How to Crochet a Lace Heart – Free Pattern & Instructions

One of the favourite projects or pattern done are crochet hearts, today’s pattern is made using the pineapple stitch.

This small, well-designed, delicate lace heart features a nice combination of texture, charm and magnificence. You’ll be able to place it on your table or embellish any corner of your home. This pattern will highlight your artistic and creative nature and at a similar time will demonstrate your crocheting skills.

 Skill Level

Intermediate

Size or measurements of the finished item.

The sizes will vary based on yarn/thread, hook size and other factors.

 Materials list required for the crochet lace.

  • Crochet Thread: Cotton Merchandized #10
  • Crochet Hook Size:  I.5 mm steel crochet hook.
  • Tapestry needle for the finishing.

General Instruction

http://www.avyastore.com/the-crocheters-guide-to-general-instructions-few-tips/

Stitch guide and special stitch instructions

  • Slip Stitch= sl st
  • Single Crochet= sc
  • Chain = ch
  • Double Crochet = dc

Click the below link to get more details on crochet abbreviations:

http://www.avyastore.com/the-guide-crochet-abbreviations/

Stitch Guide

Beginning Shell (beg shell): In specified st work (ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc).

Shell: In specified st, work (2dc, ch 2, 2 dc).

Beginning Double Shell (beg d-shell): In specified st work [ch 3, dc, (ch 2, 2 dc) twice].

Double Shell (d-shell): In specified st work 1(2 dc, ch 2) twice, 2 dc.

V-Stitch (V-st): In specific st work (dc, ch 2, dc).

Cluster (CI): (YO insert hook in specified st, YO and draw up a 1p, YO and draw through 2 fps on hook) twice; YO and draw through rem 3 1ps on the hook.

Picot: Ch 3, sI st in last st made.

INSTRUCTIONS

Round 1

Ch 4, work (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in first ch st; ch 1, turn.

Round 2

SI st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg d-shell in same sp; ch 1, turn.

Round 3

SI st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; ch 3, shell in the shell; ch 1 turn.

Round 4

SI st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; ch 2, V-st in ch-3 sp, ch 2, shell in the shell; ch 1, turn.

Round 5

Sl st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; ch 2, 5 dc in V-st, ch 2, shell in the shell; ch 1, turn.

Round 6

Sl st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; (ch 1, dc in next dc of the 5-dc group) 5 times, ch 1, shell in the shell; ch 1, turn.

Round 7

Sl st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg d-shell in same sp; ch 3, skip one ch-1 sp, (sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3) 4 times, d-shell in the shell; ch 1, turn.

Round 8

51 st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; ch 3, shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, skip one ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 3 times, shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, shell in next ch-2 sp; ch 1 turn.

Round 9

Sl st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; ch 2, V-st in ch-3 sp, ch 2, shell in shell, ch 3, skip one ch-3 sp; (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) twice, shell in shell, ch 2, V-st in ch-3 sp, ch 2, shell in the shell; ch 1, turn.

Round 10

SI st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; ch 2, 5 dc in V-st, ch 2, shell in shell, ch 3, skip one ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, shell in shell, ch 2, 5 dc in V-st, ch 2, shell in the shell; ch 1, turn.

Round 11

SI st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; skip next 2 dc on the shell, skip 2 dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 5 times, ch 1, shell in shell, ch 2, shell in shell, working on next 5-dc group (ch 1, dc in next dc) 5 times, ch 1, shell in the shell; ch 1, turn.

Round 12

SI st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; *ch 3, skip one ch-1 sp, (sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3) 4 times, shell in shell**; ch 2, in ch-2 sp work, (sc, picot, sc), ch 2, shell in shell; rep from *to ** once more; ch 1, turn.

Round 13

SI st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; ch 3, skip one ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 3 times, shell in shell; ch 1, turn, leaving rest of row unworked for now.

Round 14

SI st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; ch 3, skip one ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) twice, shell in shell; ch 1, turn.

Round 15

SI st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; ch 3, skip one ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, shell in the shell; ch 1, turn.

Round 16

SI st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp; shell in next shell; ch 1, turn.

Round 17

SI st in 2 dc and ch-2 sp, ch 2, dc in shell, Cl in next shell. Finish off; weave in thread ends.

Attach thread to the shell of unfinished pineapple; repeat Round 13 to 17. Finish off; weave in thread ends.

Few Motives:

Crochet these pretty motifs to use as doilies or coasters.

Perfect for home, weddings or baptism decoration.

Another option can be a gift toppers.

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