Lion Brand® Bonbons Key Ring Baubles
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Lion Brand® Bonbons Key Ring Baubles

It's easy to make several key rings in a wide variety of bright colors using Lion Brand® Bonbons yarn. Be creative and try different size baubles in different color combinations.

Skill Level:  Easy

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Lion Brand® Bonbons (Art. #601) Yarn – Celebrate (1 Pack) or Color of Choice
  • Lion Brand® Crochet Hook, Size E-4 (4.25mm)
  • Lion Brand® Large-Eyed Blunt Needle
  • Lion Brand® Stitch Marker
  • Fiberfill Stuffing
  • Key Rings (or Lanyard Hooks)
  • Jump Rings, 3/8" (10mm)
 

Project Instructions

GAUGE

Small Bauble = About ¾" (2cm) diameter

Large Bauble = About 1" (2.5cm) diameter

EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT

 

STITCH EXPLANATION

sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) (Insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.

 

NOTES

1. Each bauble is worked in continuous rnds. Do not turn and do not join rnds.

2. Make sizes and numbers of baubles as desired, using yarn colors as desired.

 

LARGE BAUBLE

With color of choice, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; do not join, work in continuous rnds (spiral). Place marker in first sc for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around – 18 sts.

Rnds 4-7: Sc in each st around.

Stuff piece.

Rnd 8: *Sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * around – 12 sts.

Rnd 9: *Sc2tog; rep from * around – 6 sts. Fasten off.

SMALL BAUBLE

With color of your choice, ch 2.

Rnds 1 and 2: Rep Rnds 1 and 2 of large bauble.

Rnds 3-5: Sc in each st around.

Stuff piece.

Rnd 6: *Sc2tog; rep from * around – 6 sts. Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Weave in ends.

 

Braid

Step 1
Cut 3 strands of yarn in desired color, each about 16" (40.5cm) long. Hold strands of yarn together and fold in half. Use crochet hook to draw fold through jump ring, forming a loop. Draw ends of yarn through this loop and pull to tighten.

Step 2
Divide strands into 3 groups of 2 strands each and braid together for about 1" (2.5cm). Knot strands together. Thread 3 strands at a time into sharp needle and draw needle through one or more baubles as desired.

Step 3
When desired number have been strung, knot braid after last bauble. Trim ends.

Step 4
Attach the jump ring to the key ring or lanyard hook.

 

ABBREVIATIONS

beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch = chain
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)

 

 

Every effort has been made to produce accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters or crocheters, human error, or typographical mistakes.

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