Emoji pouch

Well it’s back to school time for my kids, and my daughter asked me to make her an emoji pencil case so I thought I would share the free pattern with all of you!

Enjoy and have a great long weekend!

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Emoji pouch

Materials needed:

  • t-shirt yarn, bulky yarn (I used Bernat home maker)
  • 6.00mm hook
  • zipper(optional)
  • Fabric f

Pouch

  1. ch 31, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc 28, sc 3 in last ch, now working along the opposite side of chain sc 28, sc 2 in last chain
  2. (do not turn and chain 1) sc 62 around
  3. continue crocheting around for 15 more rounds (17 rows total or approx 4.5″ tall

Face

heart eyes – in magic ring, sc, hdc, 2 dc, sl st, 2 dc, hdc, sc, sl st to first st

mouth – I used a bit of scrap worsted weight black yarn
– in a magic ring, sc 4, ch 1 and turn, 2sc in each st across ( you will have a little   half moon shape

Finishing

  • Sew the eyes and mouth on centered on the pouch, you can experiment with making some of the other emoji faces.
  • add a lining and/or zipper for a cute back to school pencil case

 

 

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Easter Basket

Easter Basket Pattern

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Materials needed

  • worsted weight yarn in any colour of your choice
  • approx 30 ft of rope(length will vary depending on rope thickness and desired size of basket)
  • 5.00mm hook
  • tapestry needle

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Round 1. starting with yarn only, sc 6 in magic ring (6 sts)

Round 2. now you will add in the rope,all stitches from now on will be made around the rope, holding the rope along the working edge, 2sc in each st around (12 sts)

Round 3. 2sc in each st around (24 sts)

Round 4. (sc 1, 2sc in next st)repeat around (36 sts)

Round 5. (sc 2, 2sc in next st)repeat around (48 sts)

Round 6. (sc 3, 2sc in next st)repeat around (60 sts)

Round 7. (sc 4, 2sc in next st)repeat around (72sts)

Circle should measure approx 6″across, but depending on the circumference of your rope it may be smaller or larger. You can add rounds by increasing each round by 12 until desired size is achieved.

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Round 8. you will stop increasing and start building the sides of the basket now. sc in each st around

Round 9-18. sc around, again depending on the size of the rope you can add or reduce the amount of rows until desired height is acheived. I stopped with a height of 4.5″

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Edging – Crab stitch around the top edge of basket

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Handle

  • Cut a length of rope 14″ long
  • with yarn tie a knot around one edge of rope, slip hook under the yarn, and pull through a loop, ch 1
  • sc(around rope) across the length of the rope, ch 2, working back along the other side of rope place a sc(around rope) between each st from the other side
  • securely attach each end of handle on the inside of basket

 

 

 

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Four Leaf Clover Crochet Pattern

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Download PDF pattern

Materials Needed

  • worsted weight yarn in green and some scraps of black and pink for face
  • 5.00mm hook
  • yarn needle
  • polyester fiberfill
  • 6mm safety eyes

Round 1. sc 6 in magic ring (6sts)
Round 2. 2sc in each st around (12 sts)
Round 3. (sc 1, 2sc in next st) repeat around (18 sts)
Round 4. (sc 2, 2sc in next st)repeat around (24 sts)

Make 2 circles from round 1 – 4 do not fasten off

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Round 5. starting with 1 circle sc 6, ch 2, join to other circle on the 12th st, sc 6, ch 2 (12 sts, 4 ch sp)

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Round 6. now working in the round for the leaf, sc around in the 12 sts and 4 chs from previous rnd. (16 sts)
Round 7. sc around (16 sts)
Round 8. (sc 3, 2sc in next (repeat around (20 sts)
Round 9. sc around (20 sts)
Round 10. sc2tog, sl st 4 times, (sc2tog)3x, sl st 4 times, (sc2tog)2x  -Leaving a long tail stitch the end closed

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2nd leaf – using the remaining loop, repeat round s 5-10 on the opposite side

3rd  leaf– join yarn in corner st and repeat rounds 5-10

-close the holes on the sides of leafs (the holes may seem large but no worries they close up nicely)
-place eyes as shown and embroider on a mouth some little pink cheeks

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4th leaf – join yarn in opposite corner and repeat rounds 5-10, sew one side hole closed

-stuff

Stem

Round 1. sc 6 in magic ring
Round 2-12. sc around

stuff and sew stem on the open hole on the bottom of your clover

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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.

 

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

 

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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!