Saturday, February 13, 2010

Pinkalicious Valentine's

For the upcoming Valentine's Day I decided to crochet a heart garland for one of the dressers in the living room. After some quick search on the net, I found a pattern very similar to what I had in mind. I knew that I didn't want to have a red garland, so I used two shades of pink instead.

One of the reasons why I preferred pink was that my dresser is dark brown, and my Valentine's Day decoration would look better with a little touch of candy-floss pink.

However, there was one thing I had underestimated: The fun of making crochet hearts! I couldn't make the garland longer because my curious kittens might try to pull it down when I wasn't around. Hmmm! What could I do then? Of course crochet another garland for the other dresser, which was originally a bookcase. Ta daaa!

You can find the basic heart pattern at Suzie's Stuff or Skip to my Lou. I worked the first 2 rounds for the darker pink hearts. For the small hearts I only crocheted the first round. For the final touch, I used a mocha brown yarn for the chain. I'm really happy with the result. The pink hearts are cheering me up every time I look at them.

Happy Valentine's Day all!


ikiz Bebek said...

I want to thank you once again here.
Your products are beautiful.

Handmade with love by G said...

Thank you very much for your lovely comment. I'm glad you liked them :)

sebla said...

I love your 'cookies'. They look so nice and 'tempting', and neatly-made. Congratulations G.!

Handmade with love by G said...

Dear Sebla,

Thank you sooooooooo much :) You've made my day with your comment :)))

By the way, it's "high time" we had another coffee party with Ms D. after school, don't you think so? ;


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