Cute crochet flying hearts for baby roompattern-hearts


ABBREVIATIONS

 A, B, C = Color A, B, C
ch = chain
Slip St = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
[ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.



MOBILE


Heart Half (make 6 small heart halves each in A, B and C; make 4 large heart halves each in A, B and C) Ch 11 (17).

Round 1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 3 (6) ch, skip next 2 ch, sc in each of next 3 (6) ch, 3 sc in last ch, working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each of next 3 (6) ch, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 space, sc in each of next 3 (6) ch. Do not join rounds, Work in a spiral, marking first st of each round, moving marker up as work progresses.

Round 2: 2 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc in each of next 2 (5) sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in each of next 2 (5) sc, 2 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc in each of next 4 (7) sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 space, sc in each of next 4 (7) sc.

Round 3: [2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc] 3 times, sc in each of next 1 (4) sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in each of next 1 (4) sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc] 3 times, sc in each of next 4 (7) sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 space, sc in each of next 5 (8) sc. For small heart, join with slip st in next sc and fasten off Large Heart Only

Round 4: Sc in next sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc] 3 times, sc in each of next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc] 3 times, sc in each of next 8 sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 space, sc in each of next 9 sc.

Round 5: Sc in next 2 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc] 3 times, skip next 2 sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc] 3 times, sc in each of next 9 sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 space, sc in each of next 10 sc; join with slip st in next sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING


Weave in ends. With wrong sides facing, line up 2 matching heart halves. Using matching yarn, slip st around edge through both hearts, stuff lightly when 2” from the end.

Repeat for all hearts. Layout hearts in groupings – 6 groupings with either 2 or 3 hearts, arrange colors as desired. Cut a 24” length of ribbon. Tie an overhand knot in ribbon 1” from end, tie a second knot on top of first knot. Put ribbon onto yarn needle, insert needle into a heart from bottom to top, slide heart to knot. Decide position for next heart, tie another knot for base of heart, thread heart onto ribbon. Tie an overhand knot 1” from end of each ribbon. Repeat for each grouping. Cut two 1 yard lengths of ribbon. Fold in half and knot together, about 2” from fold for a hanging loop. Open embroidery hoop. Arrange strings of hearts, evenly spaced around hoop. Close embroidery hoop over ends of ribbons. Tie ends of hanging ribbons, evenly spaced around hoop. Wrap remaining ribbon around embroidery hoop in a candy cane stripe as pictured. Tie ends to secure. Trim ends.


Note: Directions are given for small heart half. Changes for large heart half are in parentheses.
Designed by Linda Cyr. RED HEART® “Soft Yarn®”: 1 skein each 2515 Turquoise A, 4422 Tangerine B, and 9779 Berry C. Crochet Hook: 5 mm [US H-8] 10 yd spool of ¼” white satin ribbon, Susan

Source: RedHeart.com
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