Friday, April 26, 2019

Stitch of the Week #6- Heart Stitch


A Mother's Heart Dishcloth

Stitch of the Week #6- Heart Stitch


Click here for the Video Tutorial


Materials Needed:

 2oz total- #4/Worsted Weight Cotton (used I Love This Cotton by Hobby Lobby)
#7/4.5 mm Hook
Lg eye needle for weaving ends
Scissors

Colors: You will want the Main Color (MC) and Heart Colors (HC)

Finished size: 9” W x 9” H

Abbreviations- US terms:

Ch- chain
cts- counts
dc- double crochet
sc- single crochet
sk- skip
sp- spacest- stitch
yo- yarn over

Special Stitches:

2dc Bobble- (yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops) 2x, yo, pull through all loops on hook.

3dc Bobble- (yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops) 3x, yo, pull through all loops on hook. 

 Pattern:

R1- with Main Color (MC) ch 38, dc in the fourth ch from the hook and the remaining chains. (36 dc) Cut MC

R2- turn your piece, with Heart Color (HC), join into the first dc with a ch3 (cts as a dc), 2dc Bobble in the first dc, [ch3, sk 6, (3dc Bobble, ch2, 3dc Bobble) in the next st] across to the last, 3dc Bobble in the last st. (4 full heart motifs and 2 singles) Cut HC

R3- turn your piece, with MC, join into the first bobble with a ch1, [sc in the bobble, (ch2, sk 2 dc from R1, dc into the next 2 dc, ch2, sk 2dc from R1, sc in the next ch2 sp) across, ch2, sk 2dc from R1, dc in the next 2, ch2, sk 2dc from R1, sc in the last bobble. (16 st, 10 ch2 sp) DO NOT Cut MC

R4- ch3, turn, put 2 dc in each ch2 sp, each dc, and each sc across. (36 dc)

R5-19- Repeat R2-4

EDGE:

R1- ch1, turn, sc in each dc across the top, ch2, turn to the side, put 2sc in each dc row end and 1 sc in each sc row end, ch2, turn to the bottom, sc in each foundation ch to the opposite corner, ch2, turn on the second side- repeat as for firs side. Sc in the same space as the first sc, ch2, join. (36 sc across the top and bottom, 32 sc on each side)

R2- ch1, sc in each sc around, putting sc, ch2, sc in each corner ch2 space. (38 sc across the top and bottom, 34 sc on each side)