These patterns for the heart-shaped Mickey Mouse Crochet Applique and Minnie Mouse Crochet Applique were inspired by our recent visit to Disneyland.
After our trip my 6-yo son asked me: “Mama, what do you think – is Mickey Mouse real or he is just an actor dressed in a costume?”
I decided to find out first what my son is thinking and asked him: “What do you think, is he real or not?”
My son said: “I think Mickey Mouse is real. Because there are Mickey’s Toontown and Mickey’s house, Mickey is the most important person in whole Disneyland and because I love him!”
I couldn’t disagree with such a statement and I created these Minnie and Mickey Mouse Crochet Applique for those of you who love Mickey, Minnie, and Disneyland too!
Mickey and Minnie Heart Appliques – Crochet Pattern
Abbreviations (See a list of crochet abbreviations used in patterns by yarn industry designers and publishers HERE):
Ch – chain
DC – double crochet
HDC – half double crochet
Rnd – round
SC- single crochet
Sl St – slip stitch
St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)
TR – treble crochet
- cotton light weight yarn Patons Grace, colors – red, pink and black
- cotton crochet thread size 10, colors – pink or red
- crochet hook D/3 – 3.25 mm
- crochet hook size 6/1.8 mm
- white beads of your choice for Minnie’s bow (I was using white 11/0 glass seed beads)
Finished size: The Minnie/Mickey Mouse Crochet Applique is about 2-1/2” tall and 3” wide.
With crochet hook D/3 – 3.25 mm and red cotton light weight yarn Patons Grace for Mickey and pink for Minnie:
Rnd 1. Make all of the next stitches into the fourth Ch from hook (the first Ch made) working under both loops – 3 DC, 3 HDC, Ch 1, DC (Heart point), Ch 1, 3 HDC, 3 DC, Ch 3, Sl St.
Rnd 2. Ch 3, in top of first St of previous Row make HDC and DC, 3 TR in next St, 2 DC in next St, DC into each of next 3 Sts, HDC into next St, (DC+TR+DC) in next St (Heart point), HDC in Ch-1, DC into each of next 3 Sts, 2 DC in next St, 3 TR in next St, DC and HDC in next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center.
Rnd 3. Ch 3, SC in top of first St of previous round, 2 SC in each of next 5 Sts, then SC in each of the next 6 Sts, (DC+TR+DC) in next St (Heart point), SC in each of the next 6 Sts, 2 SC in each of next 5 Sts, SC in next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center, Ch 1.
Fasten off and weave in the ends.
With black cotton light weight yarn Patons Grace and crochet hook D/3 – 3.25 mm:
Start with an adjustable ring.
Rnd 1. Ch 3, 12 DC in the loop. Draw the loop closed. To make it easier to do, first untwist the tail. Then pull the tail from back side to draw the loop closed tightly. Join with Sl St in top of Ch 3.
With cotton crochet thread size 10, color – red (or pink) and crochet hook size 6/1.8 mm make a Tiny Heart Bow for Minnie and decorate it with white glass seed beads.
Instructions for the Tiny Heart Bow can be found HERE .
For Mickey Mouse Crochet Applique – sew ears to the heart.
For Minnie Mouse Crochet Applique – sew ears to the heart and then sew a bow to one of the ears.
Also you can make Minnie in red color with pink bow.
Enjoy your Mickey and Minnie Crochet Appliques!
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More free crochet patterns for the Heart Shaped Appliques can be found HERE.