How to Make a Keyring Pouch – Free Crochet Pattern

This crochet Keyring Pouch is the perfect scrap yarn project! What better way to use up scraps of yarn, than with a quick and easy crochet keychain that you can make a stock of in a day? 

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When I joined this stashdown CAL, I knew I was going to make something super small, that will work with just about all lengths of yarn scraps. 

A small pouch that can be made for guys and gals is perfect! These can be made as gifts, or even for craft fairs. 

crochet keyring pouch free crochet patterns for a crochet keychain scrap yarn project!

The Keyring Pouch is the perfect storage for small items like earbuds or coins, and it easily fits on your keychain or bag zipper. Also great for tossing in a purse.

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crochet keyring pouch free crochet patterns for a crochet keychain scrap yarn project!

DK Weight Yarn (#3)

  • Color A – 1/2 oz/55 yds
  • Color B – 1/4 oz/25 yds
  • Color C – 1/4 oz/25 yds

F/5/3.75mm Hook

1” Lanyard Hooks

Yarn Needle



Not important for this project

Finished Measurements

Approx. 2 ⅜” x 2 ¾”

Stitch Guide

arnd = around

BLO = back loop only

ch = chain

dec = single crochet decrease

sc = single crochet

ssc = See Special Stitches

sl st(s) = slip stitch(es)

st(s) = stitch(es)

YO = yarn over

Skill Level


Written in U.S. Terms

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  • Ch 1 does not count as a stitch
  • This pattern is written for DK yarn, but can easily be made in any yarn weight, just adjust the amount of ribbing rows. 
Special Stitches

split single crochet (ssc) = Insert hook between the legs of the single crochet (in the “V”), YO, draw up a loop, YO, draw through both loops.

crochet keyring pouch free crochet patterns for a crochet keychain scrap yarn project!



With Color A,

R1. Ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn (4)

R2. Ch 1, BLO sc in each st across, turn (4)

R3-22. Repeat row 2; at the end of row 22 (after turning), hold row 1 to row 22 and sl st in each st across, working through both layers. <Top Ribbing Complete>

With Color B,

R23. Ch 1, sc in the end of each row arnd, sl st to join, do not turn (22)

R24. Ch 1, ssc in each st arnd, sl st to join, do not turn (22)

R25. Repeat round 24

With Color A,

R26. Repeat round 24

With Color C,

R27-29. Repeat round 24

With Color A,

R30. Repeat round 24

With Color B,

R31-33. Repeat round 24

With Color A,

R34. Ch 1, sc x 2, dec x 10, sl st to join, do not turn (12)

R35. Ch 1, dec arnd, sl st to join, do not turn. Fasten. (6)

Weave tail through remaining sts and pull tight to close. 


With Color C,

Ch 40; Fasten. 

  • Hide all loose strings.
  • Lay pouch flat; Find left side, fold ribbing forward, insert hook into bottom ribbing (just above rnd 23). Attach Color A, ch 6, sl st to same place where Color A was attached. Fasten.
  • Attach lanyard hook to the loop
  • Weave tie string through bottom of ribbing (just above rnd 23)

Now you have a crochet keyring pouch!

I hope you have fun with this pouch! Don’t forget to add it to your favorites on Ravelry, so you can always find it! 

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Written Pattern © 2017 Sonya Blackstone of Blackstone Designs. Please do not sell, share, or modify this pattern, but instead share the link to where the pattern can be found. You may sell items you make with this pattern. This pattern, as with all Blackstone Designs/Sonya Blackstone patterns, are not for educational use without written permission from the designer. 

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