Tuesday, 9 February 2010

I ♥ Hearts

I have a big thing for hearts - their curvy shape, symmetry, lush red colour and the country cottage feel they can lend to a home. If you were to come round to my house, you would notice them dotted in practically every room.

I love this heart garland I made to decorate my dresser at Christmas time, so much so much it never came down. Click here for this great pattern on the blog Suzie's Stuff.

I have been trying my hand at a pattern for a 3d crochet heart, and I have to admit, I am finding it tricky to get my heart symmetrical!

There are many patterns on the Internet for crocheted hearts, but I found this one the simplest to follow at Instructables. A bit more practice I fear before the 14th!


Heather said...

Sharing your love of the heart and now strangely tempted to draw a massive one using the bottle of ketchup that's sitting in front of me. Loving the red crockery. Consider me subliminally influenced.

Victoria said...

There's a great little crochet heart tutorial (not 3d) over at the Royal Sisters blog http://theroyalsisters.blogspot.com/2009/12/grandma-hearts-tutorial.html

I'm just making some myself.

Elaine said...

Victoria - thanks for the link, those granny hearts look great in blue, might just have to whip up a few...!

Jill Bennett said...

some cute photos..like your crocheted garlands