Crochet Heart Keyring

14 Dec

Stuck for last-minute gift ideas? How about a little Crochet Heart Keyring? :) You only need a small amount of Aran or DK yarn plus a keyring finding and it takes minutes to make! Ideal as a stocking filler or stocking stuffer for most ages.

Crochet Heart Keyring in Red and Green.

Use a 5mm (US: 8) hook for Aran (US: worsted) yarn or a 4mm (US: 6) hook for DK (US: light worsted) yarn.

Crochet Heart Keyring Pattern

1. magic loop of 5 dc sts [5 dc]
2. ch1, 3dc, 3dc, 2dc, 2dc, 2dc and join with a slst [12 dc]
3. ch1, (dc, htr), (htr, dc), slst, (dc, htr), (htr, dc), dc3, 2dc, dc3 and join with a slst
4. ch1, (dc, 2htr), 2htr, (htr, dc), slst, (dc, htr), 2htr, (2htr, dc), dc5, ch1, dc5 and join with a slst

Fasten off and then make a second heart. Stack the two heart pieces, wrong sides together, and either crochet slip stitch, or use a darning needle to blanket stitch, around the edges. You can lightly stuff the heart, before completely sewing or crocheting the edges together, if you wish. Add a hanging loop with a short length of yarn or a crocheted chain and attach your heart to a keyring finding. (The photo shows the Crochet Heart Keyring in Aran weight yarn; the red heart was crocheted together and the green heart was blanket stitched.)

You could also use this pattern to make a heart applique for another project, such as my Rhianna Bucket Bag.

Crochet Heart Applique on Rhianna Bucket Bag

The photo shows a simple pin brooch, made with 2 crochet hearts sewn together with a heart-shaped button and a brooch finding on the back. The larger heart used a 5mm hook and the smaller heart used a 3.5mm hook.

ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet (US: single crochet)
htr = half treble (US: half double crochet)
slst = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


2 Responses to “Crochet Heart Keyring”

  1. Molly @ The Move to America January 17, 2014 at 4:34 pm #

    This is ridiculously cute!

    • Fiona Campbell January 17, 2014 at 4:39 pm #

      Thank you, Molly. :) I love this design too. :) x

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