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40+ Lovely Valentine's Day Knit Patterns

Brighten a loved one's day with these beautiful Valentine's Day knit patterns!

By: Kathryn Abrams, Editor,
Lovely Valentines Day Knit Patterns

For that special someone in your life, these 40+ Lovely Knitting Projects for Valentine's Day make the perfect gift. Show your loved one how much you care by knitting them a beautiful hat, scarf, or any other homemade pattern. These Valentine's Day knits have love in every stitch. Whether you present one of these stunning pieces to a friend, family member, or secret admirer, or even make a few for yourself, they are sure to bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. You could even knit patterns for charity this year! Surround yourself with pink and red yarn, and then get to work on these knitting projects for the sweetest day of the year.

Showing your love through a beautiful knitted gift is a great idea. The receiver of this special item will cherish it for many years to come. Keep in mind Valentine's Day is a holiday designed to show love and affection toward anyone and everyone in your life. Besides knitting something for your significant other, you can work up a pattern for your grandchildren, children, or even your neighbor. When you express your love through yarn and needles, you are giving someone a special piece of your passion. 

BONUS: You can surprise loved ones with a homemade dishcloth made with red or pink yarn. Our video on How to Knit an Unbelievably Easy Dishcloth will help you get started!

Knit Hat Patterns for Your Sweetheart

Knitted hats for Valentine's Day are the perfect way to show your love on February 14 and all year long. Made with yarn in bright shades of red and pink, these knitting projects are definitely crowd-pleasers. Work one up for yourself and anyone in your life who loves to sport a fashionable and handmade knit hat. You'll love creating something that is both warm and fashion-forward! These knit hat patterns are also great ways to get away from the gloom and dreariness of winter.

Heartfelt Knit Gifts for Valentine's Day

There are many different types of knit gifts you can present on Valentine's Day, but none are more special than homemade ones. Show someone how much you care by making them a sweet and heartfelt knitted gift. You are guaranteed to bring a smile to someone's face — especially if they love hearts! From a pretty garland decoration to warm and cozy socks, you can show loved ones how much they mean to you with these Valentine's Day knit patterns that feature hearts. 

Dreamy Knitted Dishcloths, Washcloths, and More

Everyone uses dishcloths, so these dreamy knitted patterns are the perfect gift for any special someone. The cheery dishcloth may even make dishes a little bit more fun. You'll also discover fun patterns for washcloths, scrubbies, and more. Plus, every time they use your handmade knitted gift, they will fondly think of your talent and generosity. Many of these knit patterns can even be made just by dipping into your stash of yarn, and likely won't take you long to knit them. These patterns would also make delightful gifts for housewarming parties or bridal showers any time of the year.

Warm Hugs Valentine Cozies

Mug cozies make great gifts any time of year, but the Valentine's Day designs are especially cute. Give your mug a warm hug with one of these irresistible cup cozies, and then curl up by the fire with your sweetheart and enjoy some decadent hot cocoa. These knit cozies will keep your beverage of choice nice and hot. Many of these knit patterns won't take long to make and will be wonderful last-minute gift ideas, too. When giving these cute cozies, you can include a gift card to a coffee shop or the recipient's favorite blend of tea for a truly special present for Valentine's Day. Consider making a duplicate of a cozy that's just for you!

Which knit Valentine's day pattern will you make?
Let us know in the comments!

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I love that cupcake pincushion! What an adorable idea for Valentine's Day.

Pink is one of my favorite colors, so I can't get enough of these Valentine's Day patterns. I want to make all of them!


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