Crafts by Starlight
Heart Appliqué measures 8” wide. Great appliqué for blankets and pillows. I made this from wool easy yarn which is worsted weight yarn.
Materials: Wool-Ease yarn; Blush Heather and Rose Heather, Crochet Hook Size J, and darning needle.
CH = Chain
SL = Slip Stitch
SC = Single Crochet
DC = double Crochet
Heart: Blush Heather
Base: Ch 3, 4 DC in 1st Ch made, CH 3, turn.
Row 1: 2 DC in each sp across, Ch 3, turn.
Row 2: 2 DC in 1st sp, 7 DC, 2 Dc in last sp, Ch 3, turn.
Row 3: 2 DC in 1st, 10 DC, 2 Dc in last sp, Ch 3, turn.
Row 4: 2 DC in 1st sp, 13 DC, 2 DC in last sp, Ch 3, turn.
Row 5:2 DC in 1st sp, 16 DC, 2 DC in last sp, CH 3, turn.
Row 6-8: (CH 3 acts as 1st DC), Sk 1st sp, 20 DC, Ch 3.
Row 9(hump of heart): SK 1st sp, DC2tog, 6 DC, DC2tog, Ch 3, turn.
Row 10: Sk 1st sp, Dc2tog, 4 DC, Dc2tog, Ch 3, turn.
Row 11: Sk 1st sp, 3 DC, DC2tog, Tie off.
Turn heart around and connect to end of row 8, Ch 3,
Rep rows: 9-11 except on row 11, CH 1, turn.
Rnd 1: SC around, 3 SC in bottom of heart to turn corner
Rnd 2: *SK 1 sp, 5 Dc in next, Sk 1 sp, SC rep from * around. Note (in bottom 3 sps corner of heart, 3 Dc in each 3 sps), Tie off and hide string.
With darning needle sew around heart to sew onto your chosen project.
Optional: I took Heather Rose yarn and made a chain long enough for the inside of the heart and sewed that into the inside of the heart.