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Crochet Heart Gift Card Holder Pattern + Tutorial

This crochet heart buttons around a gift card. This quick heart crochet pattern makes a great last minute Valentine’s Day gift.

This crochet gift card holder is quick and cute. The easy to crochet heart shape creates a sweet place to hold that gift card. Secure it with a button and it’s ready.

If you’re in need of a last minute teacher gift, or a Valentine’s Day gift, 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!

And of course, your crochet heart would not be complete without a gift card from your teacher’s favorite restaurant.

Or maybe she needs a gift card for her favorite place to shop for school supplies… or just for herself.

Gift card inserted in crochet heart.

This crochet heart got outlined in a contrasting lighter pink. It really sets off the shape.

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More Crochet Heart Ideas

Olena of Golden Lucy Crafts is the master of crochet hearts. I love how she creates so many patterns from one heart shape. These Rainbow Flowers are a great example.

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Materials

Gauge

2″ x 2″ = 7 hdc x 6 rows of hdc

Finished Size

6″/15cm long by 6″/15cm at its widest

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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.

Stitches used:

ch-chain

hdc-half double crochet

dc-double crochet

sc-single crochet

sc2tog-single crochet two together (decrease)

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Video Tutorial

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Photo Tutorial

Gift card inserted in crochet heart.

Valentine's Day Crochet Heart Gift

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $2

Last minute crochet heart that buttons around a gift card for teachers and neighbor's gift.

Materials

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

Tools

  • 4mm (G) Hook
  • tapestry needle, scissors,
  • button, needle and thread

Instructions

    1. Row 1. Chain 2, Two chains on hook. sc in 2nd chain from your hook, turn. (1 st) This is probably the trickiest part since you’re starting with so few chains.
    2. Row 2. Ch 1, into the same stitch make 3 sc, turn. (3 sts)
    3. Row 3. Ch 2, starting in same st hdc, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn (4 sts)
    4. Row 4. Ch 2, starting in same st place 2 hdc, hdc next 2 sts, 2 hdc in last st, turn (6 sts)
    5. Row 5. Ch 2, starting in same st place 2 dc, hdc next 4 sts, 2 dc in last st, turn. (8 sts)
    6. Row 6. Ch 2, starting in same st place 2 dc, hdc next 6 sts, 2 dc in last st, turn. (10 sts)
    7. Row 7. Ch 2, starting in same st place 2 dc, hdc next 8 sts, 2 dc in last st, turn. (12 sts)
    8. Row 8. Ch 2, starting in same st place 2 dc, hdc next 10 sts, 2 dc in last st, turn. (14 sts)
    9. Row 9. Ch 2, starting in same st place 2 dc, hdc next 12 sts, 2 dc in last st, turn. (16 sts)
    10. Row 10. Ch 2, starting in same st place 2 dc, hdc next 14 sts, 2 dc in last st, turn. (18 sts)
    11. Row 11. Ch 2, starting in same st place 2 dc, hdc next 16 sts, place 3 dc in last st, 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.
    12. Row 12. Ch 1, starting in same st sc in 10 sts, turn. (10 sts)
    13. Row 13. Ch 1, starting in same st sc2tog, sc next 6 sts, sc2tog, turn. (8 sts)
    14. Row 14. Ch 1, starting in same st sc in 8 sts, turn. (8 sts)
    15. Row 15. Ch 1, starting in same st sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog in last 2 sts, turn. (6 sts)
    16. Row 16. Ch 1, starting in same st sc in 6 sts, turn. (6 sts)
    17. Row 17. Ch 1, starting in same st sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog in last 2 sts, turn. (4 sts)
    18. Row 18. Ch 1, starting in same st sc2tog 2X, finish off.
    19. Flip the heart over and join yarn at opposite end to form the second hump of the heart.
    20. Repeat rows 12-18, leaving the center stitch unworked.

Border

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

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

Finishing

Sew button into the dip at top of heart.

Add a gift card for your loved one and button in place! Gift card inserted in crochet heart.



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Maggie

Saturday 11th of February 2017

So cute!! ? Great directions too!

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