH 5,Sk CH 2 SP, SL ST in next,
SL ST across next 3 CHS, turn

Row 1: SL ST over 2 spaces, turn
12 DC in CH 5 Loop. SL ST in next SC.
SL ST over to the corner, turn

Row 2: 1 DC, CH 1, (12 times)
SL ST in corner.



3 comments:

  1. Teresa,


    Each year I make ornaments for my children - hearts for my daughter and stars for my son. This year, given my new found craze for crochet, it would be fun to crochet them and you have the instructions!


    How big is this heart?

    I am looking to make a 3-d heart which is about 4 inches top to bottom. I plan to make two hearts and join them together, with batting inside. It would also be nice to add an edging after this. If you have any pointers on these steps before I begin I would really appreciate it!

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  2. cynthia,
    It is approximately 5.5". I thought I had a picture of this heart. I am going to get one up there. I just stitch the hearts together like I did with the little heart purse tutorial. It is finished with a simple little edging of chain 3 around the edge.

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  3. This heart is exactly what I was looking for, except that I was hoping for something bigger. If I were to just double this in size, would I double every step along the way? I'm new at crocheting and want to make sure I do it right. I'm making a heart pillow for a friend who's husband is deployed to Iraq for Valentine's Day.

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