Sunday, December 27, 2009

SUZIES HEART BOOKMARK



Many thanks to Diane P for testing this pattern.

SIZE:

Worked in size 3 thread the heart is about 2 inches across.

MATERIALS:Size 3 crochet cotton
Size E (3.5 mm) crochet hook
or


Size 10 crochet cotton
Size 7 steel crochet hook
NOTES:1. Read instruction all the way through before beginning bookmark.
2. Bookmark may be crocheted from any size thread or yarn with appropriate hook.

3. I used J&P Coates Royale Fashion crochet thread.

INSTRUCTIONS:HEART:
Round 1:
Chain 4, make all stitches in the first chain. 3 tr, 3 dc, chain 1, 1 tr, chain 1, 3 dc, 3 tr, chain 2, slipstitch.


Round 2: Chain 3, in first tr make sc and hdc, in next stitch 3 hdc, in next stitch 2 hdc, 1 sc in next 4 stitches, ch 1, dc in tr. Ch 59 (69 for size 10 thread), sc in the 10th ch from hook to form ring. *Ch 4, skip 4 sts, sc in next ch. Repeat from * until 4 chains remain, slipstitch in dc. Ch 1, sc in next four stitches, 2 hdc in next stitch, 3 hdc in next stitch, hdc and sc in next stitch, chain 3 and slipstitch at base of beginning ch 3.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.
TASSEL:Cut 6 strands of thread about 6 inches long. Fold in half and draw loop through the ring at end of tail with a crochet hook. Draw the loose ends of the strands through the loop and pull them down tightly to form a knot. Trim ends of tassel evenly.
BLOCK:Mix 1 part vinegar with 5 parts water. Wet the bookmark with the vinegar solution. Squeeze out excess and lay on a towel. Shape the heart and tail, allow to dry.

Comments:
Oh I am gonna try this, thanks for sharing the pattern
 
ohoh I will be a nester of you need one :)
 
Those are so cute :) Perfect gifts with Valentines day just around the corner too :) thanks for sharing!
 
Thank you. You have so many wonderful patterns.
 
I had fun making this bookmark. It worked up fast and I love that it's a true heart shape- not all crocheted hearts are. Thanks for sharing your patterns.
 
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