32 Fantastic Crochet Keychain Ideas and You Won’t Lose Your Keys

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Not all crochet keychains were made equal. Some are based on the amigurumi patterns, some went into the crochet appliqué direction, and some are straight out of a different world. All of them you can find here in our selection, gathered in one place for the ultimate crochet experience.

Not all crochet keychains were made equal. Some are based on the amigurumi patterns, some went into the crochet appliqué direction, and some are straight out of a different world. All of them you can find here in our selection, gathered in one place for the ultimate crochet experience.

Take a look at the examples below and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.

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1. Baseball Keychain

A quick handmade keychain for sports lovers. If you have a friend who loves baseball, this is a great gift idea when you don’t have much time to think. The step-by-step instructions for this crochet accessory will help you complete the project in no time. Visit the website to download the free crochet pattern and get started!

  • DESIGNED by Nicole Riley
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL easy
Crochet Baseball Keychain

Photos by Nicki’s Homemade Crafts / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on nickishomemadecrafts.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

2. Beginner Keychain Wristlet

Designed with beginners in mind, this project doesn’t require any special knowledge or skills. It’s a great starting point for anyone who wants to create something useful with their own hands. The Keychain Wristlet is quick to make once you get the hang of it. Make it in your favorite color and open yourself up to the whole world of crochet! The free step-by-step pattern is waiting for you.

  • DESIGNED by Rachel
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crochet Keychain Wristlet

Photos by Cozy Nooks Design / cozynooksdesigns.com

Find the original free pattern on cozynooksdesigns.com.

3. Cupcake Keychain

Cute as a button, or rather as a keychain! The cupcake crochet keychain that has been designed by Jen Hayes is a sweet dream of any handmade gadget fan. Quicker to make than the edible version, it’s also a great project to use all the leftover skeins of yarn. There are no rules when it comes to the coloring, so let your creative side show and most importantly of all, have tons of sweet fun when crocheting.

  • DESIGNED by Jen Hayes
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
amigurumi cupcake keychain

Photos Jen Hayes / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on jenhayescreations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

4. Apple Slice Amigurumi Keychain

Apples might seem like the most common and probably boring fruit there is. However, they tend to surprise with the plethora of sizes, shapes and colors they come in. Just like this crochet keychain pattern by AlenaCharity Limbithu, where you have all the freedom to experiment with yarn weight, color combos and hook sizes. The pattern is easy to follow, you won’t notice when all these apple slices are crafted.

  • DESIGNED by AlenaCharity Limbithu
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
apple slice crochet keychains

Photos AlenaCharity Limbithu / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on sitncrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

5. Paqui Amigurumi Butterfly Keychain

Marked as a beginner level crochet pattern, this butterfly keychain requires some more advanced knowledge. Nonetheless, it is still a quick and easy one to make so you’ll be able to construct many colorful butterflies in just one session. Play around with yarn weight, mix and match different colors so no keychain is the same.

  • DESIGNED by Puntos de Fantasia
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
blue butterfly amigurumi keychain

Photos Puntos de Fantasia / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on puntosdefantasia.es, or read more about it on Ravelry.

6. Pencil and Chapstick Holder and Keychain

A keychain that is also a smart little case? That’s what Jen Hayes has created in the form of a crochet lipstick holder. The very beginner project that becomes something cute and useful that’s always a great pattern to try. As it is a very quick one to craft, you might produce many of these keychains. Your friends would appreciate such a stylish and practical gift.

  • DESIGNED by Jen Hayes
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
pencil amigurumi keychains

Photos Jen Hayes / jenhayescreations.com

Find the original free pattern on jenhayescreations.com.

7. Lavender Fields Keychain

Ready for the next lavender season? With this super easy and fast to make crochet keychain, you will be! Savannah Guerrero has created it in a  crochet wristlet size. The beautiful stitching reminds of a lavender flower hence why not using a lavender colored yarn for this. One piece requires about 15 yards of yarn total, therefore it would make a perfect stash buster.

  • DESIGNED by Savannah Guerrero
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
6 crochet keychains in different colors

Photos Savannah Guerrero / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on 99percent.coffee, or read more about it on Ravelry.

8. Frontline Hero Bear And Bunny Keychain

These little buddies are always ready to help if anything happens. Plus, these amigurumi nurse and doctor look really cool as key chains, so make a pair, and you’ll always be safe under their protection. The project is interesting because of its detail, so start it if you’re a little bored with monotonous crocheting. The free crochet pattern is easy to follow.

  • DESIGNED by Crochetcuties
  • PROJECT TYPE amigurumi keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
amigurumi doctor and nurse animal keychains

Photos Crochetcuties / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on crochetcutiesss.wixsite.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

9. Crochet Keychains & Wristlets

If you always forget where you put your keys, learn how to crochet a keychain. These are very simple, require little skill and can be made in no time. Choose your favorite color to customize your handmade accessory, and if you’re a beginner, you’ll be proud to show off this keychain as your first project. Get started today with the step-by-step tutorial.

  • DESIGNED by Nandini
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
5 crochet Wristlets in different colors

Photos Love to stay home / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on lovetostayhome.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

10. Lucky Clover Keychain

If you want good luck to always be with you, learn how to crochet a keychain. This tiny clover keychain is a quick, beginner-friendly project that requires only basic crochet skills like magic ring, single crochet, and working in rounds and rows. The step-by-step crochet pattern for this piece is free and easy to follow. Grab your hook!

  • DESIGNED by Marinda Jansen van Rensburg
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
clover crochet keychain in green color

Photos by Marinda Jansen van Rensburg / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

11. Jam Tart Keychains

This little keychain in the shape of an old-fashioned jam tart will take you back to weekends with grandma! Easy to make, this handmade keychain project is great for beginners picking up a hook for the first time. The free crochet pattern is easy to follow and ready for instant download. Don’t be afraid to get started!

  • DESIGNED by Crochet at Teri’s
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
jam tart crochet keychains

Photos by Crochet at Teri’s / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

12. Peas in a Pod Keychain

If you love little cute accessories, this project is for you! This is a great starting point for those just beginning to crochet. This handmade keychain goes quickly and gives you a stunning result in no time. Whether you want to make something vibrant or are looking for a new hobby, consider this piece. The step-by-step crochet peas pattern will help you along the way.

  • DESIGNED by Botanicattic
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crochet peas keychain.

Photos by Botanicattic / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

13. Ghost Earrings and Keychain

Themed accessories are a great way to add a touch of festivity to your look while still looking formal. You can easily turn this ghost design into a cute keychain or earrings. The pattern is very flexible and allows you to experiment with yarn and size. Don’t think twice, Halloween is just around the corner. The easy-to-follow crochet keychain pattern is free.

  • DESIGNED by Amanda Ray
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crochet keychain and earrings featuring a ghost.

Photos by Amanda Ray / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

14. Little Ghost Bag Charm

This tiny ghost crochet design makes a fabulous keychain and bag decoration. If you like themed cute things, but not too much, this project will work. It’s a cute piece for Halloween. The simple design makes it great for beginners, and experienced crocheters will find it relaxing and good to do on the go. The tiny ghost crochet pattern will help you along the way.

  • DESIGNED by Mary Beth Temple
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a crochet ghost keychain.

Photos by Mary Beth Temple / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on hookedforlifepublishing.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

15. Lucky Monkey

If you are looking for a cute keychain to brighten up your accessories, add this project to your to-do list. The design is easy to make and can be completed in a spare evening. Check out the step-by-step crochet pattern on the original website. Even if you’re a beginner, you’ll be hooked in no time. Have fun crocheting!

  • DESIGNED by BettyAnn Reed
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crocheted keychain

Photos by BettyAnn Reed / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

16. Fatcat Keychain Amigurumi

If you’re looking for a quick stash-buster pattern or last-minute market stock, make a cute DIY project with this little cat keychain holder. Ideal for intermediate crocheters, the easy-to-follow pattern includes step-by-step instructions, including attaching a key chain. Get your yarn over digital pattern now and create adorable Fatcat keychains perfect for all skill levels, even beginners new to amigurumi. Get started today! The pattern is free.

  • DESIGNED by Yarn over with Natasha Smuts
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Crocheted cat keychains in pink and orange.

Photos by Yarn over with Natasha Smuts / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnoverwithnatasha.co.za, or read more about it on Ravelry.

17. Chill Pill Keychain

Get creative with these adorable Chill Pill keychains! Create your own adorable keychains in bright colors or soft pastels. This project is endless fun and makes a great gift. Perfect for adding a touch of whimsy to your keys or giving to loved ones, these keychains are a delightful expression of creativity and fun! Get ready to immerse yourself in the joy of crafting as you create these charming accessories. Follow the free crochet pattern.

  • DESIGNED by Mai Stitches
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Crocheted pill keychains with cute faces.

Photos by Mai Stitches / Ravelry.com

Find the original video tutorial on Youtube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

18. Volleyball Keychain

A quick and eco-friendly way to get rid of leftover yarn is to learn how to make a keychain. This volleyball design is great for using scraps of bright colors that you can use anywhere else. The project is beginner-friendly and comes with a free tutorial. Plus, a piece like this makes a great gift for the sports fan.

  • DESIGNED by Nicole Riley
  • PROJECT TYPE accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A crocheted ball hanging on a crochet keychain.

Photos by Nicki’s Homemade Crafts / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on nickishomemadecrafts.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

19. Football Keychain

If you have a friend who plays American football, this is a thoughtful gift for them. This simple keychain is a stylish accessory that will make you stand out in the smallest details. The project uses only basic stitches, so you can try your hand at DIY even if you don’t have any sewing experience. Just follow the step-by-step instructions and you’ll be fine.

  • DESIGNED by Julia Pilling
  • PROJECT TYPE accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a crocheted football keychain in the woods.

Photos by Julia Pilling / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on sugarsweetstreetbakery.ca, or read more about it on Ravelry.

20. Roller Skate Keychain

An unusual crocheted keychain that is sure to attract attention. If you appreciate small yet unique embellishments, this pattern is for you. The design itself is stunning, and the light pastel palette makes it even more cute and feminine. The pattern is suitable for crocheters of all levels. All you have to do is follow the directions exactly.

  • DESIGNED by Delilah Crochet
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A pair of crochet roller skates on a key chain.

Photos by Delilah Crochet / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on atelierdelilah.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

21. Crescent Rolls

Another tiny crochet keychain for baking lovers. This easy to complete pattern will suit even the very beginners, so don’t be afraid to start. It requires very few materials, not so much time, and you’ll have a comprehensible crochet pattern. To make sure you complete it without stress, there’s a step-by-step video tutorial to guide you through the process.

  • DESIGNED by Márta Sipos
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A pair of crochet keychains shaped like bananas.

Photos by Márta Sipos / Ravelry.com

Find the original video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

22. Basketball Keychain

A simple crocheted keychain for those who love basketball. The project is just fine for using your scraps. It’s also a good option for those who want to make something cute before starting a bigger project. Basketball fans are sure to love an accessory like this, and it’s also a great idea for a first project if you’re a beginner.

  • DESIGNED by Nicole Riley
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crocheted basketball keychain.

Photos by Nicki’s Homemade Crafts / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on nickishomemadecrafts.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

23. Wristlet Keychain

This stylish crocheted keychain is very easy to make. The pattern is based on simple stitches and will be good for crocheters of all levels. If you want to start crocheting but are afraid that it might be difficult for you, this project is a good place to start. In the end, the piece looks really cool, so save the pattern even if you’re a little more experienced.

  • DESIGNED by Joke Decorte
  • PROJECT TYPE keychains
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a person holding a crocheted rope keychain.

Photos by Joke Decorte / Ravelry.com

Find the original video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

24. Cat Keychain Amigurumi

Learn to crochet a beginner-friendly keychain with this easy pattern! If you are always losing your keys, a little accessory like this can help. Not only will you never lose your keys again, but your little buddy will lift your spirits when the day has been too much. The pattern is free and easy to follow, so give it a try!

  • DESIGNED by Mariska Vos-Bolman
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Handmade crochet cat keychains in orange, grey, and pink displayed against a white background.

Photos by Mariska Vos-Bolman / Ravelry.com

Find the original video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

25. Keychain Fox

If you’re already a fan of tiny accessories, this is a great opportunity to add to your collection. This crochet fox keychain will be a great companion that will always be by your side. The pattern is absolutely beginner-friendly and will suit crocheters of all levels. All you have to do is follow the step-by-step instructions.

  • DESIGNED by Lena Crochetfox
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crocheted fox keychain with a green background.

Photos by crochetfox.com / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

26. Mini Easter Gnomes

These little gnomes are an adorable choice for crocheted key chains. If you don’t want to forget your keys, this is for you. The pattern is a fun way to add character to your accessories. Create your own mini gnome key chains to spread joy wherever you go. This keychain pattern is free and easy to follow.

  • DESIGNED by Tidzhen Gyuldzhu
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a person holding a small crochet gnome amigurumi with bunny ears and carrot

Photos by Tidzhen Gyuldzhu / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on passionatecrafter.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

27. JellyFish

A charming jellyfish keychain. This crochet project is a great way to personalize your items and attract attention. The pattern includes detailed instructions, making it a delightful and fun project for crochet enthusiasts. Consider it if you are not afraid to stand out. With the step-by-step pattern you won’t have trouble.

  • DESIGNED by Moorside Homecrafts
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
two crocheted jellyfish pocket amigurumi

Photos by Moorside Homecrafts / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

28. Ice Cream Cone Keychain

Indulge your sweet tooth with a fun ice cream cone key chain project. This little treat is not for eating, but it will add a touch of whimsy to your keys or purse. A cute keychain project for anyone who wants to add a touch of charm to their accessories. This keychain pattern is free.

  • DESIGNED by Caralee Daigle Hau
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a crochet ice cream cone keychain amigurumi with eyes and a smiley face

Photos by Caralee Daigle Hau / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

29. 10-Minute Baby Bird

Silly and goofy, this tiny crocheted maigurumi bird can be your companion! Keychain projects are one of the most enjoyable: they’re quick and so you always have a spare hour for one of these. It’s a great way to make something that stands out, so don’t miss this opportunity. The pattern is really simple.

  • DESIGNED by Sweet Softies
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
two little baby bird amigurumi with a keychain

Photos by Sweet Softies / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on sweetsofties.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

30. Chunky Heart Keychain

Quick and stunning – two of the best qualities a crochet project can have. This crocheted heart key chain is a simple accessory that can be made in less than an hour. If you’re in the mood to decorate something, this pattern is your first choice. It’s also a nice DIY idea for those who are just starting their crafting journey. 

  • DESIGNED by Brittany Hatcher
  • PROJECT TYPE keychain
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a crochet heart made of chunky yarn in a cream color

Photos by Brittany Hatcher / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on angieandbritt.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

31. Chickadee Applique Keychain

The cute and simple crochet keychain pattern will be a great start of the crocheting journey. It will be easy and fun with this free crochet bird applique pattern. You can use any color of yarn and make gifts for your friends. Believe me, you will love this hobby forever. So don’t hesitate and start.

  • DESIGNED by Patti French
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet keychain
  • CRAFT Crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL Beginner
a small crochet bird applique in blue

Photos by Patti French / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

32. Daisy Flower Keychain

So lovely flower crochet keychains are nice decor for everything. You can make several and add a whole bouquet to your key or bag. Also, such cute gifts would be appreciated by your friends. Feel free to use this crochet pattern for flowers in your crocheting ventures.

  • DESIGNED by JTcreations
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet keychain
  • CRAFT Crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL Beginner
crochet daisy flower keychains

Photos by JTcreations / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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