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Picture of Crocheted Amigurumi-Style Hearts
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These cute little hearts will fit nicely in the palm of your loved one's hand. Leave them as-is or go for super amigurumi cute by adding eyes and mouth.
 
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Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
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You will need yarn and a crochet hook of appropriate size. These hearts were crocheted using Caron's Simply Soft yarn in Rubine Red with a size F/5 (3.75mm) hook. You will want a hook that is a little smaller size than what is recommended for your yarn. This keeps the stitches close together so the stuffing won't escape. You will also need a yarn needle and about a handful of stuffing.
mbuaya2 years ago
Oooh... Imma try this soon. XD
AngieSB4 years ago
It is very nice, I will try to weave one.
Very Keri5 years ago
These are stinking adorable! Would it be blasphemous to add some catnip and give them to my fur babies?
I would recommend making a little cotton pouch for the catnip, this will keep it from escaping and making your heart look dirty (I made a fish-like-object for mine and it got gross fast)

 from what I know, Chrocheing is not a religion



Then youre rather limited arent you?
Mrs. Trydle4 years ago
Anything you believe in and live by can be a "religion"...:)
I don't know how to crochet but these look great! I knitted some using a pattern from Martha Stewart's website, my kitties love them!
wgrazier4 years ago
Thanks for posting this pattern. I had tried a similar heart but your pattern worked out a lot better.
Here's the one I worked up, I added a loopy stitch around the outside.
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littleberry (author)  wgrazier4 years ago
Thanks for sharing a pic of the one you made. I'm glad the instructions made sense. The loopy fringe is really cute. :)
Aayla5 years ago
I made one of these today; great instructions and so cute! My daughter will love it. We'll probably put a few drops of essential oil in the stuffing and toss it in her pajama drawer.
littleberry (author)  Aayla4 years ago
I like the ideas about adding the essential oil or catnip. I have some dried lavender--I think I'll make some and add the lavender. Maybe add a cord or loop to hang them in the closet. Hmm..
jet h5 years ago
lovely gift so cute
idontcare6 years ago
actually, thank you for fixing the link
sorry, i am actually replying to pkruep's reply
idontcare6 years ago
They're cute, but I can't get the first link to work
littleberry (author)  idontcare6 years ago
Thanks! And thanks for letting me know about the link. That's fixed now.
littleberry (author) 6 years ago
Thanks! I'm glad you enjoy them. And thanks for the tip about making a slideshow for the Lion Brand Contest. I guess I missed that bit about it being only slideshows. SlideshowSlideshow is posted!
Those are the cutest things ever! Post the results and stuff (like the pictures) into a Slideshow, then you can put that in the LionBrand Yarn contest because that is only for Slideshows. But very awesome job! +1 rating. (added to favorites)
These are so cute! :D