My crochet heart patterns include appliqués, a heart blanket, as well as a braid/garland.
I love the shape of a heart, and it is extremely satisfying to crochet!
Let's start with a very popular pattern - the Basic Heart:
Four rounds and two colors make up this lovely heart that has a picot point at the bottom.
All you need are two colors of the same yarn, although there's nothing to stop you working this in one color, of course.
A sweet and satisfying one-rounder that I think you'll love to bits!
Add a bead to the picot at the bottom if you've got the "bead bug" - and don't they look jolly in lots of colors?
This heart garland is, I can modestly say, an incredibly interesting pattern!
It has bobbles, a few basic stitches, and the heart shape suddenly leaps out of nowhere!
I guarantee you'll spend the first couple of minutes wondering whether that first heart is ever going to appear :)
But it does. Phew! And from then on, this pretty braid-style garland works up fairly quickly.
Here's a sweet - and not too complicated - heart shaped blanket, crocheted in dc (UK tr) and with a pretty edging.
Full instructions and photo tutorial help you create your own unique baby blanket!