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Date: 14th February 2014 | Category: 50th issue, Celebrate, Free, News, Pattern

Lavender Heart by Tracey Todhunter

This cute crochet lavender sachet would make a quirky gift. A smaller version knitted in DK yarn would be ideal to hang from a clothes hanger to scent your favourite outfit.


Patons Wool Blend Aran, 63% Wool, 37% Acrylic, 100g/185m/202ydColour: Cherry Red (131) – 1 ball
4.50mm hook
Tapestry needle
Hollow fibre toy filling
Lavendar filled sachet
Buttons and ribbon to decorate

Tension is not critical to this project.About Tracey:Tracey spends her time crocheting at her home in Cheshire. Find more of her designs and details of her crochet workshops at at www.bakingandmaking.comPATTERN

Pattern notes:
After the foundation row, mark the centre stitch with a removable marker, after working 3dc into centre stitch, replace marker in entre stitch ready for next row.

Lavender Heart
Make 2.
With 4.5mm hk, ch 10, turn.
Row 1: Dc into 2nd ch from hook, dc to end, turn, place marker in centre dc – 9 dc.
Row 2: Ch1, 2dc in next st, dc to marker, rm, 3dc in centre st, replace marker, dc to last 3 sts, 2dc in next st, dc, turn – 13 dc.
Rows 3-4: Rep Row 2-21 dc.
Row 5: Ch1, dc to marker, rm, 3dc in centre st, replace marker in centre st, dc to end, turn – 23 dc.
Rep Row 5, 12 times – 45 dc.
Next Row: Ch1, dc, dc2tog, dc to marker, rm, 3dc in centre st, replace marker in centre st, dc to last 3, dc2tog, dc, turn.
Repeat last row twice more.
Next Row: Ch1, dc, dc2tog, dc2tog, dc to marker, remove marker, 3dc into centre st, replace marker, dc to last 5, dc2tog, dc2tog, dc, turn. Repeat row twice more.
Fasten off.

Weave in all ends, then with RS tog, sew or crochet a seam around the outer edge. Turn right way out, fill with stuffing fibre and insert lavender sachet. Sew up gap in seam. Embellish as desired with buttons and ribbon.

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