Knitting is a great craft, but crocheting can take it to a whole new level. It can be fun, challenging, and everything in-between, not to mention make a great gift for someone you know. From dazzling colors to intricate patterns, you can make any kind of crochet heart you desire with these easy and cool options. Whether it’s for a friend, family member, or just a hobby for yourself, you’re sure to find something you like within these 20 types of crochet hearts.
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This design puts a spin on the classic crocheted red heart with a vibrant blue edge.
This trilogy gives you color, shape, and pattern, all while being succinct and clean.
If you’re a fan of pink, you’ll love this pattern, as it’s pretty and delicate.
The fun rainbow color scheme is only part of what makes this crochet masterpiece – the other part is that you can hang it as a decoration in your room or anywhere in your house!
To add a little something extra to a basic heart, try crocheting a flowered button in the middle.
If you want to spruce up your foliage outside, try using these mini crochet hearts.
Another great use for a crochet heart? Make a bookmark or journal place holder!
If you prefer a more toned-down color scheme, try this black/white/gray combination of crochet hearts.
With Valentine’s Day coming up, use these pretty red, fuchsia, and mauve crochet hearts to bring some holiday love.
Whatever your preference, this basic design lets you create a good foundation for your first crochet heart.
Brighten up for springtime with vivid colors and cute floral designs on your knit hearts!
For a simpler take, try crafting a mini heart alongside a regular sized one.
Another décor idea: hanging crochet hearts – which could add a nice pop to any room!
Love connects us all, so use that message as inspiration for this adorable crochet heart idea. Knit some pretty pink hearts, and display them with threads facing into each other to create that ‘connection.’
Hearts don’t always have to be one color. Incorporate stripes or even a color blend the next time you’re crocheting.
Adding messages to your crochet hearts is a sweet way to personalize your craft for someone special in your life.
Contrast stitching is a brilliant way to spice up a traditional red heart. You could use blue like they did in the photo, or try pink, white, or heck, even orange.
Crochet hearts can also act as an accent to a bigger picture. The photo above uses a pink heart against crocheted leaves, but it could be a teddy bear, a star, whatever you can think of.
Another cool idea you can try? Crocheting a heart keychain, which can be hooked onto jeans, backpacks, purses, etc.
A trio of hearts never looked so elegant. Keeping the same pattern can lend itself to excellent results.
Want to learn how to crochet a heart? Check out this free crochet a heart tutorial.