A simple heart motif that can be used as a pendant or as a decoration on clothing and accessories; motif is worked in the round
Advanced beginner and higher
- sl st (slip stitch)
- ch (chain)
- sc (single crochet)
- hdc (half double crochet)
- dc (double crochet)
Yarn: Approximately 6 yards of worsted weight yarn for each heart; the samples are made with Lion Brand Vanna's Choice. If you use a different weight yarn, you may have to adjust amount of yarn.
Hook: Size J10 (6.00 mm) or comfortable size for your tension and the type of yarn you choose
Tapestry needle and scissors
You may want to substitute the magic ring method (aka magic circle) to make the base ring instead of the instructions listed below.
Base ring: Ch 4, join with sl st to 1st ch to form ring
Rnd 1: Ch 1, then work all of the following st into the ring: sc, hdc, 9 dc, hdc: 12 st
Rnd 2: Sl st into first st, 2 hdc into next st, 3 dc into next st, (hdc, 2 sc) into next st, sc into ea of next 2 st, 3 sc into next st, sc into ea of next 2 st, (2 sc, hdc) into next st, 3 dc into next st, 2 hdc into last st: 24 st (including beginning sl st)
Fasten off yarn and weave in ends
We hope everyone enjoys making this quick and fun little motif!