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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, continue working in the new yarn

Written in UK terms using the following abbreviations:

Ch=chain

St=stitch

Ss=slip stitch

Sp =chain space

Dc=double crochet

Trb= treble crochet

Htrb= half treble crochet

Dtrb=double treble crochet



 
1. Make a magic loop and ch3 (=1 trb) 9 trb into ring, ss to starting ch 3 =10 st
2. Ch4 (=1 trb + ch1) trb in same st, *(trb, ch1, trb) in next st repeat from * to end of round , ss to 3rd chain to join= 20 st +10 ch1 spaces
3. Ch 3 (=1 trb) trb in each st and ch 1 space to end of round, ss to starting ch3 = 30 st
4. Ch3 (=1 trb) trb in same st, (trb, ch1, trb) in next st, *trb in next 2 st, (trb, ch1, trb) repeat from *  htrb in next 7 st, (htrb, ch1, htrb) htrb in next 7 st, (trb, ch1, trb) **trb in next 2 st, (trb, ch1, trb) repeat from ** ss to ch3 =38 st +7 ch1 sp
5. Ch1 (does not count ass st) dc in same st, dc, htrb, 3trb in ch1 sp, dtrb in next 4 st, 3dtrb in ch1 sp, trb in next 4 st, 2 htrb in ch 1 sp, sc in next 9 st, (htrb, ch1, htrb) in ch 1 sp, dc in next 9 st, 2htrb in ch1 sp, trb in next 4 st, 3dtrb in ch 1 sp, dtrb in next 4 st, 3trb in ch 1 sp, htrb, ss to 1st dc = 57 st +1ch sp
6. Skip 1st st, dc into next st along, htrb, trb in next 12 st, htrb in next 2 st, dc in next 13 st, (dc, htrb, dc) in ch1 sp, dc in next 13 st, htrb in next 2 st, trb in next 12 st, dc in skipped st of round 6 and change yarn colour, no ss to join the round =58 st
7. Ch4 (=1dtrb), dtrb in same st, dtrb in next st, trb in next 3 st, htrb in next 3 st, dc in next 10 st, htrb in next 3 st, trb in next 5 st, htrb in next 4 st, dc in next 3 st, htrb in next 4 st, trb in next 5 st, htrb in next 3 st, dc in next 10 st, htrb in next 3 st, trb in next 2 st, work one last trb in last dc (colour change) of round 6, ss to ch 4 = 62 st
8. Ch 3 (=htrb +ch1) hdc, ch1 in each st in the round, ss to 2 ch to join
9. Working around the hoop for this final round, work 2 dc in each ch1 space of the previous round, ss to 1st dc to join, to m,ake a hanging loop ch20, skip 5 st and ss to join, fasten off and weave in ends




Hope you enjoy making lots of pretty crocheted hearts. If you’d like to share your work on Instagram please tag me @HelloMoonCrochet so I can see your version of the pattern








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