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How to Make a Crochet Heart in Boho Style for Beginners

Would you like to crochet a heart to delight your loved ones? Use this free pattern to make a magnificent crocheted heart in Boho Style. This simple step-by-step instruction for crocheting a heart will guide you all the way from choosing the yarn to adding beads. Just start doing it right now!

By | Last updated Jan. 2, 2024, 8:10 p.m.

How to Make a Crochet Heart in Boho Style for Beginners

Valentine's Day always brings a special challenge: finding that perfect gift that says "I care" in a personal and meaningful way. That's why I've put together something a bit different this year - a free crochet pattern that's close to my heart. It's all about making a Boho style 3d crochet heart, and I promise it's so simple and fun, you'll want to make one for everyone you know!

Also it's a chance to use your yarn stash, even those bits and pieces you've saved, and turn them into something beautiful. I love the idea of giving new life to leftovers, making this not only a creative journey but an eco-friendly one too. Whether you're a seasoned crocheter or picking up a hook for the first time, this tutorial is designed to guide you through each step with ease, all in about 15 minutes.

So, let's get those hooks ready and make a crochet heart, something that's as fun to give as it is to make.

Materials Needed:

How to Make a Boho Style Heart

For my Boho style hearts, I chose Hobbii Friends Cotton 8/8 in Oatmilk (03) and Baby Blue (75) colors, pairing them with a 3.5 mm (US size E-4) crochet hook. But here's the beauty of this project: you can use any yarn you have on hand and just match it with the corresponding crochet hook. It's all about making it your own.

And if you're someone who finds it easier to follow along with visual instructions, don't worry - I've got you covered with a video tutorial. Whether you prefer reading step-by-step or watching the process unfold, I've made sure you have everything you need to bring these lovely hearts to life.

Next you'll find out how to make a crochet hearts. Each step of crafting your Boho style heart is captured in clear photos, from the initial magic ring to adding the final bead and tassel. These visuals complement the instructions, making every stitch and technique easy to follow. Perfect for visual learners and those who like to double-check their work, this section ensures a smooth, enjoyable crafting journey. So, grab your materials, and let's start crocheting together!

how to make a boho style heart

Step 1

Make a magic ring to begin your heart.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 2

Chain 3, then crochet 12 double crochets (dc) into the ring. Slip stitch (sl st) to join.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 3

Single crochet (sc) and double crochet (dc) in the next stitch. Then, make 3 treble crochets (tr) in the next stitch for the heart's peak. Repeat for the second peak.
Continue with 3 dc in the next stitch, followed by another 3 dc in the next stitch. Then, make 2 dc and 1 tr in the next stitch. Ch 1.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 4

Sl st to secure the heart point

how to make a boho style heart

Step 5

Start mirroring the pattern in reverse to finish the round: 1tr nd 2 dc in the next stitch, (3 dc in the next stitch)*2, (3 tr in the next stitch)*2, dc and sc in the next stitch. Cut the yarn and wave in the ends.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 6

Crcohet the second heart in the same way but do not cut the yarn.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 7

Place the two hearts back-to-back. Start joining with sc through corresponding stitches around the edge.

how to make a boho style heart

Leave a small opening for stuffing.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 8

Lightly stuff the heart through the opening to give it shape.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 9

Continue with sc stitches to close the opening. Finish off and weave in ends.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 10

Thread a needle with yarn, pull it through the top center of the heart, and add a bead.

how to make a boho style heart

Center the bead.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 11

Cut several yarn strands for the tassel.

how to make a boho style heart

Fold in half and attach to the bottom of the heart through the center.

how to make a boho style heart

Tie a knot.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 12

To form the tassel head wrap yarn around the top of the tassel strands to form the head. Secure with a knot.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 13

Trim the tassel ends evenly.

how to make a boho style heart

Step 14

Cut a piece of yarn for hanging. Fold in half, pull the loop through the top of the heart, make a knot and hide it inside the heart.

how to make a boho style heart

Tie a knot close to the top of the heart.

And there you have it - your very own crocheted Boho style heart, ready to adorn any space or be given as a thoughtful, handmade gift. This project, simple yet filled with charm, embodies the joy of crafting something unique from the heart. 

Thank you for joining me on this crafting journey. Happy crocheting, and until our next project, keep spreading love, one stitch at a time.

how to make a boho style heart

how to make a boho style heart

how to make a boho style heart

Jolly Lizard

Jolly Lizard is a wife, mother of two, and a crochet enthusiast with a passion for sharing her craft. She sells crochet patterns on Etsy, offers video tutorials on YouTube, and is an active member of the Ravelry community. When she's not crocheting or spending time with her family, she enjoys hiking and exploring the mountains.

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