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Heart Pixel Art Square

By: Alexandra Richards from EyeLoveKnots
Updated January 13, 2021
Heart Pixel Art Square
Heart Pixel Art Square

"Though a little time consuming, pixel art projects are so fun! I think I like most that it kind of resembles a quilt, but also that it uses my favorite join-as-you method – the Pull Loop Through Method! Makes for an easy join, and no worrying about how to assemble later – can’t say I enjoy sewing squares together. BUT! If you do, you could always make the squares separately, and then use the mattress stitch (or your preferred technique) to join them later. WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH THIS SQUARE? It’s the perfect size for a 16″ throw pillow, use it as an afghan square, and build a blanket, add more squares all around to make a larger blanket, use it as a doily, attach it to a dowel rod, and hang it, use it as the star of the show for a sweater/top, even changing up the weight of yarn used will open doors!"

NotesYarn Alternative: Berroco’s Vintage DK, Stylecraft Special DK (this one has similar colors to those used, I’m thinking Matador, Raspberry and Silver)

Intermediate

Crochet HookG/6 or 4 mm hook

Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet GaugeFirst square measures 2″. Gauge is only essential if your finished project size is. If it’s not, the most important thing is consistent sized squares.

Finished SizeOne Size

Materials List

  • 640 Yards of Lightweight #3 Yarn – I used Baby Bee Sweet Delight Yarn in Cloudy [Gray] (210 Yards), and I Love This Sport Weight Yarn in Red (225 Yards), and Cranberry (205 Yards)
  • G6/4mm Crochet Hook
  • Tapestry Needle
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