Knitted Heart Patch

Celebrate love and creativity with the knitted heart patch, a charming project that adds a touch of warmth to any item. Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or any other occasion, these heart-shaped patches are perfect for embellishing hats, scarves, jackets, bags, or any accessory you desire.


You can even create a pair, sew them together, and stuff them to make adorable softies or give them as heartfelt Valentines.

In just about an hour, you can complete each patch, making it a fun and rewarding project. In this article, we’ll guide you through the steps to create these knitted heart patches, emphasizing shaping techniques and offering valuable tips.

Getting Started: To embark on your knitted heart patch project, gather the following supplies:

  • Approximately 12 yards of Mary Maxim Woodlands Yarn per heart patch (Color options shown: Cranberry, Stardust & Blossom).
  • US 7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles.
  • Yarn needle.
  • Scissors.

Pattern Details: The knitted heart patches are crafted by working from one side to the other, utilizing increases and decreases to shape the hearts. While prior knowledge of the knit stitch, basic increases, and decreases can be advantageous, they are not essential for this project. The comprehensive step-by-step tutorial in the full pattern will guide you through the process.

Tips: Before you commence, we recommend thoroughly reviewing the entire page to gain a comprehensive understanding of the project. You’ll find a list of recommended supplies, abbreviations, and written instructions that will accompany you from start to finish.


Additional Notes:

  • Finished Size: Each heart patch measures approximately 4.5″ wide and 4″ long.
  • Gauge: Use the finished size as a reference for measuring your gauge.
  • Yarn Substitution: If you don’t have the recommended yarn, feel free to substitute it with another medium weight yarn. Just remember to check your gauge and make any necessary adjustments to achieve the desired sizing.

The Pattern: Here are the written instructions for creating your knitted heart patch:

Row 1: Cast on 7 stitches. Knit all stitches. (7 sts)

Row 2: Knit Front Back (KFB) in the first stitch. Knit to the last stitch. KFB in the last stitch. (9 sts)

Row 3: Knit all stitches. (9 sts)

Repeat: Repeat rows 2 and 3 three more times. At the end of the repeat, you will have 15 stitches on your needle.


Continue following the pattern instructions, repeating rows and performing the increases and decreases as indicated, until you reach your desired number of stitches. For specific instructions for each row, please refer to the complete pattern.

Image / Pattern / Tutorial: Bhooked Crochet

Congratulations on creating your knitted heart patch, a beautiful symbol of love and creativity! These versatile patches can enhance your accessories or become heartfelt gifts. Remember, this article serves as a summary, and for comprehensive instructions and shaping guidance, we recommend visiting the original post. Enjoy the process of knitting and spreading love through your handcrafted knitted hearts!

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