Crocheted hearts and ripples - hearts on one side and ripples on the other. Check the February 2009 issue of Crochet World for pattern. Pretty sure its a triple treble into the white 2 rows below on both sides of the chevron to make the heart shape.
Love the colors! The famous 'Around The World' quilt-style bedcover, free pattern by Karen Buhr. Fits a queen-size bed x Pattern requires 576 two-round granny squares (center) & 208 five-round squares for the solid border, which are then sewn