Friday, February 04, 2011



MATERIALS:Craft foam heart
Size 10 crochet thread
Size 7 (1.5 mm) steel crochet hook
1/16 inch hole punch

NOTES:1. Read instructions all the way through before beginning.
2. Depending upon how far apart your holes turn out you may need to ch 2 between the sc.
3. The heart in the photo measures 4.5 inches across.

Prep the heart:
On the back side lightly draw a line about 1/8 inch from the edge. Then punch holes every quarter inch using the line as your guide.

Crocheting the edging:
Round 1:
Attach thread with a sc in the hole just to the left of the dip. *Ch 1, sc in next hole. Repeat from * around, except work 3 sc in hole at tip of heart. Join in the first sc with a slipstitch.

Round 2: Sc in 2 sts, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next stitch. *Skip one sc, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next sc. Repeat from * around, to last 2 sts, sc in 2 sts. Join with a slipstitch in the first sc.

Fasten off and weave in the ends.

Write your message on the heart with a permanent marker.

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