Valentine Heart Garland Free Pattern.
By AnnooCrochet Designs
Every February 14, across the United States and in other places around the world, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine.
Here is a Free Pattern to help you make your home sweet and festive.
By AnnooCrochet DesignsWhat you will need:
Hook 3.25 mm
Caron Super Soft in Red, Pink and Orange
sl st: slip stitch
sc: single crochet
hdc: half double crochet
dc: double crochet
Pattern:Make 2: One in Orange and another in turquoise
Row1: Ch10, sc in second ch from hook and in 9ch (9sc), ch1 turn
Row 2-9: sc all along (9sc)ch1 turn,
do not fasten off you have a little square.
Now you will crochet the rounded sides of your heart continuing on the next side of your square.
Row 10 : [ sk 4st( it will me the middle of the side of your square), 9tr in next st, sk 4st, sl st.] twice you will have two arches.
continue along the next side of your square, hdc in next 7st along the border, in corner st,[hdc, dc, hdc] in same st (creating your heart's point), hdc in next 8st.
Continuing along the arches, 2hdc in each 9 coming st, hdc, sl st, hdc, 2hdc in each coming 8 st, sl st fasten off.
Sew tail ends with your tapestry needles.
For the loop sl st st center top of the heart and ch 18, sl st at th base of the ch and fasten off .
swe all ends in with your tapestry needle.
To Finish the garland:
Ch 10 then sl st a the top of your loop, repeat all along adding a heart every 11th ch. fasten off
I added little Heart ornaments found at my local Craft store.