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Spread The Love Crochet Pattern Ideas for Valentine’s Day!

23 Free Crochet Patterns for Those You Love to Spoil.

With Christmas behind us and Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s the perfect time to infuse a bit of handmade love into your decorating. In this blog post, I’ll guide you through a collection of heartwarming love crochet patterns, perfect for adding a touch of warmth and affection to your home and for making thoughtful gifts.

I’ve reached out to my talented crochet designer community, to curate a collection of gorgeous crochet patterns. From easy crochet heart patterns to love inspired crochet projects – my talented crocheter friends and I have done the hard work for you! So now, let’s create heartfelt crochet creations, to (hand)make your Valentine’s Day, extra special.

Many of these Share the Love Crochet Pattern suggestions, would be equally giftable for Mother’s Day, Birthdays or Valentine’s Day. So make sure to book this helpful blog post for the future!

Round up of 23 free valentines day crochet patterns by Knitter Knotter

Practical Love Crochet Pattern Inspiration!

Elevate your handmade Valentine’s day gifts with the charm of a love crochet pattern, suitable for any occasion. Explore the beauty of handmade with this selection of crafty ideas to create treasured gifts for your loved ones.

01. Heart Shaped Pot Holder by Blackstone Designs

Photo Credit: blackstone-designs.com

An ideal gift for the cook you love! Crochet a sweet pair of pot holders and pop them in a gift bag along with all the ingredients for their favorite cookies or cake to bake!

02. Heart Coasters by Hooked on Patterns

Photo Credit: hookedonpatterns.com

These charming coasters are perfect for a quick and easy crochet pattern to decorate or gift to a loved one. Even beginners can join in the fun, as this free pattern includes a helpful video tutorial to guide you.

03. Cup of Love Coffee Cozy by Green Fox Farms Designs

Photo Credit: greenfoxfarmsdesigns.com

Express your love with this cute and fun coffee cup or mug cozy. Plus, it’s not just a cozy—it doubles as a gift card or love note holder! Picture the joy of receiving a gift within a gift. Grab this free pattern for a quick and easy crochet project this Valentines day.

04. You Stole My Heart Baby Blanket by Knitting with Chopsticks

Photo Credit: knittingwithchopsticks.com

A free pattern perfect for expressing your love on special occasions. Such as the birth of a new baby, or of course Valentines Day too! Beginner-friendly with step-by-step instructions, this pattern creates a reversible heart blanket with optional tassels for a playful touch.

05. Heart Showers Beanie by CAAB Crochet

Photo Credit: www.caabcrochet.com

This intermediate-level beanie pattern features vibrant colors and a pom pom on top! Using fancy stitches, fair isle crochet, and mid-stitch color changes, this unique hat is certainly eye-catching! There are LOTS of photo tutorials along the way, so if you’re up for the challenge, give it a try!

Easy Crochet Heart Patterns

For those looking for simplicity without compromising on charm, the “easy crochet heart pattern” is a go-to choice. Even if you’re newer to the craft of crochet, these free love heart crochet patterns are a breeze to follow – with their detailed instructions.

06. Fingerless Mitts by Banana Moon Studio

Photo Credit: bananamoonstudio.com

Craft a thoughtful and cozy gift for your loved ones with this sweet and lovable gloves crochet pattern. These practical mitts come in six different sizes to fit children and adults! Enhance them with a surface slip stitch heart on the back of the hands.

07. Easy Hearts Baby Blanket: Tunisian Crochet pattern by Make it Crochet

Photo Credit: makeitcrochet.com

Learn to stitch – in hearts! This easy baby blanket pattern has been created using the Tunisian crochet technique. The self-striping yarn creates a striking effect, while the raised texture of the heart remains subtle but equally impressive. This effect is just as striking when made with a single-color yarn.

Vintage Hearts Crochet Pattern by Annie Design Crochet

08. Vintage Crochet Hearts by Annie Design Crochet

Photo Credit: www.anniedesigncrochet.com

These old-timey hearts can be used as appliques, garlands, or standalone ornaments. The joy of crafting these easy hearts lies in their versatility and speed.

09. LOVE Pillow Cushion Cover by Maria’s Blue Crayon

Photo Credit: mariasbluecrayon.com

Get your hook into this easy crochet project that’s free, colorful and cute! There’s only two stitches – single crochet and the corner to corner technique, so this cushion cover is deceivingly simple!

Crochet Basket Bliss for Valentine’s Day!

Get organized with a cute love crochet pattern for baskets, that you can use the whole year ’round! These are free Valentine’s day crochet patterns – that will keep on giving!

Cherry Blossom Stackable Baskets: Pink Love Crochet Pattern Free

10. Cherry Blossom Stackable Baskets by Knitter KnotterPaid Pattern

Photo Credit: knitterknotter.com
Paid Pattern available on Etsy

A beginner crochet pattern to make handy crochet baskets in two sizes. This practical home decor item can be used for keeping you organized, such as for holding jewelry, watches, keys and crafty notions!

11. Crochet Nesting Hearts Baskets by Blackstone Designs

Photo Credit: blackstone-designs.com

This nesting basket trio is easy for those with intermediate crochet skills. Use them to gift candy, or put them on display for all of the suitors who come to visit you on this love-filled day.

12. Mosaic Hearts Basket by Juniper & Oakes

Photo Credit: www.juniperandoakes.com

If you’ve been wanting to learn mosaic crochet, this is the perfect project to begin with! This basket is cute, functional and won’t take long at all! Using bulky yarn, this free crochet pattern says I Love You – in stitches.

free love heart crochet patterns round up by Knitter Knotter

Handmade Gifts For Your Man

Spread the love with every stitch as you work through this list of fun love crochet pattern ideas for him.

13. Sweet Stripes Can and Bottle Cozy by Green Fox Farms Designs

Photo Credit: greenfoxfarmsdesigns.com

Keep his hands warm and his drinks cold with this perfect gift for Valentines. This simple pattern is quick and easy and can be made using worsted weight yarn from your stash.
Warning: His mates will want one too.

14. Slugs and Kisses Applique by Golden Lucy Crafts

Photo Credit: www.goldenlucycrafts.com

If your boyfriend – friend – husband, is a dab hand in the garden, he’s sure to appreciate this fun Valentine’s card idea! You could whip up this crochet appliques quick project last minute, but pretend you were organized all along! I just love the little crochet hearts, don’t you?

15. Drink Bottle Carrier by Blue Star Crochet

Photo Credit: bluestarcrochet.com

Create a crossbody holder for his water bottle in under 30 minutes. Perfect for hands-free hydration during hikes, festivals, or even at school. It would look great in various colors, so make one using his favorite color.

Cute Monster Corner Bookmark Crochet Pattern to Gift Him on Valentines Day

16. Cute Monster Corner Bookmark by A Crocheted Simplicity

Photo Credit: www.acrochetedsimplicity.com

Does your man like to read? Whip him a monster to save his page. How? This free crochet pattern is actually for a corner bookmark. A new book and a handmade bookmark – the perfect gift combination!

Lovable Home Decor

Display and decorate your home for the most lovable holiday of the year. This collection of home decor love crochet pattern items, can be gifted or made for your own home. Easily show your love this Valentine’s Day, with this heart-filled love crochet pattern selection.

I love you So much Crochet Pillow Pattern

17. I Love You So Much Pillow Pattern by Knitter Knotter

Photo Credit: knitterknotter.com

A lovable throw pillow pattern that works up quickly, as each motif only takes about 10 minutes to make. Plus, there’s no need to worry about complex stitches; this free pattern is beginner-friendly.

Hugs and Kisses crochet towel by A Crocheted Simplicity

18. Hugs and Kisses Towel by A Crocheted Simplicity

Photo Credit: www.acrochetedsimplicity.com

This heart warming hand towel pattern uses cotton so that it’s machine washable. The handy button closure at the top, means you can hang this beauty from any cupboard, hook or door handle, for ease of use.

19. Criss Cross Heart Cushion by Fosbas Designs

Photo Credit: fosbasdesignscom

Create a stunning crochet heart pillow that blends texture and colors. This free pattern is enjoyable to make due to both its simplicity and technique. Learn to weave your crochet with this loved up pillow pattern.

Amigurumi Hearts and Granny Square Love

I don’t think there’s a single holiday that doesn’t improve with a little handmade love! Crochet Amigurumi hearts and granny squares can add a personalized touch to your Valentine celebrations, infusing fun-loving charm.

crochet granny square pattern for Valentines Day by Golden Lucy Crafts

20. Heart Granny Square by Golden Lucy Crafts

Photo Credit: goldenlucycrafts.com

Use this pretty granny square pattern to make a decorative Valentine table runner, wallhanging, blanket and more. I think they would also look gorgeous made into a cot blanket to make a great gift for a baby shower – baby girl or boy.

21. No-Sew Flowerpot Amigurumi by Stitch by Fay

Photo Credit: stitchbyfay.com

Craft an everlasting flower that never needs watering! It’s the perfect size for a desk or shelf, offering a charming, no-maintenance alternative to the real thing. This free, beginner pattern uses basic stitches and amigurumi techniques.

22. Love Bug pattern by Stitch by Fay

Photo Credit: www.stitchbyfay.com

The best way to make use of this cute little insect ami, is to create keychains, magnets, or brooches. This adorable bug gets an extra dose of cuteness with tiny embroidered hearts replacing traditional spots on its body.

23. Easy Amigurumi Stuffed Heart by Okie Girl Bling ‘N’ Things

Photo Credit: www.okiegirlblingnthings.com

Create a cute heart garland, using this amigurumi heart pattern. This free pattern is beginner friendly and you can make as many sweet stuffed hearts as you please. They’re easy enough that you could make just the one crocheted heart, to include in a gift – at any time of the year.

As you explore these free patterns, imagine the joy they’ll bring as you present the perfect handmade gift this Valentine’s day. Allowing you to easily share each love-themed project with those closest to your heart.

These crochet designs incorporate basic crochet stitches, creating a great addition to your crafting journey. This is a selection of perfect valentine’s day gift ideas, that are great for both beginners and seasoned stitchers to add to their pattern library.

I’m sure there’s a Love Crochet Pattern amongst this collection, that you adore and want to make! Please let me know in the comments!

Now the only questions are:
Who For? And,
Will You Be My Valentine?!”

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23 Spread The Love Crochet Pattern Ideas for Valentine's Day


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Wednesday 7th of February 2024

What a wonderful collection of crochet! Thank you for taking the time to assemble these.