Crochet hearts for Valentine's Day.

Crochet Hearts for Beginners – Free Patterns

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Crochet Hearts for Beginners will save the day if you are still not ready for Valentine’s Day. No matter if you are at the beginning or at the top of your crochet career, you can certainly make a bunch of these decorative hearts in one evening. Trust us! Garlands, jars or baskets full of crochet hearts and heart-covered blankets are surely going to make your home look so lovely this February. Check out the free patterns under the links below and follow us on Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Baby Blankets and Valentine’s Day Amigurumi.

Easy Crochet Hearts with Free Patterns

Happy Heart Amigurumi

These crocheted hearts with adorable smiley faces are sure to steal the heart of every recipient. You can easily adjust their dimensions by using different hook sizes or yarn weights. No matter what you decide to create – a cuddly toy, an adorable keychain, or a charming decoration – this pattern by Pippa Everett got you covered. Treat someone you love with this crochet heart on Valentine’s Day and see how quickly a smile will appear on their face!

Level: beginner Author: Pippa Everett

Crocheted amigurumi adorned with heart shapes.

photos by Pippa Everett /

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Crochet Heart Pattern

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, these crochet heart appliques will be a real lifesaver for anyone looking for a last-minute project. They are not only quick but also super easy to make using basic stitches. Whether you are looking for love-themed home decor or a cute embellishment to adorn your gifts, this new heart crochet pattern by The Secret Crocheter is a great option. Play with all colors of the rainbow for a colorful look or make them in shades that will match your projects.

Level: beginner Author: The Secret Crocheter

A Crochet Hearts garland drapes elegantly on a wooden table.

photos by The Secret Crocheter / top, bottom

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String of Hearts Crochet Garland

Valentine’s Day is almost here and you’re still unprepared? No worries! This crochet garland by Delia Creates can be made in no time. With a slip stitch, double crochet, and triple crochet you are ready to create a whole line of charming little hearts to decorate your home. Hang it over the mantelpiece, in the window, or on the wall in your bedroom, and let those hearts put you in a romantic mood!

Level: beginner Author: Delia Creates

Valentine's Day Crochet Hearts

photos by Delia Creates /

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Woven Crochet Heart

This beautiful crochet heart by Yvonne van Zijl can serve as a charming decoration or gift container. Featuring two equal parts intricately woven together to form the heart shape, this design is filled with handmade warmth and love. Stick with the traditional Valentine’s shades or play with your favorite color combinations. You can customize your creation even further by adding a ribbon or closure for an extra special touch.

Level: beginner Author: Yvonne van Zijl

A pink and white crocheted heart with a tassel, perfect for lovers of crochet hearts.

photos by Yvonne van Zijl /

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If you need more inspiration, check out our collection of Cupid’s Favorite Valentine’s Day Appliques.

Crochet Heart

Are you dreaming of a colorful garland of hearts hanging on your wall this February? Obviously! Maybe you need a new lucky charm to throw into your bag too? This delightful pattern is exactly what you’re looking for then. It is also a great way to use up leftover yarn.

Level: beginner Author: Yarnhild

Crochet Heart

The original pattern and the photos are on Yarhild

Squishy Heart

This puffy heart works up so fast and looks cute! On top of that, it can be used in a variety of ways. You can use it as a single decor element, a pincushion, a keychain, or a tiny pillow for a doll. Let your imagination guide you and make a little heart for your loved ones too. It’s so simple!

Level: beginner Author: Lauren Lewis

Crochet Heart

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

3D Heart Amigurumi

Naztazia is back with one more inspiring pattern! This time its power evidently lays in simplicity and good vibes. If you want to make sweet little gifts for your family for Valentine’s Day, save these instructions in your library.

Level: beginner Author: Naztazia

Heart Amigurumi

The original pattern and the photos are on Naztazia. More info on Ravelry

Key to my Heart 

Heart ornaments are both very original and so universal. They can be used as decorations for many projects like handmade gifts, pieces of clothing or accessories for the home. This crochet heart pattern will certainly let you fill your portfolio with love!

Level: beginner Author: Olga Tarasova

Crochet Heart AppliqueThe original pattern and photos are on OlyaT. More info on Ravelry.

Strawberry Hearts 

Why not add something special to your Valentine’s Day crochet decor? Eating strawberries and chocolate with your loved one is a great idea but these crochet amigurumi hearts will surely stay with you a lot longer, reminding you of the love you share. Strawberry hearts like these are the perfect project for beginners.

Level: beginner Author: Barbara Peček

Strawberry HeartsThe original pattern and photos are on The Magic Loop. More info on Ravelry.

Brioche Heart

This cute decoration will look great anytime! There is always a good time to celebrate love, right? Brioche hearts are plump and squishy, and sweet stripes make them look so cool. Find your favorite color combination and make a bunch of them! 

Level: upper beginner Author: Tatsiana Kupryianchyk

Colorful Crochet HeartsThe original pattern and photos are on Lilla Björn’s Crochet. More info on Ravelry.

Ruffle Hearts

Pure charm! This project by awesome designer Lulu Loves crosses all the limits of cuteness. Isn’t it absolutely irresistible? Don’t even try to deny it! You can use up all the scraps of yarn you have in your stash while crocheting these precious Valentine’s Day decorations.

Level: upper beginner Author: Lulu Loves

Crochet Hearts

The original pattern is on Lulu Loves. The photos are on Instagram.

Tiny Happy Hearts

We are certainly super happy to see this pattern for simple crochet hearts! They are always great as appliques, garland elements, or special confetti! The patterns by DROPS design we have tried so far were awesome and this one will surely be no exception.

Level: upper beginner Author: DROPS design

Tiny Crochet Hearts

The original pattern and photos are on Garnstudio. More info on Ravelry.

Lovely Heart Ideas with Free Crochet Patterns

If you are looking for inspiration to make a really unique gift for someone you love, you might want to take a look at other Lovely Hearts Ideas! Here you will find projects that use the heart as their main motif. You can make a beautiful heart-shaped blanket in hues of the red, sweet doily with heart pattern, or comfy slippers.

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of C2C Valentine’s Ideas and Delightful Valentine’s Blankets.

Heart-Shaped Pot Holder

This is one of the most charming Valentine’s Day crochet patterns we have seen this season, without a doubt! We mean, you look at the stitch Sonya Blackstone used. So beautiful! And the decorative edging? We are absolutely enchanted!

Level: upper beginner Author: Sonya Blackstone

Heart-Shaped Pot Holder

The original pattern and the photos are on Blackstone Designs. More info on Ravelry.

Scandinavian Heart

Scandinavian Heart works well as a coaster, potholder, decoration, or gift tag. If you are looking for a small gift idea, this is evidently it! The clever weaving technique creates an illusion of two parts merging together, which is a lovely metaphor for love! It’s really easy to make, so even beginners should have no problems with that. Try it in your favorite colors and give it to someone you love!

Level: upper beginner Author: Kirsten Ballering

Crochet Heart

The original pattern and the photos are on Haak Maar Raak. More info on Ravelry.

Here you can find other Home Decor accessories for Valentine’s Day.

Warm My Heart Throw 

Hearts on hearts! You can really get comfy and warm under this heart-shaped blanket. Ann Regis is in the perfect mood for Valentine’s Day, evidently! Are you? Get some red yarn and start working on this masterpiece!

Level: upper beginner Author: Ann RegisCrochet Heart Throw

The original pattern and photos are on Red Heart. More info on Ravelry.

Heart & Sole Slippers 

These cute slippers with little heart detail will keep your feet warm and look super sweet this February. Will you crochet them for the people you love? And keep a pair for yourself? Sounds like a plan to us! Kinga Erdem rocks!

Level: beginner Author: Kinga Erdem

Crochet Slippers

The original pattern and photos are on My Hobby is Crochet. More info on Ravelry.

Hearts Around Doily 

A crochet doily with a lovely heart motif? Oh yes! Use this one as a coaster or join a couple of them in order to create a unique table cover. Terri Kroupa inspired us to make magical, lacy pieces of art! Do you want to join the fun?

Level: beginner Author: Terri Kroupa

Crochet Doilies

The original pattern is on Around the Crochet Table. More info and the photos on Ravelry.

Small Hearts Graphghans with Free Crochet Patterns

We all need a broad range of patterns for crochet projects covered with hearts to choose from before Valentine’s Day, don’t we? Therefore, we have decided to share some more options with you featuring small hearts. We bet you would love to add them to your crochet repertoire in order to use them for many future projects. The squares are certainly going to serve as a base for lovely blankets, afghans, throws, and many more. The power of hearts is so huge!

Heart Pixel Art Square 

Any fans of old video games here? Even if you haven’t spent much time playing them, you are surely going to like this heart made of beautifully textured pixels. This stitch is really intricate and certainly worth learning and the deep red shade coupled with light grey looks so good.

Level: upper beginner Author: Alexandra Richards ELK

Heart Pixel Art Square

The original pattern and the photos are on Eye Love Knots.

Corner to Corner Crochet Heart 

What kinds of projects do you see in your head while looking at this pretty crochet square? Baby blankets, bedspreads, and decorative pillows, if you ask us. Playing with colors will let you change the character of this base according to your fab taste.

Level: upper beginner Author: Daisy Farm Crafts

Corner to Corner Crochet Heart Square

The original pattern and the photos are on Daisy Farm Crafts.

8-bit Love Pillow 

Love is in the air at the beginning of 2021, evidently! Are you planning on celebrating with a brand new project? This lovely pattern by Kirsten Ballering will surely be a perfect fit for you. Who doesn’t need a pillow covered with colorful hearts? We all obviously do!

Level: upper beginner Author: Kirsten Ballering

crochet pillow

The original pattern and the photos are on Haak Maar Raak. More info on Ravelry.

Heart Graphghan

The season for hearts is almost here! If you want to get ready for Valentine’s Day in advance, this pattern by Kylee Keller will surely come in handy. It won’t take much of your precious time, without a doubt! On top of that, it is a great opportunity to practice the corner to corner technique.

Level: upper beginner Author: Kylee Keller

Heart Graphghan

The original pattern and the photos are on Okie Girl Bling’n’Things. More info on Ravelry.

Little Love Coaster/Mug Mats

Aren’t these little crochet hearts irresistible? Absolutely! Spitspot Crochet surely inspired us to create some Valentine’s Day magic this February! The pattern is not overly complicated and so fun to work on. Try it ASAP!

Level: upper beginner Author: Spitspot Crochet

Heart Crochet Coasters

The original pattern is on Spitspot. The photos are on Instagram.

Soft Heart Spa Cloth

What a lovely stitch! Assia Colozzo has released a pattern that will surely be useful for many of your crochet projects. Once you learn the stitch, you can use it for much more than kitchen accessories! Try these sweet spa cloths first though!

Level: upper beginner Author: Assia Colozzo

Crochet Heart spa cloth

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry.

Heart Towel Topper

So cute! Awesome designer and crocheter Jessica Underwood surprises us with an original idea for Valentine’s Day 2022. Will you get inspired and decorate your kitchen with hearts for February? And, most importantly, will you stick with red?

Level: upper beginner Author: Jessica Underwood

Crochet Heart Towel Topper

The original pattern and the photos are on Stitching Together. More info on Ravelry.

Piece of My Heart Scrapghan

This scrapghan designed by our beloved designers from Yarnspirations has stolen our hearts! Whole hearts, not just pieces of them. This is because of the beginner-friendly granny crochet technique and the delightful pastel colors.

Level: beginner Author: Yarnspirations

Crochet Scrapghan

The original pattern and the photos are on Yarnspirations.

Radiating Heart Pillow

Radiating with beauty and pure joy! Velvet yarns make every crochet piece a thousand times more delightful, don’t they? And to think that this crochet heart pillow designed by Raine Eimre was absolutely delightful to begin with!

Level: upper beginner Author: Raine Eimre

Crochet Heart Pillow

The original pattern and the photos are on Handmade by Raine. More info on Ravelry.

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