Small 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 4,5 by 4,5 cm (1,77 by 1,77 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 1, 2 sc, ch 5, 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, ch 2, 1 tr, ch 2, 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, ch 5, sc, pull the thread end to tighten the ring, join with sl st in first sc.
  • Round 2: Ch 1, sc in same sc, skip next sc, ch 2, in ch-5 sp work (dc, ch 1) 5 times, in each of next 2 ch-2 sp work (dc, ch 1) 2 times, dc in tr, in each of next 2 ch-2 sp work (ch 1, dc) 2 times, in ch-5 sp work (ch 1, dc) 5 times, ch 2, join with sl st in first sc.
  • Round 3: Ch 1, sc in sc, ch 1, sc in ch-2 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch-1sp) 18 times, ch 3, sc in ch-2 sp, ch 1, join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off and weave in loose ends.                                                                                                                     

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!