Crochet Heart Pillow Pattern

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This easy crochet heart pillow is one of my favorite crochet pillows. I love how easy the pattern is and so fun to make. The finished pillow is even more unique as it is made using a super easy crochet technique.

Are you a fan of crochet pillows? This woven crochet pillow pattern would teach and help you to perfect a new skill – How to weave in crochet.

This super squishy crochet Heart shaped pillow is perfect as a decoration on your sofa’s, chairs, and even bed. My son loves the shape and already claimed this as his. Now, I have to make another crochet heart pillow for myself.

Are you a beginner crocheter and wonder if you can make this crochet heart pillow? My answer to you is that, yes you can make this easy crochet heart pillow.

Finished Dimensions for this heart-shaped pillow pattern

The best part is that this pillow is super easy to customize in terms of shape. The prototype was made to measure 22″ by 22″ Now, that is a big pillow, and you can make yours bigger or smaller.

Crochet Heart Pillow free Pattern

How to Customise the finished measurement of this crochet heart pillow

If you decide to have a bigger or smaller version, you can do the following.

  1. Increase or reduce the starting chains. The more chains the bigger, the less chains the smaller your finished croche theart pillow.

2. Increase or reduce the number of repeats. This is particularly important as it determines how wide the finished pillow would be.

3. For more tips on how to customize the size of your crochet heart pillow pattern, see the pattern below.

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The Inspiration

Some weeks ago, I was planning my Crochet Patterns for Valentine’s day and thought to add a large crochet heart. This pattern is the first in the line of Crochet patterns for valentines day. If you do not want to miss the other free patterns, be sure to subscribe to my newsletter.

Why weave the heart?

One of the aims for all of my crochet patterns is to teach a technique, while perfecting the skill, I want you to mske somethung for yourself. Wiyj this pattern, you get to learn and perfect weaving. That might sound difficult, but I assure you you would love it once you are done with 2 rows of weaving.

Materials needed for this crochet heart shaped pillow pattern

Yarn – Prototype was made using DH (#3) weight yarn in 2 contrasting colors. The crochet heart was also tested in DK weight. You can check some DK weight yarn here

You can use any #3 weight yarn available to you.

Scheepjes softfun, DK weight, #3 (60% Cotton, 40% Acrylic, 140 m per 1.75 oz/50g Ball)

Sample made in Red and White.

Estimated Yardage – 430 yards in each color

Hook = 4.5 mm Crochet Hook.

Gauge –18 sts over 14 rows = 4”/10 cm Square made in hdc, before blocking.

Adjust hook size if necessary, to obtain gauge.

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Pattern Notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Similar #3 weight yarn can be substituted, please check the gauge.
  3. Ch 2 does not count as a stitch.

Difficulty Level – Advanced beginner

Terms – US Terminology

Other Materials needed for this crochet heart pillow pattern

Fiberfill form or an old heart-shaped pillow.

Darning needles (optional)

Stitch markers

Stitches Abbreviations

ch – Chain

hdc – Half Double Crochet

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Pattern Instructions

Chain 103

Round 1: Hdc in 3rd chain from hook and in the remaining ch across, until last ch, 3 hdc in last ch, crocheting along the opposite side of the foundation ch, hdc in each of the chs until the last ch, 3 hdc in last ch, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 206 hdc

Round 2: Ch 2, *hdc in next 100 sts, 2 hdc in next 3 sts, rep from * one more time, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 212 hdc

Round 3: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *chain 98, skip next 98 sts, hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next 6 sts**, hdc in next st, rep from * to ** one more time, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 28 hdc

Place stitch markers at the beginning and end of 98 sts skipped above, move after each round, this would reduce the number of times you have to count.  

Round 4: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 chs, hdc in next st, (hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 236 hdc

Round 5: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 sts, hdc in next st, (hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 248 hdc

Round 6: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 sts, hdc in next st, (hdc in next 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 260 hdc

Round 7: ch 2, hdc in first st, *chain 98, skip next 98 sts, (hdc in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 74 hdc

Round 8: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 chs, (hdc in next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 282 hdc

Round 9: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 sts, (hdc in next 6 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 294 hdc

Round 10: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 sts, (hdc in next 7 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 306 hdc

Round 11: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *chain 98, skip next 98 sts, (hdc in next 8 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 1242hdc

Round 12: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 chs, (hdc in next 9 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 330 hdc

Round 13: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 sts, (hdc in next 10 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 342 hdc

Round 14: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 sts, (hdc in next 11 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 354 hdc

Round 15: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *chain 98, skip next 98 sts, (hdc in next 12 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 170 hdc

Round 16: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 chs, (hdc in next 13 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 378 hdc

Round 17: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 sts, (hdc in next 14 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 390 hdc

Round 18: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 sts, (hdc in next 15 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 402 hdc

Round 19: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *chain 98, skip next 98 sts, (hdc in next 16 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 414 hdc

Round 20: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 chs, (hdc in next 17 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 426 hdc

Round 21: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 sts, (hdc in next 18 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 438 hdc

Round 22: Ch 2, hdc in first st, *hdc in each of the next 98 sts, (hdc in next 19 sts, 2 hdc in next st), rep () 6 times, ** hdc in next st, rep from * to   ** until the end, join with a sl st to the beginning ch sp. 450 hdc

Fasten off

Make a second one in another color.

To assemble

Fold separately in half into 2

To Weave

  1. Pick the first loop of White.

First loop of white would be referred to as A

Step A – Pass the first loop of Red through A.

Step B – Pass White through Red.

Next, repeat Step A and then Step B until you have all the loops interlocked.

  • Step A – Pass the next loop of White through Red.

Step B – Pick the next loop of Red and pass it through White.

Next, repeat Step A and then Step B until you have all the loops interlocked.

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  • Alternate the instructions in number 1 and 2 until you have woven all the 9 loops.
  • With a darning needle, sew the last loops (from number 2) together to secure.
  • Repeat on either side, as indicated with red arrows below.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Reshape the loops and enjoy your beautiful pillow.

I hope you have so much fun making your own version of this Crochet heart pillow pattern? When you make yours, do share your versions with me.

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