Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Wavy Book Pouch/Clutch - Free Pattern

Wavy Book Pouch

Materials
4 colors of worsted weight yarn, about ¼ skein each
I used Red Heart Super Saver in Dark Green (DG), Light Green (LG), Dark Brown (DB), and Light Brown (LB)
Wooden bead button
Yarn Needle
Crochet Hook G

Abbreviations
ch = chain dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)
sl st = slip stitch rep = repeat

Pattern
With DG, ch 29
Row 1: sc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as 1st sc), sc in next 3, (dc in next 4 ch, sc in next 4 ch) to end of row.
Row 2: ch 1 (counts as 1st sc here and for rest of pattern), sc in next 3, (dc in next 4 st, sc in next 4 st) to end of row. FO
Join LG with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 3: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc here and for rest of pattern), dc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts) to end of row.
Row 4: rep row 3, FO
Join DB with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 5: ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, (dc in next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 6: rep row 5, FO
Join LB with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 7: ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 8: rep row 7, FO
Join DG with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 9: ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, (dc in next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 10: rep row 9, FO
Join LG with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 11: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc here and for rest of pattern), dc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts) to end of row.
Row 12: rep row 11, FO
Join DB with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 13: ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, (dc in next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 14: rep row 12, FO
Join LB with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 15: ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 16: rep row 15, FO
Join DG with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 17: ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, (dc in next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 18: rep row 17, FO

Join LG with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 19: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc here and for rest of pattern), dc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts) to end of row.
Row 20: rep row 19, FO
Join DB with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 21: ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, (dc in next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 22: rep row 21, FO
Join LB with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 23: ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 24: rep row 23, FO
Join DG with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 25: ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, (dc in next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 26: rep row 25, FO

Join LG with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 27: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc here and for rest of pattern), dc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts) to end of row.
Row 28: rep row 27, FO
Join DB with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 29: ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, (dc in next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 30: rep row 29, FO
Join LB with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 31: ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 32: rep row 31, FO
Join DG with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 33: ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, (dc in next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 34: rep row 33, FO

Join LG with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 35: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc here and for rest of pattern), dc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts) to end of row.
Row 36: rep row 35, FO
Join DB with sl st to end of previous row, turn
Row 37: ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, (dc in next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts) to end of row
Row 38: rep row 37, FO
Now that your project is long enough, we will begin the trim.
Attach DG with sl st to last st of last row, turn
ch 3, sc in next 3, (dc in next 4, sc in next 4) to end of row, working 3 sc in last st.
turn and work sc evenly along edge of rows to bottom foundation chain,
ch 2, turn and dc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts) to end of row.
Ch 2, turn and sc in same st, work sc evenly along edge of rows back to top,
ch 2, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3, FO.

Button loop, with DG, ch 12, leaving long tails to attach.
Attach loop to center of row along “top” of rows.

Sides (make 2)
With DG, ch 21
Row 1: Beginning in 2nd ch from hook, sc across to end.
Row 2-6: Ch 1, turn, sc across to end
FO

Finishing
Cut piece of DG about 5-6 times the length of your side piece. Use diagram below for placement (diagram shows pouch with wrong side facing you). Using yarn needle, attach side to project, beginning with point A (on pouch) to point A on side. Continue along long edge of (side piece) to point B (on pouch and side), turn and fold pouch around edge of (side piece) and continue attaching to point C (on pouch and side), fold pouch around edge of (side piece) and continue attaching to point D. Reinforce stitches around points A and D and weave in ends. FO
Repeat for second side piece on opposite side of pouch.


 
Attach button to pouch in center of DB row where button loop rests comfortably when flap of pouch is closed.
This pouch is sized for your basic paperback book. It could be easily enlarged to hold larger books by repeating the stitch pattern more times per row, and adding more rows.



If any errors are found in this pattern, please let me know. Send any comments, suggestions, or corrections to kywildcat98@hotmail.com or send me a message to smscreen on Ravelry.com

1 comment:

Susan said...

Very cute! Thanks for sharing. I'm going to try this when I get some free time.