Valentine’s Day, with its roots in ancient Roman traditions and the legend of Saint Valentine, has long been a day where expressions of love and affection are shared through gifts and heartfelt gestures. In the world of crochet, this day of love has inspired a myriad of Valentine’s Day Crochet Patterns, offering crafters an opportunity to pour their affection into every loop and stitch. For crocheters, creating handmade items for this celebration is a deeply personal and thoughtful way to show care. From delicate heart-shaped doilies to cozy, love-themed scarves and hats, these crochet patterns allow for a uniquely personal touch that store-bought gifts simply can’t match. Crafting for Valentine’s Day becomes an expression of love in itself, enabling crocheters to imbue their work with warmth and sentiment, making these items not just gifts, but cherished keepsakes that symbolize love and thoughtfulness. Whether it’s for a significant other, a dear friend, or as a festive decoration, crocheting for Valentine’s Day is a heartfelt way to participate in this timeless celebration of love.
Free Valentines Day Crochet Patterns – Top Picks
Designer: Kara Gunza of Petals to Picots
Make your Valentine’s Day special with the beautiful Rose Heart Wreath crochet pattern by Kara Gunza! It’s more than just a February decoration; it’s a classic sign of love. Put this wreath on your door to spread warmth all year. You only need an H hook and some regular yarn to make this lovely wreath. Enjoy making a simple crochet rose pattern, using cardboard and a glue gun. This wreath will make your home feel like a cozy place full of love. It’s easy for beginners and lets you decorate your space in your own way. Bring handmade charm to your home and show love in every stitch.
Designer: Olena of GoldenLucyCrafts
Enhance your Valentine’s Day crafting the Crochet Heart Air Balloon Applique from Olena of GoldenLucyCrafts! This charming pattern brings a dose of love to handmade cards, scrapbooking, or as a delightful embellishment. Created with a 2.75mm and 1.88mm crochet hook and Patons Grace light weight yarn, it’s a versatile project suitable for all skill levels. Extend its use beyond Valentine’s Day; the heart balloon applique is perfect for birthdays or Mother’s Day cards, offering limitless creative options. Take your crafting endeavors to new heights by affixing it to a canvas for endearing wall art in a kid’s room. Olena’s design ensures a simple and sweet method to convey affection through crochet. Begin your stitching journey and infuse your projects with heartfelt warmth!
Designer: Kara Gunza of Petals to Picots
Brighten up your Valentine’s Day with Kara Gunza’s Valentine’s Spike Stitch Heart pattern! It’s perfect for adding a romantic touch to your decorations, like on the mantle. You can also use these hearts to make headbands and hats more stylish and heartfelt. Another sweet idea is to put these cute hearts into Valentine’s Day cards. This simple but lovely crochet pattern is a wonderful way to show love and happiness. It’s great for making thoughtful gifts and is easy enough for beginners. You’ll need some worsted-weight yarn and an H crochet hook. Each heart comes out to be about 3 1/2 inches tall and 3 3/4 inches wide.
Designer: Kirsten Ballering of Haak Maar Raak
Warm up your Valentine’s Day with the charming I Heart U Mug Cozy crochet pattern by Kirsten Ballering. Crafted with Scheepjes Cotton 8 in vibrant Red, this delightful creation adds a touch of love to your cozy moments. Using a 3.5mm crochet hook (US size E/4), this pattern is perfect for crocheters of various skill levels. Tailored to fit a mug with dimensions 8cm in diameter and 9.5cm in height, it combines functionality with heartfelt aesthetics. Elevate your coffee or tea experience with a personalized touch. Embrace the joy of gifting or treat yourself to this lovely project. Warm beverages and affectionate crochet make the perfect pair!
Designer: Jennifer Renaud from A Crocheted Simplicity
Get ready to spread love with these delightful Valentine Treat Bags, a heartwarming crochet project by Jennifer Renaud from A Crocheted Simplicity. Crafted with care and creativity, these treat bags are perfect for adding a handmade touch to Valentine’s Day. Designed for ease and speed, even beginners can enjoy making these charming bags. Utilizing worsted weight yarn, specifically Lion Brand’s 24/7 Cotton, the result is a durable and lovely creation. With just 55 yards of yarn, including 25 yards for the main color and 30 yards for the contrasting color, you can whip up these bags in no time. Grab your G/6/4.00mm crochet hook, preferably the ergonomic Clover Amour Hooks, for a comfortable and enjoyable crocheting experience. Fill these bags with candies or small gifts, making them perfect tokens of affection for classmates or loved ones. Embrace the joy of handmade gifting this Valentine’s Day!
Designer: Sonya of Blackstone Designs
Introducing the Wrapped in Love Jar Cozy, a heartwarming creation by Sonya of Blackstone Designs that combines functionality and charm in a free crochet pattern. Embrace the cozy vibes by adding this delightful piece to your favorite jar, offering a stylish solution to declutter your space or discreetly stash away snacks from curious kids. Crafted with KnitPicks Mighty Stitch Yarn, this cozy features Love Letter (Color A) and Cream (Color B) for a perfect blend of warmth and elegance. With an H/8/5.00mm hook and a yarn needle in hand, you’re ready to create a practical and visually pleasing addition to your home. Sonya’s thoughtful design transforms everyday jars into chic hideaways, adding a touch of handmade love to your space.
Designer: Nicole Riley of Nicki’s Homemade Craft
Discover the sweet charm of the Crochet Heart Pouch designed by Nicole Riley from Nicki’s Homemade Craft. This adorable creation serves as a versatile accessory, perfect for holding tissues, earbuds, or even doubling as a cute change purse for kids when secured with a touch of velcro. Created with the exquisite Furls Crochet Wander yarn, featuring Pomegranate color, and a 4mm hook, this project combines functionality with a touch of love. With just one skein (100g/120yd) of yarn, you can craft this delightful pouch that adds a handmade and heartfelt touch to your daily essentials. Dive into the joy of creating a practical and adorable accessory with Nicole Riley’s thoughtful crochet design.
Designer: Patti Notestine of I Like Crochet
Step into comfort and love with the Forever in Love Slippers, a delightful crochet pattern by Patti Notestine. Designed for easy skill levels, these cozy slippers are crafted using Red Heart Classic yarn in Egg Shell (4 skeins) and Red Heart Super Saver yarn in Burgundy (1 skein). With a US size K/10.5 (6.5 mm) hook in hand, you’ll be crocheting your way to stylish and snug footwear. Forget about wearing your heart on your sleeve—this Valentine’s Day, let your feet do the talking! Elevate your lounging experience by creating these heartwarming slippers, perfect for adding a touch of handmade love to your relaxation time at home.
Designer: Stephanie of Grace and Yarn
Enter into the world of cuddly love with Stephanie’s Crochet Valentine Bear, Panda, and Koala Pattern from Grace and Yarn. As Valentine’s Day approaches, these adorable creations are perfect for spreading warmth and affection. However, don’t be fooled – these charming bear, panda and koala can bring joy any time of the year, whether or not they sport their cute stuffed hearts. Crafted with size 4 worsted weight yarn, indulge in the creative process with 65 yards of your chosen body color, a small amount of accent color for the nose piece, and a touch of color for the heart. Armed with a 3.5 mm crochet hook, 12 mm safety eyes, safety nose, black crochet thread, and other essentials like scissors and a tapestry needle, you’re all set to crochet these lovable companions. Perfect for gifting or keeping as adorable companions, let your crochet hook bring these charming creatures to life.
Designer: Amanda of Loops and Love Crochet
Dive into the joy of crafting with Amanda’s Crochet Heart Pillow pattern from Loops and Love Crochet. This delightful project promises both fun and comfort, resulting in a soft and squishy heart pillow that’s a joy to make. Perfect for adding a touch of love to your home, this heart pillow makes for an adorable throw pillow on a chair or bed, or a cozy companion for a little one to rest their head on while reading. The pattern recommends using Super Bulky Yarn, specifically Bernat Blanket Brights in Raspberry Ribbon for larger hearts and Pixie Pink for smaller ones. With just one large skein, you can create two large hearts or three small hearts, leaving you with a bit of yarn to spare. Equip yourself with an 8mm crochet hook, and let the creative process unfold as you bring these soft and cuddly heart pillows to life.
The Valentine Love Bunny is a great handmade gift for Valentine’s Day, perfect for making your loved one or yourself smile! Created by Anisbee, this cute bunny with a heart pattern is free to download on Ravelry and comes in English and French. You start crocheting this little bunny from its legs using the magic loop method. It’s only a few centimeters tall, so it’s a quick and fun project. Why not crochet one (or maybe two) of these cuddly bunnies as a sweet Valentine’s Day gift for someone special?
Designer: Lily Sugar’n Cream
These charming crochet Love Bugs are the ideal present for this Valentine’s season. Adorable and button-like, they are crafted beautifully with Lily Sugar’n Cream yarn. You’ll need a size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook for this project. Each Love Bug measures about 3 inches [7.5 cm] in height and width, not including their legs and antennae. They’re the perfect size for a cute and heartfelt handmade gift.
Designer: Andee Graves for Yarnspirations
The Here’s My Heart Gift Bag designed by Andee Graves for Yarnspirations is a lovely project for intermediate crocheters. Using Red Heart Soft yarn and two crochet hooks, sizes 5mm [H-8 US] and 5.5mm [I-9 US], you can create this charming bag. It’s great for young girls to carry around or as a pretty gift bag for girls of all ages. You can crochet it in any color you like and add a cute, white trim for a sweet touch. This pattern is perfect for making something special and stylish.
Designer: Lion Brand
Show your dog some love this Valentine’s Day with the Romantic Dog Sweater, a free crochet pattern from Lion Brand. This cute sweater is perfect for keeping your furry friend warm and stylish. You can even make a matching hat for yourself to be the perfect pair! This intermediate-level crochet pattern is made with medium weight yarn (Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Yarn collection) and using a Lion Brand Crochet Hook – Size J-10 (6 mm). It’s a fun way to celebrate love with your pet and add a touch of warmth and cuteness to their wardrobe.
The roundup of Valentine’s Day Crochet Patterns showcases an array of charming and heartfelt creations, perfect for adding a personal touch to this day of love. Whether it’s for gifting to a special someone, decorating your home, or simply indulging in the joy of crafting, these patterns cater to a variety of skill levels and tastes. They exemplify how crochet can transform simple yarn into meaningful tokens of love, making Valentine’s Day all the more special and memorable with handmade touches that come straight from the heart.