Friday, January 13, 2017

"Valentine Pouch"

This is such a cute little purse for your little one, or you, to carry valentine cards or candy!  Quick and  easy to make, too!  Great as a gift!!


"Valentine Pouch"












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Lakeview Cottage Kids
Copyright  2017



Skill Level:  Advanced Beginner

Materials Needed:
     -  1 skein Aran weight #4 yarn  (Any color). I made multiple pouches and used Valentine colors
          like red, hot pink, light pink, etc.
     -  Crochet Hook Size G/4.25 mm
     -  Yarn needle for working in all loose ends

Finished Size (When Laid Flat)
     -  9 inches long and 8 inches wide

Gauge:   8 rows = 4 inches; 11 hdc = 4 inches

"Valentine Pouch" Pattern

Round 1:  Using the “Magic Circle”, Ch 1.  Work 8 sc in the circle.  Join with slip stitch to top of first sc.   (8 sc)
Round 2:  Ch 1.  Work 2 hdc in each stitch around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  
(16 hdc)
Round 3:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in first stitch.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  
Round 4:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 2 stitches.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.   
Round 5:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 3 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  
Round 6: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 4 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 7 - 15:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 16 - 18:  Ch 1.  Work 1 sc in each stitch around.  Join to first sc with slip stitch.
Round 19:  Ch 2.  Work 1 dc in each stitch around.  Join to first dc with slip stitch.
Round 20 - 21:  Ch 1.  Work 1 sc in each stitch around.  Join to first sc with slip stitch.
Round 22:  (Scallop Row). Ch 2.  Work 2 dc in same stitch as Ch 2.  *Skip 1 stitch. Work 1 sc in next stitch.  Skip 1 stitch. Work 5 dc in next stitch*.  Repeat from * to * 10 times.  Skip 1 stitch.  Work 2 more dc in first opening where you had Ch 2 and 2 dc.  (This should make 5 dc in that opening.). Slip stitch to top of Ch 2.  Ch 1 and finish off.  Work in all loose ends.

Drawstrings:  (Make 2)

Ch 65.  End off.  

With purse flat, start at right side and weave one drawstring through Row 19 of purse…..going over dc, under dc , over dc, under dc all the way around. 
With purse flat, starting at left side, weave second drawstring through same Row 19 and with same over, under, over, under weaving technique all the way around.  
Tie ends of each drawstring together.



You are finished!  Enjoy your "Valentine Pouch"!!!



3 comments:

  1. I will definitely pass by I have a friend who is showcasing at this art fair I am aware a couple of accomplished artists will be attending this fair so it will be a perfect opportunity to network

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