Hearts Border With Blank Center Free Chart
For Filet Crochet or Cross-stitch
An original, designed by Sandi Marshall
To Go To The Free Chart Page:
This is the hearts border that I created for my Year 2002 chart. I've removed the numbers from the center, in this version, so that you can use it in various other ways, such as adding a person's initials for a monogram or name doily or adding a short word to the center.
Another idea would be to combine a year chart (see year chart links on the right) with this Hearts Border (with initials added) to celebrate a baby's birth year. Some ideas would be using the charts to create a wall hanging, pillow front or as part of an afghan.
I've placed the chart and instructions for filet crochet on a printer-friendly page (see the link on the right, above). You can use this same chart to cross-stitch this design in solid color silhouette on a single crochet or afghan stitch background.
To make a crocheted background (the same size as the number of squares and number of rows on the chart) to cross-stitch the design on, starting chain is 48 chains for a single crochet background or 47 chains for an afghan stitch background. Crochet 25 rows.
Copyright 2002 by Sandi Marshall, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free for your own personal use only.
URL of this page is http://crochet.about.com/library/weekly/aa011502.htm
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