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"Sweet On You" Crochet Heart Pendant Free Pattern

Updated on November 17, 2014
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SheilaSchnauzies is a Miniature Schnauzer rescuer, writer, crochet designer, gardener, crafter, wife, mom & friend living in Omaha, NE.

A Sweet Valentine Gift For Someone Special Or For You!

One of the things I always look for as a crocheter is that elusive special gift you can crochet up in about an hour, so you can do them for everyone on your list. Here is a sweet little pendant about 2.5 X 2 inches. It's done in single and double crochet primarily with just a couple of treble crochet clusters on the final round.

The sparkle is added by crocheting in 6mm Swarovski crystals as you go along. You could of course use other crystals or beads, whatever you like! It's fun to make this up in different color combinations too.

I've included directions to add an optional jump ring decorated with more crystals (shown here). You could also simply run a silk cord or ribbon through the top openings to hang or wear it.

Happy Valentine's Day and happy crocheting!

The Schnauzer Difficulty Rating! - 3 - Advanced Beginner to Intermediate

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What You Will Need

Small amounts of Lizbeth #20 crochet cotton in Victorian Red and White or your choice of thread.

Crochet hook size 8 or your preferred

17-6mm Swarovski crystals

1 medium jump ring (closed)

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You may use different yarns such as scrap yarns or threads with good results! Just make sure to keep them similar in weight and thickness so as not to throw off the pattern.

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Directions

With Victorian Red, ch 9. Join with sl st to form ring.

Round 1

Ch 2 (counts as first DC). Work 4 DC in ring. Complete popcorn. Ch 3, SC in top of popcorn just made. *Ch 4. Work 5-DC Popcorn in ring. Ch 3, SC in top of popcorn just made. Repeat from * until there are 7 popcorns. End with ch 4 , sl st in first ch3 lp over popcorn.

Round 2

Ch 2 (counts as first DC). Work 4 DC in same ch 3 lp. Complete popcorn. Ch 3, SC in top of popcorn just made. *Ch 4, SC in next space between popcorns. Ch 3, work 5DC popcorn in next ch 3 loop. Ch3 , SC in top of popcorn just made. Repeat from * around. End with ch 3, sl st in first ch 3 loop.

Round 3

Ch 2 (counts as first DC). Work 4 DC in same ch 3 lp. Complete popcorn. Ch 3, SC in top of popcorn just made. Ch 5, SC in 3rd ch from hook. Ch 2, work 5DC Popcorn in SAME ch 3 loop. *Ch 4, SC in next space between popcorns. Ch 3, work 5DC popcorn in next ch 3 loop. Ch3 , SC in top of popcorn just made. Repeat from * around until you have finished the last popcorn and its ch-3 loop. At that point… Ch 5, SC in 3rd ch from hook. Ch 2, work 5DC Popcorn in SAME ch 3 loop as last popcorn. Ch 4, SC in next SC. Ch 4, sl st in ch 3 loop of first popcorn. Fasten off, weave in end.

Optional Jump Ring

Attach White in stitch at top center of heart. Ch 1, sl st around jump ring to attach. *Ch 1, sl st on a crystal. SC in jump ring. Repeat from * until you’ve put as many crystals as you wish onto jump ring. When you reach the bottom of the jump ring, sl st back onto main heart where you first attached. NOTE: You want this jump ring to “flop forward,” not be attached to main heart anywhere except the initial joining and ending securing stitch in the same place. Do not fasten off, continue on to Round 4.

Round 4

(If you did not do the optional jump ring, attach your White in the top center stitch.) Ch 9. Work a 3- treble cluster with the legs in the ch 3 loop over first popcorn, the ch 3 loop between popcorns, and the ch 3 loop over the last popcorn. Ch 1, sl st on a crystal. Ch 1, sl st back into cluster. Ch 9, DC in next SC. *Ch 4, work 3-DC Cluster in ch3 loop over next popcorn. Ch 1, sl st on a crystal. Ch 1, sl st back into cluster. Ch 5, SC in next SC. Repeat from * around until you finish the SC before the double popcorns on the right upper side of the heart. Ch 9, Work a 3- treble cluster with the legs in the ch 3 loop over first popcorn, the ch 3 loop between popcorns, and the ch 3 loop over the last popcorn. Ch 1, sl st on a crystal. Ch 1, sl st back into cluster. Ch 9, sl st in first stitch of round behind jump ring in top center of heart.

Round 5

Ch 2, work 9 DC in ch 9 space. Ch 5, SC in 3rd ch from hook. Ch 2, work 8 DC and one HDC in next ch 9 space. SC in each remaining stitch around until you arrive at the ch 9 space on right side of heart. Ch 2, work 1 HDC and 9 DC in ch 9 space. Ch 5, SC in 3rd ch from hook. Ch 2, work 9 DC in next ch 9 space. Ch 2, sl st in center top stitch of heart.

Round 6

Ch 2, work 1 DC in next 4 DC. Work 2 DC in next DC. Work 1 dC in each remaining DC. Ch 5, sl st in 3rd ch from hook as you add a crystal. Ch 2, work 2 DC in next DC, DC in all remaining DC in group until next to last one, in which you’ll do a HDC. Ch 4, SC in next SC. SC in each remaining stitch down to heart point at bottom, slip stitching on crystals evenly between crystals in prior round. At heart point, work SC-ch 2-SC. SC in each stitch, slip stitching on crystals evenly, until you arrive at the SC before the first ch 9 group of DC’s. Ch 1, HDC in first DC. DC in next 4 DC. Work 2 DC in next DC. DC in remaining DC’s of group. Ch 5, sl st and add a crystal in 3rd ch from hook. Ch 2, work DC in next 4 DC. Work 2 DC in next DC. DC in remaining DC’s in group. Ch 2, sl st in first sl st. Fasten off, weave in ends.

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A Note From Your Designer...

Hi, I'm SheilaSchnauzies, also published as SheilaSparkles, and my life's passion is designing in Crochet! I also love to share gifts with friends, and this pattern is my gift to you! I give away about 95% of my pattern designs free. The other 5% are sold on my pattern store at Craftsy.com to benefit the vet expenses of my Miniature Schnauzer Rescue, Sheila's Schnauzies.

Just one little favor, please... I would appreciate it if you do not post this pattern anywhere on the Internet or in the 'real world.' Instead, you are most welcome to provide a link to this webpage.

I use a system I call the "Official Schnauzer Difficulty Rating" just for fun, to rate the difficulty of my patterns. If it's a 3/5 or more, I'll explain why I consider it more difficult. A few of my designs use techniques that are a bit unconventional! If it's one of those patterns, I'll warn you ahead of time. I do a lot of custom-fit patterns, for example. They are made to fit YOU, not a measurement from a chart. They're surprisingly easy to do and actually end up fitting. That's a good thing, yes?

So glad you found my patterns! I hope you really enjoy making whatever it is you're making! Crochet hugs, -Sheila

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      Sheila 

      4 years ago from Omaha, NE

      @Zeross4: Hi Daisy! How nice to hear from a fellow Schnauzer AND crochet lover! There's not too many of us around I suppose! I'm so honored that you learned to crochet from my lens. That means a lot to me! Keep crocheting away girl!! If you've made all those things you are definitely ready to do this heart! Try it in regular yarn with your normal hook. You'll have a great potholder if you make two and slip stitch them together!

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      Renee Dixon 

      4 years ago from Kentucky

      Great pattern! I love crochet, but I'm still a beginner. I actually learned a lot in the past from the same video you put here! I've made a hat, several granny squares, and a couple crochet flowers. I can't wait to learn more about this craft and to improve. My mom used to have schnauzers, and I had one named Lady (sadly she passed away). It's a breed you don't see around here much anymore, what a nice surprise to see someone else who loves them and better yet- rescues them!

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