Love Target for Cupid Square
Love Target for Cupid Square

Designed by Melanie Stiles
Copyright February 2000

Finished size:  7 inches
Materials:  Small amounts of red, white, and black worsted weight yarn, size H crochet hook, tapestry needle

Rnd 1:  With Red, Ch 4, 11 dc in 4th ch from hook.  Join with a sl st to beg. ch 4 ( 12 dc ) Finish off Red.
Rnd 2:  Join white with a sl st in any dc of rnd 1. Ch 3, dc in same sp as joining, * dc in next dc; rep from * around, join.  Finish off white.  (24 dc).
Rnd 3:  Join Red with a sl st in any dc of rnd 2, ch 3, dc in same st as joining and in next dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc; rep from * around, join.  Finish off red.  (36 dc)
Rnd 4:  Join white with a sl st in any dc of rnd 3; ch 3, dc in same st as joining and in next 2 dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * around, join.  Finish off white ( 48 dc)
Rnd 5:  Join red with a sl st in any dc of rnd 4; ch 3, dc in same st as joining and in next 3 dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 3 dc; rep from * around, join.  finish off red. ( 60 dc).
Rnd 6  Join white with a sl st into any st of rnd 5.  Ch 4, in same st as joining work (trc, ch 2, 2 trc), * dc in each of next 2 dc, hdc in each of next 2 dc, sc in each of next 6 dc, hdc in each of next 2 dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, in next dc work (2 trc, ch 2, 2 trc); rep from * twice more, dc in each of next 2 dc, hdc in each of next 2 dc, sc in each of next 6 dc, hdc in each of next 2 dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, join with a sl st in top of beg. ch 4.
Rnd 7:  Sl st into first ch-2 corner sp; ch 3, in same sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc), * dc in each st across to next corner sp, in corner sp work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc); rep from * twice more, dc in each st across to beg ch 3, join.
Rnd 8:  Ch 1, sc in same sp as joining and in each sc and ch st around.  Join.  Finish off and weave in ends.
Finishing:  With black yarn and tapestry needle,  backstitch an arrow hitting the center of the target.
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