Crochet Heart Gift Card Holder Pattern

If you’re in need of a last minute teacher gift for Valentine’s Day then this crochet heart gift card holder is just for you! It’s the perfect way to personalize “just a gift card” gifts! It’s quick to work up, so create a few for Valentine’s day, birthday gifts, mother’s day, graduation, father’s day… any time is a great time to give a little handmade heart!



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Size F hook*

I love this Yarn! in Hot Rose & Soft Pink, or other #4 worsted weight yarn like Red Heart in your color of choice

tapestry needle, scissors, button, needle and thread


4 hdc = 1 inch

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Pattern Notes:

Chain stitches at the beginning of rows do NOT count as a stitch. Make your first stitch of the row in the same stitch as the chain. Pattern is worked in rows, from the bottom point of the heart up.

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Stitches used:


sc-single crochet

hdc-half double crochet

dc-double crochet-yarn over (yo) and insert your hook into the stitch, yo and pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), yo and pull through 2 loops (2 loops on hook), yo and pull through 2.

sc2tog-single crochet two together (decrease)

Photo Tutorial:

1: Chain 2, sc in 2nd chain from your hook, turn (1) This is probably the trickiest part since you’re starting with so few chains.

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2: Ch 1, make 3 sc into the same stitch (3)

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3: Ch 2, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, turn (4)
4: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc next 2 sts, 2 hdc, turn (6)
5: Ch 2, 2 dc, hdc next 4 sts, 2dc, turn (8)


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6: Ch 2, 2 dc, hdc next 6 sts, 2 dc, turn (10)
7: Ch 2, 2 dc, hdc next 8 sts, 2 dc, turn (12)

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8: Ch 2, 2 dc, hdc next 10 sts, 2 dc, turn (14)
9: Ch 2, 2 dc, hdc next 12 sts, 2 dc, turn (16)
10: Ch 2, 2 dc, hdc next 14 sts, 2 dc, turn (18)

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11: Ch 2, 2 dc, hdc next 16 sts, 3 dc, turn (21) *Here you’re creating a odd number of stitches. Add a stitch marker to stitch #11, this will be the center between humps. You should have 10 stitches on either side.

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12: Ch 1, sc next 10 sts, turn (10)
13: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc next 6 sts, sc2tog, turn (8)

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14: Ch 1, sc next 8 sts, turn (8)
15: Ch1, sc2tog, sc next 4 sts, sc2tog, turn (6)

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16: Ch 1, sc next 6 sts, turn (6)
17: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc next 2 sts, sc2tog, turn (4)
18: Ch 1, sc2tog 2X, finish off.

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Flip the heart over and join yarn at opposite end to form the second hump of the heart. Repeat rows 12-18, leaving the center stitch unworked.

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If using contrasting color, change now. Sc around your heart, be sure to crochet over your tails,

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work two stitches into the point of the heart, chain 4 (or more if using a large button), sc a 3rd time into the point of the heart, securing the chain button loop,


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and continue sc around the heart, slip stitch and fasten off.


Sew button into the dip at top of heart.

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Add a gift card for your loved one and button in place!

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Eccola! A sweet little heart to give with a handmade touch!

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