Heart Rug Crochet Pattern

heart shaped rug 3

 

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You will need:

1 Bobbin of Hooked Zpagetti (120 m)

1 Bobbin of Regular cotton yarn (for example Catania or DMC Natura )

crochet hook 12 mm and 4 mm

 

Crochet instructions:

The heart consists of a big granny square crocheted with tr in 6 rows. No ch between tr except in the corners, which is made with 3 ch.

Terms used in this pattern:

Chain stitch: ch

Stitch: st

Double crochet: dc

Slip stitch Treble (tr)

*…* : repeat (… dc)

 

 

Step 1: Crochet a Granny Square

Ch 6 and form a ring with 1 sl

Round 1: ch 3 = first tr, 2 tr, ch 3, 3 tr round the ring. 3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr round the ring. Finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Wander with sl st to next ch-loop.

Round 2: ch 3 = first tr, 2 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in same ch-loop. *3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in next ch-loop*. Repeat between * 2 times. Finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Wander with sl st to next ch-loop.

Round 3: ch 3 = first tr, 2 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in same ch-loop. *3 tr in next space, 3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in next ch-loop*. Repeat between * 2 times. 3 tr in next space. Finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Wander with sl st to next ch-loop.

Round 4: ch 3 = first tr, 2 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in same ch-loop. *3 tr in next space 2 times, 3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in next ch-loop*. Repeat between * 2 times. 3 tr in next space 2 times. Finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Wander with sl st to next ch-loop.

Round 5: ch 3 = first tr, 2 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in same ch-loop. *3 tr in next space 3 times, 3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in next ch-loop*. Repeat between * 2 times. 3 tr in next space 3 times. Finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Wander with sl st to next ch-loop.

Round 6: ch 3 = first tr, 2 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in same ch-loop. *3 tr in next space 4 times, 3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in next ch-loop*. Repeat between * 2 times. 3 tr in next space 4 times. Finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Wander with sl st to next ch-loop.

Step 2: Crochet the First Arch

Round 7: Choose any side of your granny square. Begin in the 3rd space with 1 sl st, ch 1, 3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in the 4th space (= middle one), 1 ch, 1 sl st in the 5th space. Wander with sl st to next space. Turn your work.

Round 8: ch 1, 3 tr in next space, 3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in next space, 3 tr in next space, 1 ch, 1 sl st in next space. Wander with sl st to next space. Turn your work.

Round 9: ch 1, 3 tr in next space 2 times, 3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in next space, 3 tr in next space 2 times, 1 sl st in next space. Turn your work.

Continue 1st arch: Round 10: ch 3, 3 tr in next space 3 times, 3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in next space, 3 tr in next space 3 times, ch 1, 1 tr in last space of your granny square. Turn your work.

Round 11: ch 3, 3 tr in next space between the 2 groups of tr, 3 tr in next space 2 times, 3 tr, ch 3 , 3 tr in next space , 3 tr in next space 3 times, ch 1, 1 tr. Turn your work.

Round 12: ch 3, 3 tr in next space between the 2 groups of tr, 3 tr in next space 2 times, 3 tr, ch 3 , 3 tr in next space , 3 tr in next space 3 times, ch 1, 1 tr. Turn your work.

Round 13: ch 3, 3 tr in next space the 2 groups of tr, 3 tr in next space 2 times, ch 2, 3 dc on the top of the arc, ch 2, 3 tr in next space 3 times, ch 3. Finish with 1 sl st in last ch-loop. Cut the yarn.

Step 3: Crochet the Second Arch

The second arch is crocheted in an identical way as the 1st arch. *…* : repeat round 7 to round 13.

Step 4: Crochet Around the Heart Shape

Round 14: This round goes all round your heart and makes sure it has a nice finishing.
1st side of the granny square: Begin in the 1st opening immediately after the tip of your heart: ch 3 = 1st tr, 2 tr in the same space, 3 tr in next space 5 times.
First arch: skip next ch-loop, 3 tr in next ch-loop, skip next ch-loop, 3 tr in next ch-loop 3 times, 3 htr in next ch-loop, 3 dc, 3 htr in next ch-loop, 3 tr in next space 3 times, skip next ch-loop, 3 htr in next ch-loop, 1 dc in the last ch-loop of the arc. 1 dc in corner of the granny square (in the middle of the 2 arcs).
Second arch: 1 dc in first ch-loop, 3 htr in next ch-loop, skip 1 ch-loop, 3 tr in next space 2 times, 3 htr in next ch-loop, 3 dc, 3 htr in next ch-loop, 3 tr in next space 3 times, skip next ch-loop, 3 tr in next ch-loop, skip next ch-loop.
4th side of the granny square: 3 tr in next space 6 times, 3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr in next ch-loop (= tip of the heart). Finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Cut loose ends and fasten off.

Step: 5 Finish Off in Contrast Colour

Change to the thinner cotton yarn and crochet hook 4mm. Begin in any stitch (but count so you get your edge symmetrical and neat between cardiac arches and the cardiac apex. 1 dc, * 5 tr in next stitch, 1 dc in next stitch * Repeat between * untill full circle. Cut loose ends and fasten off.

All rights & copy right reserved @This crochet pattern is developed by Swedish crochet designer BautaWitch. Should you have any questions: please direct them to her via www.bautawitch.se.

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