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Social Media Icon Pattern: Instagram

on February 8, 2013

Instagram Inspired Icon Crochet Pattern


  • Worsted weight gray yarn.
  • Worsted weight mustard yellow colored yarn.
  • Size J crochet hook
  • Darning needle (for weaving in ends and attaching components)



  • CH = chain
  • SC = single crochet
  • HDC = half double crochet
  • DC = double crochet
  • st = stitch
  • sl st = slip stitch


Directions – Background Circle

R1: with gray yarn, ch 3, 10 HDC in 3rd ch from hook (10).

R2: 2 HDC in ea st (20).

R3: *1HDC, 2HDC* repeat all the way around (30).

R4: *1HDC, 1HDC, 2HDC* repeat all the way around (40).

R5: *1HDC, 1HDC, 1HDC, 2HDC* repeat all the way around, sl st to join (50). Finish gray yarn.

R6: Join yellow yarn at any point around gray circle. ch 1, sc in ea st, sl st to join.  Finish. Weave in ends.


Directions: Instagram Camera

R1: Using yellow yarn, ch 8, sl st to join and make ring.

R2: ch 2, 20DC in ring.

R3: ch 2, 1HDC in first 2 st’s, 3HDC in next, 1HDC in next 4 st’s, 3HDC in next, 1HDC in next 4 st’s, ch 4, sl st to join.

Finish leaving long tail.



Using the long tail, attach camera to background circle.  Weave in ends.


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