How to crochet a pancake for Pancake Day

Messyla crochet pancake day recipe

It’s Pancake Day, huzzah! We’ll have one lemon, one maple syrup and one topped with crochet raspberries, please. Here’s Messyla with an amazing crochet pancake pattern.

How to crochet a pancake - Pancake Day

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“Hi everyone! Happy Shrove Tuesday to you all! I hope you are going to indulge in pancakes today, in all their forms — crepes, scotch pancakes, american style or even crochet with my little pattern. Whip up a batch of crochet pancakes and top them with delicious raspberries. Enjoy this pattern and have a wonderful day, lovely readers xx”

You will need

• DMC Petra 3 in 53045 (brown), 5712 (beige) and 53805 (pink)
• 2.5mm Crochet Hook
• Darning Needle
• Scissors
• Wadding circles roughly 5.5cm in diameter
• Toy Stuffing

Notes

Made up of one flat circle and one flat circle with sides attached. Whipstitched together.

Crochet terms and abbreviations

We use UK crochet terms
magic ring – how to make a magic ring
ch chain
dc double crochet
st/sts stitch/stitches
sl st slip stitch

Pattern

How to crochet a pancake - Pancake Day

Bottom of pancake

Do not join rounds, work continuously.

Using brown yarn

Round 1 
Magic ring.
6dc into ring.   (6)

Round 2 
Work in your tail at this point.
2dc into next 6sts.   (12)

Round 3
*2dc into first st, 1dc into next st.   (18)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 4
*2dc into first st, 1dc into next 2sts.   (24)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 5
*2dc into first st, 1dc into next 3sts.   (30)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 6
*2dc into first st, 1dc into next 4sts.   (36)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 7
2dc into first st, 1dc into next 5sts.   (42)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 8
2dc into first st, 1dc into next 6sts.   (48)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 9
2dc into first st, 1dc into next 7sts.   (54)
Repeat from * 6 times.
Cut yarn, change colour.

How to crochet a pancake - Pancake Day

Sides of pancake

Using beige yarn

Rounds 10 – 12 
54dc

Gently coax the sides up, with magic ring tail on the inside.
Cut yarn, sew in all ends.

Top of pancake

Using brown yarn 

Round 1
Magic ring.
6dc into ring.   (6)

Round 2
2dc into next 6sts.   (12)

Round 3
*2dc into first st, 1dc into next st.   (18)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 4
*2dc into first st, 1dc into next 2sts.   (24)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 5
*2dc into first st, 1dc into next 3sts.   (30)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 6
*2dc into first st, 1dc into next 4sts.   (36)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 7
2dc into first st, 1dc into next 5sts.   (42)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 8
2dc into first st, 1dc into next 6sts.   (48)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Round 9
2dc into first st, 1dc into next 7sts.   (54)
Repeat from * 6 times.

Cut yarn, sew in ends.
Line with 3 or 4, 5.5cm diameter, wadding pads.

Line up the top of your pancake to the base.  Using cream yarn, whisk.. I mean whipstitch together.

Beautiful little raspberry

Using raspberry yarn

Round 1
Ch6,
Join with sl st.

Round 2
8dc into ring.
Work in your tail at this point.

Round 3
2tr into each st.  (16)

Round 4
1tr into each st.   (16)

Turn your raspberry inside out and tuck in your beginning tail. Cut yarn, leaving enough to weave through remaining stitches. Stuff your raspberry before weaving through sts. Pull tight as you weave through sts.  This makes a bumpy shape, which looks more like a raspberry! Sew in your ends.