Thursday, February 6, 2014

Crochet Hearts Card + Free Pattern + Bonus Idea

Crocheting and making cards are two of my passions. That's why I like to mix them. Today I'm posting a card that has two cute crochet hearts on it. The hearts pattern is my Valentine for you.

Supplies used for this card
Paper: Pink, red and white cardstock (Recollections)
Tools: Cutting/ embossing machine (Sizzix), Small hearts embossing folder (the Paper Collections), small oval punch, crochet hook
Embellishments: red ribbon, red and white twine, crochet hearts, glitter self-adhesive black letters

Crochet Hearts Pattern
Material
Red and pink worsted yarn
Size G hook

Abbreviations
MC = Magic circle
TC = Treble crochet
DC = Double crochet
Ch = chain
Sl st= Slip stich

MC
In mc  Ch4 TR2, DC 3, ch 1, TR1, ch1, DC3, TR2, Ch3, sl st in mc, weave in ends.

Bonus Idea:
Sew a safety pin on the back of the hearts and turn them into a little gift to be worn on Valentines or even Mother's Day.
 Thank you for visiting my blog. God bless you.
Vanias Reed