Crochet hearts make beautiful crochet Christmas ornaments. They are such a wonderful Christmas gift for kids, teachers, friends and family. They are easy to make and perfect if you need to make a lot of small gifts for a large crowd.
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My crochet Christmas Hearts and Gingerbread Hearts have become popular as gifts for kids at school, for coworkers and for people at retirement communities. Last year I personally made a bunch of Christmas Hearts for teachers at my son’s school.
For Halloween and Fall season I designed Candy Corn Hearts in traditional colors. But did you know that candy corn comes in different colors depending on the holiday? Christmas candy corn is also called Reindeer corn and comes in traditional Christmas colors – green, white and red.
These Christmas Candy Corn Hearts are made using the same pattern as my Fall Candy Corn Hearts. I embellished them with cute Christmas buttons and beads. You can make these hearts flat, or you can make them three dimensional.
Crochet Christmas Ornament – Candy Corn Heart
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(See a list of crochet abbreviations used in patterns by yarn industry designers and publishers HERE)
Ch – chain
DC – double crochet
Rnd – round
SC- single crochet
Sl St – slip stitch
St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)
This crochet Christmas candy corn heart is about 3-1/4″.
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How to change to a new color
Work the final Stitch of the Row with the first color, but do not complete the Stitch. You will have 2 loops remain on the hook. Drop first color and draw through the loops on the hook new color and complete Stitch.
Ch 4 (3 Ch counts as DC + 1 Ch),
Row 1. 4 DC in 4th Ch – 5 DC (including 3 Ch as first DC), turn.
Row 2. Ch 1, SC in each St across – 5 SC, change color to green (see Notes above), turn.
Row 3. Ch 3 (counts as DC), DC in first St, DC in next, 3 DC in next, DC in next, 2 DC in next – 9 DC, turn.
Row 4. Ch 1, SC in each St across – 9 SC, change color to red, turn.
Row 5. Ch 1, SC in each St across – 9 SC, turn.
Row 6. Skip two first Sts, 5 DC in next – first shell, skip one, Sl St in next, skip one, 5 DC in next – second shell, skip one , Sl St in last.
Edge – work around the heart making one SC in SC-row ends and 2 SC in DC-row ends.
Rnd 1. (Edging) Ch 1, 7 SC along first side, 3 SC in tip of the heart, 7 SC along second side, *SC in first St of the shell, 2 SC in 3 next Sts, SC in next*, Sl St in St between two shells, repeat from * to * one more time, SC in next, Sl St to join. Fasten off and weave in the ends.
Attach piece of yarn for hanging your Christmas Candy Corn Heart on the tree.
Embellish the heart with buttons or beads.
For three dimensional heart – make two hearts and then sew them around together. Add some stuffing before completely closing them up.
I hope you enjoyed this pattern for the crochet Christmas Candy Corn Heart Ornaments!
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