fbpx
0
Crochet Free Crochet Patterns Seasonal St. Patrick's Day

Lucky Charm Rainbow Shamrock Key Chain Stash-buster| Free Crochet Pattern by Stardust Gold Crochet

Rainbow Shamrock Crochet Key Chain

click to sign-up


Welcome Stargazers! Sign up for updates on all new free patterns!

Remember to check your e-mail for the welcome message & your FREE Pattern PDF of the Temperance Ruancho! Glad you are here!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to everyone! This is a simple St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Shamrock Key Chain Stash-buster to help ease the boredom and a great project to work with the kids!

  • Fun and easy
  • Stash-buster
  • Simple stitches

These are hard times and I hope everyone is coping okay. Let’s call this a lucky charm!

I’ll be posting quite a few patterns to help everyone get through it. So keep an eye out.

A little bit about the yarn…

I used Yarn Bee Soft Secret, which was in my stash. Definitely use any 3 or 4 weight yarn you have laying around in your stash for this simple crochet project! 😍


+ Sizes/Finished Measurements


Blocked and Assembled

Width:  3.5″

Tall:  3”


+ Materials:


Suggested Yarn & Yardage Needed:

Yarn Bee Soft Secret – 6 oz / 170 g 200 yards/275 meters 100% Acrylic or any 3 or 4 weight scrap yarn – great for a stash-buster! Yardage is very little, less than a yarn of each color.

Color A:  Red | Color B:  Hot Orange | Color C:  Saffron | Color D: Butter | Color E: Lime | Color F: Aqua | Color G: French Lilac

Hook Size: US Size G (4 or 4.5 mm) crochet hook

Scissors

Darning Needle

Key Ring

Tails for stuffing or a tiny bit of polyfill


+ Abbreviations:


sc single crochet
dc double crochet
hdc half double crochet
tr treble crochet
sl st slip stitch
t-ch turning chain
rep repeat
st(s) stitch(es)
ch(s) chains(s)
ea each
*…* rep instructions between asterisk however many times indicated.

+ Stitch guide:


Stitches in pink are clickable links to a tutorial on how to create the stitch.

sc – single crochet

insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw up a loop, yo draw through both loops on hook.

dc – double crochet

yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw up a loop, *yo, draw through 2 loops* – repeat from * to * until you have one loop left on the hook.

hdc – half double crochet

yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, draw through all three loops on hook.

tr – treble crochet

yo twice, insert hook in indicated st.  yo, draw up a loop, *yo, draw through 2 loops* repeat from * to * 3 times.

Magic Circle


+ Pattern Notes – Please Read


  • Rainbow is worked in rows.
  • Shamrock is worked in one round.
  • Pieces are sewn together and stuffed.
  • 1st st of each row/round is made in the same as t-ch.
  • Cut yarn after each row.

Ready? Let’s make it!

St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Shamrock Key Chain


+ Skill Level


Beginner


+ Pattern:


Rainbow

Make 2

Starting with Color G (purple), Ch 4

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook, 2 sc in next ch, sc in next, change to Color F (blue) – 4 sc

Row 2:  Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, (2 sc in next st) two times, sc in last st, change to Color E (green) – 6 sc.

Row 3:  Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last st, change to Color D (yellow) – 8 sc.

Row 4:  Ch 1, turn, sc in first 2 sts, 2 sc in each of next 4 sts, sc in each of last two sts, change to Color C (dark yellow)  – 12 sc.

Row 5:  Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in each of next 10 sts, 2 sc in last st, change to Color B (orange) – 14 sc.

Row 6:  Ch 1, turn, sc in each of next 6 sts, 2 sc in each of next two sts, sc in each of next 6 sts, change to Color A (red)  – 16 sc.

Row 7:  Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in each of next 6 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 6 sts, 2 sc in last st – 20 sc.

leave a long tail for sewing the two pieces together, weave in all other tails.

Shamrock ☘️

Make 2

4 mm hook

Magic circle, Ch 4

In magic circle, *tr 2, hdc 1, tr 3, sl st 1** ch 4, repeat from * two more times ending rep at **, ch 5 for the stem.

Pull magic circle closed tight and weave in all tails.

I want to learn new stitches!

Take me to the freebies!

Finishing & Assembly:

Rainbow:

Place pieces together with WS facing each other. Sew together along with the red, stuff with scraps of yarn from tails or polyfill, then continue sewing up the bottom.

Shamrock:

Place pieces together with WS facing each other. Using a whip stitch, sew through stem first, then along the outer edge.

Sew shamrock to rainbow and attach key ring at the end of the stem of the shamrock.

Congratulations! You’re Finished!

I hope you enjoyed this simple St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Key Chain Crochet pattern! If you want more free patterns and stitches, please click below.

Take me to the freebies!

I want to learn new stitches!

If you have any questions about this pattern, please join my pattern support group Stardust Gold Crochet & Friends here.  😄

Pin it!


If you like to learn new stitches, check out my Saturday Stitch Explorers series! I try to upload one every week! There is always a full video tutorial to accompany the written patterns too. :).



Thanks for stopping by and making beautiful things with me, PLEASE SHARE AND PIN! IT’S HOW I KEEP MY PATTERNS FREE!

If you’d like to collaborate with me, please send me a message or leave a comment, I would love to work with you!

Rainbow Shamrock Crochet Key Chain

More free patterns you may like…

All photos and pattern are property of Stardust Gold Crochet.

Feel free to sell items created from this pattern, but please do not copy, distribute, or sell this pattern as your own.

This post contains affiliate links, if you happen to purchase from my links, I will earn a few cents :). Thank you for that!

You Might Also Like

No Comments

    Let's Talk About Crochet!

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    %d bloggers like this: