Creating a crochet velvet heart pillow is a delightful project that results in a soft and huggable decorative item. Here’s a simple free pattern along with a description to guide you through making your own velvet heart pillow.
- Velvet or chenille yarn in your preferred color (you can also use regular worsted weight yarn for a different texture)
- Crochet hook suitable for your yarn (usually 5.5mm to 6.5mm)
- Polyester fiberfill or stuffing material
- Yarn needle for sewing and weaving in ends
- Optional: A button or safety eyes for embellishments
- ch: chain
- sc: single crochet
- inc: increase (2 sc in the same st)
- dec: decrease (sc 2 sts together)
- st(s): stitch(es)
Front and Back Panels (Make 2):
Note: You’ll crochet two identical heart panels that you’ll later join together.
- Foundation Chain: Chain 2.
- Round 1: In the second chain from the hook, sc 6 times. (6 sc)
- Round 2: Inc in each sc around. (12 sc)
- Round 3: Sc in the first st, inc in the next st. Repeat from * to * around. (18 sc)
- Round 4: Sc in the first 2 sts, inc in the next st. Repeat from * to * around. (24 sc)
- Round 5: Sc in the first 3 sts, inc in the next st. Repeat from * to * around. (30 sc)
- Round 6: Sc in the first 4 sts, inc in the next st. Repeat from * to * around. (36 sc)
- Round 7: Sc in the first 5 sts, inc in the next st. Repeat from * to * around. (42 sc)
- Round 8: Sc in the first 6 sts, inc in the next st. Repeat from * to * around. (48 sc)
- Round 9-20: Sc in each st around. (48 sc in each round)
Note: Continue crocheting until both panels reach your desired size. You can make the panels larger or smaller as needed.
- Place the two panels together with the right sides facing each other.
- Single crochet around the edges of the heart, joining the front and back panels together. Leave an opening at the bottom of the heart for stuffing.
- Stuff the heart pillow firmly with polyester fiberfill.
- Close the opening by single crocheting across it.
- Fasten off, weave in any loose ends, and trim excess yarn.
- Optionally, you can add a button or safety eyes to the front of the heart for embellishment.
Your crochet velvet heart pillow is now complete and ready to add a cozy and charming touch to your home decor. You can choose different colors and sizes to suit your preferences. Enjoy your crocheting!