Free crochet pattern “Popcorn heart stitch for hat, bag, purse or blanket” by marifu6a

Skill Level: Intermediate.

Yarn : DK

Hook: 3mm

If you know to crochet, make it! You will enjoy! 🙂

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Video tutorial:

Popcorn Stitch: 4 dc in designated space, remove hook, place hook in top of first dc made, draw loop of last dc through, ch1 to lock popcorn.

Front Post Double Crochet (FPdc) Stitch: Yo hook, pick up a loop from front, inserting hook from right to left under designated stitch, [yo, draw through 2 loops] 2 times.

Back Post Double Crochet (BPdc) Stitch: Yo hook, pick up a loop from back, inserting hook from right to left under designated stitch, [yo, draw through 2 loops] 2 times.

Ch a multiple of 8 plus 4 .

Foundation Row: Started in 2nd ch from hook, work 1 sc in each ch across row, turn .

Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc now and throughout), skip first sc, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sc, *skip 2 sc, (1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc) twice in next sc, skip 2 sc, 1 dc in each of next 3 sc, rep from* across, turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, skip first dc, 1 BPdc next dc, 1 FPdc in next dc, * 1 popcorn in next ch-1 space, ch 3, 1 popcorn in next ch-1 space, ch 1, 1 FPdc in next dc, 1 BPdc in next dc* *, 1 FPdc in next dc, rep from * across, ending last rep at * * 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn .

Row 3: Ch 3, skip the first dc, 1 FPdc in next dc, 1 BPdc in next dc, *[1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc] twice in the next ch-3 space between popcorns, 1 BPdc in next dc, 1 FPdc in next dc* *, 1 BPdc in next dc, rep from * across, ending last rep at * * 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn .

Rep Rows 2 and 3 for pattern .