Heart Applique: Free Crochet Pattern (English + Spanish)

Hello guys!
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and I want to share with you a super easy and simple crochet pattern to make some cute heart appliques!


These are so adorable and super quick and easy to make! Each one took me an approximate of 10 minutes to crochet from beginning to end. And you can give them a ton of different uses! For example, you can:

  • Add them to a love letter for your significant other
  • Sew them to an amigurumi bear’s tummy
  • Paste them to a gift box
  • Add them to a scarf or hat
  • Paste them to a bookmark
  • Make magnets with them and gift to your friends

Before you start:

Crochet Level: Basic – Intermediate

Crochet terms and abbreviations:
The pattern is worked using US Crochet Terms. Spanish translation and conversions to UK terms are shown below in parentheses:
• ch – chain (UK=chain) (Español= cad – cadeneta)
• mr – magic ring (UK=magic ring) (Español= AM – anillo mágico)
• sc – single crochet (UK=double crochet) (Español= pb – punto bajo)
• hdc – half double crochet (UK= half treble crochet) (Español= mpa – medio punto alto o punto media vareta)
• dc – double crochet (UK= treble crochet) (Español= pa – punto alto o punto vareta
• tr – treble crochet (UK= double treble crochet) (Español= pvd – punto vareta doble)
• sl – slip stitch (UK=slip stitch) (Español= pe – punto enano)
• inc(sc) – increase in single crochet (UK=increase in double crochet) (Español= aum(pb) – aumento en punto bajo)
• inc(hdc) – increase in half double crochet (UK=increase in half treble crochet) (Español= aum(mpa) – aumento en medio punto alto o punto media vareta)
• inc(dc) – increase in double crochet (UK=increase in treble crochet) (Español= aum(pa) – aumento en punto alto o punto vareta)
• fo – fasten off (UK=fasten off) (Español= rem – rematar)

Final size:
• About 1.9 in (5 cm) tall using DK weight (light/3) yarn and a 3.0 mm. crochet hook
• About 2.5 in (6.5 cm) tall using worsted weight (medium/4) yarn and a 4.0 mm. crochet hook

Supplies:
• DK weight yarn or worsted weight yarn (cotton or acrylic)
• 3.00 mm. crochet hook for DK yarn or 4.00 mm crochet hook for worsted yarn.
• Yarn needle
• Scissors
• Stuffing material of your choice

***Pattern made by Michelle Alvarez. Of course you can sell the toys you make! Just give credit for the crochet pattern to Michelle Alvarez from Bunnies & Yarn.

And now let’s get to the pattern!
**El patrón de crochet del “Aplique de corazón” en idioma español se encuentra justo debajo del de idioma inglés**

Crochet Pattern (English)

Work in rounds, joining the rounds with a slip stitch.
Round 1: 8 hdc in MR (8). Join to 1st hdc from round with a slip stitch. Chain 2.

R2: Inc(hdc) in the first 3 stitches, Inc(sc) in the next 2 stitches, Inc(hdc) in the last 3 stitches (16). Join to 1st hdc from round with a slip stitch. Chain 2.

R3: In first stitch work: 1 dc and 1 hdc; 1 sc in each of the next 3 stitches, Inc(dc) in next stitch, 6 trc in next stitch, skip 1 stitch, 1 slip stitch in each of the next 2 stitches, skip 1 stitch, 6 trc in next stitch, Inc(dc) in next stitch, 1 sc in each of the next 3 stitches, in last stitch work: 1 hdc and 1 dc. Join to 1st dc from round with a slip stitch. Final stitches of this round: 28.

FO. Weave in tail.

Patrón de Crochet (Español)

Teje en rondas, uniendo las rondas con un punto enano.
Round 1: 8 mpa en anillo mágico (8). Unir al primer mpa de la ronda con un pe. Hacer dos cadenetas.

R2: 1 aum(mpa) en los primeros 3 puntos, 1 aum(pb) en los siguientes 2 puntos, 1 aum(mpa) en los últimos 3 puntos (16). Unir al primer mpa de la ronda con un pe. Hacer dos cadenetas.

R3: En el primer punto tejer: 1 pa y 1 mpa; 1 pb en los siguientes 3 puntos, 1 aum(pa) en el sig. punto, 6 pvd en el sig. punto, saltar 1 punto, 1 pe en los sig. 2 puntos, saltar 1 punto, 6 pvd en el sig. punto, 1 aum(pa) en el sig. punto, 1 pb en los siguientes 3 puntos, y en el último punto tejer: 1 mpa y 1 pa. Unir al primer pa de la ronda con un pe. Cortar el hilo y rematar.
Puntos en esta ronda: 28.

heart-applique-4

And that’s it! Make as many heart apliques as you need!
I hope you enjoyed this pattern. And if you made some heart appliques, use the hashtag #bunniesandyarn on Instagram and Facebook so I can see it!

Happy crocheting!

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