Mom Crochet Bookmark
Designed by Terry Day
- 1 (10m) spool Kreinik 5500 Pink Lemonade in Medium #16 Braid
- 1 (10m) spool Kreinik 5505 Red Pepper in Medium #16 Braid
- 1 (10m) spool Kreinik 5555 Oyster (ivory) in Medium #16 Braid
- Size 1 and 5 steel crochet hooks (or size needed to obtain gauge for hearts)
- Good quality craft glue
- Sewing needle with eye large enough for crochet thread to pass through
Key: ch = chain, sc = single crochet, sk = skip, st = stitch, sl (or sl st) = slip stitch, tog = together, lp = loop, trc = triple crochet, sp = space, bk lp = back loop
NOTE: It is critical that the hearts measure 1 7/8” wide at widest point including edging to ensure that you have enough thread to complete project as you will use nearly all thread specified.
HEARTS: (MAKE 3 PINK, 2 RED)
RND 1: Ch 4, 4 trc in 4th ch from hook, ch 2, 4 trc in same ch, ch 4, sl st in same ch.
RND 2: Ch 4, 3 trc in same ch, sc in next 4 trc, 3 sc in next ch-2 sp, sc in next 4 trc, 3 trc in same ch as beg, ch 4, sl st in same ch as beg, pull center opening tight.
RND 3: (Edging) (ch 2, sl st in next ch or bk lp of next st) all the way around heart, join, fasten off.
NOTE: One pink heart will have pink edging, 2 pink hearts will have ivory edging, 2 red hearts will have red edging.
LETTERS: (CHANGE TO SIZE 5 HOOK FOR LETTERS ONLY)
M: (Make 2) With ivory, ch 25, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, fasten off.
O: With ivory, ch 15, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, fasten off leaving tail for attaching ends together. Sew ends of strip together using whip stitch.
TASSELS: (MAKE 1 IVORY, 1 PINK, 1 RED)
With ivory, ch 20, sl st in 3rd ch from hook, (ch 3, sl st in same ch) 2 times-(picot made). Fasten off leaving tail for attaching to bookmark. With red repeat process as for ivory tassel except chain 15 instead of 20. Also make a tassel this size in red. Fasten off.
Shape hearts and letters nicely and press placing cloth between iron and piece using warm setting. Sew hearts together as shown in photo on back side using a whip stitch and length of matching color crochet thread. Tie all 3 tassels together in knot using tails. Sew tails to bottom tip of heart of bookmark using sewing needle. Make sure thread does not show when weaving in ends. Glue letters to hearts as shown in photo making sure they are nicely centered on heart. Allow to dry thoroughly.
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