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Flowery Lanyard

Yarn: Stylecraft Classique Cotton DK yarn (3.5oz/ 201 yds/100g per skein): 1 skein of #3676 tropical jade and scraps of yarn to make flowers.

Materials: US Size E (3.50 mm) crochet hook, yarn needle, scissors, 1 keychain with clip (found on Amazon)




¾” wide X 36” long


18 sc and 21 rows = 4”

Stitch Guide:

ch(s)–chain(s), sc–single crochet, st(s)– stitch(es), RS–right side, ss-slip stitch

Special Stitches:

Shallow single crochet (ssc)- the shallow single crochet is done by inserting the hook into the base of the stitch below the 3 horizontal loops, and between the 2 vertical threads (see picture tutorial below)


Beg ch-1 counts as stitch

Beg ch-4 counts as stitch



Ch 156

Row 1 (RS): Sc in the 2nd chain from hook and in each chain to the end, ch 1, turn. (155 sc)

Row 2: Ssc in each stitch across. ch 1, turn. (155 ssc)

Rows 3-4: Repeat row 2 until the lanyard is ¾” wide and fasten off leaving a 6" (15.2 cm) tail for sewing the lanyard clip in place. (155 ssc)
The stitch used for the lanyard is called a shallow single crochet stitch. It is a stitch that makes a tight fabric since the stitches are close together. Shallow Single Crochet Stitch This stitch is done by inserting the hook into the base of the stitch below. (See photos below)
As the row is worked, the stitches will look like V's

Flowers: (make 10-15 to embellish the lanyard)

Make a magic ring.

Round 1: Ch 1, 9 sc in the ring, join to the beg ch -1. (10 sc)

Round 2: Ch 4, 3 dc in the same st, sc in the next st, * 4 dc in the next st, sc in the next st; Repeat from * around, join to 3rd ch of beg ch-3 and fasten off, weave in ends. (20 dc, 5 sc)

Sewing the lanyard together:

Fold the lanyard in half, attach one end of the lanyard to the other end about 1½ inches above the end, sew in place.

Slip the lanyard clip over the end, fold over enclosing the lanyard clip and sew into place, weave in ends.

Decorate your lanyard with flowers!

*Make as many Flowery Lanyards as you like, but do not reproduce or sell this pattern or its pictures  Please provide a link to the pattern or my blog post when using this pattern on the internet*

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