Friday, August 19, 2011


“Subtle Hearts”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2011
C-15 SUBTLE HEARTS 2011.jpg
Size: 6” Square using, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Worsted Weight Worsted Weight in 2 colors: A & B, if you are wanting to use a 2nd color for your hearts, You will want to change color on the last step of a st before your fpdc sts, and change back to your background color after the last fpdc sts.   
Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated.
Abbreviations & Stitches Used   
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain    Slst=Slip Stitch    Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces        Sk=Skip    W/=With        Dc=Double Crochet       
St(s)=Stitch(es)    Lps=Loops    Fpdc=Front Post dc   Hdc=Half double crochet
Dec=Decrease           Dfpdc=Double front post double crochet: 2fpdc in next dc, this counts as one st, so when you see to fpdc in next dfpdc, you will work a fpdc around those 2 together.                      
Rnd 1: Ch4, 7dc in 4th ch from hook, join in top of ch4.  (8dc)

Rnd 2: (Ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc) beg corner made in same st.  [Dfpdc in next st, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) corner made in next st]4x, minus last corner, join.  (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, [Corner in next sp, dc in next dc, dfpdc in next dc, fpdc in next dfpdc *see notes, dfpdc in next st, dc in next st]4x, minus last dc, join.  (44dc)

Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in next dc.  [Corner in next sp, dc in next 2sts,  dfpdc in next dc, fpdc in next dfpdc, fpdc in next st, dfpdc in next dc, dc in next 2sts]4x, minus last 2dc, join.  (60dc)

Rnd 5: Slst in next 2sts, ch1, 3sc in same sp.  [Sc in next 3sts, slst in next dc, sk one st, 6dc in next st, sk one st, slst in next st, sk one st, 6dc in next st, sk one st, slst in next st, sc in next 3sts, 3sc in next sp]4x, minus last 3sc in sp, join.  (48dc,36sc)

Rnd 6: Slst in next st, ch1, 3sc in same st.  [Sc in next 5sts, ch4, sk 6dc, (look behind heart at the middle slip stitch, see the 2 horizontal loops? sc in those lps, sk 6dc, sc in next 5sts, 3sc in next st]4x, minus last 3sc in sp, join.  (56sc)

Rnd 7: Slst in next sc, beg corner. (Sk one st, dc in next 5sts, dc in next 2chs of ch4, (if you want you can catch a dc on the heart hump on 2nd dc into ch), 3dcdec over next 3sts, dc in next 2chs of ch4, (catching a dc from hh), dc in next 5sts, sk one st, corner in next st]4x, minus last corner, join.  (80dc, 4dec) Fasten off.  

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Wendy said...

thanks so much for the pattern!

needlekrafter said...

Oh thank you, this is so lovely-- I really enjoy your blog. So many beautiful things to create. Thanks for sharing this pattern. :)

Anonymous said...

Hi there ,found you through blog hopping and am so glad I did!I learned crochet last year and have only made cushions and blankets so far. thankyou so much for sharing your patterns ,Im going to give this one a go over the weekend,I love anything with hearts on.well bye for now,take care,julie.xxxx

Dragonflymomof2 said...

Thank you Everyone!! I have more patterns coming up.

Kristina's Jewellery said...

Hi, love your blog, I'm new at this and just in the process of setting up mine :)
Wish I could crochet!
Look forward to reading your future posts xx

Dragonflymomof2 said...
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Dragonflymomof2 said...

Hi Kristina, Thanks! I will check out your blog more. I love the DS charms!

Amy said...

Hi! Thank you so much for your comment on my blog! I'm your newest follower and I really enjoy checking out your blog. This Hearts square is so pretty! Thanks for sharing!


Robin Andersen said...

wow, your stuff is _great_. Do you have a booklet with all of the patterns in so I can buy it? they are lovely