February 14, 2018

Sweet Heart Applique

By Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!"
     Start your Valentine’s Day crocheting with these sweet crochet hearts. They only take about 3 minutes to make and use less than 3 yards of yarn. They will not only motivate you but they will make the perfect embellishment for nearly any project. Here are a few ideas on how to use them...

Ideas on how to use these appliques...
*These would be great to apply to any project or gift.
*You can add them to kitchen towels,
*turn them into a keychain or fridge magnet or paperclips.
*You can also make several and make a garland.
*Attach a ribbon to make them into bookmarks.
*Attach them to a hair tie for your little girl.
*You can also tie them to a lollipop to give out on Valentine's Day.

approx. 1.5"height x 1.5"length
...but they can vary based on yarn and hook size.

*Crochet hook size: 4.0mm (G)
*Worsted Weight Yarn: color of choice (3yds)
*Tapestry Needle

PATTERN NOTES - must read...
 Numbers in ( ) at the end of each round/row indicate the total number of stitches.
 All the stitches are done inside the magic ring.

 Triple Crochet (trc) - Y/O hook twice, insert hook into stitch & pull up a loop (4 loops remaining), Y/O hook & pull thru 2 loops (3 loops remaining), Y/O hook & pull thru 2 loops (2 loops remaining, Y/O hook & pull thru the 2 remaining loops.
Tie them to a lollipop and hand them out on Valentine's Day to your kid's classmates or your coworkers.

HEART with color of choice
  Rnd 1: ch3, 3trc, 4dc, trc, 4dc, 3trc, ch4, sl st in magic ring
Pull as tightly as possible so no hole is showing through from the magic ring.
If you want to attach a lollipop to the back of the heart, don't cut off the ends. Instead, use them to tie the lollipop in place. If not, then proceed to... F/O, secure and weave in the ends through the back of your heart.

ch/s: chain/s || dc: double crochet || trc: triple crochet || sl st: slip stitch || rnd: round || f/o: finish off
y/o: yarn over

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Have a nice crochet time!
- Janet

This pattern is an original pattern by Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!" (February 2018). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site. You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use. Please do not resell or distribute it.

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