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Victorian Heart Wreath
Materials: 1 Crochet Cotton Ball of Ecru 400 yds
Crochet Hook Size 5
Wine Coloured Ribbon 2 yds of 3/8" wide
Sewing Needle and Thread
Finished Size Approximately 7" High and 8" Wide
Starting on inside edge of heart, ch 120. Join with sl st in first ch to form a large
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same ch, sc in each of next 2 ch, hdc in each of next 3 ch,
work (dc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch) 16 times, work (dc in each of next 3 ch, 2
dc in next ch) 5 times, dc in next ch, 2 dc in ext ch, work a shell of (2 dc, ch 3, 2
dc) in next ch, (this shell is the center of lower edge of heart), work 2 dc in next
ch, dc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch, work (dc in each of next 3 ch, 2 dc in next ch)
5 times, work (dc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch) 15 times, work dc in next ch, hdc
in each of next 3 ch, sc in each of last 2 ch. Join with sl st in first sc (this is the
center of top of heart).
Rnd 2: (beading rnd): Ch 1, sc in same sc, working in back lps of sc's work (ch
5, sk next 3 sts, sc in next st) around to shell, in ch-3 sp of shell work (sc, ch 5,
sc) then work (ch 5, sk next 3 sts, sc in next st) around to beg of rnd, end ch 5,
sk next 3 sts, join with sl st in first sc.
To Work A Lover's Knot Stitch:
*Lengthen the lp on hook to specified length, yo and draw new lp through st on
hook, insert hook under yarn that was drawn up for new lp and work 1 sc *(
one knot stitch made). For each additional Knot St, rep between *'s.
Rnd 3: Working into ch sts of ch-5 lps of last rnd, work 5 Lovers Knot Sts
across every other ch-5 lp as follows: sl st in first ch st of first ch-5 lp, ch 4 for
first dc and first ch-1, lengthen lp on hook to height of a dc and *(work 1 Lovers
Knot St, dc in next ch of same lp, ch 1) twice, work 1 Lovers Knot St and dc in
same ch as last dc, ch 1, rep between parentheses twice more, sc in next ch-5
lp, then dc in first ch of next ch-5 lp, ch 1. Rep from * around to within 3 ch-5 lps
at lower edge of heart. Work as before, but work 5 Lovers Knot Sts across
each of these next 3 ch-5 lps, then complete rnd to correspond to first side.
Join and break off.
Weave in all ends. Starch and shape to dry. Shape ruffle as shown in pic.
Starting and ending at lower edge of heart and leaving about 2" of extra ribbon
at each end, weave ribbon in and out of spaces on beading rnd. Push ends of
ribbon to wrong side. Cut off excess ribbon, sew ends together. For loop for
hanging, cut a 12" long length of ribbon. Fold in half, make a knot 1" from fold.
Following photo, pin both ends in place on back of heart and sew securely.
Decorate as desired.