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===


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

Size:  spproximately 6" across


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

    Have a great weekend and keep warm :-)

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

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

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

  5. Thanks ladies. :)

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

  6. Doris,

    Try this link and I posted on your blog too!

    Scroll down to #6 or so.

  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. :)

  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. :)

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

  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

  11. 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


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

  13. 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

  14. 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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