Latent Heart 12 inch Square by Lorene Haythorn Eppolite- Cre8tion Crochet

Latent Heart 12 inch Square

October 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
2 rounds = 3 ¾”
6.0 mm (J)
90 yards (82 m)
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The Latent Heart Square is a 12 inch crochet square, perfect for an afghan. Crochet yours in as many colors as you like, or in a single color if you wish, it’s completely up to you.

Worsted Weight yarn approx. 90 yards total in your choice of colors

6.0 mm (J) hook, or hook needed to obtain gauge
Yarn needle


12” Square

2 rounds = 3 ¾”

ch(s) - chain(s), sc - single crochet, hdc - half double crochet, dc - double crochet, st(s) - stitch(es), BLO - back loop only, RS - right side,


CA – Color A, CB – Color B, CC – Color C, CD – Color D

3dc cluster- yarn over (yo) insert hook in st, yo and pull through loop, yo and pull through two loops 3x, leaving 4 loops remaining on hook, yo and pull through all four loops.


Ch 3 counts as first dc.

Color changes are notated in pattern but you can use whatever color combinations/changes you want. No matter what color selections you make, you will need to fasten off the yarn on rows 4, 5 & 6, in order for the next row to be set up right, all other rows you can sl st over to the first st of next round before changing color.

Rows 4 & 5 are the hearts, you may want to make these a specific color.

Each round will end with sl st into the top of the beginning ch-3 unless otherwise noted.