This quick and fun heart tutorial is a good starting point for anyone wishing to move beyond designing amigurumi plush that are mix of ball and tube shapes. The slip stitch join is a very useful technique that has many possibilities besides hearts :] Here are some ideas for it’s use: straight legs for dolls and animals, fingers for hands, bunny or monster ears, plant branches … For the full tutorial with step-by-step photos -> Read MoreDifficulty: ❤❤♡♡ Advanced beginner This is a wonderful beginner’s project but it does use a few advanced techniques: The magic ring, invisible decrease and a slip stitch join of the two halves.
Crochet Terms:This pattern is written in American terms. But for my UK friends, the British terms are in blue.

American                             (UK/British)
MR - Magic Ring                     (magic ring)
sl st- Slip Stitch                     (Slip Stitch)
ch - Chain                             (chain) 
     sc - Single Crochet            (dc- double crochet)
  invdec - Inv. Decrease            (inv. decrease)
Notes: Finished Size: 1.75” x 1.75” (4.5 cm x 4.5 cm) ❤ I use the joined-rounds method of amigurumi, most people do not.  This pattern is written for both spiral and joined rounds, use the method you are most comfortable with. 

Amigurumi Heart Pattern

Rnd 1) In a MR, sc 6 [6]Rnd 2) (Sc then inc) x3 [9]Rnd 3) Sc in each st [9]❤ Make 2 lobes, tie off first one. Do not tie off second lobe! Sl st both halves together.Rnd 4&5) Sc in each st [18]Rnd 6) (Sc 2 then invdec) x4, sc in last 2 sts [14]Rnd 7) (invdec then sc) x4, invdec last 2 sts together [9]❤ Stuff both lobs and center off heart firmlyRnd 8) (invdec around) x4, sc in last st (5)❤ Tie off and you’re done!
Enjoy!
~Denae

This quick and fun heart tutorial is a good starting point for anyone wishing to move beyond designing amigurumi plush that are mix of ball and tube shapes. The slip stitch join is a very useful technique that has many possibilities besides hearts :] Here are some ideas for it’s use: straight legs for dolls and animals, fingers for hands, bunny or monster ears, plant branches … For the full tutorial with step-by-step photos -> Read More

Difficulty:  Advanced beginner 
This is a wonderful beginner’s project but it does use a few advanced techniques: The magic ring, invisible decrease and a slip stitch join of the two halves.

Crochet Terms:
This pattern is written in American terms. But for my UK friends, the British terms are in blue.

American                             (UK/British)
MR - Magic Ring                     (magic ring)
sl st- Slip Stitch                     (Slip Stitch)
ch - Chain                             (chain) 
     sc - Single Crochet            (dc- double crochet)
  invdec - Inv. Decrease            (inv. decrease)

Notes: Finished Size: 1.75” x 1.75” (4.5 cm x 4.5 cm) ❤ I use the joined-rounds method of amigurumi, most people do not.  This pattern is written for both spiral and joined rounds, use the method you are most comfortable with. 

Amigurumi Heart Pattern

Rnd 1) In a MR, sc 6 [6]
Rnd 2) (Sc then inc) x3 [9]
Rnd 3) Sc in each st [9]
❤ Make 2 lobes, tie off first one. Do not tie off second lobe! Sl st both halves together.
Rnd 4&5) Sc in each st [18]
Rnd 6) (Sc 2 then invdec) x4, sc in last 2 sts [14]
Rnd 7) (invdec then sc) x4, invdec last 2 sts together [9]
❤ Stuff both lobs and center off heart firmly
Rnd 8) (invdec around) x4, sc in last st (5)
❤ Tie off and you’re done!

Enjoy!

~Denae


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