keychain crochet pattern

Keychain crochet pattern Free – Cactus

Mini Cactus in a pot keychain

Learn how to crochet a very cute cactus keychain in a pot with flower with this easy and fast free cactus keychain crochet pattern for beginners. A cotton yarn or other firm yarn will make the cactus look at it’s the best. If you use thicker yarn, the cactus will become bigger. If you want the cactus to stand up, then please use some heavy stuffing in the bottom of the pot. Size cactus: 7 cm / 2 inch

This easy cactus takes about a hour to crochet. This small project, great for left over yarn.

There is a full free video on how to crochet this round cactus keychain pattern here:

Check out my basic stitches tutorial if you are a beginner. The tutorial has a lot of videos included.

Materials:

These are the materials that I used for this pattern. You can replace them with other materials. If you wish to crochet a larger or smaller version of this cactus Amigurumi keychain, you can just use a thicker or thinner yarn/crochet hook.

Green cotton – catania color: 212
Brown Cotton – catania color: 157
Beige cotton – catania color: 179
Red Cotton – catania color: 115
Synthetic Poly filling

Check the materials page on my website if you need help in choosing the right materials.

Supplies:
Scissors
Tapestry needles with blunt point, nr. 16
Pins

two crocheted cactus keychains.
keychain crochet pattern

Cactus:
– Use green yarn
Ch 12
Row 1: Start in second ch from hook, sc in next 11 st, ch 1, turn (11)
Row 2-10: BLO sc in next 11 st, ch 1, turn (11)
Crochet the other side of the chain and row 10 together (photo 1).*
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Now close the top of the cactus using your yarn needle,
weave the yarn tail through the top loops of every other row. Sew through loops 1, 3, 5 etc. (photo 2). Those are the row between the rows that make the bumps on the cactus. Pull it tight to close. Weave the yarn through the cactus to the other opening, make a little knot to attach the yarn on the other side of the cactus. Put stuffing in the cactus.
If you need any help with making the cactus please check this video: https://youtu.be/D6N4qYd39sk

Pot:
– Start in beige yarn.
Rnd 1: start sc 8 in a magic ring (8)
Rnd 2: inc 8 times [16]
Rnd 3: BLO sc in all 16 st (16)
Rnd 4: sc in all 16 st (16)
Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 st, inc in next st) repeat 4 times (20)
Rnd 6: sc in all 20 st (20)
Rnd 7: FLO sc in all 20 st (20)
Fasten off, sew in the yarn end, don’t sew over the FLO of Rnd 7.

Soil:
Rnd 8: join brown yarn to the BLO of the 1st st of rnd 6 of the cactus, sc in all 20 st (20)
Rnd 9: dec 10 times (10)
Put stuffing in the pot.

Rnd 10: dec 5 times (5)
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail. Using your yarn needle, weave the yarn tail through the front loop of each remaining stitch and pull it tight to close. Weave in the yarn end.

Sew the cactus on the pot.

cactus keychain crochet patterns
cactus keychain crochet pattern


Cactus arm:
Use green yarn
Ch 8
Row 1: Start in second ch from hook, sc in next 7 st, ch 1, turn (11)
Row 2-6: BLO sc in next 7 st, ch 1, turn (7)
Crochet the other side of the chain and row 6 together (photo 1).*
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Now close the top of the cactus arm using your yarn needle, weave the yarn tail through the top loops of every other row. Sew through loops 1, 3, 5 etc. (photo 2).
Those are the row between the rows that make the bumps on the cactus. Pull it tight to close. Weave the yarn through the cactus to the other opening with several stitches, pull the yarn to bend the cactus arm (photo 3), make a little knot to attach the yarn on the other side of the cactus arm.

Put stuffing in the cactus arm and sew it on the cactus.
If you need any help with making the cactus please check this video: https://youtu.be/D6N4qYd39sk

Flower:
Find the video on how to make these flowers on my YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/D6N4qYd39sk

– Use red yarn
Rnd 1: slst, dc, slst, dc, slst, dc, slst, dc, slst, dc into a magic ring.
Fasten off with een hv, sew in the yarn end and make a knot on the back of the flower.
Make a french knot make with green yarn to make the green middle part of the flower. Use the green yarn to sew the flower on the cactus.

If you want to turn the cactus into a keychain, use the yarn to make a loop on the side, then hide the yarn under the flower with a knot.

Now you cactus keychain is done! I hope you enjoyed making this cute keychain crochet pattern.