Heart Pincushion Pattern #4043

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MATERIALS: J. & P. Coats Tat­ting Cotton, Size 70, 1 ball ... Steel Crochet Hook No. 14 ... A heart-shaped pincushion.

Make a chain to measure slightly longer than outer edges of cushion. 1st row: Sc in 7th ch from hook,* ch 3, skip 2 ch, in next ch make dc, ch 5 and dc; ch 3, skip 2 ch, sc in next ch, ch 3, skip 1 ch, sc in next ch. Repeat from * across. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: 3 dc in ch-3 loop, * in ch-5 sp (between dc's) make (dc, ch 2) 6 times and dc; skip next ch-3, 3 dc in ch-3 loop. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: Sc in 2nd dc, * (ch 3, in next ch-2 sp make sc, ch 3 and sc) 6 times; ch 3, sc in center dc of 3-dc group. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn. 4th row: * Sc in next loop, ch 4, sc in 3rd ch from hook (p made), ch 1. Repeat from * across. Break off.

Sew edging to cushion and sew narrow ends together.