Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy crochet pattern to make for Valentine’s Day or just need to add a dose of cuteness to your crochet projects, look no further than this free crochet heart applique. Originally featured in the Hearts and Kisses Cowl from I Like Crochet magazine, we took out the heart instructions for everyone to enjoy for free. Whether or not you attach your heart appique to wearables or use them as table decor or even transform them into little gift tags for Valentine’s day treat bags, we know you’ll have so much fun making this little pattern.
Lavender Crochet Heart Applique
Patons Classic Wool Worsted (100% wool; 210 yards [192 meters]/100 grams): #77308 Wisteria (CB, 1 ball)
Hook: US size H/8 (5.0 mm) hook
Notions: Tapestry needle
With CB, ch 4, join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
Row 1: Ch 2, (3 tr, 3 dc, tr, ch 1, tr, 3 dc, 3 tr, hdc) in ring. Do not join.
Row 2: Turn, ch 1, sc in next 8 sts, 3 sc in ch-1 sp, sc in next 7 sts, sl st to ch-2 sp. Fasten off, leaving approximately 12” yarn tail for joining.
Five of these crochet hearts make the Hearts and Kisses Cowl a lovely piece! Join the Gold Club today to get this pattern.
Thank you for sharing this pattern!
How can you make it bigger in size?
Hello! I’ve reached out to the designer for advice and she or I will reply as soon as possible. Thanks! – Nicola, Editor
The easiest way would be to use a thicker yarn and a larger hook. Hope this helps!
Love that heart!