Heart Knitting Patterns
Knitting patterns for clothing, accessories, blankets, and decor with heart motifs in colorwork, stitch patterns, lace, and cables.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Valentine Heart Doily
The elegant spiral center of this doily is surrounded by a border of lacy eyelet hearts and finished with delicate chain scallops at the edge. Designed by Nazanin S. Fard for Red Heart
Easy to knit and felt box is approximately 4-1/2 inches wide by 2 inches tall. Use heart cookie cutters to help shape the box. Designed by Anita M. Wheeless
Photo tutorial for heart-shaped coasters by Julie & The Knits at Mollie Makes
Fun Fur Heart Pillow
Huggable Be Still My Heart Pillow features a faux fur front and regular yarn back. Designed by Heather Lodinsky. 12” x 12” [30 cm x 30 cm].
Bernat Comfort Pillow
Small colorwork heart motifs decorate this pillow by Bernat. Approx 10¼ x 8 ins [26 x 20.5 cm].
Cable and heart motif hat from Balls to Walls Knits comes in adult and child sizes.
Love Is a Blanket
Marji LaFreniere’s baby blanket features cables, textured stitches with a column of hearts in the center knit in bulky yarn. I’ve knit this pattern myself and it’s very easy and fun.
Snugglebugknits designed this heart motif that can be used in blankets, sweaters, and other knitting projects.
Cabled Heart Hat
Rebecca J. Venton’s hat features hearts cleverly made of cables.
I Heart Knitting Hat
LuluKnits designed this beanie hat with fair isle hearts.
Amy-lynne Mitchell’s baby blanket features I Love You in sign language and hearts.
Steven Frieson’s fingerless gloves features a heart pattern made from eyelets.
Latvian Garden Baby Blanket
Colorful motifs of hearts, flowers, and animals decorate this cozy blanket designed by Pinneguri.
Hearts & Cables Purse
Lorna Miser’s purse is made with one skein of bulky yarn. 10″ wide by 10″ tall. Decorate with 1/2” buttons of your choice.
Levi’s Baby Blanket
This is a variation on the Levi’s blanket pattern by Lindsay Humphrey that just uses the heart cable motif. The original pattern has three different cable patterns.
Heart Baby Blanket
Ann Saglimbene’s blanket is designed with easy knit and purl stitches. 30″ x 40″
Heart Cup Cozy
Easy pattern “I’d Love Some Coffee” by Thaddeus Nelson
Valentine’s Day Card
Elanor King provides a knitting pattern for the heart motif and detailed instructions with photos on how to assemble your own card. Of course you can also use the pattern as a motif for blankets, wash cloths, etc. Pictured project by BlackHorizonsBlue
Valentine Mug Hug
Easy cup cozy pattern with heart motif by Michele Wilcox. Great pattern for stash yarn!
Love the Winter Hat
Emily Dormier’s beanie features a heart motif in stranded colorwork. Four sizes: baby, child, adult small, and adult large
Heart Head Warmer
Creatiknit’s headwarmer has sizes from baby to adult. It’s a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Crochet version also available.
Heart Baby Blanket
Sarah Patterson’s baby blanket is quick knit in super bulky yarn.
Two Hearts as One Kitchen Hanging Hand Towel
Cathy Waldie’s design features a loop at the top for hanging and lace details.
Hearts for Ruthie Free Baby Bib
Knitted by Elaine Fitzpatrick, there is also a washcloth version. The link below goes to the blog post. The link to download the pattern is in the list of links on the right side of the post.
Down Cloverlaine’s heart motif can be used for dishcloths, blanket squares, sweaters, and other knitting projects.
Love Tea Cosy
This teapot cozy by Martin Storey features a lace heart motif and tassels, and is knit flat and seamed. Registration at website required for download.
Adrian Bizilia’s tutorial provides instructions on how to thrum – knitting wool or fleece into your work for design detail and warmth. Thrumming in the project above with red looks like little hearts.
Heart Lace Bookmark
Easy bookmark pattern. Great stash buster!
Heart Warmers Microwaveable Heat Packs
Stacey Lynn’s knit heat packs make perfect quick gifts and stash busters. Stuff with beans or flax seed and add optional drops of essential oils for a natural heating pad.
Star and Heart Pullovers
Yarnspirations designed these children’s pullovers with star and heart motifs. Sized from 2 yrs to 8 yrs.
Patterns for Purchase
Double Hearts Baby Blanket
Heart Pillbox Hat
Inspired by hat styles from the 1940’s, this hat is actually shaped like a heart from the top. It is a quick knit and can be completed by most skill levels.
Heart Headband / Scarf
Quick knit uses less than 2 ounces of worsted weight yarn so it’s a great stash buster and can be worn several different ways.
Baby Heart Blanket
This adorable baby blanket pattern is easy to knit with simple, basic stitches in worsted weight yarn. The finished size is 30 by 35 inches. Included for free with your purchase, is the full size Seaside Blanket pattern add on.
Heart of Mine Fingerless Mitts
Stunning lace mitts with heart motif. Instructions are included to knit in the round or flat.
Valentine Cable Hats
This beanie pattern features entwined heart cables and includes all sizes from toddler to adult: 1–3 years, 4-10 years, adult.
Love and Kisses Layette Set
A heart lace motif and x kiss cables decorate this christening gown, bonnet, and booties set. One of 4 sets in the Elegant Ensembles to Knit 2 ebook.
Knit Your Heart Out: Over 30 Ways to Knit a Heart for Someone Special
Features over 30 knitted designs, with something for everyone! Start by mastering the basic heart pattern in three different sizes. Then learn to embellish and adapt it to create a range of gifts, toys and home accessories, including cushions, hanging decorations, potholders, hairbands and brooches. The projects are split into 5 chapters with distinct styles or themes, varying from classic chic to fun and colourful.
Forever Hearts Lace Scarf
The interlocking lace hearts that form the basis of the scarf are knit from the top down and are completed at the end.
Seamless Slippers with Hearts
US: 5/6½ – 7½/9 – 10/12
Heart Lace Baby Blanket
The Helen Joyce blanket by Taiga Hilliard is fast and simple to knit and comes in two sizes.
25 creative block patterns including Imperial Twist, Cable Twist, Triplet Cable, Raised Heart, Sunflowers and more. Finished size 48″ x 48″
These fingerless gloves have a heart pattern that’s easy to memorize and (eye) heart U on the thumb gusset.