Make this lovely crochet Heart ornament for Christmas! It is easy to make and you can use it in many different ways.
You can use this crochet Heart ornament for your Christmas Tree, you can decorate a gift package, or, embellish your home. Make some as a small present for your child’s teachers, your coworkers, and your friends.
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For these crochet Christmas ornaments, I was using the same pattern as for my Colorful Valentine’s Day Hearts with the option to add decorative edging.
You may also like my crochet Halloween Hearts, which I made using the same heart pattern!
Crochet Christmas Heart Ornament – Free Crochet Pattern
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(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
I made my crochet Christmas ornaments in two sizes using different yarns.
Materials (yarn and hooks):
- Patons Grace, sport weight #2 yarn (100% mercerized cotton; 136 yds/124 m per 1.7 oz/50 g skein), color – red (Cardinal)
- Patons Grace, sport weight #2 yarn (100% mercerized cotton; 136 yds/124 m per 1.7 oz/50 g skein), color – white (Snow)
- Crochet hook 1/2.75 mm
- Crochet cotton threads size 10
- Crochet hook 4/2.00 mm
Buttons – snowflakes, stockings, gingerbread men, snowmen, etc.
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I made my crochet Heart ornaments in two sizes.
Large heart: 3″ (7 – 1/2 cm)
Small Heart: 1 – 3/4” (5 cm)
With sport weight yarn and hook 1/ 2.75 mm – Ch 4;
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, HDC into each of next 3 Sts, HDC in Ch-1 St, Ch 1, DC in next St (Heart point),
Ch 1, HDC in Ch-1 St, HDC 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, cut the yarn leaving about 5” tail, draw tail through the loop and pull tight.
Rnd 3. Join second color into the center of the Heart, Ch 3, SC in top of first St of previous round, 2 SC in each of next 4 Sts, then SC in each of the next 6 Sts, SC in Ch-1 stitch, Ch 1, DC in next St (Heart point),
Ch 1, SC in Ch-1 stitch, SC in each of the next 6 Sts, 2 SC in each of next 4 Sts, SC in next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center, cut the yarn leaving about 5” tail, draw tail through the loop and pull tight.
Rnd 4. (optional – decorative edge). Use crochet hook size 4/2 mm. Join crochet cotton thread into top of last Sl St of previous Rnd, work under back loop only – *Ch 1, Sl St in next St, repeat from * around.
Fasten off and weave in all ends except two in different colors to make a loop for hanging on the tree.
Block your Heart as necessary.
Embellish your crochet Heart ornament with buttons.
Use worsted medium weight yarn and crochet hook 5 mm, follow the Instructions for Rnds 1-3 of the Small Heart (see above).
On our county fair hobby contest my Christmas Heart ornament received the Pink ribbon and fourth premium in the category “Holiday”! You can read about this in my post “Blue Ribbon, Red Ribbon, Special Award”.
I hope you enjoyed this Christmas heart ornament free crochet pattern!
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