You are currently viewing Crochet Heart Basket Free Pattern

Crochet Heart Basket Free Pattern

Make a cute crochet heart basket to hold your candy or give as the perfect gift for someone you love. The Candy Heart Basket is a quick and easy project so grab your favorite color in bulky yarn and whip one up.

This post may contain affiliate links. If you click one, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for helping me bring you free content.


Supplies Needed for the Crochet Heart Basket

#6 bulky yarn (I used Lion Brand Hometown)

K(6.5 mm) hook(I love Furls Hooks)

Large eye tapestry needle

Candy or keepsakes to put inside

Skill Level:

Advanced Beginner

Finished crochet heart basket is 6″ wide and 2 1/2″ deep

A pink crochet heart basket being held in two hands.

Abbreviations Used {US Term}

MR=magic ring


dc=double crochet

sl st=slip stitch

Inc=increase (2 dc in same st)

BL=back loops

FPdc=front post double crochet

Special Stitch Used:

FPdc: yo, insert hook behind post of dc from previous row, yo, complete st as a dc


ch 3 counts as a stitch

I used invisible join for this basket. You can find an Invisible Join Tutorial HERE.

Join the Simply Melanie Jane newsletter so you don’t miss out on any free pattern releases, members only discounts, and more.

Crochet Heart Basket Feature in One Skein Makes Blog Hop

This pattern was featured in the One Skein Makes blog hop hosted by Through The Loop Yarn Craft along with so many other wonderful ones.

Use the button below to see the round up of patterns that are still available everyday.

Crochet Heart Basket Pattern Instructions:

Rnd 1:  Using MR, 12 dc in ring, pull to close, sl st in first st using invisible join [12]

For rows 2-5, you will be working in back loops.

Rnd 2: ch 2, Inc in each st around, join as before [24]

Rnd 3:  ch 2, dc next, Inc next around, join [36]

Rnd 4: ch 2, dc next 2, Inc next around, join [48]

Rnd 5:  ch 2, dc each st around, join [48]

You will now be working through both loops.

Rnd 6:  ch 2, dc next 2, FPdc next, around, join [32 dc, 16 FPdc]

Rnd 7: rep row 6, do not join at end of the round

Leaving a long tail, fasten off. You will now fold the un-joined ends together to form the heart. Tack the folds together. Weave in end. Shape.

Photo showing two fingers holding ends of round basket together, showing where to sew the crochet heart basket together to form the heart shape.

If you’d rather purchase the ad free, printable PDF, use the button below.

You may like some of my other crochet baskets:

Spring Tulip Basket

Bobblidy Boo Basket

Thanks for coming to visit. Come again real soon.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Joan

    Just what I needed 🥰

Leave a Reply