How to Crochet a Quick & Easy Small Heart Applique

The crochet Small Heart Applique is a quick and cute embellishment that is the perfect finishing touch to your baby items, accessories, headbands, blankets, or really, any project!

I originally crocheted this heart applique to decorate my Basket Weave Baby Beanie. So, I used a 3.5-mm hook and DROPS Baby Merino, which is a sport-weight yarn.

However, you can use any yarn weight with the appropriate crochet hook to obtain hearts of different dimensions.

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How to Crochet a Small Heart Applique - Free Pattern - Raffamusa Designs

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– 3.5-mm (E/4 USA, 9 UK) Crochet Hook
– Sport-Weight Yarn


The finished Small Heart Applique measures 1.15″ (3 cm).

Crochet Abbreviations (US Terms)

Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
MC Magic Circle
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St – Stitch
Tr – Treble Crochet

How to Read the Pattern

  • (…) – Repeat the instruction within brackets for the indicated number of times.
  • […] – Repeat the instruction within brackets all in the same indicated st.
  • If the pattern says “sc 5”, it means that you have to make one single crochet in each of the next 5 stitches.
How to Crochet a Small Heart Applique - Free Crochet Pattern - Raffamusa Designs


Make a MC.

Round 1. Ch 3, [tr 3, dc 2, ch 1, tr 1, ch 1, dc 2, tr 3, ch 3, sl st 1] all into the MC.

Pull the MC close.

Bind off leaving a long tail for sewing the Small Heart Applique onto your project.

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Your Small Heart Applique is ready!

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