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Cornered Hearts Square

Cornered Hearts Square

By Elizabeth Ham aka Bethintx1

see the Video tutorial here

 

Size: 6-inches (15.3 cm) square


Materials: Small amounts of Sport or DK weight yarn in White & Red. (Lion Brand baby Soft was used in this sample.) a size G/ 4.5 mm crochet hook.


Special Stitches & abbreviations:

Right side (RS)/ Wrong side (WS)

Long Chain (LCh): Make a chain the length of a dc stitch.

Puff stitch (PS): (YO draw up a long loop...the height of a dc) 4 times in same space, ch 1.

Long Double Crochet (LDC): Dc in the dc in the row below and around the chain drawing up the first loop even with the working row.


Instructions: Beginning with white, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Round 1: (RS) Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, ch 2, *3 dc in ring, ch 2. Repeat from * 2 more times. Sl st in top of ch-3. Turn. Do NOT cut yarn. Draw up a long loop or use a stitch holder to keep the loop “live.”


Round 2: (WS) Join red in any ch- 2 sp. LCh.* (PS, ch2, PS) in same ch-2 sp, ch 3. repeat from * 3 more times. End off red. Turn.


Round 3: (RS) Pull “live” white loop through to the right side under the red ch sp. LCh around the red chain, ch 2. (counts as LDC) LDC in next 2 white dc in the row below. Ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in the ch-2 sp between PS's. Ch 1, LDC in next 3 white dc in the row below. Repeat from * around. End with a sc in the top of beg ch-3. Do not turn.


Round 4: (RS) Ch 2, 2 dc around joining sc. * Ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, Repeat from * around. Ch1, sl st in top of beg ch. Pull up a loop, do not cut yarn. Turn.

Round 5: (WS) Join Red in any corner ch-2 sp. Lch * (PS, ch 2, PS) in corner ch-2 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. Ch 3, repeat from * around. Sl st in top of first PS. End off red, turn.


Round 6: (RS) Pull “live” white loop through to the right side under the red ch sp. LCh around the red chain, ch 2. (counts as LDC) LDC in next 2 white dc in the row below. {Ch 1, LDC in next 3 white dc in the row below.} Twice, * Ch 1, (3 hdc, ch 2, 3 hdc) in ch-2 sp between PS's, ch 1. Repeat {} 4 times. Repeat from * around square. End with a sc in top of beg ch-3. Do NOT turn.


Round 7: (RS) Ch 2, 2 dc around joining sc. (Ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1,) 3 times, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 5 times, Repeat from * 2 more times, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 2 times, join in beg ch. Break off yarn and draw in tails.


~the end~


July 13, 2011

By Elizabeth Ham for the 2011 You Tube Friendship Project.

 

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