Tuesday, January 4, 2011

~ a sweet-heart too ~


- plastic heart shaped kid bracelets (I bought mine from the Dollar General in the party section)
- 4-ply ww acrylic yarn
- I hook

Size:  approximately 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, ch 2. Repeat from * around. Join as before.

Rnd 3:  Sl st into ch 2 space, (ch 5, dc) in same space.  (dc, ch 2, dc) in each ch 2 space around.  Join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beginning ch 5.

Rnd 4:  Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next dc, (sc, ch 3, sc around the 1st sc) in ch 2 space.  *Sc in next 2 dc, (sc, ch 3, sc around the 1st sc) in the next ch 2 space.  Repeat from * around.  Sc in next dc.  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. So sweet! I can't wait to buy some bracelets so I can make some of these!!!
    Thank you so much for all that you so sweetly share.

    "One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things."
    ~John Burroughs

  2. Love your sweet hearts. So pretty! I might just have to pick up some of those plastic hearts next time I'm in town. Thanks for sharing your ideas. :)

  3. Oh Debi, this one is extra cute! Thanks again for sharing.

  4. Debi, I love this. I have to stop by the dollar store tonight. I've been looking for valentine decoration/crochet and here it is...thank you so much for the pattern.

  5. Bea-u-ti-ful!! Thanks for sharing!

  6. So lovely , will be looking out for hearts in our shops.. Thanks for sharing your pattern :))

  7. Super cute Debi. :-) Hope you have a great day!

  8. This is very cute! My daughter will love these!

  9. This is really cute!!! I hope I can find some Heart shapes at my dollar store. Thank you for showing!!

  10. Thanks ladies - I'm glad everyone likes them. :)

  11. Hello Debi,
    I am very happy to give you the stylish blogger award! Come and pick it from my blog!
    Your heart is lovely!

  12. I stumbled upon your blog through SU and really love your Valentine hearts. I shared it over at our Ravelry group for the Valentine swap projects. I thought a person could use a six-pack plastic pop ring for the base if you didn't have a dollar store bracelet.


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