you should know how to do a single crotchet, increase and decrease
i made a few of these hearts for my moms birthday and she loved them. they are a perfect gift for parents, spouses or pets (you could put catnip in it) they are cute and have many uses and are very easy to make.
5 st per inch
you will need yarn DK, hook 4.25 mm (G) and your choice of beans, stuffing, lavender, etc,