Valentine day is coming and You could definitely use some of those cute heart appliques, right? Well, You can either buy them or make them. If You decide to make them here is tutorial of very simple heart applique – simple, but still great looking.
By the way – if You want buy them – I have some in my etsy shop! Take a look!
Notes about this tutorial
You will need a little bit of yarn or crochet thread and crochet hook.
For this tutorial I used 2,5 mm crochet hook and 4-ply mercerized cotton yarn. Heart applique made of this yarn measures ~ 4 cm (1,6″) in width and ~ 3,5 cm (1,4″) in height. But You can also try different yarns and threads.
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – triple crochet
ss – slip stitch
So, lets start!
|Step 1 – chain
|Step 2 – make ring
With slip stitch make ring.
|Step 3 – round 1
Step 3 – round 1
Note: All stitches of this round You make in the ring.
Chain 1; 1x single crochet, 1 x double crochet, 1 x triple crochet, 4 x double crochet, 1 x triple crochet, 4 x double crochet, 1 x triple crochet, 1 x double crochet, 1 x single crochet.
Well, if You have good imagination this already starts to look like heart. Now we will give this applique shape of heart.
|Step 4 – round 2
Step 4 – round 2
[2x single crochet in the next chain]; repeat [..] 3 more times; 1 x single crochet in next 3 chains; 3x single crochet in next chain, 1 x single crochet in next 3 chains; [2x single crochet in the next chain]; repeat [..] 3 more times; slip stitch in the ring. Fasten off and weave in ends.
You have made crochet heart!
|Large heart – crochet hook 4mm, wool
Medium heart – crochet hook 2,5 mm, cotton yarn
Small heart – crochet hook 1,75 mm, cotton thread nr.10
These are different size and different material hearts made by this pattern.