Unusual Valentine’s Day Crochet Gift Ideas

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A Valentine's Day collage of crocheted toys.
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Valentine’s Day crochet gift ideas don’t always have to be all about heart decorations and red roses. Here we are presenting all the cuteness that is crochet gift ideas, perfect for that special day of the year. Surprise your Valentine and handcraft a soft hug, cute keychain or something to warm up. Personalized and cute, that’s this year’s goal for a V-day gift!

There are many Valentine’s Day crochet patterns on the internet, however, browsing through them all might give you a headache. What’s more, the majority of them are based on the simplest idea – crochet a red heart and you’re done. If, however, you’re looking for something extra, we’ve got you covered with these crochet amigurumi, baskets, socks, beanies, you name it! There is no project odd enough not to be designed in a way that your beloved one would scream of the love overload.

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1. Tiny Valentine Amigurumi

Sometimes the tiniest symbols can reflect the biggest love. Just like in this case where the little amigurumi creation designer by Joy PhamSontakke is an expression of endless affection and cuteness. And as the love might have different forms, these crochet tokens represent different shapes, uses and ideas, but all of them have the same purpose – to serve as the unusual but cute Valentine’s Day crochet gift.

  • DESIGNED by Joy PhamSontakke
  • PROJECT TYPE  amigurumi
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Joy PhamSontakke / ravelry.com

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

2. Heart & Sole Slippers

To love someone is to care about that person and wanting to make our loved one comfortable, happy and always feeling good. This is easier to achieve with some good warm slippers. Those would make a great Valentine’s Day crochet gift, especially if crafted by Kinga Erdem’s pattern where the soulful heart makes a centerpiece of the design. Such slippers will remind of the love every single day while giving so much needed comfort.

  • DESIGNED by Kinga Erdem
  • PROJECT TYPE  slippers
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Kinga Erdem / ravelry.com

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

3. Amigurumi Valentine Bunnies

In the year of the rabbit, as per Chinese calendar, the year of prosperity and peace, a Valentine’s bunny seems like such a perfect match. Lauren Espy has designed those cute little fellas to be perfectly adorable and utterly irresistible. So if there is that special someone who might still need some convincing, this is the way to break through those walls. Because who would resist bunny charm?

  • DESIGNED by Lauren Espy
  • PROJECT TYPE  amigurumi
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Lauren Espy / ravelry.com

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

4. Amigurumi Puppy

Craft a cute little puppy as a Valentine’s Day crochet gift for someone who needs some of the doggy love in their life. Maybe that someone would love to have a dog, but cannot? Or maybe that someone has just lost the beloved puppy? Help fill that dog-shaped while in someone’s heart on that special day and check the pattern by Lee Mei Li that has been so beautifully followed by Craft Passion.

  • DESIGNED by Lee Mei Li of AmiguruMEI
  • THIS VERSION by Craft Passion
  • PROJECT TYPE  amigurumi
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Craft Passion / craftpassion.com

Find original free pattern on craftpassion.com.

5. Velvet Valentine Crochet Bear

Valentine’s Day is all about love and cherishing the special people we have in our life. It can be your partner, your best friend or your kid. Whoever that is, this person for sure deserves a special crochet gift that will remind of you and your love. Repeat Crafter Me had the same idea and has created this cute velvet bear by the pattern from Yarnpisations. This can be a great hugsy to give this time of year so that he can become a lovely everyday companion for your beloved one.

  • DESIGNED by Sarah Zimmerman for Yarnspirations
  • THIS VERSION by Repeat Crafter Me
  • PROJECT TYPE  plushie
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Repeat Crafter Me / ravelry.com

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

6. Cup of Love Coffee Cozy

A travel mug sleeve might seem like a very basic or even boring thing to handcraft, but not with this fun pattern from Lisa M Fox. She has created something that’s not only a practical everyday must have but a thing that can easily be a cute Valentine’s Day gift. Crochet it smoothly with the beginner friendly pattern and then make your beloved one think of you with every sip of coffee.

  • DESIGNED by Lisa M Fox
  • PROJECT TYPE valentine’s day gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Lisa M Fox / ravelry.com

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

7. Box of Chocolates

No diet or no health issues will ruin this year’s Valentine’s Day! The chocolate box that is very sweet, very cute and not at all bad for your teeth or figure? Yes please! This amazing crochet pattern from Michele Wilcox for Yarnspirations is exactly what you need this time of the year. One chocolate after another, you will fall more in love with this project just like you did with your Valentine.

  • DESIGNED by Michele Wilcox for Yarnspirations
  • PROJECT TYPE valentine’s day gift
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate

Photos by Yarnspirations / yarnspirations.com

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

8. Mini Valentine Gnomes

These cute themed gnomes will make a perfect decoration for your Valentine’s Day house. The project is quite quick and you can manage to complete a few gnomes in a couple of days, so rely on it as your last-minute option. The pattern is suitable for those who already have some skills, so if you’re a confident beginner, you can start right away.

  • DESIGNED by Darling Maple Designs
  • PROJECT TYPE toys & decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Valentine's Day Crochet Gnomes are the perfect addition to your festive decor. These adorable gnomes, handmade with love, will bring a touch of whimsy and charm to your Valentine

Photos by Darling Maple Designs / Ravelry.com

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

9. Hoya Heart Succulent

A silly succulent for your Valentine’s Day gift. Such a cute piece will melt anyone’s heart, so if you can’t find the exact project that comes to mind, you should think about this one. Besides, it doesn’t take much time to complete, and there’s a free video tutorial for visual crocheters. You can also find a complete PDF version on the original website.

  • DESIGNED by Lauren Espy
  • PROJECT TYPE toys & decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of crocheted potted plants perfect for Valentine's Day.

Photos by Lauren Espy / Ravelry.com

Find the original video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

10. Valentine’s Day Cat

If you don’t have much time for your Valentine’s Day gift, consider this crochet pattern. This tiny heart-shaped cat is a nice way to show your loved one that you really care. The project is quick and requires only the skills of a beginner. Plus, you can make it on the go, so don’t be afraid to take it with you.

  • DESIGNED by Amigurumi Today
  • PROJECT TYPE toys & decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A pink crocheted cat ornament with a bow on it, perfect for Valentine's Day.

Photos by  Amigurumi Today / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on amigurumi.today, or read more about it on Ravelry.

11. Love Bomb with Heart

An unusual crochet toy idea for a Valentine’s Day gift. It’s cute, fun, and, most importantly, it’s easy to make. You can crochet a couple of bombs in a few evenings and be sure that your partner will love them. The project is made in pieces and sewn together. Don’t be afraid of the sewing: the pattern will help you with everything.

  • DESIGNED by Gabriela Krasteva
  • PROJECT TYPE toys & decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two crochet rocks decorated with pink hearts for Valentine's Day.

Photos by Gabriela Krasteva / Ravelry.com

Find the original video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Hearts Hat

Heart-themed projects are great for Valentine’s Day, but they’re also great all year round. This cute crocheted hat is a great addition to your accessory set. Not only is it eye-catching, but it has a comfortable design and a cheerful pom-pom for added charm. The heart hat pattern is easy to follow and suitable for most crocheters.

  • DESIGNED by Tonya Bush
  • PROJECT TYPE hats
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two Valentine's Day themed hats with hearts, made through crochet, adorned with cute pom poms.

Photos by Tonya Bush / Ravelry.com

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

13. Heart Flower Pot

A minimalist crochet toy for a Valentine’s Day gift. It’s easy to make, quick, and yet cute. Such a piece is great for office or desk decoration: it’s not too big, yet can bring a cozy atmosphere to your workspace. You can also give it as a gift for other occasions. For example, it will be great for Mother’s Day gift and so on. Try experimenting with colors, red and pink are not the only options!

  • DESIGNED by Fay Lyth
  • PROJECT TYPE toys & decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two Valentine's Day crocheted flowers in pots.

Photos by Fay Lyth / Ravelry.com

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

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