Sure, here’s a simple crochet pattern for a cute cat keychain:

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn in desired cat color (e.g., gray, black, white, etc.)
  • Crochet hook (size G/4mm recommended)
  • Small amount of black yarn for embroidering eyes and nose
  • Keychain ring or lobster clasp
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors
  • Fiberfill or stuffing of your choice

Abbreviations Used:

  • ch: chain
  • st: stitch
  • sc: single crochet
  • hdc: half double crochet
  • dc: double crochet
  • inc: increase (work 2 sc in the same stitch)
  • dec: decrease (single crochet decrease)

Instructions:

Body:

  1. Start with a magic ring, or ch 2 and work in the second ch from the hook.
  2. Round 1: Work 6 sc into the ring. Pull the ring tight to close. (6 stitches)
  3. Round 2: Inc in each st around. (12 stitches)
  4. Round 3: [Sc, inc] around. (18 stitches)
  5. Rounds 4-6: Sc in each st around. (18 stitches in each round)
  6. Round 7: [Sc, dec] around. (12 stitches)
  7. Stuff the body with fiberfill.
  8. Round 8: Dec in each st around. (6 stitches)
  9. Fasten off and weave in the end.

Head:

  1. Repeat rounds 1-8 of the Body instructions, but do not stuff the head.

Ears (Make 2):

  1. Ch 4.
  2. Row 1: Starting in the second ch from the hook, sc, hdc, dc in the last ch. Ch 1, turn. (3 stitches)
  3. Row 2: Sc across. Ch 1, turn.
  4. Row 3: Dec, sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn. (2 stitches)
  5. Row 4: Dec. Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.

Assembly:

  1. Sew the ears to the top of the head.
  2. Embroider eyes and nose using black yarn.
  3. Attach a keychain ring or lobster clasp to the top of the cat’s head.

Your crochet cat keychain is now complete! You can customize it by using different colors of yarn and adding embellishments like a tiny bow, bell, or collar. Enjoy making these adorable keychains as gifts or cute accessories for yourself.