Crochet Heart – Free Pattern and Step by Step Tutorial

Crochet is an art form that combines skill and creativity to create beautiful pieces using just a thread and a needle.


Among the many creations that can be made with this technique, crochet hearts stand out as a universal symbol of love and affection.

In this article, we’ll explore a free pattern and provide a step-by-step tutorial for you to create your own charming crochet heart.


 

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The Meaning of the Heart in Crochet

The heart is one of the most universal symbols of love and emotion. When incorporated into crochet, it takes on an even deeper meaning.

The art of crochet allows crafters to express their feelings and create meaningful gifts for loved ones.

Crochet hearts can be given as gifts on special occasions such as birthdays, weddings, Valentine’s Day and even as gestures of support in difficult times.

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 Free Crochet Heart Pattern


Necessary materials:

Cotton thread (color of your choice)
Crochet hook compatible with the chosen yarn
Scissors
Tapestry needle for finishing
Abbreviations Used:
Corr: Chain
Pbx: Very Low Point
Pbxcorr: Very Low Point in Correntinha
Pa: High Point
Aum: Increase (make two points in the same space)

Step by step:

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Magic Ring: Start by making a magic ring.

First Career:

Make 3 ch (equivalent to the first dc);
Make 2 dc in the magic ring;
Make 3 chains;
Make 1 dc in the magic ring;
Make 3 chains;
Make 3 dc in the magic ring;
Make 3 chains;
Make 1 dc in the magic ring;
Make 3 chains;

Close the row with a sl st in the third ch from beg.

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Second Career:

Make 1 sl st in the first chain space;
Make 1 sl st in the first dc;
Make 3 ch (equivalent to the first dc);
Make 2 dc in the same space;
Make 1 dc in the chain space;
Make 1 dc in the next dc;
Make 1 dc in the chain space;
Make 3 dc in the next dc;
Make 1 dc in the chain space;
Make 1 dc in the next dc;
Make 2 dc in the running space;
Make 1 dc in the next dc;
Make 3 chains;

Close the row with a sl st in the third ch from beg.

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 Third Career:

Make 1 sl st in the first chain space;
Make 1 sl st in the first dc;
Make 3 ch (equivalent to the first dc);
Make 2 dc in the same space;
Work 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc;
In ch space, crochet 1 dc, ch 3 and 1 dc (corner of heart);
Work 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc;
In the ch space, make 3 dc, ch 3 and 1 dc (another corner of the heart);
Work 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc;
Make 2 dc in the running space;
Make 1 dc in the next dc;
Make 3 chains;
Close the row with a sl st in the third ch from beg.

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 Fourth Row:

Make 1 sl st in the first chain space;
Make 1 sl st in the first dc;
Make 3 ch (equivalent to the first dc);
Make 2 dc in the same space;
Work 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc;
In corner ch space, crochet 1 dc, ch 3 and 1 dc;
Work 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc;
In the ch space in the other corner, crochet 3 dc, ch 3 and 1 dc;
Work 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc;
Make 2 dc in the running space;
Work 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc;
Make 3 chains;

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Close the row with a sl st in the third ch from beg.

Tie off the yarn and hide the ends using the tapestry needle.
Now you have an adorable crochet heart!

You can make lots of hearts in different sizes and colors to create beautiful decorations, accessories or gifts.

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