Crochet As Many Hearts As You Can With This Free Pattern

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Chocolate isn’t the only way to show someone you care this Valentine’s Day . Stitch up a bunch of crochet hearts — you can make ’em using scrap yarn — and attach them to whatever gift your loved one would like best.

Crochet Heart Pattern

Level: Advanced-beginner

What You Need

  • Cloudborn Superwash Merino Bulky (larger heart shown in Sky Blue)
  • US L-11 crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Pro Tip This is a perfect project for any yarn scraps you have on hand. We worked up a version in both fingering and bulky weights, and both look amazing. As long as you match your hook size and yarn weight, the sky’s the limit.


Gauge is not important here!

Finished Size

Your finished heart will vary in size depending on your yarn and hook combo. Experiment and have fun!



Ch 4.

Rnd 1: (3 tr, 3 dc, ch 1, tr, ch 1, 3 dc, 3 tr) in 4th chain from hook, ch 2, slip st to first tr to join.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, (sc, hdc) in 1st st, 3 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, (sc, dc, sc) in next st, sc in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st, 3 hdc in next st, (hdc, sc) in next st, ch 3, slip st in center of heart.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, sc in top of ch 3 from previous round, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts, (sc, dc, sc) in next st, sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, ch 3, slip st in center of heart.

Fasten off. Weave in all loose ends.

Share the Love

Have more hearts than you know what to do with? We’ve got ideas!

Be mine. Attach a sweet note to your heart and give it as a valentine.

Fill it with gifts. Crochet two identical hearts, then use a yarn needle to seam around the bottom of the heart. Leave the top open so you can tuck in fun Valentine surprises like candy, lip balm or another tiny gift.

Wear it on your sleeve. Glue or sew a pinback to your heart, then literally wear your heart on your sleeve.

Make a garland. String the hearts on a long strand of yarn, or chain a long strand with your crochet hook for something sturdier. Sew or thread the hearts onto the long strand, then hang it somewhere awesome.

Yarn bomb it. Tie long strands of yarn to three or four sections of the heart, then tie the heart to a chain-link fence. It’s sure to make passersby smile!

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29 Responses to “Crochet As Many Hearts As You Can With This Free Pattern”


    thanks always love to have new ideas.

  2. Sandie

    Is it possible to make a video to go with this pattern? I’m having such a hard time and would love to be able to watch you make these 3 rows. I’m making bears for kids in shelters and wanted to have them hold this heart so I have about 7 I’d like to kake for them.

  3. K Branyon

    Please make the patterns easier to download & print.

  4. Susan

    Can't wait to make sa few hearts

  5. Nancy S Moran

    I lost my heart pattern several years ago. Happy to have this one now.

  6. Marilyn Anderson

    thank you can't wait

  7. Pauline Miller

    I love this idea

  8. Ruth Roman

    This was an addictive project. Daughter asked for a heart and now I can’t stop making them. Really good pattern. Love the 3 sizes I can make with them and the ideas that are mentioned.

  9. Amelia Ettinger

    Please, make patterns print friendly!

  10. bradychri19810737

    Is there a way to bookmark this so I can come back to it?