This crochet heart wind spinner is such a great decoration to add to your home.
This crochet pattern is simple at it’s core. The difficulties could come in the assembly of the different parts.
This crochet heart wind spinner uses a worsted weight yarn in 2 different colors. You can even dig through your scrap yarn stash for this project.
The beads add a cute little detail that is nice to look at to add some more visual interest.
About this crochet heart wind spinner pattern:
Crochet Stitches Used
There are several different stitches used for this crochet heart wind spinner pattern.
These stitches include chain, slip stitch, single crochet, extended single crochet, and reverse single crochet.
The stitch pattern used for the puffy heart gives it a nice neat look.
What yarn is used for this crochet wind spinner pattern?
A worsted weight yarn is used for this pattern. A thicker, stiffer worsted weight yarn may work best for this wind spinner.
Some yarns that may work well would be Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice and Red Heart Super Save.
40 Yards of yarn are needed for the main color and 35 yards are needed for the accent color.
So this design would be a great pattern to use some scrap yarn for.
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- #4 Worsted Weight, Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice or Red Heart Super Saver; 40 yards (A) – Main Color; 35 yards (B) – Accent Color or suitable substitutes of a stiffer, thicker worsted weight
- (G) 4.5 mm crochet hook
- Yarn needle, Scissors, 12mm beads, Poly-fil, Glue
Stitches/Abbreviations: US Terms
- ch – chain
- st(s) – stitch(es)
- sl st – slip stitch
- sc – single crochet
- esc – extended single crochet
- dc – double crochet
- yo – yarn over
- Special Stitches:
- reverse sc = (aka – crab stitch) sc across the row working from left to right rather than from right to left.It’ll be like you are working backwards across the row.
- extended single crochet (esc) = insert hook in st, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 1 loop, yo, pull through 2 loops.
- One Size without hanging strand – about 16” long
- This is worked in 2 sections; the puffy heart is worked sideways in 2 pieces that join and then the spinner is worked second.
- Beginning chains do not count as a stitch.
- Parentheses ( ) indicate a set of stitches all worked into 1 st/sp.
- A stiffer/thicker worsted weight yarn may work best with this pattern if you need to substitute.
- If you find that some stuffing/poly-fil is showing through the puffy heart and it bugs you, you can just weave a strand of yarn in and out between any spaces you may see poly-fil.
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Instructions Crochet Heart Wind Spinner Pattern
Make sure to leave a 7-inch tail, with A, ch 8.
Row 1: (Sc, ch 1, sc) in second ch from hook, *sk 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next; repeat from * across, turn – 8 sc, 4 ch sps.
Rows 2-3: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in each ch-1 sp across, turn – 8 sc, 4 ch sps.
Row 4: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in first ch-1 sp, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 sp, turn leaving the rest of the row unworked – 4 sc, 2 ch sps.
Rows 5-6: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in each ch-1 sp across, turn – 4 sc, 2 ch sps.
Photo below shows the heart shape when slightly rotated to have the beginning chain tail as the center bottom point of the heart.
Border Round: Ch 1, sc evenly around heart placing a (sc, ch 1, sc) at bottom point and a sl st in the top center, join with a sl st. Fasten off, DO NOT weave in beginning 7-inch tail yet.
Repeat puffy heart instructions once more, do not fasten off after border round.
Place second heart over top of first. Pick up working yarn, ch 1, sc evenly in both layers around hearts placing 3 sc at bottom point and a sl st in the top center, leave several sts unworked and stuff with poly-fil, sc together remaining sts to close the heart, sl st to join.
Fasten off, DO NOT weave in beginning 7-inch tails as these will be used to add beads later.
With A, ch 41.
Row 1: 2 sc in second ch from hook, 2 sc in each ch across, turn – 80 sts.
Row 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in first, dc in next, *2 dc in next, dc in next; repeat from * across, turn – 120 sts. Join B, fasten off A.
Row 3: With B, 2 esc in first, esc in next, *2 esc in next, esc in next; repeat from * across, do not turn – 180 sts.
Row 4: Working from left to right, ch 1, reverse sc in each st across to last, turn, sl st in last.
Fasten off. If you want to add a bead to the bottom of the spinner, use the tail from color B and use a yarn needle to add a bead. Tie several knots at bottom of the bead, trim ends and secure with some glue.
Top Beads & Joining Heart to Spinner
With the 7-inch tails from the puffy heart, tie a knot at the base of the strands as close to the heart as possible, use a yarn needle and add 2 beads, securely attach strands to the short edge of spinner at Row 3. See photo below for placement. Weave in any remaining ends.
With color A, cut a 16-inch strand. Use a yarn needle and attach yarn to top center of puffy heart, bring the ends together so they are even with each other, tie a knot to make the strand about 5-6 inches long, position the knot against the puffy heart fabric and weave in ends to the heart.
Twist the spinner so that it is twisted evenly in 1 direction.
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