This crochet heart applique is perfect for embellishing anything from pockets, to headbands, to bags, to hats, and so much more … perfect for Valentine’s Day or anytime you need a little extra cuteness!
The finished applique size as written below is approximately 3½ in. wide. You can find patterns for more crochet heart sizes here.
Crochet Heart Applique Pattern
Here’s what you need:
- worsted weight yarn
- H hook
- tapestry needle
Note: Chains are not counted in end of round stitch counts unless otherwise noted in parentheses.
Finished size is approx. 3½ in.
Make a magic ring (as an alternative to the magic ring, you can ch 4 and join with a slip stitch in furthest chain from hook to form a ring).
Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), working into the ring, work 3 hdc, 3 dc, ch1, Sl st in ring, ch 1, continue working in ring 3 dc, 3 hdc, join and pull tail of yarn to close up ring — 14 sts.
Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 hdc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 dc in next, 3 dc in next, 2 dc in next, ch 2, Sl st in Sl st from previous round, ch 2, 2 dc in next st, 3 dc in next, 1 dc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 3 sts, join — 20 sts.
Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 dc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 5 sts, 1 dc in next, 3 dc in next, 2 dc in next, 3 hdc in next, ch 1, Sl st in Sl st from previous round, ch 1, 3 hdc in next, 2 dc in next st, 3 dc in next, 1 dc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 5 sts, join — 31 sts.
Use a needle and thread to stitch it in place, or for a more temporary embellishment, use a few strips of double sided garment tape.