Strawberry Hearts by Barbara Peček

Strawberry Hearts

Crochet
February 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
3.5 mm (E)
22 - 33 yards (20 - 30 m)
one size
US
This pattern is available for free.

Simple crochet pattern for decorative strawberry hearts perfect for Valentines Day gift. You can make one in less than an hour using just a little bit of yarn. Toy eyes are optional.

This pattern uses US terminology and these abbreviations:

sc – single crochet
ch – chain
slst – slip stitch
hdc – half double crochet
sc2inc – single crochet increase, two single crochet stitches in one stitch
sc3inc – three single crochet stitches in one stitch
sc2dec – single crochet decrease, single crochet 2 stitches together
sc3dec – single crochet 3 stitches together by making single crochet decrease in 1st and 3rd stitch, skipping the middle one (resulting with one stitch)
ML – magic loop/circle/ring

What you need:
crochet hook 3.5mm(US E)
DK yarn (11wpi) or Light Worsted (I used Red Heart Lisa)
toy stuffing
tapestry needle
optional: safety eyes 8mm