Free Heart Flower Pot Pattern For Valentines Day

Heart Flower Pot

Have you ever seen a heart growing on a stem? Yes, this is possible with a special crochet pattern! The Amigurumi Heart in a Pot Pattern lets you create a sweet little heart perched atop a stem, all snug in a cute pot. It’s a lovely handmade item that is perfect for many occasions not just Valentine’s Day, but Mother’s Day, birthdays, or any day you want to show some love. The amigurumi gift pattern is easy to follow and uses pretty basic stitches to make a charming zigzag trim on the pot. You will crochet the pieces separately, with very little sewing involved. You’ll get a chance to shape the stem with floral wire, so it looks just right. This crochet room decor, once finished, stands about 4 inches tall and is sure to warm the hearts of whoever receives it.

Heart Flower Pot

Free Crochet Heart Flower Pot Pattern

Making Your Heart Flower Pot

Materials Needed

  • DK weight yarn in pot color, dark brown, green, and heart color (Example uses Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK in Taupe, Coffee Bean, Slate Green, and Lipstick Pink/Pale Lilac)
  • 2.5mm crochet hook
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Card (from a tissue box, cereal box, etc.)
  • 18 gauge floral wire
  • Pliers
  • Fabric glue
  • Stitch marker, yarn needle, and scissors

Abbreviations (US Terms)

  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • inc – increase
  • invdec – invisible decrease
  • BLO – back loop only
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st/s – stitch/es
  • […] – repeat the instructions in brackets
  • (…) – indicates stitch count at the end of a round

Finished Size

  • Approximately 4″ (10cm) tall. Size may vary depending on the tension and materials used.

Important Notes

  • Pieces are worked in a continuous spiral starting with a magic ring unless specified.
  • Use a stitch marker to mark the first stitch of each round.
  • Gauge is not crucial to this project. Ensure stitches are tight enough to prevent the stuffing from showing.

Step by step Pattern

Pot (pot color)

  1. R1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
  2. R2: [Inc] x6 (12)
  3. R3: [Sc, inc] x6 (18)
  4. R4: Sc, inc, [2 sc, inc] x5, sc (24)
  5. R5: [3 sc, inc] x6 (30)
  6. R6: BLO [sc] x30 (30)
  7. R7-R12: [Sc] x30 (30) for 6 rounds
  8. R13: [Sl st, ch 1] x30; sl st into the same st as starting sl st. Fasten off and weave in ends.
  9. Cut a circle out of the card to fit the base of the pot and place it inside.

Leaves (make 2, green)

  1. Ch 7, sl st in 2nd ch from the hook and next ch, sc in next 2 chs, hdc in last 2 chs (6). Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Heart (heart color)

  1. R1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
  2. R2: [Inc] x6 (12)
  3. R3: [Sc] x12 (12). Fasten off leaving an end of approx. 10cm for sewing.
  4. Repeat R1-R3 for the second piece of the heart top, but do not fasten off the second piece.
  5. Joining Round: 6 sc on the second piece, 12 sc on the first piece (starting in the first st of the last round), 6 sc on the second piece (24). Use the yarn tail from the first piece to sew the gap. Then continue:
  6. R4: [Sc] x24 (24)
  7. R5: Sc, invdec, [2 sc, invdec] x5, sc (18)
  8. Continue stuffing as you work.
  9. R6-7: Continue as per pattern instructions until closure.

Soil (dark brown)

  1. Follow the instructed rounds from R1 to create the base of the soil.
  2. Prepare the stem with floral wire, wrap it with green yarn, and use fabric glue to attach it to the heart.

Stem Preparation

  • Use pliers to twist one end of the wire into a circular shape.
  • Trim the wire as needed and use pliers to fold the end.
  • Secure the stem with green yarn and position the heart on top.

Final Assembly

  • Sew the leaves to the soil, attach the soil to the pot, and secure all loose ends as instructed in your pattern details.

This charming amigurumi heart in a pot is now complete and ready to be gifted or displayed!


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