Crochet Woven Christmas Heart

Posted November 26, 2014 by Monique in Crocheting / 0 Comments

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Crochet heart ornament

A small woven Christmas heart, which a traditional symbol of a Danish Christmas. The traditional colors are red and white same as their flag, but you can make them in any 2 colors!
The heart is made of 2 alike crocheted pieces, which a woven together and stitched together at the bottom with sewing thread.

Small Woven Christmas heart (US terms)
Hook: 3 mm (C or D), Yarn weight: Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi)
I used cotton yarn for these.
Ch 8, 1 sc in 2nd from hook, 6 sc (1 strip)

Crochet heart ornament 1
Repeat twice, so that there are 3 strips in total.

Crochet heart ornament 2
To create the arch, work 3 dc in same stitch, find a stitch slightly right of center, then work again 3 dc in same stitch, but in a stitch slightly left of center.

crochet heart ornament 3
Weave in ends and if necessary, drag any holes together.

Now the first half of the heart is done, now you need to make one in a different color.

crochet heart ornament 4
The 2 pieces is now woven, the strip ends is sewn together with a thin thread to hold it together.
You can hang it up with a thread, but you can also crochet a handle, for example:
Ch 8, 1 sc in 2nd from hook, 6 sc

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