The Retro Heart Wall Hanging Crochet Pattern

I don’t know why I do this to myself. Just when I think I’m done with the seasonal patterns here I am a week before Valentine’s Day with a new pattern. Introducing the Retro Heart Wall Hanging crochet pattern!

What can I say, I am a sucker for the romantics. Kind of, but not really, lol. I mostly just enjoy all the hearts and of course the gobs of candy that goes on sale after the holiday. I would have totally made a Hersey Kiss wall hanging if I had the time so this will just have to do.

I managed to get 3 Valentine’s Day patterns out this year which I am super proud of. One is already on my blog if you haven’t checked it out yet. The Love Letter Wall Hanging was designed after reminiscing about passing love notes in school and how I wished we wrote more personalized notes to each other instead of relying on technology.

Check out the Love Letter Wall Hanging pattern here!

And probably my favorite of the patterns I designed for Valentines day this year is the Geo Heart Wall Hanging. I am so obsessed with the sharp lines and cleanliness of the wall hanging and of course the flexibility to get creative with the color scheme. I can’t wait to make more of them in more colors. I’m thinking of maybe blues or greens for spring.

Check out the Geo Heart Wall Hanging here!

Alright I will quit my yapping so you guys can get to work. Hope you all love the pattern as much as I do. Happy Crocheting!

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You can purchase the Printable PDF on Etsy here! The PDF includes the complete step-by-step pattern so you can follow along on paper, highlighting and making notes as needed. It is a total of 7 pages, including the front and back cover pages. I’ve also included a PDF download of the chart for this pattern.

Materials

*4.50 mm Crochet Hook

Weight 4 / Worsted Weight Yarn (yarn I used is listed below)

*Yarn Needle

*Scissors

Wooden Branch *Dowel Rod

*Hand Steamer (optional)

Yarn Choice

For most of my wall hanging patterns I prefer to use a thicker and tighter spun worsted weight yarn. I feel like it gives a lot more definition to the piece and details tend to stand out more. I really don’t focus too much on the texture of the yarn because I steam every single one of my wall hangings, which softens the piece and makes it more flexible and flowy. This is especially helpful for tighter crocheters. The brands I tend to gravitate the most towards are Red Heart Super Saver, Loops & Threads Impeccable and We Crochet Brava Worsted.

For this wall hanging I used the following yarn:

-We Crochet Brava Worsted in White-approx. 85 yds

-We Crochet Brava Worsted in Mulberry-approx. 40 yds

-We Crochet Brava Worsted in Seraphim-approx. 40 yds

-We Crochet Brava Worsted in Rouge-approx. 40 yds

-We Crochet Brava Worsted in Cotton Candy-approx. 40 yds

Stitch Key (US Terms)

Ch = Chain

St/sts = Stitch(es)

Sc = Single Crochet

Color Abbreviations

W = White

M = Mulberry

RE = Rouge

S = Seraphim

CC = Cotton Candy

Special Notes

-The wall hanging is worked in rows.

-The wall hanging is worked from the bottom up.

-The 1st st of each row should be placed into the same stitch as the turning chain.

-The turning chain does not count as the 1st stitch of the row.

-The pattern is written as: # of single crochet stitches (color abbreviation), example: 8 (W) means 8 sc in White.

-The odd rows are the right side rows. Even rows will be the wrong side.

Dimensions: 14 inches wide x 12 inches long (not including fringe)

Gauge: 16 stitches x 19 rows = 4 inch square worked in single crochet.

Pattern

I have created a chart for this pattern for those who would prefer to follow a chart rather than a written pattern. The PDF version of this chart is included with the pattern purchase in my Etsy shop. Here is the free online version for you to use.

Begin by chaining 55 in Mulberry.

Row 1: Working in the foundation chain, 27 (M), 27 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 2: 27 (RE), 27 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 3: 27 (M), 27 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 4: 27 (RE), 27 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 5: 27 (M), 27 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 6: 27 (RE), 27 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 7: 13 (M), 1 (W), 13 (M), 13 (RE), 1 (W), 13 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 8: 12 (RE), 3 (W), 12 (RE), 12 (M), 3 (W), 12 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 9: 11 (M), 5 (W), 11 (M), 11 (RE), 5 (W), 11 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 10: 10 (RE), 3 (W), 1 (RE), 3 (W), 10 (RE), 10 (M), 3 (W), 1 (M), 3 (W), 10 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 11: 9 (M), 3 (W), 3 (M), 3 (W), 9 (M), 9 (RE), 3 (W), 3 (RE), 3 (W), 9 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 12: 8 (RE), 3 (W), 5 (RE), 3 (W), 8 (RE), 8 (M), 3 (W), 5 (M), 3 (W), 8 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 13: 7 (M), 3 (W), 7 (M), 3 (W), 7 (M), 7 (RE), 3 (W), 7 (RE), 3 (W), 7 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 14: 6 (RE), 3 (W), 9 (RE), 3 (W), 6 (RE), 6 (M), 3 (W), 9 (M), 3 (W), 6 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 15: 5 (M), 3 (W), 11 (M), 3 (W), 5 (M), 5 (RE), 3 (W), 11 (RE), 3 (W), 5 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 16: 5 (RE), 2 (W), 13 (RE), 2 (W), 5 (RE), 5 (M), 2 (W), 13 (M), 2 (W), 5 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 17: 4 (M), 3 (W), 13 (M), 3 (W), 4 (M), 4 (RE), 3 (W), 13 (RE), 3 (W), 4 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 18: 4 (RE), 2 (W), 15 (RE), 2 (W), 4 (RE), 4 (M), 2 (W), 15 (M), 2 (W), 4 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 19: 4 (M), 2 (W), 7 (M), 1 (W), 7 (M), 2 (W), 4 (M), 4 (RE), 2 (W), 7 (RE), 1 (W), 7 (RE), 2 (W), 4 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 20: 4 (RE), 2 (W), 6 (RE), 3 (W), 6 (RE), 2 (W), 4 (RE), 4 (M), 2 (W), 6 (M), 3 (W), 6 (M), 2 (W), 4 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 21: 4 (M), 3 (W), 4 (M), 5 (W), 4 (M), 3 (W), 4 (M), 4 (RE), 3 (W), 4 (RE), 5 (W), 4 (RE), 3 (W), 4 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 22: 4 (RE), 9 (W), 1 (RE), 9 (W), 4 (RE), 4 (M), 9 (W), 1 (M), 9 (W), 4 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 23: 5 (M), 7 (W), 3 (M), 7 (W), 5 (M), 5 (RE), 7 (W), 3 (RE), 7 (W), 5 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 24: 6 (RE), 5 (W), 5 (RE), 5 (W), 6 (RE), 6 (M), 5 (W), 5 (M), 5 (W), 6 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 25: 27 (M), 27 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 26: 27 (RE), 27 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 27: 27 (M), 27 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 28: 27 (RE), 27 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 29: 27 (M), 27 (RE). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 30: 27 (S), 27 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 31: 27 (CC), 27 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 32: 27 (S), 27 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 33: 27 (CC), 27 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 34: 27 (S), 27 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 35: 13 (CC), 1 (W), 13 (CC), 13 (S), 1 (W), 13 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 36: 12 (S), 3 (W), 12 (S), 12 (CC), 3 (W), 12 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 37: 11 (CC), 5 (W), 11 (CC), 11 (S), 5 (W), 11 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 38: 10 (S), 3 (W), 1 (S), 3 (W), 10 (S), 10 (CC), 3 (W), 1 (CC), 3 (W), 10 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 39: 9 (CC), 3 (W), 3 (CC), 3 (W), 9 (CC), 9 (S), 3 (W), 3 (S), 3 (W), 9 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 40: 8 (S), 3 (W), 5 (S), 3 (W), 8 (S), 8 (CC), 3 (W), 5 (CC), 3 (W), 8 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 41: 7 (CC), 3 (W), 7 (CC), 3 (W), 7 (CC), 7 (S), 3 (W), 7 (S), 3 (W), 7 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 42: 6 (S), 3 (W), 9 (S), 3 (W), 6 (S), 6 (CC), 3 (W), 9 (CC), 3 (W), 6 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 43: 5 (CC), 3 (W), 11 (CC), 3 (W), 5 (CC), 5 (S), 3 (W), 11 (S), 3 (W), 5 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 44: 5 (S), 2 (W), 13 (S), 2 (W), 5 (S), 5 (CC), 2 (W), 13 (CC), 2 (W), 5 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 45: 4 (CC), 3 (W), 13 (CC), 3 (W), 4 (CC), 4 (S), 3 (W), 13 (S), 3 (W), 4 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 46: 4 (S), 2 (W), 15 (S), 2 (W), 4 (S), 4 (CC), 2 (W), 15 (CC), 2 (W), 4 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 47: 4 (CC), 2 (W), 7 (CC), 1 (W), 7 (CC), 2 (W), 4 (CC), 4 (S), 2 (W), 7 (S), 1 (W), 7 (S), 2 (W), 4 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 48: 4 (S), 2 (W), 6 (S), 3 (W), 6 (S), 2 (W), 4 (S), 4 (CC), 2 (W), 6 (CC), 3 (W), 6 (CC), 2 (W), 4 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 49: 4 (CC), 3 (W), 4 (CC), 5 (W), 4 (CC), 3 (W), 4 (CC), 4 (S), 3 (W), 4 (S), 5 (W), 4 (S), 3 (W), 4 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 50: 4 (S), 9 (W), 1 (S), 9 (W), 4 (S), 4 (CC), 9 (W), 1 (CC), 9 (W), 4 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 51: 5 (CC), 7 (W), 3 (CC), 7 (W), 5 (CC), 5 (S), 7 (W), 3 (S), 7 (W), 5 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 52: 6 (S), 5 (W), 5 (S), 5 (W), 6 (S), 6 (CC), 5 (W), 5 (CC), 5 (W), 6 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 53: 27 (CC), 27 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 54: 27 (S), 27 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 55: 27 (CC), 27 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 56: 27 (S), 27 (CC). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 57: 27 (CC), 27 (S). Ch 1, turn. (54)

  • Fasten off after Row 57 leaving a 2 foot tail. (4 feet if you want the branch weave to be one color)

Attaching the Fringe

To attach the fringe, grab 3 strands of yarn in White. With a crochet hook, push the hook through the far left foundation chain. Fold the 3 strands of yarn in half, looping the middle of the strands onto the crochet hook.

Fold strands through the loop.

Tighten to create the fringe.

Repeat for every other foundation chain.

Hanging the Project

To attach the project to a dowel rod or tree branch; using a yarn needle, weave the tail over the dowel/branch and back under into the 1st stitch on the top of the wall hanging.

Repeat for each stitch on the top of the wall hanging, switch colors halfway through if you want to 2 colored weave.

Knot off and weave in your ends.

To hang the project, drill 2 small holes on either side of the branch/dowel. Thread through both holes with cotton yarn and knot off both ends. Trim the excess yarn. (Feel free to use your preferred method of hanging the project)

ENJOY!

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