Follow Us on Facebook

Get updates from FaveCrafts.com posted directly to your News Feed.

Free Offer
24 Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids: Lovely Kids Crafts Ideas and Projects

Share Valentine's Day fun with your kids with crafts from this FREE e-book!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

(2)

Crochet Valentine Hearts Afghan

By: The Designers of Red Heart Yarn

Crochet an afghan with heart motif squares with this easy afghan crochet pattern. This heart afghan could be a decorative accent for Valentine's Day or a permanent fixture on a young girl's bed.  This is a wonderful way to show someone how much you care, and a fun and rewarding project for crocheters of all skill levels.  This is a great project to work on during those cold February afternoons spend inside by the fire.

41 Valentine's Day Crafts: Valentine's Day Cards, Gifts and More free eBook

 

 

Find this pattern and many more in our new eBook, 41 Valentine's Day Crafts: Valentine's Day Cards, Gifts, and More!

 

 

 

Crochet Hearts Afghan

Materials:

  • 2 skeins Red Heart® Super Saver® yarn in Raspberry (CA)
  • 2 skeins Red Heart® Super Saver® yarn inBurgundy (CB)
  • 2 skeins Red Heart® Super Saver® yarn in Claret (CC)
  • 2 skeins Red Heart® Super Saver® yarn in Lavender (CD)
  • 2 skeins Red Heart® Super Saver® yarn in Dark Orchid (CE)
  • 5mm [US H-8] crochet hook
  • Stitch marker (optional)
  • Yarn needle

 

Gauge: Square = 4½” x 4½”.

 

Abbreviations: sc2tog = [insert hook in next st and draw up a lp] twice, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook-one sc decreased.

 

Instructions:
Size: 40” wide x 48” long.

Solid Square (Make 20-4 in each color)

  1. Ch 5; join with a sl st in first ch to form a ring.
     
  2. Rnd 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, ch 2, [3 dc in ring, ch 2] 3 times; join with a sl st in top of ch-3.
     
  3. Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 sp, [dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 sp] 3 times; join.
     
  4. Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in next 4 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 sp, [dc in next 7 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 sp] 3 times, dc in next 2 dc; join.
     
  5. Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next 6 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 sp, [dc in next 11 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 sp] 3 times, dc in next 4 dc; join – 15 dc between corner sps. Fasten off.

Single Row Stripe Square (Make 20)

  1. With color CA, CB, CC, CD or CE, work Rnds 1-3 same as for Solid Square for 4 squares per color, then work Rnd 4 of each square with a different contrasting color.

Double Row Stripe Square (Make 20)

  1. With color CA, CB, CC, CD or CE, work Rnds 1 and 2 same as for Solid Square for 4 squares per color, then work Rnds 3 and 4 of each square with a different contrasting color.

Triple Row Stripe Square (Make 20)

  1. With color CA, CB, CC, CD or CE, work Rnd 1 same as for Solid Square for 4 squares per color, then work Rnds 2-4 of each square with a different contrasting color.

Heart (Make 20-4 in each color)

  1. Ch 11.
     
  2. Point-Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 10 sc.
     
  3. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc to last 2 sc; sc2tog; turn – 9 sc.
     
  4. Rows 3-7: Rep Row 2 – 4 sc at end of Row 7.
     
  5. Row 8: Ch 1, [sc2tog] twice; turn – 2 sc.
     
  6. Row 9: Ch 1, sc2tog – 1 sc. Fasten off.

Bumps

  1. Row 1: With right side facing and working in rem lps of beg ch, join yarn in the first ch; ch 1, sc in same ch and next 4 ch; turn – 5 sc.
     
  2. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across.
     
  3. Row 3: Sc2tog, sc in next sc, sc2tog. Fasten off.
     
  4. With right side facing, join yarn in next free lp of beg ch and rep Rows 1-3.

Finishing

  1. Weave in ends. Sew hearts to Solid Squares, ensuring that the heart and square color are different. Randomly arrange all squares into an 8 square x 10 square grid, and sew together. Edging is worked in short rows across 1 or more squares in different colors. When fastening off, leave a yarn tail to sew the seams between edging sections.

Lower Edging

  1. Row 1: With right side facing, join CA in lower left corner of afghan; ch 3, dc evenly across 3 squares; turn.
     
  2. Rows 2-4: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc and in each dc across and in top of ch-3; turn. Fasten off.
     
  3. Join CB and work 4 rows dc across next 2 squares of lower edge. Fasten off. Join CC and work 4 rows dc across next 3 squares. Fasten off.

Side Edging

  1. Join CD and work 4 rows dc across row ends of last edging section and next 3 squares. Fasten off. Join CE and work 4 rows dc across next 4 squares. Fasten off. Join CA and work 4 rows dc across one square. Fasten off. Join CB and work 4 rows dc across next 2 squares. Fasten off.

Top Edging

  1. Join CC and work 4 rows dc across row ends of last edging section and next 4 squares. Fasten off. Join CD and work 4 rows dc across next 3 squares. Fasten off. Join CE and work 4 rows dc across one square. Fasten off.

Side Edging

  1. Join CA and work 4 rows dc across row ends of last edging section and next 2 squares. Fasten off. Join CB and work 4 rows dc across next 3 squares. Fasten off. Join CD and work 4 rows dc across next 2 squares. Fasten off. Join CE and work 4 rows dc across last 3 squares and row ends of first edging section. Fasten off. Sew ends of edging sections tog. Weave in ends.
Your Recently Viewed Projects
Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Discover crafting projects, free patterns, tips and special offers. Get free craft projects, how-to crafting tutorials & product reviews.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

The Best Blogger Crafts
Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts

 

Connect with Us

Find us online

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter
  • Blog
  • Email
  • RSS

© Copyright 2014 Prime Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved.

www.favecrafts.com

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

Was This Helpful?YesNo

[Alt-Text]