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
These little hearts make cute keychains, tags, decorations, party favors and more, and are a great use for scrap yarn. Designed by Doreen Blask for Knitography.
These knitted hearts are big enough to hold a small gift, a Valentine message, a chocolate … or even a tiny knitted heart. DK weight yarn will make 8 cm tall hearts while using 4 ply gives you a 6 cm heart. Instructions are also included for the tiny stuffed hearts (about 5 cm tall) . Designed by Frankie-Brown
“I heart you” hat
This hat features hearts in stranded colorwork and is sized 1-16 years. Designed by Nina Figenschau. Available in English and Norwegian
Heart Tape Measure
Tape measure cover about 3-inches both horizontally and vertically w/o the trim knit in worsted yarn. Fits tape Measure 2″ in diameter and ½” high. Designed by Susan B. Anderson. Rated very easy by Ravelrers.
Loving Heart Scrubby
Heart-shaped wash cloth makes a great gift or part of a bath gift basket. Designed by Peggy Greig for Red Heart Scrubby Cotton Yarn which is gentle and soft on skin.
Photo tutorial for heart-shaped coasters by Julie & The Knits at Mollie Makes
7 of Hearts Bookmark
Lace bookmark with interlocking hearts designed by Eric Haas. Pictured project by GeorgiaRain
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.
Snugglebugknits designed this heart motif that can be used in blankets, sweaters, and other knitting projects.
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
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.
Little Valentine Shawl
Wrap yourself in lace with this beautiful shawl designed by Sylvie Beez. Pictured project by inkuz
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.
From My Heart Scarf
Designed by Karen S. Lauger, this scarf is double-knit with rows of contrasting hearts. Pictured project by MorganaQ
A garter stitch heart turns this tiny sachet designed by Pat Higgins into a gift of love.
I Love U Pillow With Pocket
This soft cuddly pillow has a pocket for a romantic note, card, or small gift to show your love.
I Heart Knitting Hat
LuluKnits designed this beanie hat with fair isle hearts.
Patterns for Purchase
Bunny With Heart
This bunny, and her companion pug and monkey toys, have arms to hug candy or a pocket that’s perfect for candy, jewelry, or a knit heart (included in pattern). Pattern includes instructions for all 3 toys. Finished size varies depending on the yarn you use. Sample shown in sock yarn about 4″ tall. Designed by Wicked Chicken Yarns
Lace Hearts Baby Blanket
The finished measurements are 73cm x 60cm. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by KnitSewMake
Diamonds and Hearts Baby Bonnet
This Victorian-style lace and beaded baby bonnet is worked in one piece from the top of the crown downward to the ruffled edging. Designed by Judith Durant
Long-sleeved children’s sweater with argyle-like heart pattern at chest, with buttons along front yoke for easy dressinig. Sizes 24 (25 1/2, 27 3/4)” chest circumference. DK yarn. Designed by Mari Chiba
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.
Double Hearts Baby Blanket
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.
Heart Lace Baby Blanket
The Helen Joyce blanket by Taiga Hilliard is fast and simple to knit and comes in two sizes.
These fingerless gloves have a heart pattern that’s easy to memorize and (eye) heart U on the thumb gusset.
Jane Austen Bookmark
Marianne’s Romantic Bookmark is a lace band that wraps around the pages and buttons at the heart. The designer Carolyn Mills was inspired by Marianne Dashwood and John Willoughby reciting Sonnet 116 to each other in the 1995 film version of Sense and Sensibility. The edging is meant to look like the waves of the tempest, yet the arrows point in one direction as in “never shaken,” love is “an ever-fixed mark.” Pictured project by Strickliese