Pink And Red Crocheted Hearts

Use this free crochet pattern for a lovely Valentine’s gift or decoration. This is a great pattern for a beginner or intermediate crocheter. You can make these lovely hearts and use them as window hangings, coasters, or even as applique accents for an afghan or quilt!  Make 2 hearts of the same size and sew them together to make a pocket.  Fill with candy, treats, or a note to a loved one and spread the love on Valentine’s Day!

Pink and Red Crocheted Hearts

Materials:

  • 1 skein worsted weight yarn
  • 3.5 mm (E) crochet hook

Gauge:  7 sts = 1 inch; 2 1/2 rows = 1 inch

Instructions:
Small heart measures about 3 1/2 inches tall and about 3 1/2 inches across; larger heart is about 4 inches tall and 4 inches across.

Small Heart

  1. Round 1:  (RS) Ch 5, sl st into 1st ch to create loop, ch 2, 19 dcs into loop sl st into top of 1st dc, do not turn throughout
  2. Round 2:  Ch 1, 2 scs into next 2 sts, 1 hdc into next 3 sts, 1 dc in next 4 sts, 3 dcs into next st (creates bottom tip of heart), 1 dc into next 4 sts, 1 hdc into next 3 sts, 2 scs in next 2 sts, sl st to 1st sc (25 sts)
  3. Round 3:  Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 2 hdcs in next st, 1 dc in next 4 sts, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, 1 sc in next 4 sts, 3 scs in next st (should be in the middle sc of 3-sc tip of row below), 1 sc in next 4 sts, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, 1 dc in next 4 sts, 2 hdcs in next st, 1 sc in next st, sl st to 1st sc (29 sts)
  4. Round 4:  Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next 4 sts, 1 sc in next 8 sts, 3 scs in next st (again, should be in the tip), 1 sc in next 8 sts, 2 dcs in next 4 sts, 1 dc in next st, 1 sc in next st, sl st to 1st sc (39 sts)
  5. Round 5:  Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 2 dcs in next 3 sts, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, 2 scs in next st, 1 sc in next 7 sts, 3 scs in next st (again, should be the tip), 1 sc in next 7 sts, 2 scs in next st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next 3 sts, 1 sc in next st, sl st to 1st sc (51 sts)
  6. Fasten off here for small heart; add one more round, below, for larger heart.

Large Heart

  1. Round 6:  Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next 2 sts, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts, 2 dcs in next st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, 1 sc in next 8 sts, 3 scs in next st (tip), 1 sc in next 8 sts, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next 2 sts, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts, 2 dcs in next st, 1 sc in last st, sl st to 1st st (61 sts), fasten off.

Pink and Red Crocheted Hearts