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Valentine's Day crocheted box of chocolates

So sweet, no sugar

This Valentine’s Day, whip up some easy and adorable chocolates for your loved ones. Check out these step-by-step instructions on how to crochet your own chocolates and box.

Directions: Easy

Size: 16 x 12.5 cm (6 x 5 inches)

Abbreviations:

  • ch: chain
  • sl st: slip stitch
  • sc: single crochet
  • scinc: single crochet increase
  • scdec: single crochet decrease
  • sc4tog: single crochet four together
  • dc: double crochet
  • tr: treble (triple) crochet
  • st(s): stitch(es)

Special Stitch:

sc4tog: single crochet four together

Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull loop through stitch four times. Yarn over and draw yarn through all five loops on hook. Completed sc4tog — three stitches decreased.

Materials:

  • Worsted-weight yarn in red (ca. 30 grams) for box, various yarn colors for chocolates (I used brown, off-white, pastel pink and cyclamen)
  • Gold-fingering yarn for box edging and small heart
  • Size 4.5 mm (7) and 3 mm (D) crochet hooks
  • Cardboard
  • Red felt
  • Glue
  • Toy stuffing
  • Accessories to embroider chocolates (yarn, beads, etc.)
  • 12 petit-four cups
  • Stitch marker (optional)

The pattern box

Valentine's Day crochet box of chocolates: Bottom of the Box

Bottom of box, with red yarn and 4.5 mm (7) hook.

Note: Work in continuous rounds for sides; do not join or turn unless otherwise indicated. Sc evenly around all four sides of base.

Ch 16, sc in second ch from hook up to the end (15).

Repeat until your piece measures 14 cm (5.5 inches) from beginning.

Do not fasten off.

R1: Working through back loops, sc in each st around.

R2 - 5: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.

Valentine's Day crochet box of chocolates: Attach gold fingering yarn

Attach gold-fingering yarn in any corner space with 3 mm (D) hook.

R1: Sc around in each space, scdec in each corner space.

Fasten off.

Valentine's Day crochet box of chocolates: Bottom finished

Lid (make as bottom)

Valentine's Day crochet box of chocolates: Crochet the top

With red yarn and 4.5 mm (7) hook.

Ch 20, sc in second ch from hook up to the end (19).

Repeat until your piece measures 16 cm (6 inches) from beginning.

Do not fasten off.

Note: Work in continuous rnds for sides; do not join or turn unless otherwise indicated.

Sc evenly around all four sides of base.

R1:Working through back loops, sc in each st around, sc4tog in each corner space.

R2 - 5: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.

Attach gold-fingering yarn in any corner space (in front loops of the first round you started making the sides) and with 3 mm (D) hook.

R1: Sc around in each space, scdec in each corner space.

Fasten off.

Valentine's Day crochet box of chocolates: Cut cardboard

Cut two pieces of cardboard according to the measurements of your box.

Valentine's Day crochet box of chocolates: Glue into box

Glue each cardboard piece to the inner bottom and lid of the box.

Once dry, cut some red felt, measuring exactly the same as your cardboard, and glue it on the cardboard pieces. Set aside to dry.

Valentine's Day crochet box of chocolates: Dried box

Heart decoration

Valentine's Day crochet box of chocolates: Heart decoration

With gold fingering-yarn and hook of your choice.*

You can use any hook size you want to make the hearts. If you want a larger one, use a 4 mm (G), and if you want a smaller one, use a 2 mm (B/1) hook. I went for the middle size and used a 3 mm (D) hook.

Ch 4 and make 3 tr in the fourth ch from hook. *All stitches will be worked in the fourth ch from hook.*

Three dc, ch 1, 1 tr, ch 1, 3 dc, 3 tr, ch 3 and join with sl st to center of heart.

Sew heart on lid. You can make one or more hearts.

Chocolates

Valentine's Day crochet box of chocolates: Chocolates

With yarn color of your choice and 3 mm (D) hook.

Ch 2 or make a magic loop.

R1: 6 sc in second ch from hook (6).

R2: 2 sc in each st around (12).

R3: *1 sc , scinc,* repeat from *5 times (18).

R4: sc around (18).

R5: *1 sc , scdec,* repeat from *5 times (12).

R6: *dec*, repeat from *5 times (6).

Fasten off.

Make 12-inch various colors or use just one color.

Decorate your chocolates by embroidering different shapes using yarn, or add some beads.

To make the swirl, ch 18 and sew on top of chocolate.

Valentine's Day crochet box of chocolates: Chocolates

Complete

Valentine's Day crochet box of chocolates: Complete

Place your chocolates in some petit-four cups and inside your box.

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