This Key to My Heart crochet applique is another heart-shaped design I created for Valentine’s Day.
This applique will look great on handmade Valentine’s Day cards, you can also use this Key applique for any other embellishment or scrapbooking.
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Like my other heart-shaped creations, this heart key applique is also easy to make. If you want, you can embellish your Key with small bows made from golden yarn.
More Valentine’s Day handmade cards embellished with crochet appliques can be found on this website here: 21 DIY Valentine’s Day Cards.
If you are looking for more unique Valentine’s Day gift ideas, check out this gift guide on the Etsy website.
Key to My Heart Applique – Crochet Pattern
The pattern for this Key to My Heart applique is also available as a print-friendly, styled and advertisement-free PDF file. You can get it from my Etsy Shop.
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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
This crochet Key applique is about 2-3/4″.
The Key applique consists of three parts (a heart with shank and two key bits) which are crocheted separately and then sewn together.
Part 1 – Heart with shank
Copyright: This pattern is an original design by GoldenLucyCrafts. You may not copy, rewrite, redistribute or resell this pattern in any form, this includes making video tutorials. You may not translate this pattern to another language and publish the pattern or any parts of it.
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 in center.
Rnd 2. Ch 3, HDC in first St of previous Rnd, 2 HDC in each of next 2 Sts, HDC in each of next 3 Sts, HDC in next Ch-1 St, SC in next St (heart point),
Shank – Ch 13, SC in 3rd Ch from hook and in each next 10 Chs,
SC in same St, HDC in next Ch-1 St, HDC in each of next 3 Sts, 2 HDC in each of next 2 Sts, HDC in next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center. Fasten off.
Ch 6, Sl St in 2nd Ch from hook and in each of next 4 Chs. Fasten off and weave in one end. Save the second end for sewing this part to part 1.
Ch 4, Sl St in 2nd and in next 2. Fasten off and weave in one end. Save the second end for sewing this part to part 1.
Sew parts 1 and 2 to the end of Key shank.
Block your crochet Key applique as necessary.
I hope you enjoyed this Key to My Heart free crochet pattern!