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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 a 2 mm crochet hook, 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 ch-5 sp, (sc in next space, ch 3, sc in same sp) 10 times, in ch-4 loop work (2 sc, ch 3, 2 sc), (sc in next space, ch 3, sc in same sp) 10 times, 6 sc in ch-5 sp, sl st in the ring.

Fasten off and weave in loose ends.

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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

You can find a smaller heart to crochet in Small Crocheted heart.

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