Tuesday, February 14, 2017

How To Crochet An Amigurumi Heart Free Pattern And Video Tutorial!


Hello! It's Valentine's Day and I have a free pattern and video tutorial for ya'll! Scroll down for the written pattern, click here for the video tutorial or click here to purchase the pdf.


This amigurumi heart is fun and quick to make!









Amigurumi Heart

This pattern is worked in a continuous spiral with stitch markers to mark the beginning of each round. Do not slip stitch at the end of each round. 

Materials

Crochet hook
Yarn
Darning Needle
Polyester Fiberfill
Stitch marker

Size

Play with different hook and yarn sizes to get the size heart that you would like.
With Red Heart With Love Yarn and size G (4.00 mm) crochet hook, the heart is about 1.5 inches tall and 2 inches wide. With Red Heart Super Saver and size H (5.00 mm) crochet hook, the heart is about 2 inches tall and about 2.5 inches wide.

Abbreviations

ch: chain
sc: single crochet
inv sc dec: invisible single crochet decrease

The Pattern

Lobe 1

R1: Make a loose slip knot or a magic ring. Put 5sc into the loose slip knot.  =5
R2: Put 2sc into each stitch around. =10
R3: sc into each stitch around. =10
Cut the yarn and weave in the ends.

Use the pattern for lobe 1 to make another lobe but do not cut the yarn and make sure the tail end is about 8-10 inches long.

Connecting The Lobes

R4: Make sure that both lobes are right side out and hold them next to each other. Insert the hook into any stitch on the first lobe that you made and make a sc. sc 9 more times around the first lobe. sc in each stitch around the second lobe. =20 stitches in total
Use the tail end of the 2nd lobe to stitch the hole between the 2 lobes closed.



Finishing The Heart

R5: sc in each stitch around. =20
R6: inv sc dec in the next 2 stitches. Repeat around. =10
This is a good point to stuff the heart.
R7: inv sc dec in the next 2 stitches. Repeat around. =5
Cut the yarn and pull the yarn through the last stitch. Make sure the heart is stuffed completely. Thread the yarn through a darning needle and insert the needle into the front loop only of the stitch next to the last stitch that you made. Draw the yarn through and continue around. Pull on the tail end to close the hole. Make a knot and weave in the end.

The End!


Copyright ©2017 Alexandra Halsey 
You may sell any finished items, but I do request that you put a link back to my pattern and credit Alexandra Halsey for the original design under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike license. Do not copy, share, download or publicly display this pattern without permission, and no video tutorials may be made using this pattern.



I hope ya'll loved this video tutorial and free pattern! If ya'll make any hearts, I would LOVE to see! Post pics to my facebook page or tag me on instagram @_with_alex

Happy Valentine's Day!

Soft hugs and 



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