Sweetheart Favor

Supplies

1 qty. 3”x 9” felt (color of choice)

1 qty. 3”x 9” felt (contrasting color of choice)

12” ” satin ribbon (color of choice)

 

Tools

Scissors

Directions

 

Trace and cut out pattern pieces onto felt. Be sure to fold each piece of felt and place the fold according to the pattern before cutting.

Cut slits into the felt according to the pattern.

You will be weaving each of the slits of each folded felt piece into each other (each slit is labeled “1, 2, 3, 4” on the patterns).

Position each folded felt piece so that it forms a heart (see Fig. A). Each folded piece represents half of a heart (a left side and a right side).

 

1) Take the left side’s first slit and insert it in between the right side’s first slit.

2) Insert the right side’s first slit in between the left side’s second slit.

3) Insert the left side’s third slit in between the right side’s first slit.

4) Insert the right side’s first slit in between the left side’s fourth slit. The first row is completed (woven).

5) Take the right side’s second slit and insert it in between the left side’s first slit.

6) Insert the left side’s second slit in between the right side’s second slit.

7) Insert the right side’s second slit in between the left side’s third slit.

8) Insert the left side’s fourth slit in between the right side’s second slit. The second row is completed (woven).

9) Take the left side’s first slit and insert it in between the right side’s third slit.

10) Insert the right side’s third slit in between the left side’s second slit.

11) Insert the left side’s third slit in between the right side’s third slit.

12) Insert the right side’s third slit in between the left side’s fourth slit. The third row is completed (woven).

13) Take the right side’s fourth slit in between the left side’s first slit.

14) Insert the left side’s second slit in between the right side’s fourth slit.

15) Insert the right side’s fourth slit in between the left side’s third slit.

16) Insert the left side’s fourth slit in between the right side’s fourth slit. The fourth and final row is completed (woven). Thread the ribbon into the front and back portions of the heart through the slits. Fill the favor with treats and tie the ribbon into a bow.

 

2008 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.

 

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