Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Crochet: Valentine Projects, :)

1. Pink and Red Crocheted Hearts

from http://www.favecrafts.com/Valentines-Day/Pink-and-Red-Crocheted-Hearts#

Use this free crochet pattern for a lovely Valentine's gift or decoration. This is a great pattern for a beginner or intermediate crocheter. This pattern calls for a light worsted weight yarn.
Small heart measures about 3 1/2 inches tall and about 3 1/2 inches across; larger heart is about 4 inches tall and 4 inches across.

  • 1 skein DK or light (no. 3) worsted weight yarn (shown here, Patons Grace, 100% mercerized cotton (1.75 oz/ 50 g, 136 yds/125 m per skein))
  • Crochet hook size E/4/3.50 mm

2. The Love Nest

Yarn – Double knitting oddments in tweedy brown, red and dark brown for the robins and a selection of 3 browns /beiges /greens for the nest
Hooks – 3 mm (C/D) and 5.5 mm (I).
Notions – toy stuffing.

PATTERN (English terms used)
dc (English) = sc (US)
htr (English) = hdc (US)
tr (English) = dc (US)

Finished size – robin is approximately 7 cm in length


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