Friday, January 14, 2011

~ another sweet-heart ~

===you can find the heart-shaped bracelets at the Dollar General  in the party section or at the Dollar Tree in the Valentine section===

Materials:

- plastic heart-shaped kid bracelet (bought at the dollar store)
- 4-ply ww acrylic yarn
- I hook

Size:  spproximately 6" across

Directions:

Rnd 1:  Join yarn with a sc around the heart bracelet.  Continue to sc around bracelet until covered.  Make sure you end up with an even number of sc's.  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.

Rnd 2:  Ch 1, turn.  Sc in same sc.  *Ch 2, skip next sc, sc in next sc.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a hdc to 1st sc.

Rnd 3:  Ch 1, sc around hdc.  *Ch 2, sc in next loop.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.

Rnd 4:  Ch 1, sc around hdc.  *Ch 3, sc in next loop.  Repeat from * around.  Ch 1, join with a hdc to 1st sc. 

Rnd 5:  Ch 1, sc around hdc.  Ch 3, hdc in 3rd ch from hook.  *Ch 1, sc in next loop, ch 3, hdc in 3rd ch from hook.  Repeat from * around.  Ch 1, join with a sl st to 1st sc.  End off.

==add a hanging loop if desired.

***Debi Y's version***
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18 comments:

  1. This is absolutely adorable - thanks so much for the pattern :-)

    Have a great weekend and keep warm :-)

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  2. I love this. Thank you so much for sharing the pattern!

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  3. P.S. Do you have a pattern somewhere for a granny square with a heart in the center?

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  4. Ohhh, Debi I just love this! Thank you.

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  5. Thanks ladies. :)

    No, sorry Doris - I don't have a heart granny square pattern.

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  6. Doris,

    Try this link and I posted on your blog too!
    http://www.allcrafts.net/crochet/crochetsquares.htm

    Scroll down to #6 or so.

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  7. Very cute, Debi..thanks! :) I need to get my hands on some of those little hearts. Looked when I was at Dollar Tree tonight, but they didn't have any. I need to get to a Dollar General...they might have them. :)

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  8. Gramma Rita - try the Valentine section at the Dollar Tree. That's where I bought a pack a few days ago.

    Thanks for the link Clara - I saw some real pretty squares there. :)

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  9. This heart is really very sweet to see!
    greetings, Lia

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  10. Hi Debi!.. Oh my gosh, this is so CUTE! I'm going to have to keep my eyes peeled for these little bracelets.. In fact, I'm thinking I might have some buried Heaven knows where, but we'll see what I can do! Thank you for sharing your pattern! Can't wait to try it!.. Happy New Year to you! ~tina

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  11. Thanks Lia and Beansieleigh. :)

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  12. Debi, thanks for sharing! Very cute! and don'tcha just love a good bargain on yarn...great thrift find!

    ps. I've started a new blog for all my crochet stuff...seedstich13

    Cheers!
    Merri

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  13. This is lovely. I think my 5 year old has a heart-shaped bangle somewhere - I might have to transform it!

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  14. Just found your blog and had to subscribe! I just love it. Thanks so much for all the wonderful things you have shared with us all! Marie

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  15. I found bracelets on Ebay... $1.99 for a dozen... Heart works up quickly.....I enjoyed the pattern...thanks for sharing...

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