It’s crochet Pancake Day, hurrah! Well, normal pancake day, but every occasion should be made crafty, right? This free crochet pancake pattern by Messyla is the perfect way to celebrate the day, and of course these ones have zero calories too! We’ll have one lemon, one maple syrup and one topped with crochet raspberries, please. Whether you’re celebrating Shrove Tuesday, want to make some play food for your kids or just love some sweet crochet, we hope you enjoy this super cute free crochet pancake pattern!
You will need
DMC Petra 3 (100g/280m) or alternative crochet thread, 1 ball of each
- Brown (53045)
- Beige (5712)
- Pink (53805)
2.5mm crochet hook
Make up remover pads, roughly 5.5cm in diameter (If you don’t have any to hand, you could always make some with our free crochet make up remover pads pattern)
This crochet pancake pattern is made up of one flat circle and one flat circle with sides attached, then stuffed and whipstitched together. Crochet pancake pattern is made in the amigurumi method where you do not join rounds with a slip stitch unless specifically stated. The DMC Petra 3 yarn used is classed as a crochet thread, however it is one of the thicker crochet threads so you could easily substitute this for a 4ply cotton yarn.
You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This crochet pancake pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using the guide.
Free crochet pancake pattern
You Will Need
- Crochet hook
- Toy stuffing
Using brown yarn, make a crochet magic loop.
Round 1 6dc into ring [6 sts] Do not join rounds, work continuously in a spiral.
Round 2 2dc into next 6 sts [12 sts]
Round 3 *2dc into first st, 1 dc into next st; Repeat from * 6 times [18 sts]
Round 4 *2dc into first st, 1 dc into next 2 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [24 sts]
Round 5 *2dc into first st, 1 dc into next 3 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [30 sts]
Round 6 *2dc into first st, 1 dc into next 4 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [36 sts]
Round 7 2dc into first st, 1dc into next 5 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [42 sts]
Round 8 2dc into first st, 1 dc into next 6 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [48 sts]
Round 9 2dc into first st, 1 dc into next 7 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [54 sts]
Do not fasten off
Sides of pancake
Change to Beige yarn
Rounds 10-12 dc in each st around [54 dc]
Gently coax the sides up, with the magic ring tail on the inside.
Fasten off and weave in all ends
Top of pancake
Using Brown yarn, make a crochet magic loop.
Round 1 6dc into ring [6 sts]
Round 2 2dc into each st [12 sts]
Round 3 *2 dc into first st, 1 dc into next st; Repeat from * 6 times [18 sts]
Round 4 *2 dc into first st, 1 dc into next 2 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [24 sts]
Round 5 *2 dc into first st, 1 dc into next 3 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [30 sts]
Round 6 *2 dc into first st, 1 dc into next 4 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [36 sts]
Round 7 2 dc into first st, 1 dc into next 5 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [42 sts]
Round 8 2 dc into first st, 1 dc into next 6 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [48 sts]
Round 9 2 dc into first st, 1 dc into next 7 sts; Repeat from * 6 times [54 sts]
Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.
Line with three or four 5.5cm diameter cotton make up remover pads.
Line up the top of your pancake to the base, then whipstitch together to finish.
Using Raspberry yarn
Round 1 Ch6, ss in first ch to make a ring.
Round 2 8dc into ring [8dc]
Round 3 2tr into each st [16 sts]
Round 4 Tr into each st [16 sts]
Turn the raspberry inside out and tuck in the beginning tail.
Fasten off, leaving a tail enough to weave through the remaining stitches.
Stuff the raspberry before weaving the yarn through the sts, pulling it tight as you go. This makes a bumpy shape, which looks more like a raspberry! Weave in any ends.
If these pancakes have got you feeling hungry for more crochet projects, we’ve got a few more sweet treats for you to try! You could hook up our free crochet biscuit patterns, or indulge your sweet tooth with our free crochet sweet patterns – but if you’re feeling REALLY hungry, you could tackle our Free giant donut cushion pattern!
Congrats – you’ve officially made your own crochet pancake! Now all that’s left is to take a snap and share it with us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. And for more tasty projects subscribe to Mollie Makes.
We hope you’ve enjoyed this free crochet pancake pattern, don’t forget if you need any help with your crochet stitches you can always check out our crochet for beginners guide. And if you’re looking to treat yourself, check out our list of the best crochet hooks and the best crochet kits for beginners.