Delicate Crocheted Heart

 
What you'll need
You can choose any yarn you like to crochet this heart. Just to give you an idea of the size, with cotton thread size 10 and crochet hook size 2 mm, the heart is going to be about 5,5 by 5,5 cm (2,16 by 2,16 inches).
You will also need a needle to weave in loose ends and a pair of scissors.


Instructions
Make a magic ring.

  • Round 1: Ch 3, 21 tr, ch 3, sl st in the ring, pull the thread end to tighten the ring.
  • Round 2: Ch 5, dc in first tr, (ch 1, tr) 10 times, ch 4, sl st in top of tr, (ch 1, tr) 9 times, ch 1, dc, ch 5, sl st in the magic ring.
  • Round 3: 6 sc in ch5 sp, (sc in next space, ch 3, sc in same sp) 10 times, in ch4 loop work (2 sc, ch 3, 2 sc), (sc in next space, ch 3, sc in same sp) 10 times, 6 sc in ch5 sp, sl st in the ring.

Fasten off and weave in loose ends.

Purple Crocheted heart

                                                                                                      

Pink crocheted heart

                                                            

Abbreviations
ch chain
sc single crochet
dc double crochet
tr treble crochet
sp space
sl st slip stitch
( ) work instructions the number of times specified or work instructions in the stitch or space indicated or contains explanatory remarks
This tutorial is for personal use only
You can use it to make as many hearts as you like for yourself or as gifts for friends, but please don't make any for sale. Please feel free to borrow photos if you want to blog about this project, but remember to credit me and link back to the original source. Do not reproduce my entire tutorial on your site. Thanks!