Crochet Dinosaur Keychain

My daughter loved the Crochet Sushi Keychain I made. She instantly told me that she wanted me to make her more keychains to attach to her backpack. Of course her first request was for a crochet dinosaur keychain. She loves dinosaurs!

This keychain is very easy to make. It is very similar to my Dinosaur Hair Tie. The only real difference to the pattern is that I made two dinosaurs to sew together and added some stuffing to it. After that I attached a keychain instead of a hair tie to finish it.

For this keychain I used Big Twist Value yarn, and some keychains that I ordered of Amazon.

Crochet Dinosaur Keychain

Materials: Green Yarn 

                     Black Yarn 

4.5 mm crochet hook 


Yarn needle 


Dinosaur Body (make 2) 

Chain 7 to start 

Row 1: sc in second chain and each across (6), ch 1 and turn 

Row 2-3: sc in each stitch across, ch 1 and turn 

Row 4: sc in first 2 stitches, ch 1 and turn 

Row 5: sc in each stitch (2), ch 1 and turn 

Row 6: sc in each stitch across (2), sl st along leg and in the next 2 sc on the body 

Row 7: sc in last 2 sc of body, ch 1 and turn 

Row 8: sc in each sc across (2), ch 1 and turn 

Row 9: sc in each stitch across (2), sl st along leg and up the side of the dinosaur body 

Row 10: ch 6, sl st in second and third chain from hook, sc in last 3 chains, sl st to body and sl st along 4 stitches in the top of the dinosaur body, sc in last 2 stitches, ch 1 and turn 

Row 11-13: sc in both sc, ch 1 and turn 

Row 14: sc in first stitch, 3 sc in second stitch, ch 1 and turn 

Row 15: sc in each stitch across (4), fasten off leaving a long tail to sew on one of the dinosaurs. 

Use the black yarn to stitch an eye onto the dinosaur.  Sew the two dinosaur halves together adding a small amount of stuffing.  Sew the keychain to the top of the dinosaur. 

My daughter loved the finished product, and can’t wait to show her crochet dinosaur keychain to all her friends. I have a feeling they will be giving me a lot of ideas for future keychains to make.

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