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My first owlie pouch!

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Material:
3.00 mm & 4.00 mm crochet hook
NAKO BABY LUKS MINNOS (2 colour of your choice)
White and orange yarns colour
or any DK yarns/10 ply
(Yarns available at www.daknit.com for purchase)

Accessories:
2 x Buttons of your choice ( I use black colour for the eyes)
Scissor to cut
Sewing needle and thread to sew buttons
Yarn blunt needle

Abbreviations:
Ch = chain
Sc = single crochet
Sc2tog = single crochet 2 stitches together (decrease)
Ss = slip stitch
Hdc = half double crochet
Hdc2tog = half double crochet 2 stitches together (decrease)
Sts = stitches
St = stitch

Gauge: For this pouch, gauge is not crucial. Different weight of yarns will produce different size of this pouch.

NOTE:
1. Always slip stitch on first chain of chain 1/2/3.
2. Marker is necessary if you need to mark your start.
3. For CRAB STITCH tutorial CLiCK HERE.


 

Instructions (crochet- in – the round from bottom):
With colour A, Chain 4 Sts. Slip stitch to join round.

Round 1: ch 2, 12hdc in loop. Ss in first hdc. (12 stitches)

Round 2: ch2, hdc in same st, 2hdc in next 11 Sts. Ss. (24 stitches)

Round 3: ch2, hdc in same sts, hdc in next sts, *2hdc in next sts, hdc in next sts* repeat from * to * till end of round. Ss (35 Sts + ch2)

Round 4: ch2, hdc in same sts, hdc in next 2sts, *2hdc in next sts, hdc in 2next sts* repeat from * to * till end of round. Ss. (47 Sts + ch2 stitches)

Round 5 – 13: ch2, hdc in next 47 Sts. Ss. (47 Sts + ch2 stitches)

Round 14 (decrease): ch2, *, hdc in next sts, hdc2tog in next 2 sts, hdc in next sts, * repeat from * to * till end. (35 sts + ch2)
Change to colour B, join yarn B as shown in picture below:

Round 15 -20: ch2, hdc in next 35 Sts. Ss. (35 Sts + ch2)

10169340_271067866409037_5517938702465507521_nChange to colour B

Finishing ( here, it’s an optional either you want to crochet the last row with sc or crab stitch) Photo is using crab stitch.

Last round (choose either one option) :

Opt 1: ch2, sc in every Sts. Ss. (35 Sts + ch2)

Opt 2: ch 2, crab stitch in every Sts, Ss. (35 Sts + ch2) (Slip stitch from inside – see photo below)

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Make two eyes (white yarn) – Refer photo below:

With white yarn,

Ch4, join by slip stitch to make round.

Round 1: Ch2, 10 hdc in loop, ss in first hdc.

Round 2: Ch3, dc in same stitch, 2dc in next 9 sts. Ss.

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Nose:
Using 3.00mm hook, With orange yarn,

Row 1: Chain 6, sc in 5th chain and sc in next 4ch, ch1, turn (5 sts)
Row 2: sc in every next 5 sts, ch1, turn
Row 3: Sc2tog in next 2 sts, sc in next st, sc2tog in next 2 sts, ch1, turn (3sts)
Row 4: sc in every next 3 sts, ch1, turn
Row 5: sc3tog in next sts. Cast off.

Cut yarn, weave in tidy.983673_271067803075710_5000400239654715791_nAttaching nose and eyes:

Now, using sewing needles and thread, sew button on each eyes you just made. Then sew it together on the pouch (between the colour A and B). After that, attach the nose between the eyes and sew it tightly.

Handle (Strap):
Ch6, sc in 5th chain, sc in next 4 ch, ch3, turn

Row 1: Dc in next 4 sts, ch3, turn. Repeat row 1 until your desired length. Approximately about 15-20 cm.

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Attaching strap:
Attach the strap from inside using blunt yarn needle and yarn Colour B (or you can just sew on using normal sewing needles. Refer picture above.

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After that, tada, done! πŸ™‚

Last but not least, thank you for trying out my pattern. This pattern is very simple, once you do, it will be so addictive to make more! πŸ™‚

Please and do share your project using this pattern with me at my Ravelry = Snowhitery. Let me know how you think! You can also put flowers, button or ribbons to make it looks cuter! Let your imagination run wild <3

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Note: Please contact me if you found any error with this pattern. I am not responsible for the result you gain by using my pattern if you knit with different yarns. Thank you for trying out this design!Β  Do share with me your project using this pattern. Pattern is copyrighted.

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Ery EROGLU/Ery YUSOF
www.daknit.com