Hippy Hearts African Flower Crochet Patt

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Hippy Hearts African Flower Crochet Patt Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Crochet Skills
  • Basic sewing skills
  • Chain stitch
  • double crochet
  • single crochet
  • slip stitch
  • Magic Ring

Pattern Description:

Please note that this pattern is for an instant digital download option only...no physical pattern will be shipped !

Hippy Hearts are the fifth of my patterns that makes use of the African Flower hexagon crochet motif and variations thereof, joined in a specific order to make a recognizable 3D item.
I love this African Flower pattern and the creative possibilities of using it to make 3D items.
Hippy Hearts are made using two different African Flower motifs: Hexagons and Pentagons. It's also an excellent stash buster project, as you only need to use very small amounts of leftover sock yarn to make a motif.
Crochet Hook 1.75mm (You could use a 2.00mm hook if preferred)
If you are planning to make your Hippy Heart in a heavier weight yarn, adjust your hook size accordingly...
Keep in mind that you need to have a tight stitch density, so you need to use a hook size that is smaller than the generally recommended hook size for the yarn you are using.
Some basic guidelines- Every person has a different crocheting tension, so there are no hard and fast rules regarding exact hook sizes...you will need to see what works for you, however, as a rough guide, the following hook sizes can be tested with the corresponding yarn weights:

Lace weight: 1.0mm
Sock weight: 1.75mm - 2.00mm
DK weight: 2.5mm - 3.0mm
Aran weight: +/- 3.5mm
Chunky weight: +/- 4.5mm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11cm x 14 cm in fingering weight yarn


  • +/- 45g of fingering weight yarn assorted colors
  • scissors
  • Tapestry needle
  • basic sewing supplies
  • polyester stuffing
  • 1.75mm crochet hook


Assorted colors

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About Designer

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I left full-time medical practice when my first daughter was born, and wanted to make some cute outfits for her. That led to learning a host of new skills in various crafts, including sewing, knitting, crocheting, painting, photography, decorating, making artist teddy bears, embroidery, quilting etc etc...the list is never-ending :)

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