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Sweetheart Wall Hanging-free crochet pattern

This heart shaped wall hanging is crocheted in the round using cotton dk yarn. The design can be crocheted around a hoop to make a pretty wall hanging or simply make a heart motif to embellish a card, clothing or turn lots of colourful hearts into a beautiful bunting. There are so many options with this fun and versatile design! A sweet gift or home d├ęcor, a set of 3 looks great hanging on a feature wall, you can have so much fun mixing up different colour combinations

You will need:
*Cotton dk yarn in 2 colours. I’ve used Paintbox Yarns cotton dk in paper white, dusty rose, duck egg blue, candyfloss pink, daffodil yellow and raspberry pink
*3mm hook
*6 inch embroidery hoop, makes 2 wall hangings
For heart design only work rows 1-6. Rows 7-9 in 2nd colour for the border and to attach to hoop
See row 9 for joining to the hoop, working htrb if using the smaller hoop or trb for the larger outer hoop
To change yarn colour, begin working dc as normal in colour 1, complete the st in colour 2, con…

Hopscotch Beanie-free crochet pattern

Made using 2 colours of Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Super Chunky this hat is fun, quick to make and so cosy!It’s worked in the round from the top down to the cuff. The main body of the hat is worked in continuous rounds with no seam and no need to slip stitch to join each round. This pattern will make a small ladies sized hat. You could also make this a larger/looser fit by adding another row of increasesafter row 5. I’ve also made this using a 7mm hook to make a matching child's size version. Use 2 100xg balls of super chunky yarn or 3 if making a looser fit or double cuff

You will need:
Super chunky wool mix 100g blush pink, 100g stormy grey (200g for bigger size or double cuff) Small amount of yarn for the pom pom- pictured is paintbox wool mix chunky in champagne white Pom pom maker 10, 9 and 8mm hook Stitch marker Scissors and darning needle for weaving in ends

Abbreviations: Written in UK terms MC– magic circle Trb– treble crochet Ss– slip stitch ST– stitch Fptrb– front post treble Bptrb– back…