Crochet Cupcake Keychain Pattern

These sweet little crochet cupcake keychains are quick to make and fun accessory! Could also be used as an ornament, party favor, or zipper pull on a backpack. Be sure look at the picture tutorials as well as the written pattern to see where to join the top and bottom pieces.

– Size G Crochet Hook
– Worsted weight yarn in white/cream, brown, red, and a couple different colors of scrap yarn for the “sprinkles.”
– Small round red bead. Mine are from a package of assorted wooden beads from Michaels (THESE ONES).
– Tapestry needle
– Key ring

Magic Ring Tutorial
SC = Single Crochet
HDC = Half Double Crochet
SC Decrease = Single Crochet Decrease

Cupcake Keychain Pattern:
with white yarn…
Magic Ring, chain 1 and make 6 SC in ring, join to first SC and ch 1 (6 SC)
Round 2: 2 SC in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (12 SC)
Round 3-4: SC in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (12 SC)
Round 5: in next stitch make 3 HDC, slip stitch in next, *3 HDC, slip stitch, repeat from * around, join, fasten off and weave in ends. (6 scallops)
now working with brown yarn…
Round 6: join yarn to underside of round 4 (under the scallops), chain 1. SC in each stitch around. (12 SC)
Round 7-8: SC in each stitch around. (12 SC)
At this point you will want to add on your sprinkles and bead cherry/keychain (see tutorial below).
Round 9: in back loops only, SC decrease, SC in next, repeat around. Fasten off leaving long tail.
Use your tapestry needle to sew the rest of the cupcake closed.

After you finish the top, you will want to connect your brown yarn to the loops that sit right under the scallops. A little hard to see in my picture but I tried to mark a couple of them for you in the picture below.

Before you get to round 9, you will want to add your “sprinkles,” key ring, and bead “cherry.” Take a piece of red yarn, fold it in half and knot it around the key ring. Add your bead and make a knot over the top of the bead. Then put it down the center top of your cupcake and secure it. The sprinkles are made by making french knots with scrap yarn. HERE is a great tutorial on how to make a french knot. 

Now here is the best part of this project… DON’T weave in your ends!! You will use all the leftover yarn that hangs out as the stuffing!

You will need to fasten off and weave in the bottom end (and the end from your scalloped border) but that should be it!

Now you have yummy little cupcake keychains! Yay!

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