Crochet Pattern: Valentine’s Mini Motif

By Amy Lynn Yarbrough – 5 Comments
Valentine’s Day is almost here! And it just so happens to be one of my favorite holidays. Here’s a pattern you can make to celebrate the holiday that is simple and gives a new twist to square motifs. Starting with a circle, you build out in 3 easy rows for a cute and curved square. Add the quaint heart included in the pattern or any other little appliqué. It’s quick to make, which is just perfect for making more than one. Experiment with colors and tell me how it turns out for you! P1160352 (copy)

Skill Level:

Finished Size: 3.5″ (8.5 cm) square

Materials:
Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 12 yards of color A and 5 yards of color B)
Crochet Hook H (5.00 mm)

crochet yarn size 4

Gauge:
Row 1 in square pattern measures 2” (5 cm) square

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Crochet Pattern: Valentine’s Mini Motif

Square
Round 1: with color A, make an adjustable ring, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc now and throughout), (2 dc, tr, ch 1, tr, [3 dc, tr, ch 1, tr] 3 times) in ring, sl st in beginning ch-3: 24 sts

Round 2: ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, (tr, ch 1, tr) in next ch-1 space, *dc in next 5 sts, (tr, ch 1, tr) in next ch-1 space, repeat from * 2 more times, dc in next st, sl st in top of beginning ch-3: 32 sts

Round 3: ch 1, sc in next 5 sts, 3 sc in next ch-1 space, *sc in next 7 sts, 3 sc in next ch-1 space, repeat from * 2 more times, sc in next 2 sts, sl st in beginning sc: 40 sts
Finish off.

Heart
Round 1: with color B, make an adjustable ring, ch 1, (sc, dc, tr, dc, 2 sc, hdc, dc, hdc, 2 sc, dc, tr, dc) in ring, sl st in first sc: 14 sts
Finish off. Sew heart to center of square.

I hope you enjoy this pattern. If you have any questions, just leave me a comment below and I’ll get back with you!

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5 Comments

  1. Maxine G says:

    I am so glad I found your website. Thank you for your tutorials and help. I am just beginning to learn to crochet-what a helpful site. Thank you.

  2. Ladybug lover says:

    This is really cute!. Now I have something to make for my cards:-)

  3. Katy says:

    I don’t know if it’s just my computer or what. I love your blog. But every time I follow a link from an email to a pattern here, where the picture should be is one that says ‘please install video downloader to continue’. If I try refreshing the page, I can catch just a glimpse of what the photo of the pattern looks like and then the other one is back. It is very frustrating.

  4. Fiona walker says:

    Just popping in to THANK YOU so much for being such a generous soul and for all that you have taught me through your website. Thankyou xx

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