Conversation Hearts Scarf

Author

Alison Grenier

Introduction

This is a pattern for a “conversation hearts” scarf. It’s really pretty basic. You’re going to make a whole ton of heart motifs, then join them all together. This could also be adapted to turn this into a blanket.


Materials List

Worsted Weight Yarn in candy heart colors. The scarf pictured uses 5 different colors–white, purple, pale yellow, pink, and green. One skein of each. The example uses a “light” worsted acrylic.

Size F/4.00mm crochet hook

Yarn or tapestry needle

Finished Size

One heart motif measures 4″ (10.2cm) across. Finished scarf is approximately 51″ (128cm) long.

Gauge

One heart motif measures 4 inches (10.2cm) at the widest point.

Notes

To help in thinking about this as you construct the hearts, the hearts are a three round granny square. One corner of the square is used as the point of the heart. The heart’s “bumps” are placed on two of the sides.

When I constructed the example, I made 10 hearts in each of 5 different colors. I ended up with two left over. I still think this is easier than telling you to make 9 of two colors and 10 of three, because assembly can be confusing.

Good luck!

The Pattern

HEARTS (make 50, 10 in each color)

ch 5. Join with sl st to form loop.

Round 1: ch3 (counts as first dc). 2 dc into loop, ch2. [3dc, ch2] 3 times. Join with sl st to top of turning chain. Turn.

Round 2: ch3 (counts as first dc). 2 dc into ch-2 space, ch2, 3 dc into same ch-2 space, ch1. [skip next 3 dc, 3 dc into ch-2 space, ch2, 3 dc into same ch-2 space, ch1] 3 times. Join with sl st to top of turning chain. Turn.

Round 3: ch3 (counts as first dc) 2 dc into ch-1 space. Ch1, skip next 3 dc, 3 dc into ch-2 space, ch2, 3dc into same ch-2 space, ch1. [Skip next 3 dc. 3 dc into ch-1 space, ch1, skip next 3 dc, 3 dc into ch-2 space, ch2, 3 dc into same ch-2 space, ch 1] 3 times. Join with sl st to top of turning chain. Turn.

Round 4: sl st in next 3 dc. Sl st in ch-2 space. [Skip next 3 dc, skip ch-1 space, skip next dc. 10 tr in next dc. Skip next dc, skip next ch-1 space, skip next 3 dc. Sl st in ch-2 space] twice. Turn.

Round 5: [hdc in next tr, ch1] 9 times. Hdc in next tr. Sl st in ch-2 space of previous row. [hdc in next tr, ch1] 9 times. Hdc in next tr. Sl st in ch-2 space. Fasten off, leaving a long tailing end.

Assembly

To assemble the scarf, sew four hearts together into a square, like this:
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Sew one more heart into the center, covering the hole between the hearts. Arrange the hearts at random or by formula.

Enjoy!

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