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14 Versatile Crochet Heart Applique Patterns  

To Add a Pop of Love to Your Projects

Get ready to fall head over heels for the cutest crochet heart appliqué patterns this Valentine's Day!

With these super fun and easy 2d crochet heart patterns, you can embellish your cozy sweaters, hats, headbands or scarves, and they're also perfect for making crochet heart garlands, gift cards, or mug cozies.

Another idea would be to make loads of these cute little hearts and leave them with a note out and about in public places for random people to find and make them smile 🙂

The heart patterns listed below are easy, small and flat. You could double any of these up and create your own amigurumi version by stitching the sides together.

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Heart Applique Patterns

Crochet Heart Appliqué Uses

Crochet heart appliqués are not only perfect for Valentine's Day, but also for

  • Celebrating special occasions like weddings, birthdays or anniversaries.
  • You can incorporate these appliqués into cards, gift wraps, or party decorations.
  • Use them to embellish home decor items like pillows, wall hangings, or table runners.
  • Join multiple colors for a vibrant and eye-catching design.
  • Or create a heart appliqué with intricate details by adding embroidery or beads.

Handmade With Love Valentine's Gift Tags

Add these adorable little “Handmade With Love” tags to your crocheted gifts this year. They are the perfect way to add that finishing touch to your wrapped up crochet gifts this Valentine’s. They come in a set of 6 in 2 color variations.

Valentine's Handmade With Love Gift Tags - Handmade With Love Gift Tags

Easy Crochet Heart Appliqué Written Patterns

For this roundup, I gathered 14 easy crochet heart appliqués for you to choose from. They are all written patterns, offered for free on the designers' blogs (for personal use only) and you'll also find ad-free PDF patterns offered for small fees in the designers' shops.

Have a look at the heart patterns below and pick your favorite!


Crochet heart 2d

Free Crochet Heart Pattern - 3 Sizes by Sarah Maker

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"Learn how to crochet a heart for Valentine’s Day with this easy crochet heart pattern. These cute little hearts have a soft and squishy texture, and would look so adorable made into a crochet heart garland." (Sarah, Sarah Maker)

Difficulty Level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate


crochet heart applique small

How to Crochet an Easy Heart Appliqué (Without A Magic Circle) by Kathy's Kozies

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"These heart appliqués are super easy and beginner friendly. Typically heart appliqués are worked in the round. This one is worked in rows and is perfect if you are not yet comfortable with Magic Rings or working in the round in general." (Kathy, Kathy's Cozies)

Difficulty Level: Easy

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crochet small heart applique easy

Crochet Hearts Free Pattern by Desert Blossom Crafts

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"I think my favorite thing about these cute crochet hearts is that you can layer them different ways to create different effects!

They are also great for decoration. You could use the large heart as a coaster, or string them all together to make a garland!

Today I want to share a quick and easy crochet heart applique pattern that is worked in flat rows and comes in 3 different sizes!" (Rachel, Desert Blossom Crafts)

Difficulty Level: Easy


5 minute crochet heart

Crochet Heart Pattern in Chunky Yarn by ChristaCo Design

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"I love any excuse to crochet and create, so Valentine’s Day is the perfect reason. Create a crochet heart to adorn your little sweetheart’s hat, scarves or blankets.I used chunky yarn in this heart pattern. So it works up super quick-in only two rounds." (Crystal, ChrystaCo Design)

Difficulty Level: Easy


1-minute heart crochet pattern - start crochet

1-Minute Heart Crochet Pattern Photo Tutorial by Start Crochet

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"If you're on the lookout for the tiniest crochet heart ever, you can make this little cutie in under 1 minute. I used them as eyes on my Valentine's Worry Worm, but you could also add them as heart dots on a mushroom or any other amigurumi you fancy." (May, Start Crochet).

Difficulty Level: Easy


crochet heart written pattern

Heart Appliqué on Cup of Love Coffee Cozy by Green Fox Farms Designs

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This adorable little heart is just perfect to add to your coffee cup cozy for a Valentine's Day gift! As an added bonus, it doubles as a gift card or love note holder! "What could be better than a gift within a gift?" (Lisa, Green Fox Farms Designs)

Difficulty Level: Easy


Heart Applique Crochet365knittoo

Crochet Heart Pattern by Crochet 365 Knit Too

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"Remember those boxes of heart candies you received as a kid? You know the pink and white variety with sentiments such as “Be Mine”, “Love Bird” and “Kiss Me”? How about making a few crochet hearts and embroidering fun love words on top?! Too cute!" (Cheryl,

Difficulty Level: Easy


How to crochet easy heart - Raffamusa Designs

How To Crochet Quick & Easy Heart Appliqués in 5 Sizes by Raffamusa Designs

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"These crochet hearts are perfect to make Valentine’s Day cards and gift tags, or to add a cute finishing touch to your baby items, accessories, blankets, or really, any project!" (Raffaella, Raffamusa Desgins).

Difficulty Level: Easy


Embroidered Crochet Heart - Thorsby Cottage Crochet

Embroidered Crochet Heart by Thorsby Cottage Crochet

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"I really enjoy combining different crafting skills and so for this project, I used some stitchwork to make an embroidered crochet heart. This little heart would make a lovely keepsake for that special someone this Valentines day. It would also be lovely hung up on an Easter tree!" (Caitie, Thorsby Cottage)

Difficulty Level: Intermediate


Heart Applique Crochet Pattern - Easy Crochet

How to Crochet a Heart for Beginners by Easy Crochet

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Use this easy and free crochet heart pattern to crochet a small heart that is perfect for Valentine's Day or a simple appliqué you can add to other handmade gifts.

"I can promise this little crochet heart will be one you’ll come back to like I do. It is one of my favorite ways to crochet a heart!" (Krista, Easy Crochet).

Difficulty Level: Easy


Crochet Asymmetrical Heart - Golden Lucy Crafts

Crochet Asymmetrical Heart by Golden Lucy Crafts

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"This asymmetrical heart crochet pattern is one of my designs for Valentine’s Day. It is easy to crochet and can be used as charming small handmade gifts, appliques or ornaments." (Olena, Golden Lucy Crafts)

Difficulty Level: Easy


Stacked crochet heart by A Crocheted Simplicity

Stacked Hearts Crochet Pattern by A Crocheted Simplicity

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A quick little gift that could hold a small treat because "kids + candy = BFFs" (Jennifer, A Crocheted Simplicity).

Difficulty Level: Advanced Beginner / Easy


Quick crochet hearts by Stitching Together

Quick Crochet Hearts by Stitching Together

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"Don’t you just love these cute little crochet hearts? This free crochet heart pattern includes three different heart patterns that you won’t want to stop making once you start.

Use them to hang as bunting or a heart garland, add some dimension to a Valentine’s Day card or gift, or sew them as an applique on another project. Grab your hook and some leftover yarn and let’s learn how to crochet a heart." (Jessica, Stitching Together)

Difficulty Level: Easy


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Broken Heart Applique Crochet Pattern by EyeLoveKnots

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"This sweet heart is really fun and different than the usual. I love the idea of joining the heart sides to show broken hearts can be mended, or making separate sides to share with your BFF." (Alexandra, Eye Love Knots).

Difficulty Level: Easy

Paid Pattern on Rebeckah’s Treasures

I hope you enjoyed this roundup of different crochet heart appliqués and found the ones you're looking for...

More Valentine's Day Crochet Patterns

Looking for some other Valentine's Day crochet inspiration? Have a look at these patterns:

Valentine's Worry Worm Crochet Pattern
love bug lip balm holder crochet pattern
Caterpillar lip balm holder crochet pattern
Crochet Pattern Valentines - Start Crochet
Ladybug lip balm holder crochet pattern

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