DIY Tutorial: Crochet Ice Cream

April 3, 2013

I first began to crochet about the same time Juu & I started Operation Overhaul. Over time, I have been making small little things every now and then—a green alien for Juu, an eyeball for no particular reason, our unofficial mascot which we brought to the Handmade Movement Flea and more! Will anyone be interested in these ice cream pins? Drop me a comment if you are!





  • Your desired colour for the Ice Cream
  • Light brown yarn for the Cone
  • Yarn or Embroidery Thread for the sprinkles
  • 3.5mm Hook
  • Stuffing

Sc—Single Crochet
Hdc—Half Double Crochet

Ice Cream
R1: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
R2: Inc 2 (work 2 sc into 1 st) around—Total 12 st
R3: [Inc 2, sc] around—Total 18 st
R4 – R7: 18 sc.
R8: Work in front loops only, [2 hdc into next st, sc, skip 1 st] around.
Finish off.
Decorate using either yarn or thread for sprinkles.

R1: Ch 2, 5sc in 2nd ch from hook.
R2: Inc 2 (work 2 sc into 1 st), 5 sc—Total 6 st
R3: [Inc 2, 2 sc] around—Total 8 st
R4: 8 sc.
R5: [Inc 2, 3 sc] around—Total 10 st
R6: 10 sc.
R7: [Inc 2, 4 sc] around—Total 12 st
R8: 12 sc.
R9: [Inc 2, 5 sc] around—Total 14 st
R10: 14 sc.
R11: [Inc 2, 6 sc] around—Total 16 st
R12: 16 sc.
R13: [Inc 2, 7 sc] around—Total 18 st
Finish off with a long tail of yarn.

Stuff both sides of your ice cream cone. Thread the long tail of yarn through a yarn needle and sew it to the inside loops of your ice cream to attach the two parts together. I’ve attached brooch pins to these, so that I can pin them to bags as accessories!

If you’re new to crochet, or will like to pick it up, you can find out more here. This site has helped me a lot in learning the different crochet stitches. I hope this helps! x

Original pattern from here. Edited by Ros from Operation Overhaul.

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  • Reply bulats April 3, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    omgoodness! these are so cute!!! T_T haha thanks for sharing the web. have been wanting to try crotcheting

  • Reply Tamlyn April 24, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    The kitty cat as your unofficial mascot is so adorable! *(^^)* Do you have the pattern/ instructions for it? Would love to try making it! :)

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      Reply Ros C. April 24, 2013 at 12:57 pm

      Hello Tamlyn! Thank you :) I followed an amineko pattern (here) but did the face a different way. Hope you’ll enjoy making it!

  • Reply zen September 28, 2014 at 6:25 am

    Yum ;) i love foods jewelry! Made myself some biscuit, cheeseburgers and cupcake earrings out of clay :)

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