Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Free Pattern: Crocheted Hearts from Crochet Today! (with my mods)

Did you know that there are a bazillion free crochet patterns all around the internet?  I have no idea how I find all of these, but this one is definitely one of my favorites.

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Crochet Today is, in my opinion, the best crochet magazine out there, and they released this pattern for free on their website!

These are mine, crocheted with the mods.
When I make my pretty hearts in all colors and sizes from this pattern, I make the following mods:
Row 4:  sc, dc, htr, tr, htr, slst, htr, tr, dc, sc
(htr = half triple crochet, which is where you yo twice, insert hook, draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2, yo, and pull through remaining 3 loops.  I'm not sure if that's a real stitch or not, but whatever!)
This makes the tops of the hearts a little loftier.
And, while finishing, I picot two in the bottom to give a nice point to the bottom of the heart.

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