How to Crochet Heart ~ Free Crochet Pattern

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Skill level: Basic

Crochet Materials:

Crochet hook size 3.o

Crochet yarn: Pink 4 ply, 100 % acrylic

Sewing needle

Crochet stitches

This pattern uses US stitch abbreviation. 

Chains (ch)

Slip stitch (sl st)

Single crochet (sc)

Half Double crochet (hdc)

Double crochet (dc)

Picot stitches (3-ch picot and 5-ch picot)

Crochet Heart Pattern

This pattern was 1st published on, a sister site to CrochetArtDesign. CrochetHeartDesign took this pattern one step further and turned the heart into an Owl. You can see the final outcome of the Crochet Heart Owl here.

Foundation row: ch 6, turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 2 chs, turn.

Row 1. Sc in turning sc, sc in scs until middle of 3-scs, 3 scs in middle sc, sc in remaining scs (hint: skip turning ch foundation row). Turn.

Row 2-5. Repeat row 1.

Row 6. Sc until middle sc of 3 sc, sc in middle sc, ch 5, tun, sl st back to middle sc, sl st in sc, sc in remaining scs, ch 1, sc in same sc as last sc, continue crochet up the side of heart shape as follows: (ch 3, sc in next st) x 4, continue crochet top of heart shape as follows: (ch 1, sl st in next st) x 7, crochet down side of heart: (ch 3, sc in next st) x 4, ch 1, sc in 1st sc row 6.

Row 7. Sc in sc until middle ‘5 ch tail’, ch 5, sl st in tip of ‘5 ch tail’, ch 5, sc in next sc, sc in remaining sc until 3 ch sp. In 3 ch sps crochet: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc. When you reach the top of heart sp crochet in 1 ch sp only, 1 sc in all 1 ch sp until you reach 3 ch sp. In 3 ch sps crochet 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, sl st in 1st sc beginning of row 7.

Row 8. Sc in sc, sl st in 5 ch sp, in 5 ch sp crochet: (3 ch picot, sl st in 5 ch sp) x 3, sl st in sl st between 5 ch sps, 5 ch picot, sl st in last sl st, sl st in 5 ch sp, in 5 ch sp crochet (3 ch picot, sl st in 5 ch sp) c 3, sc in sc until last sc (before sc in 3 ch sp row 7), sl st in last sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends using a sewing needle.


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