“Embrace the Heart”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2015
Size: 6” Square using, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Worsted Weight in 2 colors: A & B
Abbreviations & Stitches Used:
Beg=Beginning Ch=Chain Slst=Slip Stitch Sc=Single Crochet
Sp(s)=Space(s) Sk=Skip W/=With Dc=Double Crochet
St(s)=Stitches Lps=Loops Fp=Front post Bp=Back Post _________________________________________________________
Rnd 1: W/A, ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook, (16dc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, [*Fpdc in next dc, 5dc in next st, fpdc in next st*, dc in next st]3x, repeat *to* once, join. (32dc)
Rnd 3: Ch3, [*Fpdc in next st, dc in 2sts, 5dc in next st, dc in 2sts, fpdc*, dc in next st]3x, repeat *to* once, join. (48dc)
Rnd 4: Ch1, sc in same st. [*Slst in next st, sk1, 9dc in next st, sk2, slst in next st, sk2, 9dc in next st, sk1, slst in next st*, sc in next st]3x, repeat *to* once, join. (72dc, 4sc)
Bpsc sts are done in the sts from rnd 3 Video link below showing this.
Rnd 5: Ch1, bpsc in st below joining in rnd 3, bpsc in next 5sts. [Ch2, sk1, bpsc in next 11sts of rnd3]Repeat around ending w/bpsc in last 5sts, join. Fasten off color A. (44sc)
Rnd 6: W/B, join w/slst in any ch2sp, ch2, 2hdc in same sp. [Hdc in 11sts, 3hdc in next sp]3x, end w/hdc in 11sts, join. (56hdc)
Rnd 7: Slst in next st, (ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc). [Dc in 13sts, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next st]3x, end w/dc in 13sts, join. (68dc)
Video showing how to “catch” a st in heart humps.
Rnd 8: Slst in next 2sts, ch1, 3sc in same sp. [Sc in 5sts, (catch 5th dc of heart hump below, sc in next st, sc in 5sts)twice, 3sc in next sp]4x, minus last 3sc in sp, join. (80sc) Fasten off. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVsdisEZ3BE
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