Granny Square Hearts ♥

I ♥ Granny Hearts!  The small one is a nice applique, the large one makes a nice coaster.  They are so cute together!  The beginning is slightly different for each heart.  Quick to make up for Valentine’s Day in one or more colors.

CrochetGrannyHeartCoaster

and a closer look, the pattern and diagrams are below…

CrochetGrannyHearts

Small Granny Heart Pattern

Round 1

Make a sliding ring and ch4 (the first ch secures the loop, the remaining 3 count as the first stitch)(or ch4 and slpst to make a ring).

In the ring: Dc, ch3.  [3dc, ch3] 3 times. Close the loop, not too tightly to leave room for one more dc.  Dc in ring, slpst through 2 loops of the top ch of the beginning ch4. Do not end off.

Round 2

Ch3. 7dc in same space as slpst. Skip next st, slpst in the ch3 space. Skip next dc, 8dc in the next dc.  Sc in the next ch3 sp and in the next 3dc’s. 3sc in the ch3 space, sc in the next 3 sts and the last ch3 sp.  Slpst through 2 loops of the ch3.  End off, leaving a tail to weave in or to sew with.

Larger Granny Heart Pattern

Works nicely for coasters.

Round 1

Make a sliding ring and ch4 (the first ch secures the loop, the remaining 3 count as the first stitch)(or ch4 and slpst to make a ring).

In the ring: 2dc, ch3. [3dc, ch3] 3 times. Slpst through 2 loops of the top ch of the beginning ch 4. Do not end off.

Round 2

Ch4 (counts as first st, ch1). [3dc, ch3, 3dc, ch1 in next ch3 sp] 3 times. In last ch3 sp: 3dc, ch3, 2dc, slpst to 3rd ch of beginning ch4. Do not end off.

Round 3

Slpst in ch1 sp. Ch4, 11 trc in ch1 sp.  Slpst in next ch3 sp.  12 trc in next ch1 space. Sc in next ch3 sp.

Sc in the next 3 dc, the ch1 sp and the next 3 dc. 3dc in the ch3 sp. Sc in each st and ch1 sp along the other side, sc in the last ch3 sp.  Slpst through 2 loops of the 4th ch of the beginning ch4.  End off.  Weave in ends.

Crochet Granny Hearts Diagram

 

 

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