Love granny squares? It’s time to wear your heart on your sleeve….or at least on your crochet! As part of my granny square month, I’m sharing this cute crochet pattern for a granny square heart. Guaranteed to get your pulse pounding this sweet little square adds a loving twist to the classic-shaped square. Ready to fall in love?
Can’t get enough of the granny square? Try these:
- Solid Granny Square for beginners
- Granny Square Pattern
- Super Solid Granny Square
- Crochet Teddy Granny Square
MATERIALS & TOOLS
Yarn: Stylecraft Special DK in 2 colours (Colour A, Colour B)
Hook: 5mm or size needed to obtain gauge
Tension is not critical for this project
Pattern written in UK terms
Beginning ch 3 counts as a tr
TERMS & ABBREVIATIONS
Chain (ch): Yarn over, pull through one loop on hook
Cluster: 3tr worked in same space
Slip Stitch (ss): Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull yarn through stitch and loop on hook
Treble Crochet (tr): Yarn over, insert hook into stitch or space, yarn over, draw up a loop (3 loops on hook), (yarn over, draw through 2 loops) twice.
Unsure of the differences between UK and US terms? Need a refresher on how to do your stitches? In my ‘How to crochet: A handy reference guide’ EBook I help you with all of these terms and you can always have them to hand! You will also get exclusive access to free video instructions. You can find my EBook HERE.
Love the different styles of Granny Square? Grab more of them here, 5 Granny Squares You Need To Try NOW!
GRANNY SQUARE HEART PATTERN
Foundation loop: With colour A, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form a loop.
Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as tr), 2 tr into loop, (ch 3, 3 tr in loop) three times, ch 3, ss to top of beginning ch-3. (4 clusters of 3tr, 4 ch-3 sps)
Round 2: Ch 3, *ch 1, (3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr) in ch-3 sp; repeat from * around working only 2 tc in last cluster, ss to third ch of beginning ch. (8 clusters, 4 ch-3 sps, 4 ch-1 sps)
Colour Changes: when changing colours, draw new colour through loop on hook, pull loop of old colour snug against new colour, cut old colour, tie tails of colours if you wish.
Need a hand with changing colour?
Round 3: Ch 3, 2 tr in same ch-1 sp, with colour B, ch 1, (3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr) in ch-3 sp (corner made), with colour A, ch 1, cluster in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, work corner in ch-3 sp, with colour B, ch 1, cluster in next ch-1 sp, with colour A, ch 1, work corner in ch-3 sp, ch 1, cluster in next ch-1 sp, with colour B, ch 1, work corner in ch-3 sp, ch 1, ss to top of beginning ch-3.
Round 4: Ch 3, *[ch 1, work cluster in next ch-1 sp] to corner ch-3 sp, ch 1, work corner in ch-3 sp; repeat from * around working only 2 tr in last ch-1 sp, ss to third ch of beginning ch. Fasten off and weave in ends.
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Danielle L ZecherAugust 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm
I love this! Is there any chance of a left-handed video? I LOVE your videos, but I can’t seem to follow along with the right-handed ones.