Divine Love Series – Sweetie Puffs Tiny Hearts ♥♥ – Free Crochet Hearts Pattern
Looking for heart appliques, stand alone tiny hearts, a gratitude heart in your pocket? These 2 free crochet hearts patterns are made just for your every heart needs (they are also great for the once a year St. Valentines Day gifts). If you are a beginner to crochet, this is a fabulous way to pick up a few quick new stitches and the single crochet invisible join The Crochet Lounge way.
My 5 year old has been on and off crocheting chains for the last few months (to master it first before moving onto the next stitch), and she’s been asking me to show her how to make a heart since she first picked up a hook. This Divine Love Series is dedicated to my family and my little ones, especially my Cadence Music ♥.
Video Tutorial link will be added here soon.
- Any Worsted Weight Yarn (or any yarn with proportional hook sizes)
- Size F & H hooks (I have also used I and J hooks instead of the H hook and love the outcome)
- Would look great in solid colors or slow transition variegated yarn so not to detract from the shape
magic circle, ch, sc, dc, slst, invisible join, puff stitch
Magic circle The Crochet Lounge Way- wrap yarn around finger twice, slip hook under the loops, yo draw up a loop, yo draw through loop to secure the magic circle
Chain (ch) – yo (yarn over), pull through loop on hook
Single crochet (sc) - insert hook in indicated stitch, yo draw up a loop, yo draw through 2
Double crochet (dr) – yo, insert hook in indicated stitch, yo draw up a loop (3 on hook), yo draw through 2 loops (2 on hook), yo draw through 2 loops
Slip Stitch (slst) – insert hook in indicated stitch, yo draw through stitch and loop on hook
Puff Stitch (hdc puff st) – (yo, insert hook into indicated stitch, yo draw up a loop) 3 times [7 loops on hook], yo draw through all 7 loops
Invisible Join (invisible join) The Crochet Lounge Way - on last single crochet, insert hook in indicated stitch, yo draw up a loop, insert hook into the back loop only of the first stitch in the round, yo draw through stitch and the 2 loops on hook, pull up 3″ of yarn, cut and work with the 3″ of yarn, insert hook under both loops of the second stitch in the round, yo draw through stitch, insert hook in the front loop only of the last stitch in the round, yo draw through loop, insert hook from the back (wrong) side of work under both loops of the same stitch you just worked, draw yarn to the back so you can weave in the end
Sweetie Puffs Tiny Hearts – Single Round Heart ♥
Ch1, hdc puff stitch, ch 2, slst in circle, hdc puff stitch, ch2, sl st in magic circle, 2 sc in magic circle, ch2, 2sc in magic circle, invisible join w sl st to starting ch1, close magic loop, fasten off and enjoy!
Sweetie Puffs Tiny Hearts Defined – 2 Rounds Heart ♥
Ch1, hdc puff stitch, ch 2, slst in circle, hdc puff stitch,
ch2, sl st in magic circle, 2 sc in magic circle, ch2,
2sc in magic circle, switch to F hook, sl st to starting ch1
<Note: the 2 hdc puff stitches are the top curves of the heart>
Ch1, sc in each stitch of the round, sl st into the middle of the magic circle between the 2 puff stitches (worked over the top of previous sl st), invisible join to the ch1 at the start of the round, tighten magic circle, fasten off ♥
There is not a gauge, and you can even be off by a stitch with that slst and join for Round 2 and the hearts will all take on their own personality! I have done the first round with H-J hook and each gives a different look. The puff stitch is what creates the tiny 3D look and feel to carry around in your pocket.