Heart Crochet Square Pattern

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I said that I would blog this pattern so here it is (apologises in advance for the pictures, it’s been hard with this light to get good ones) :

This pattern uses UK terminology.

Abbreviations:

Ch= chain

Ss= slip stitch

Dc= double crochet

Htr= half treble

Tr= treble

Tog= together

Things you will need:

Two colours of yarns (I used DK weight), colour A for the heart and colour B for the rest of the square.

Crochet hook (I used 3.5mm)

Foundation Chain: (Working in colour A) chain 4 and ss into first chain.

Round 1: ch 3 (counts as 1 tr) then 2tr tog into the fountain ch ring. *ch 3, 3tr tog into foundation ch ring.* repeat from *to* twice more. Ch 3 then ss into the 3rd ch from the beginning of the round.

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Round 2: ch 5 (counts as 1 tr and 2 ch).* 3 tr tog in next 3 ch space, ch 3, 3 tr together (creates corner), ch 2* and then repeat *to*  twice more.  Work 3 tr tog, ch 2, 2tr tog then ss into 3rd ch from beginning of the round. Tie off yarn.

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Round 3: Re-attach yarn to any 3 ch corner space. ch 3 (counts as 1 tr), 2 tr tog, ch 3, 3 tr tog. Change to colour B and ch 2. Then tr 3 into next 2 ch space, ch 1, (3tr, 2ch, 3tr) into corner 3 ch space, ch 2 then join colour A and 3 tr tog in next 2ch space. Re-join colour B, ch 2, (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr) into next corner 3 ch space, ch 1, 3 tr in next ch space, ch 2 then re-join colour A and (3 tr tog, ch 3, 3 tr tog) in corne3r 3 ch space. Re-join colour B, ch 2 then 3 tr in next 2 ch space, ch 2 and ss into 3rd ch from beginning of the round.

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Round 4: ch 4 (counts as 1 tr and 1 ch), *(3tr, ch 2, 3tr) into corner 3 ch space, ch 1, 3 tr in next ch space, ch 1, 3 tr into next ch space, ch 1.* Repeat from *to* twice more. (3tr, ch 2, 3 tr) into corner ch space, ch 1, 3 tr into next ch space, ch 1, 2 tr into next ch space then ss into 3rd ch from beginning of the round.

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Round 5: ch 3 (counts as 1 tr), 2 tr in next ch space, ch 1, *(3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr) into corner ch space, ch 1, 3 tr into next ch space, ch 1, 3 tr into next ch space, ch 1, 3 tr into next ch space, ch 1.* Repeat *to* twice more. (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr) into corner ch space, ch 1, 3 tr into next ch space, ch 1, 3 tr into next ch space, ch 1, ss into 3rd ch from beginning of round.

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Round 6: Join Colour A and ch 2 (counts as 1 htr). Htr into each tr from previous round, working 1 htr in each ch space and (2ht, ch 2, 2 ht) in each corner ch space, ss into 2nd ch from beginning of round.

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Round 7: ch 1, dc into each htr from previous round and 5dc into each corner ch, ss into first dc. Fasten off.

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