This crochet heart hot pad is a quick crochet pattern for Valentine’s Day.
Adding this crochet heart hot pad to your home for Valentine’s Day adds the perfect handmade touch.
The stitch pattern used to create this heart hot pad adds a nice texture.
2 strands of yarn held together and the texture of the stitch pattern makes this a nice thickness for a crochet hot pad.
So get some of your worsted weight cotton yarn ready to crochet some of these hot pads!
About this crochet heart hot pad pattern:
Crochet Stitches Used
As mentioned earlier this pattern uses a stitch combination that adds some nice textured detail.
The specific name of the stitch used is the crunch stitch.
The crochet crunch stitch is a combination of alternating slip stitches and half double crochet stitches.
The alternation of these stitches creates a little textured bump that is evenly spaced. This stitch combination also creates a slightly thicker fabric which is great for a hot pad.
What yarn is used for this crochet hot pad pattern?
A worsted weight yarn that is 100% cotton is needed for this heart hot pad crochet pattern.
The purple heart example used Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton and the pink heart example used I Love This Cotton.
Both of these yarns are a worsted weight and are 100% cotton but they feel so different.
2 strands are held together when crocheting this design.
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- 100 yards of #4 worsted weight cotton, Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton or I Love This Cotton or suitable substitutes (2 strands held together)
- US Size (K/10.5) 6.5mm crochet hook or a larger size if you have tight tension
- Yarn needle, Scissors, Stitch Marker
Stitches/Abbreviations: US Terms
- ch – chain
- st(s) – stitch(es)
- sl st – slip stitch
- sc – single crochet
- sc2tog – single crochet 2 stitches together
- hdc – half double crochet
- One Size – 7 x 9.5″
- This is worked from the bottom up in 1 piece.
- Beginning chains do not count as a stitch.
- This pattern uses 2 strands of yarn held together throughout.
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Instructions Crochet Heart Hot Pad Pattern
Main Body of Heart
With 2 strands of yarn held together create a magic ring.
Row 1: Ch 1, 3 hdc into ring, turn – 3 hdc.
Row 2: Ch 1, 2 hdc in first, hdc in next, 2 hdc in last, turn – 5 hdc.
Row 3: Ch 1, 2 hdc in first, sl st in next, hdc in next, sl st in next, 2 hdc in last, turn – 5 hdc, 2 sl st.
Row 4: Ch 1, 2 hdc in first, sl st in next, *hdc in next, sl st in next; repeat from * across to last, 2 hdc in last, turn – 6 hdc, 3 sl st.
Rows 5-12: Repeat Row 4.
|5||7 hdc, 4 sl st = 11 sts|
|6||8 hdc, 5 sl st = 13 sts|
|7||9 hdc, 6 sl st = 15 sts|
|8||10 hdc, 7 sl st = 17 sts|
|9||11 hdc, 8 sl st = 19 sts|
|10||12 hdc, 9 sl st = 21 sts|
|11||13 hdc, 10 sl st = 23 sts|
|12||14 hdc, 11 sl st = 25 sts|
Row 13: Ch 1, hdc in first, *sl st in next, hdc in next; repeat from * across, turn – 13 hdc, 12 sl st.
Row 14: Ch 1, hdc in first, hdc in next, *sl st in next, hdc in next; repeat from * across to last, hdc in last, turn – 14 hdc, 11 sl st.
Row 15: Repeat Row 13.
Row 16: Repeat Row 14.
Top Right Half of Heart
Row 1: Ch 1, sc2tog, hdc in next, (sl st in next, hdc in next) 4 times, sc2tog, place st marker in last st worked of the sc2tog, turn – 2 sc, 5 hdc, 4 sl st.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc2tog, hdc in next, (sl st in next, hdc in next) 3 times, sc2tog, turn – 2 sc, 4 hdc, 3 sl st.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc2tog, hdc in next, (sl st in next, hdc in next) 2 times, sc2tog, turn – 2 sc, 3 hdc, 2 sl st.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc2tog, hdc in next, sl st in next, hdc in next, sc2tog, turn – 2 sc, 2 hdc, 1 sl st.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc2tog, hdc in next, sc2tog, do not turn – 2 sc, 1 hdc.
Sl st down left side of right half towards the center marked stitch, sl st in the marked st, remove st marker.
Top Left Half of Heart
Row 1: Ch 1, sc2tog in same st as last sl st and next st, hdc in next, *sl st in next, hdc in next; repeat from * across until 2 remain, sc2tog, turn – 2 sc, 5 hdc, 4 sl st.
Rows 2-5: Repeat Rows 2-4 of Top Right Half of Heart. Do not turn after last row.
Round 1: Ch 1, sc evenly around heart placing 3 sc at bottom point and a sl st in the top center, join with a sl st.
Round 2: Continue with the same color or change to an accent color, ch 1, keeping loose tension start to sl st in each border st around, when you reach the top center, place the sl st in the same st the Round 1 sl st is placed, continue to sl st around, join with a sl st.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
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