Red Heart® Soft® Decorative Hearts

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by Linda Cyr, Red Heart®

Red Heart® Soft® Decorative Hearts

The Red Heart® Soft® Decorative Hearts are a great Valentine's Day decoration to hang from a wall, a doorm, anywhere you want to show you're in the mood for love this Valentine's Day!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 17 sc and 16 rows (4 inch) to crochet a heart that measures approximately 3 inch by 4-1/4 inch across the widest portion without ribbon. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special Abbreviation: mm = millimeter
  • 2
    Heart: With Really Red, ch 17.
  • 3
    Round 1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 6 ch, skip next 2 ch, sc in next 6 ch, 3 sc in next ch; turn to work in unused loops of beginning ch, sc in next 6 ch, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 space, sc in last 6 ch – 32 sts.
  • 4
    Round 2: [2 sc in next st] 3 times; sc in next 5 sts, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 5 sts, [2 sc in next st] 3 times, sc in next 7 sts, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 space, sc in last 7 sts – 38 sts.
  • 5
    Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] 3 times, sc in next 4 sts, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 5 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] 3 times; sc in next 7 sts, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 space, sc in last 8 sts – 44 sts.
  • 6
    Round 4: Sc in next st, [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts] 3 times; sc in next 2 sts, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 4 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts] 3 times; sc in next 8 sts, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 space, sc in last 9 sts – 50 sts.
  • 7
    Round 5: Sc in next 2 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts] 3 times; skip next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts] 3 times; sc in next 9 sts, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 space, sc in last 10 sts – 56 sts. Fasten off.
  • 8
    Repeat Rounds 1-5.
  • 9
    Joining-Round 6: With Wrong Sides together and Really Red, slip st around, working through Round 5 of both pieces until 1” remains open on Heart; stuff with fiberfill, slip st closed. Fasten off.
  • 10
    Repeat Rounds 1-6 with Tangerine and Wine. Weave in ends.
  • 11
    Finishing: Cut ribbon into three 24 inch pieces. Thread ribbon into top center of each heart and tie ends into a bow.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart® Soft® Yarn Really Red 104595723
  • Red Heart® Soft® Yarn Tangerine 104212367
  • Red Heart® Soft® Yarn Wine 104212371
  • Susan Bates® Split Lock Stitch Count Markers 104236460 or other Stitch Markers
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors
  • Morex Double Face Satin Ribbon 3/8 inch x 15 yard Red 104194619
Download Project Template