The Best Crochet Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

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Crochet hearts for Valentine's day.
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Valentines Day is vastly approaching and it’s the best time to start looking for gifts for your significant other and your loved ones. You will find the best crochet gift ideas in this post! DIY gifts tend to be more personalized and special for the receiving end, so it might be a good idea to grab your crochet tools and make something special in advance.

This pattern doesn’t require very advanced crochet skills, you only need a little patience, some leftover yarn, and a hook, that’s all you need to start crocheting. The perfect way to use any leftover yarn and make a unique gift for your love. Take a look at the examples below to check the current trends and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.

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Crochet Pattern With Hearts

1. 15 Minute Heart

These pretty little hearts make the best last – minute gift idea for Valentine’s Day! They are perfect to use up any leftover yarn and make sure your gift is properly embellished! Each little heart is approximately 5 cm (~2″). And you can follow a video tutorial if you want to!

  • DESIGNED by Crochetpedia
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
15 Minute Heart

PHOTOS by Crochetpedia / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochetpedia.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

2. Crochet Snail Garland

These cute Valentine’s snails in the pictures below were made by GoldenLucyCrafts and you can make them just in time for the upcoming Valentine’s Day! Feel free to decorate your home with them and embellish your projects. Hang them on the wall, window or door!

  • DESIGNED by GoldenLucyCrafts
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Crochet Snail Garland

PHOTOS by GoldenLucyCrafts / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on goldenlucycratfs.com, the top photo is here and the bottom photo is here.

3. Valentine’s Day Bear

How adorable is this little crochet bear in the pictures below? It’s absolutely the sweetest and will be a great gift for your loved ones on Valentine’s Day. Or just use it as a decoration for your home, or even a key – chain! Feel free to change the color to red or white, it’s totally up to you!

  • DESIGNED by Amigurumi.Today
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Valentine's Day Bear

PHOTOS by Amigurumi.Today / Instagram.com

Find original free pattern on amigurumi.today.com, the photos are here.

4. Valentine’s Day Ornaments

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so now is the perfect time to prepare some cool ornaments, like for instance these sweet appliques in the pictures below! They will make every Valentine’s Day decor so much more fun and will be the best little gifts!

  • DESIGNED by GoldenLucyCrafts
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Valentine's Day Ornaments

PHOTOS by GoldenLucyCrafts / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on goldenlucycratfs.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

5. Velvet Teddy Bear Amigurumi Free Till Feb 17, 2021

A sweet, velvet teddy bear is a fantastic Valentine’s Day gift idea, that will make your significant other happy! You start crocheting this cutie by making the head/body, it’s up to you, because the body and head are one continuous piece. The finished size is 3.5”.

  • DESIGNED by StringyDingDing
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Velvet Teddy Bear Amigurumi

PHOTOS by StringyDingDing / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on stringydingding.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

6. Free bear pattern

This sweet velvet bear in the pictures below is a fantastic work by shu. toys. As you can see, this adorable fellow is really huggable and super friendly! So make sure to crochet it as a Valentine’s Day gift for your significant other, or just gift it to your kiddo, it will make a great companion for a tea party!

  • DESIGNED by shu.toys
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Free bear pattern

Top Photo is by shu.toys / Instagram.com and bottom photo is by masterskayapodarkov1 / Instagram.com

Find original free pattern and top photo on Instagram, the bottom photo is on Instagram

7. Simply Love Mosaic

Valentine’s Day is coming up and with this pattern you can make a simple accessory that exudes the spirit of the holiday. A pillow like this looks great in any home and makes a great gift. Plus, you don’t have to spend all your time on it. This pillow is quick to crochet, and if you know the pattern well, even effortless. Give it a try and get in the mood!

  • DESIGNED by Elimee Designs
  • PROJECT TYPE pillows
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a crochet pillow adorned with hearts.

Photos by Elimee Designs / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on elimeedesigns.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Crochet Heart Applique

1. My Heart Belongs To?

Valentine’s Day is so close again! It’s the best time to take your mind off things and crochet some amazing decorations for your home. Like these vibrant hearts in the pictures below made by Sue Stapleton. Each heart is 9cm/3.5inches across and 8cm/3.1inches deep. Perfect hanging decor or book mark! 

  • DESIGNED by Sue Stapleton
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
My Heart Belongs To?

PHOTOS by Sue Stapleton / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on auburncraftcrochetdesign.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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2. Higher Love Motif

These fantastic little crochet hearts in the pictures below were made by Julia Hart and they are such an adorable gift idea for Valentines Day! You can use them to decorate your home, for instance turn them into garlands, coasters, or bookmarks! The finished size is about 1 1/2”

  • DESIGNED by Julia Hart
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Higher Love Motif

PHOTOS by Julia Hart / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on draiguna.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

3. Heart Air Balloon Applique Free Crochet Pattern

This cute applique will make a great addition to your gift, you can also add it on a valentines card to make It more special. It’s easy, so you can make a bunch of them and decorate your home with those lovely hearts.

  • DESIGNED by GoldenLucyCrafts
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Heart Air Balloon Applique Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern:

Heart Air Balloon Applique see more here

4. Valentine’s Day Heart Free Crochet Pattern

Valentines day is approaching and so is the time to make some cute decorations full of love. So is this one – cute, red and pink, lacy – perfect for this special day. Make a bunch of them and gift them to your loved ones!

  • DESIGNED by GoldenLucyCrafts
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Valentine's Day Heart Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the post:

Cute Crochet Applique Ideas

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5. Smiling Face With Hearts Emoji

Who doesn’t like emoji? We all use and like them, right? This cutie Will make such a stunning addition to many, many projects, like blankets, throws, Valentines Day cards and so on. Fast and easy, give it a try!

  • DESIGNED by GoldenLucyCrafts
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Smiling Face With Hearts Emoji Free Crochet Pattern_1

Go to the pattern:

Smiling Face With Hearts Emoji see more here

6. Heart Flowers Garden Applique

This cute applique will look just wonderful on a blanket, backpack, or even on a dress, or a coat! Experiment a little bit and embellish your clothing and home accessories with this cute appliqué.

  • DESIGNED by GoldenLucyCrafts
  • PROJECT TYPE applique
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Heart Flowers Garden Applique Free Pattern

Go to the pattern:

Valentines Day Applique see more here

7. Valentine Heart Coaster

Those cute coasters come in all the colors you can imagine. They will beautifully decorate your home for upcoming Valentines Day and will embellish your home decor for the rest of the year.

  • DESIGNED by Andee Graves
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Valentine Heart Coaster Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern:

Valentine Heart Coaster see more here

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8. Be Mine Garland Free Crochet Pattern

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is definitely in the air! If you’re planning on surprising your sweetheart, make sure to crochet these sweet hearts in the pictures below. You can turn them into a stunning garland or just gift them as they are.

  • DESIGNED by Coffee Loves Yarn
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
    valentines-day-hearts-free-crochet-patterns1

Go to the pattern:

Amigurumi Heart

9. BLESS YOUR HEART Applique

Designed for the troops, in the name of the God by Kim. Pretty easy and fast to do, make as many as friends you have. The full article with the link to the free pattern is below.  

  • DESIGNED by Kim Shaw
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
BLESS YOUR HEART Applique

 PHOTOS by Kim Shaw / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on Ravelry.

10. Heart Keychain Crochet Tutorial

If you have too many difficult and ambitious projects the time for a break with something very fast and very easy like this, not complicated stuff. The keychains are useful and practical so you can give it to anybody you like and say a good word as well.  Enjoy! The link to the full article with the free crochet pattern is below. 

  • DESIGNED by San Valentín
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
heart-keychain-crochet-tutorial

 PHOTOS by simplydaisy / ravelry.com

Find similar video tutorial on YouTube

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11. Sweet Crochet Heart Motif

Multifunctional as our real hearts, this cute crochet pattern can be used as applique, bunting, wall hanging, any way you like to show your love! The Crochet Fix design is an easy and fast pattern to make that gives great visual effects. Gentle texture and airy structure are the crochet decoration at its best. Delicately introduced in the small design can also be crafted with bulkier yarn to achieve bigger sized hearts.

  • DESIGNED by The Crochet Fix
  • PROJECT TYPE applique / embellishment
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by The Crochet Fix / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on thecrochetfix.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Heart Keychain

If you prefer your accessories not to be over the top, you will love these heart-shaped key chains. They’re easy to make, but they have the spirit of Valentine’s Day all over them. It’s a nice idea for a paired gift: you can make one for yourself and one for your loved one. It’s also a great project for when you don’t have time to make the actual gift to add to the list.

  • DESIGNED by Gootie (Agat Rottman)
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crocheted heart keychains with tassels handcrafted from crochet hearts.

Photos by Gootie (Agat Rottman) / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on madebygootie.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Heart Shape Crochet

1. Heart Keychain Crochet Tutorial

Today’s post is all about crochet hearts! They are very easy to make and can be used for anything you want. You can for example put them on a stick and give it to someone as a gift, you can attach it to clothes, pillows or blankets, you can make a home decoration for example a garland or a frame full of hearts. Get creative!

  • DESIGNED by Príncipe del Crochet.
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

 PHOTOS by Príncipe del Crochet. / YouTube.com

Find free video tutorial on YouTube

2. Crochet Doily EASY Crochet Heart

Hello. This project consists of two ways how to make this amazingly beautiful and useful crochet in a heart shape. The video is not only a tutorial. You can easily make this gorgeous project without any trouble. Watch the video and follow the written instruction in English.  Enjoy!

  • DESIGNED by NotikaLand
  • PROJECT TYPE coaster
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

 PHOTOS by NotikaLand / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on naztazia.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

3. Light Heart Dishcloth

Valentine’s day is around the corner and the hearts are the best for any occasion but especially for that day as a gift. Of course, it would be great as a dishcloth, coaster or decoration. Enjoy! The link to the full article is below.

  • DESIGNED by Naztazia
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

 PHOTOS by Naztazia / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on naztazia.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

4. Corazón Meraki

Don’t let Valentines Day be just about red! Celebrate this special day surrounded by colorful decorations, such as these cute hanging heart ornaments, that you’ll make in almost no time!

  • DESIGNED by Sandra Salas
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Corazón Meraki Free Crochet Pattern

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Corazón Meraki

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5. Flower For Heart Wreath

How stunning is this wreath? It will bring the Valentine’s Day atmosphere into your house and will look just amazing for the rest of the year. Great gift for your significant other.

  • DESIGNED by Tracey Todhunter
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Pretty Flower Pin Cushion Free Pattern

Go to the pattern:

Pretty Flower Pin Cushion see more here

6. Heart Bunny / Valentine’s card

Those cute heart shaped bunnies will make such a lovely addition to a Valentines Day Card! They can also be a present, you can easily make a key chain out of them.

  • DESIGNED by Yevheniia Romanchuk
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Heart Bunny : Valentine's card Free Pattern

Go to the pattern:

Heart Bunny / Valentine’s Card

7. 3D Hearts Free Pattern

Those absolutely beautiful crochet hearts will make sucha a lovely gift for your loved one! And it’s quite practical as well! You can make a key chain or a pin cushion out of it! Sweet!

  • DESIGNED by Michelle Alvarez
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
3D Hearts Free Pattern

Go to the pattern:

3D Hearts see more here

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8. Heart Crochet Blanket

This cute blankie will be a lovely addition to the nursery, or a simple gift for someone you love! Add fun red pom-poms to make it even more playful, and try out different color schemes. Let the love flow!

  • DESIGNED by Sarah Zimmerman
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Heart Crochet Blanket Free Pattern

Go to the pattern:

Heart Crochet Blanket

9. Heart Pixel Art Square

This cute heart square will make such a lovely gift for your significant other! You can make this into a pillow, large blanket, bed cape – the choice is yours! Beginner friendly pattern, enjoy!

  • DESIGNED by Alexandra Richards ELK
  • PROJECT TYPE square
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Heart Pixel Art Square Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern:

Heart Pixel Art Square

10. Crochet Heart Granny Square

Valentines day is a special time of the year when you say your dear ones how much you love them. Now is a great time to think about making a special gift for them. And this granny square is just perfect for that! You can gift it as a pillow, make a bed cape, blanket, wrap, coasters out of it – it’s totally up to you!

  • DESIGNED by RepeatCrafterMe
  • PROJECT TYPE square
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crochet Heart Granny Square Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern:

Crochet Heart Granny Square

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11. Heart Pillow

Those beautiful, pastel pillows will surely show your significant other (or your family and friends) how much you care about them. It’s a cute pillow, that’s gonna be perfect for road trips and will also do great as a regular sleeping pillow. Beginner friendly!

  • DESIGNED by Melissa Hassler
  • PROJECT TYPE pillow
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Heart Pillow Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern:

Heart Pillow see more here

12. Amigurumi Heart

The Valentine’s day is around the corner, below you will find three awesome fast projects, with written free patterns, to make in a heartbeat. What’s more, these little hearts will make a stunning decoration for a themed party! great stash buster idea, give it a go!

  • DESIGNED by Happy Amigurumi 
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet hearts
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Go to the pattern:

Amigurumi Heart

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13. Forever Love

These lovely heart shaped baskets arrived just in time for Valentine’s Day! They are worked in DROPS Paris yarn, but feel free to use any leftovers that you have. Great gift idea for your Sweetheart! You can fill these will sweets and flowers! The finished size is 14 cm on widest part and the height is approximately 5.5 cm.

  • DESIGNED by Drops Design
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Go to the pattern:

Forever Love

14. Give You My Heart

Not broken, a one piece crochet heart is a lovely token of affection to give to your loved one, not only during Valentine’s Day. DROPS Design has created this pattern as an all year hanging decoration to display at home. The simplicity of the design makes it perfect for a quick beginner craft. The instructions are very easy to follow after just a few items you will be making those from memory.

  • DESIGNED by DROPS Design
  • PROJECT TYPE hanging ornament
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by DROPS Design / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on garnstudio.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

15. Amigurumi Heart

One simple amigurumi pattern that can be handy any time of the year, but especially now, when Valentine’s Day is coming. By following danart_est instructions you can easily create cute little crochet hearts that you can use in so many exciting ways. A sweet keychain gift? Done! A lovely dinner decoration? Why not! The options are limitless, the pattern is here, just enjoy it and make this year’s V-day even more special.

  • DESIGNED by danart_est
  • PROJECT TYPE amigurumi
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by danart_est / instagram.com

Find original free pattern on Instagram.

16. Crochet Koala

All crochet fans that do not live in Australia, here’s the great news! Now you don’t have to go to the antipodes to see a cute koala bear, although it would be a great trip whatsoever, but you can craft your own little squishy friend that you can actually hug with! Natalia Ruzanova has given us such an option with her amigurumi pattern that you can find linked.

  • DESIGNED by Natalia Ruzanova
  • PROJECT TYPE amigurumi
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate

Photos by Natalia Ruzanova / instagram.com

Find original free pattern on Ravelry or read more on Instagram.

17. Waffle Heart Pillow

Minimalist decor is what you need for a successful party. This crocheted heat pillow is a great idea for a Valentine’s Day get-together. The rich color of the yarn combined with the waffle texture in this design makes it an eye-catcher. Make a few of these and you’ll be amazed at how much the atmosphere in your home will change.

  • DESIGNED by Raffaella Tassoni
  • PROJECT TYPE pillows
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a chair adorned with crocheted heart pillows.

Photos by Raffaella Tassoni / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on raffamusadesigns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

18. Gingham Heart Placemat

Another great way to get your home ready for a holiday is to create themed placemats for a family dinner. This simple plaid design with a heart motif in the center will come in handy when Valentine’s Day rolls around. The placemat is easy to make, and there are photo and video tutorials to guide you through the process. Don’t be afraid to start as a beginner!

  • DESIGNED by Heather Noble
  • PROJECT TYPE placemats
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A crochet heart shaped rug with a pink and white checkered pattern.

Photos by Heather Noble / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

19. Love Letter Crossbody

A simple crochet clutch with an adorable heart applique. Such a simple bag is great for those occasions when you only need to carry a few basics. The pattern is good for beginners and makes a thoughtful and practical gift for Valentine’s Day, so start today if you don’t have anything to give.

  • DESIGNED by curiouspapaya
  • PROJECT TYPE bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman is holding a crocheted purse with a crochet heart on it.

Photos by curiouspapaya / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on blog.clover-usa.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

20. Valentine Pixel Heart Pillow

Pixel designs are quite unusual and yet very easy to make. With this crocheted pillow you can make your Valentine’s Day home decor stand out. Plus, it’s another quick gift idea: the segments crochet in no time, so you can complete this piece in a couple of evenings. Just be sure to stay focused and not get distracted. You want your gift to be perfect!

  • DESIGNED by Ling Ryan
  • PROJECT TYPE pillows
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A crochet heart pillow on a couch.

Photos by Ling Ryan / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on hookedonpatterns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

21. Sweetheart Cardigan (Baby)

Valentine’s Day gifts are not just about toys and decorations. You can use this holiday as an opportunity to crochet a nice cardigan for your little one. This pattern will allow you to make a beautiful pastel piece with cute little hearts on it. It comes in sizes from 0 to 24 months, so you are sure to find one that fits your baby.

  • DESIGNED by Burgundy and Blush
  • PROJECT TYPE baby cardigans
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of crocheted sweaters, adorned with delicate crochet hearts, hanging on a wooden board.

Photos by Burgundy and Blush / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on burgundyandblush.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry.

22. Tiny Hearts Hot Pad

These cute hot pads are a great idea for a practical Valentine’s Day gift. If you want your gift to be used, check out this pattern. It includes detailed instructions for a thick hot pad that will save your hands from burning in the kitchen. The heart design is not too much, so the piece will look great all year long. Plus, they look great in any color.

  • DESIGNED by Janet Pippin
  • PROJECT TYPE hot pads
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crocheted pouches adorned with adorable crochet hearts.

Photos by Janet Pippin / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on simplyhookedbyjanet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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  1. Why carnt I print any of these patterns very frustrating says free pattern and you carnt get it wanted to make granny square heart for daughters wedding!

    1. Hi Cheryl. In our posts we do link the original patterns under the pictures. There you can find all the information given by the pattern authors as well as the printable versions, if available. Please check on their sites directly.

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