How to Crochet the Heart Stitch

The Heart Stitch is a great stitch to use for a baby blanket or a girl’s scarf. This video tutorial contains 5 rows, after these 5 rows you can continue crocheting by repeating rows 2 to 5. The number of chains must be a multiple of 7 + 4 extra.

The basic stitches used to crochet the Heart Stitch are: Chain, Single Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Double Crochet, Cluster

Below you will find the video tutorial including the crochet chart and the written instructions of the Heart Stitch

Video tutorial – How to crochet the Heart Stitch

Video how to crochet the heart stitch

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Crochet Pattern Heart Stitch

Chain a multiple of 7 + 4 extra

Row 1
1 double crochet in the 4th chain from the hook. 1 double crochet in each of the next chains. Turn.

Row 2
Chain 1, 1 single crochet in the first stitch. 1 single crochet in each of the next stitches. Change color in the last stitch. Turn.

Row 3
Chain 3, 1 2-double crochet cluster in the first stitch. Chain 3. Skip 6 stitches. *Work into the next stitch: 1 3-double crochet cluster, chain 2, 1 3-double crochet cluster. Chain 3. Skip 6 stitches*. Repeat between * and * until the last stitch. 1 3-double crochet cluster in the last stitch (change color). Turn.

Row 4
Chain 1, 1 single crochet in the first stitch. Chain 2. 1 half double crochet in the 3rd and 4th stitch of the skipped 6 stitches from 2 rows earlier. *Chain 2, 1 single crochet in the chain-2 space between the clusters of the previous row. Chain 2. 1 half double crochet in the 3rd and 4th stitch of the skipped 6 stitches from 2 rows earlier*. Repeat between * and * until you (almost) have reached the end of the row. Chain 2 and 1 single crochet in the last stitch (the cluster of the previous row). Turn. The sides of the row might look a bit weird here, but this will get better, once you crochet the next row.

Row 5
Chain 3, 1 double crochet in the first stitch. 2 double crochet in the chain-2 space of the previous row. 1 double crochet in the next 2 stitches. *2 double crochet in the next chain-2 space, 1 double crochet in the next stitch. 2 double crochet in the next chain-2 space.1 double crochet in the next 2 stitches.* Repeat between * and * until you have 3 stitches left. At the end of this row: 2 double crochet in the chain space, 1 double crochet in the last stitch. Turn.

Keep repeating rows 2-5 to continue

Do you want to learn another crochet stitch? Click HERE for an overview of all crochet stitches.