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Heart Knitting Patterns

by | Jan 19, 2016 | Featured, Hearts, Shape, Valentine's Day

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

Free Knitting Pattern for Queen of Hearts Stole

Queen of Hearts Stole

Rectangular shawl with cable hearts and cable panels. DK yarn.Designed by Bonny Bonafilla

Free Knitting Pattern for Heartsome Headband

Heartsome Headband

Simple earwarmer with embossed hearts. 2 sizes. Available in English and Swedish. Designed by Linnea Ornstein

Free Knitting Pattern for Heart Washcloths

Heart Cloths

I ♥ Intarsia heart wash or dish cloths are knit with intarsia and short rows. Designed by Sybil R of Knitting and so on

Free Knitting Pattern for Little Hearts

Little Hearts

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for String of Hearts Bookmark

String of Hearts Bookmark

Lace hearts with pretty ribbon woven through eyelets can be used as decoration as well as bookmark. Designed by Judy Gibson. Pictured project by espomull

Free Knitting Pattern for Pocket Hearts

Pocket Hearts

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

Free Knitting Pattern for "I heart you" hat

“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

Free Knitting Pattern for Heart Cuff

Heart Cuff

Bracelet with heart lace pattern. Uses just 25 – 50 yards (23 – 46 m) of yarn so it’s a great use for scrap yarn. Designed by Jennifer L Ackerman

Free Knitting Pattern for Cables and Checks Heart Pillow

Cables and Checks Heart Pillow

Heart-shaped cushion with a cable framed by basketweave and easy colorwork panels. Comes with matching afghan pattern. Designed by Patons

Free Knitting Pattern for Heart Tape Measure

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Valentine Heart Doily

 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

Free Knitting Pattern for Loving Heart Scrubby

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Arm Knit Heart Rug or Afghan

Arm Knit Heart Blanket or Rug

Stacy King’s creative heart afghan design would make a great gift or decoration for babies, weddings, Valentine’s Day, or anyone who needs a little more love!

Free Knitting Pattern for Heart Box

Heart Box

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

Free Knitting Pattern for Finger Knit Heart

Finger Knit Heart Ornament

Red Ted Art provides instructions and videos to knit a heart ornament. Great project for kids!

Free Knitting Pattern for Heart Coasters

Heart Coasters

Photo tutorial for heart-shaped coasters by Julie & The Knits at Mollie Makes

Free Knitting Pattern for 7 of Hearts Bookmark

7 of Hearts Bookmark

Lace bookmark with interlocking hearts designed by Eric Haas. Pictured project by GeorgiaRain

Free Knitting Pattern for Heart Comfort Pillow

Bernat Comfort Pillow

Small colorwork heart motifs decorate this pillow by Bernat. Approx 10¼ x 8 ins [26 x 20.5 cm].

Free Knitting Pattern for Sweetheart Beanie

Sweetheart Beanie

Cable and heart motif hat from Balls to Walls Knits comes in adult and child sizes.

Free Knitting Pattern for Love Is a Blanket

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.

Free knitting pattern for Raised Heart Motif

Raised Heart

Snugglebugknits designed this heart motif that can be used in blankets, sweaters, and other knitting projects.

Free knitting pattern for Cabled Heart Hat

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Cabled Heart Hat

Rebecca J. Venton’s hat features hearts cleverly made of cables.

Free knitting pattern for Heart Mitts, fingerless gloves with heart lace motif

Heart Mitts

Steven Frieson’s fingerless gloves features a heart pattern made from eyelets.

Free Knitting Pattern for Heart Cup Cozy

Heart Cup Cozy

Easy pattern “I’d Love Some Coffee” by Thaddeus Nelson

Free Knitting Pattern for Valentines Day Card

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

Free Knitting Pattern for Valentine Mug Hug Cozy

Valentine Mug Hug

Easy cup cozy pattern with heart motif by Michele Wilcox. Great pattern for stash yarn!

Free Knitting Pattern for Heart Card

Loving Thoughts Heart Card

Show you care with a personalized card with a knitted heart by Kelly Jo Sweeney. Pictured project by fluffernutters

Free knitting pattern for Heart Headband with sizes from baby to adult

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.

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Free knitting pattern for Heart Baby Blanket in super bulky yarn

Heart Baby Blanket

Sarah Patterson’s baby blanket is quick knit in super bulky yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Heart Hanging Towel

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 and Cloth Knitting Pattern

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.

 Free Knitting Pattern for Lace Heart Bookmark

Lace Heart Bookmark

Easy bookmark pattern by Darilyn Page. Pictured project by share32006

Free knitting pattern for Heartbeat Cloth

Heartbeat Cloth

Down Cloverlaine’s heart motif can be used for dishcloths, blanket squares, sweaters, and other knitting projects.

Love Tea Pot Cosy with heart knitting pattern and more cosy knitting patterns

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.

Free knitting pattern for Levi's Baby Blanket with heart cable motif and more baby blanket knitting patterns

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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.

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Free Knitting Pattern for Little Valentine Shawl

Little Valentine Shawl

Wrap yourself in lace with this beautiful shawl designed by Sylvie Beez. Pictured project by inkuz

Free knitting pattern for Heart Baby Blanket

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Heart Baby Blanket

Ann Saglimbene’s blanket is designed with easy knit and purl stitches. 30″ x 40″

Free knitting tutorial for Heart thrummed mittens


Thrummed Mittens

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.

Free knitting pattern for Hearts and Cables Purse

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Fun Fur Heart Pillow

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].

Free knitting pattern for microwaveable heating pads Heart Warmers

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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 the Heart scarf free knitting pattern.

From My Heart Scarf

Designed by Karen S. Lauger, this scarf is double-knit with rows of contrasting hearts. Pictured project by MorganaQ

Free knitting pattern for baby blanket with I Love You in sign language and hearts Savannah's Blankie


Savannah’s Blankie

Amy-lynne Mitchell’s baby blanket features I Love You in sign language and hearts.

Heart sachet free knitting pattern. More free knitting patterns at

Heart Sachet

A garter stitch heart turns this tiny sachet designed by Pat Higgins into a gift of love.

Get the free knitting pattern at Ravelry

I Love U Pillow heart with pocket free knitting pattern. More free knitting patterns at

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.

Get the free knitting pattern at Yarnspirations

Free knitting pattern for Heart Hat with fair isle hearts

I Heart Knitting Hat

LuluKnits designed this beanie hat with fair isle hearts.

Free Knitting Pattern for Love the Winter Hat

Love the Winter Hat

Emily Dormier’s beanie features a heart motif in stranded colorwork. Four sizes: baby, child, adult small, and adult large

Free knitting pattern for Latvian Garden Baby Blanket

Latvian Garden Baby Blanket

Colorful motifs of hearts, flowers, and animals decorate this cozy blanket designed by Pinneguri.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Many Hearts Baby Blanket

Many Hearts Baby Blanket

One of 20+ knitting patterns in Color by Kristin by Kristin Nicholas. Pictured project by snapdragoncrafts

Knitting Pattern for Bunny With Heart

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

Knitting Pattern for Lace Hearts Baby Blanket

Lace Hearts Baby Blanket

The finished measurements are 73cm x 60cm.  Worsted weight yarn. Designed by KnitSewMake

Knitting Pattern for Diamonds and Hearts Baby Bonnet

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

Knitting Pattern for Heartgyle Pullover

Heartgyle Pullover

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

Knitting Pattern for Easy Heart in Heart Baby Blanket

Heart in Heart Baby Blanket

Designer says that this is suitable for a beginner with detailed instructions. Size 41 x 29 in. but easily customizable to other sizes.

Knitting Pattern for Heart Pillbox Hat

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.

Knitting Pattern for Double Hearts Baby Blanket

Double Hearts Baby Blanket

Dreamy Baby Wraps ebookReversible blanket with heart motifs is one of 9 blanket designs in the Dreamy Baby Wraps ebook.

Knitting Pattern for Heart Headband / Scarf

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 Blanket Pattern, Knit Baby Blanket Pattern, Heart Baby Blanket Pattern, Crib Blanket

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.

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Knitting Pattern for Heart of Mine Fingerless Mitts

Heart of Mine Fingerless Mitts

Stunning lace mitts with heart motif. Instructions are included to knit in the round or flat.

Knitting Patterns for Valentine Cable Hats

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.

Knitting Pattern for Love and Kisses Christening Gown Set

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 book

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.

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Knitting pattern for Heart Lace Scarf

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.

Knitting pattern for seamless slippers with hearts

Seamless Slippers with Hearts

US: 5/6½ – 7½/9 – 10/12

Knitting Pattern for Heart Lace Baby Blanket

Heart Lace Baby Blanket

The Helen Joyce blanket by Taiga Hilliard is fast and simple to knit and comes in two sizes.

Knitting pattern for Sampler Afghan

Sampler Afghan

25 creative block patterns including Imperial Twist, Cable Twist, Triplet Cable, Raised Heart, Sunflowers and more. Finished size 48″ x 48″

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Knitting pattern for fingerless mitts with heart design and I heart you on the thumb gusset

Chivalry Mitts

These fingerless gloves have a heart pattern that’s easy to memorize and (eye) heart U on the thumb gusset.

Knitting pattern for Heart Cable Scarf

Heart Cable Scarf

FINISHED DIMENSIONS Length = 138 cm (54 inches). Width = 18 cm (7 inches).

Knitting pattern for Felted Heart Bowl

Little Felted Heart Bowl

Fill with chocolates to make a great gift or use to decorate for Valentine’s Day. Each bowl is approximately 10cm wide, 10cm from top to bottom, and 3cm deep. Great stash buster for wool yarn!

Knitting Pattern for Jane Austen Bookmark

 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

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