How to make a Magic Ring

A Magic Ring is an alternative way to start your project when working in the round. It will make an adjustable loop that you can pull tight, so you are not left with a hole on your starting round.


Rnd 1. sc 6 in magic ring Rnd 2. 2sc in each st around


Rnd 1. ch 2, sc 5 in 2nd ch from hook Rnd 2. 2sc in each st around

Here’s a video to help you learn the magic ring!


Dinky Drink


Petkin Dinky Drink

Pencil Holder/Cup Sleeve

Materials Needed:

  • Small amount of worsted weight yarn in mint, brown, yellow, white and black
  • 5.00mm and 4.00mm hooks
  • Yarn needle
  • Plastic cup


  • 5.00mm – 12sts by 12 rows 3” x 3”


  • Fits a standard 16 oz disposable or plastic cup, gauge is important to fit cup
  • Working in the round do not join unless otherwise noted


Main Body – Using mint and 5.00mm

Ch 30 , join with sl st in first ch to form ring making sure not to twist chain(place stitch marker if needed)

Round 1. ch 1 , sc in same ch as sl st, sc each each ch around  (30 sts)
Round 2. sc around.  (30 sts
Round 3. [2sc in next st, sc 14] rep 2x (32 sts)
Round 4-5.  sc around (32 sts)
Round 6. [2sc , sc  15] rep 2x  (34 sts)
Round 7 – 8.  sc across  (34 sts)
Round 9. [2sc, sc 16] rep 2x (36 sts)
Round 10 – 11. sc around (36 sts)
Round 12. [2sc, sc17] rep 2x (38 sts)
Round 13 – 14. sc around (38 sts)
Round 15. [2sc, sc 18] rep 2x (40 sts)
Round 16. switch to brown and now working in third loop of sc, sc around (40 sts)
Round 17. sc around (40 sts)
Fasten off.

Ears– using yellow 4.00mm (make 2)

Turn and chain 1 at end of each row

Row 1. ch 4 , sc in 2nd ch , sc 2  (3 sts)
Row 2. sk  first  st, sc 2  (2 sts)
Row 3. sk  first  st , sc  (1 sts)
Fasten off. Attach to top of main body as shown

Snout – using white 4.00mm

Round 1. sc 6 in magic ring
Round 2. 2sc in each st (12 sts)
Round 3. 2sc in next st, sc 5, 2sc in next st , sc 5  (14sts)
Round 4. sc around  (14 sts)
Fasten off. Stuff and attach to body as shown

Eyes – using black 4.00mm (make 2)

Row 1. 4 sc in magic ring, pull closed lightly until semi circle shape, turn and ch 1
Row 2. 2sc in each st across (8 sts)
Fasten off. Embroider white as shown.

Attach eyes and embroider eyelashes, whiskers, nose and mouth as shown

Please enjoy this free pattern for Shopkins Drinky Drink cup holder!

Download the PDF version here Petkin Dinky Drink