Now here is something your little princess (or prince!) will love! A Crochet Heart Wand! So simple to make and hours of fun for your little one. My daughter was very excited about this but my boys were the ones who wanted in on the fun. Looks like I need to make two more for them This makes a fun Valentine or princess party favor! I saw a similar tutorial over at Tangled Happy for a Crochet Star Wand so I mimicked mine after the one she made. Pop on over to her blog for a detailed tutorial!
– Dowel Rod. I got mine from CraftProjectIdeas.com.
– Crochet Stuffed Heart:
Worsted Weight Yarn (I used Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in Cheery Cherry)
Size H Crochet Hook
– Ribbon (solid color or heart prints). I found a lot of fun choices at Michaels in their Valentine’s display
– Hot Glue Gun
First you will need to make a stuffed crochet heart. I used the exact same pattern as I did for my Love Bug Wings (See the full tutorial HERE). Except when you sew the pieces together you will want to leave a small hole at the bottom to stick your fowl rod through.
Heart Crochet Pattern (make 2):
Chain 11, SC in second chain from hook and the rest of the way down, chain 1, turn (10 SC)
Row 2: 2 SC in first stitch, SC in next 8, 2 SC in last stitch, chain 1, turn (12 SC)
Row 3-5: SC in each stitch across, chain 1, turn (12 SC)
Row 6: SC Decrease, SC in next 10 stitches, chain 1, turn
Row 7: SC in next 6 stitches, chain 1, turn (6 SC)
Row 8-13: SC in each stitch across, chain 1, turn (6 SC)
Row 14: SC Decrease, SC in next two, SC decrease. Continue to SC all the way around the entire piece. Join and fasten off.