These crochet classic hearts are a delightful and versatile project for crafters of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or just starting out, this free pattern will guide you through creating charming heart-shaped motifs that can be used in a variety of ways. Here’s a brief description of the pattern:

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn in your choice of colors
  • Crochet hook (size recommended on yarn label)
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends
  • Scissors

Pattern Instructions:

  1. Begin with a slip knot on your hook.
  2. Chain 4 and join with a slip stitch to form a ring.
  3. Round 1: Chain 3 (counts as the first double crochet), then work 3 more double crochets into the ring. This creates the first half of the heart. Chain 1.
  4. Work 4 more double crochets into the ring. This completes the other half of the heart. Chain 3.
  5. Slip stitch into the ring to secure the heart shape. Fasten off and weave in the loose ends.


  • Size: You can create hearts of different sizes by using different yarn weights and hook sizes. Experiment with thicker or thinner yarn to achieve the desired heart size.
  • Color: Play with various colors to create a colorful assortment of hearts. You can make them in solid colors or use variegated yarn for a unique look.
  • Embellishments: Add some extra flair to your hearts by attaching buttons, beads, or embroidery in contrasting colors.
  • Joining: These hearts can be used individually as appliques or joined together to make heart-themed garlands, blankets, or pillows. To join them, simply stitch them together with a tapestry needle and matching yarn.
  • Stiffening: If you want your hearts to hold their shape better, you can stiffen them using a fabric stiffener or a mixture of water and white glue. Shape the hearts and let them dry before using or displaying.

These crochet classic hearts are perfect for adding a touch of handmade charm to your projects or for gifting to loved ones on special occasions like Valentine’s Day or anniversaries. Feel free to get creative with your color choices and uses for these adorable crochet hearts!