Valentine Heart Pin or Fridgie
- Small amount of worsted weight yarn (MC) Main color
- Small amount of worsted weight yarn (CC) Contrasting color
- Crochet hook, size E
- Tapestry needle
- Plastic ring (1" in diameter)
- Small safety pin (optional)
- Magnet (optional)
- 1/8" narrow ribbon, 1/3 yd.
Finished Size: 5" X 5" at widest point of heartGauge: 2 rows = 1" , 4 dc = 1"
Heart: (Using MC)
Rnd 1: 18 sc around plastic ring; join with a slip st in first sc: 18 sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, (counts as first hdc, now and throughout) 2 dc in next sc, 3 trc in next sc, dc in next sc, hdc in next 5 sc, (dc, hdc) in same sc, hdc in next 5 sc, dc in next sc, 3 trc in next sc, 2 dc in next sc, ch 2, slip st in last sc, (counts as last hdc); slip st in base of first ch 2. Do not fasten off.
Ruffle EdgingUsing CC)
Rnd 1: Join new color; * Ch 3, (hdc, ch 1, hdc) in same st, skip 2 sts, (this includes the first ch 2 made in round 2 or hdc), sc in next st; repeat from * around; join with a slip st to base of first ch 3: 9 groups. Fasten off, secure all ends.
For fridgie: Attach a magnet to back side.
For Pin: Attach a small safety pin to back side.
For either: Cut a small photo and glue to backside around edges. Tie a ribbon bow from ribbon and glue to top of heart.
Cylinda Mathews has been designing and selling her crochet pattern since the early 1980's. She has created many beatiful patterns. You can visit her website at http://www.crochetmemories.com