This heart stitch crochet infinity scarf features little shells that look like hearts! The technique is easy once you get the hang of it, and provided are helpful photos and a video. It’s a darling accessory for all of fall and winter.
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I have been doing a bit of “winter cleaning” this week. That’s a thing right? Many boxes and bags have gone to our local thrift store and it feels oh-so-good. I am also doing a bit of cleaning up on Whistle and Ivy as well. I am rewriting and reshooting older posts (there are quite a few patterns buried deep in my archives that need a lot of work!), and publishing some long-forgotten guest posts.
Some of you may remember this Puppy Love Crochet Infinity Scarf from last year, I originally shared it over at Crafts by Amanda as a guest post last year, and today I am putting it on Whistle and Ivy!
I thought it turned out darling, and the principle is very similar to the Puppy Love Slouchy Hat. If you are having trouble with the Puppy Love Stitch, I have included a video (scroll down a bit to see it). Be sure to watch it and get the Puppy Love Stitch down so you can compete your scarf.
HEART STITCH CROCHET INFINITY SCARF PATTERN
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What you need: (affiliate links)
– I Hook
– 2 Balls of Knit Picks Brava in Dove Heather (Medium Weight Yarn)
— A few scraps of different colors of yarn, several yards long (Brava in Red, Rouge, Cotton Candy and Blush)
– Pom-Pom (you can make a yarn or fur one)
– Darning Needle
ABBREVIATIONS: AMERICAN TERMS
Sc – Single Crochet
Dc – Double Crochet
Sl st – Slip Stitch
Bpdc – Back Post Double Crochet
Fpdc – Front post Double Crochet
Sk – Skip
Approx. finished measurements: 6″ x 50″
3-dc cluster: Yarn over, insert hook. Yarn over, pull through st (3 loops on hook). Yarn over, pull through first 2 loops (2 loops remaining on hook). Yarn over, insert in same st. Yarn over, pull through. Yarn over, pull through first 2 loops (3 loops remaining on hook). Yarn over, insert into same st. Yarn over, pull through. Yarn over and pull through first 2 loops. Yarn over, pull through all 4 remaining loops. If it’s easier to understand, it’s a dc3tog worked all in the same st.
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Begin with a Ch 198. Sl st into 1st ch, careful not to twist. Should be just under 50″ long. (worked in multiples of 6)
1. Ch 2. Dc in each st around. Join with a sl st (198 sts)
2. – 3. Ch 2. Fpdc around 1st dc from previous round. Bpdc around next one. Alternate fpdc and bpdc all around. Join with sl st. (198 sts) (On row 3, be sure you are working a fpdc around a previous fpdc, and not around a bpdc, to make it looked ribbed.)
Join 2nd color.
4. Ch 1. 4 dc in same st. *Ch 1. Sk 5 sts. 4 dc in next st.* work 32 times. Ch 1. Join with 1st dc. (165 sts).
Bring up 1st color.
5. Ch 2. Sc in middle of shell (not in a st, in the space between the stitches). Ch 2. Work a 3-dc cluster in the 3rd st of the 5 skipped sts from the previous round. *Ch 2. Sc in middle sp of shell. Ch 2. Work a 3-dc cluster in 3rd sk st from previous round* repeat all around the hat. Join with a sl st with first chain. (198 sts)
6. Ch 2. Dc in each st around. Join with a sl st. (198 sts).
Tip: If you found you dropped a stitch in row 5, it is easiest to add them into this row instead of pulling out your work.
7. – 15. Repeat rows 4 – 6 respectively, joining a different color each time you work the hearts row.
16. – 17. Ch 2. Fpdc around 1st dc from previous round. Bpdc around next one. Alternate fpdc and bpdc all around. Join with sl st. (198 sts) (On row 17, be sure you are working a fpdc around a previous fpdc, and not around a bpdc, to make it looked ribbed.)
Tie off and weave in all ends.
Snuggle up! I think winter is here :)
If you want more Puppy Love goodies, you can make it set with my arm warmers and slouchy hat!
I was wondering how I could do this in a regular scarf…not in the round.
It has a right side, so you can do it, you would need to work rows so the hearts ended up on the same side.
I love this pattern..I crochet loose so I used a I hook for ch and used a H for the remaining stitches., ch. of 180 and came out the same size..and I only used 1 skein of Caron soft for main color,.turned out nice!
Yay! Glad you like it!
Thank you so much for this lovely pattern, o loved it so much 😍, but I made an open scarf with fringes
Took me a few try’s to get the shell stitch to look like hearts, but once I figured it out the scarf came together beautifully! I love your ideas and patterns! Thank you.
Thanks so much! Glad you got it!
This scarf is super cute, on my third one for gifts. Thank you.
yay! I am glad you like it! Thank you!
Thank you so much for the links .My two great grand daughters will love them, 4 yrs and 5 mo. I love your work.
Thank you very much!
This is super cute…thanks! Shared Pinterest and Facebook!