Hello everyone! Hope your doing good as summer is here working with wool gets quite difficult so I like to switch to crocheting with thread as its easy to work with and there’s not much yarn on your lap keeps you cool and yet creates delicate works.
this summer I will share a series crochet projects made with thread.
today I would like to share this cute heart lace motif (vintage style) this is a very unique pattern.
you can use it as tablemat, coasters, dream catcher or just as embellishments to your tops, hand bags well you can just be creative.
From quite some time I was planning to design a long top with crochet embellishments I tried a few patterns but couldn’t get it right. After a few attempts found this vintage style crochet patterns and it was just the right motif for my top Im happy with how the motif turned out.
I will share some pictures of my top once its ready.
have written down the notes for you ? made it as simple as possible. Also Included step by step pictures too.
Before we get started
this pattern is just a motif an idea which you can build on and skill level is intermediate.
You might think there’s a lot of steps but keep going to create this beautiful piece. The first motif might take time but it gets easier from the second motif.
This motif is worked from the center here a flower is created which is eventually shaped into a heart ❤ which is completed by giving it a petal shape border.
Cotton thread size 10 for small motif
Size 20 for bigger motif
Steel crochet hook size 6 or (1.65mm)
Size of the motif depends on the thread and hook used.
Here are some terms and description on how to work on them
Double crochet (dc)
Single crochet (sc)
Treble crochet (tr)
Double treble crochet (dtr) begin this stitch with yarn over (yo) 3 times and complete as same as treble crochet until you have one loop left.
Triple treble crochet (tr tr) begin with yarn over (yo) 4 times, and complete as same as treble crochet until you have one loop left.
Beginning cluster (uses first 5dc)
Ch2 * yo, insert hook in next dc, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hookrepeat * 3 times more. Yo and draw through all 5 loops on hook.
Cluster (use next 5dc )
*yo, insert hook in next dc, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook, repeat from * 4 times more. Yo and draw through all 6 loops on hook.
Ch3, slip st in top of cluster just made.
Slip stitch (slip st)
Row 1 ch4, 19 dc in fourth ch from hook join with slip st to top of beginning ch4.
Row 2 ch6, skip next dc *dc in next dc,ch3, skip next dc, * repeat from * around join with slst to the first stitch.
Row 3 slip st in first ch 3 space, ch3 (count as first dc now and throughout), 4dc in same sp, ch1, (5dc in next ch 3 space, ch 1 ) repeat the ( ) around. Join with slip st to first stitch.
Row 4 ch3, dc in next 4dc, ch5, (dc in next 5dc, ch5) around join with slip st to first dc.
Row 5 work beginning cluster, ch5, sc in next ch5 space *ch5, work cluster, ch5 , sc in next ch5 sp repeat from *around, ch2 , dc in top of beginning cluster.
Row 6 ch 1, sc in same space, ch5 , (dc, ch5) twice in next ch5 sp, (sc in next ch5 sp, ch 5 ) 3 times,dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, tr in next ch 5 sp, ch5. Dtr in next ch5 sp,ch5 (tr tr, ch5 ) 4 times in next ch 5 sp, tr in next ch 5 sp, ch5, sc in next ch5 sp, (ch3, sc in next ch5 space) twice, ch5, dtr in next ch5 sp, ch5 , tr in next ch 5 sp, ch5 , dc in next ch5 sp, (ch5, sc in next ch 5 sp) twice, ch2 , dc in first sc.
Row 7 ch1, sc in same space, ch5 ,sc in next ch5 sp, (ch5, sc) twice in next ch5 sp, (ch5,sc in next sp) 13 times, ch1, (sc in next sp,ch5) around, join with slst with 1st stitch.
Row 8 slip stitch in first ch5 sp, ch3, 4 dc in same sp, ch1, (5dc in next ch5 sp, ch1) 15 times, sc next ch1 sp, ch1, (5dc in next ch5 sp, ch1) around, join with slip st to first dc.
Row 9 work beginning cluster, work picot,work (ch7 cluster,picot) 14 times, ch9, skip next 5 dc, pull up a loop in next 2 ch1 space, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook. Ch9 skip next 5dc, work (cluster, picot, ch7) around, join with slip st to first stitch. Ch2 cut yarn weave in ends.
This completes the motif.
Happy crocheting ☺.
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