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Keychain Whale pattern

Welcome to this second instalment of “my first project”. This pattern is easy to crochet, and takes less than an hour from start to finish!

The materials you need
– a 3mm crochet hook
– purple and white yarn
reflective thread
– toy stuffing
– a scissor

If you are using materials you already have at hand at home, make sure the yarn and crochet hook are a good fit, you can see on the label of the yarn what kind of crochet hook you need. 

The techniques you need to know
– Magic ring
– Single crochet (SC)
– Increasing (2in1)
– Decreasing (2to1)
Crocheting in rows (LC)

And we’re ready!


Start with purple yarn and reflecting thread together

Round 1: 5sc in magic ring (5)
Round 2: [2in1] x5 (10)
Round 3: [1sc, 2in1] x5 (15)
Round 4: [2sc, 2in1] x5 (20)
Round 5-6: two rounds only sc (20)
Round 7: 3lc, turn, 10sc, 3lc, turn, 7sc, 4lc, turn, 2sc, 3lc, 10sc

Change colour to white

Round 8: [2sc, 2to1] x5 (15)
Round 9: [1sc, 2to1] x5 (10)

Stuff the whale

Round 10: [2to1] x5 (5)

Sew the whole shut, and you are done!

Good luck!
Crochet and love,

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