Thursday, March 1, 2012

Newborn Bulky Pouch Crochet Pattern


By: Teri Diamond for Diamond Crochet & Crafts © 2012




Abbreviations Used:
CH – Chain
DC – Double Crochet
SL ST – Slip Stitch
YO – Yarn Over
ST – Stitch
Tutorials available at www.diamondcrochetcrafts.blogspot.com/p/tutorials.html
Materials Needed:
     Bulky Weight Yarn (Homespun is                 sample)
     Q Hook
     Yarn Needle
Size: Newborn Pouch
Gauge: Not necessary
Notes:
Pouch is began in rounds and changes to rows.

Special Stitch Instruction:
      Beginning of Row - Dc2tg – Chain 1, dc in next sp.
       Dc2tg – Begin dc do not pull through the last two loops of stitch, double crochet in next stitch, when you complete the second double crochet you will pull through the two loops of each stitch together, pulling through four loops.
Directions:
Chain 4, sl st into 1st ch, ch 2.
Rnd 1 – 11 dc in ch 4 circle, sl st to ch 2 sp, ch 2 (12 st)
Rnd 2 - *2 dc in 1st sp, dc in next,* repeat around, sl st into ch 2 sp, ch 2. (17 St)
Rnd 3 – *2 dc in 1st sp, dc in next 2 sp* repeat around to last sp, dc in last sp, sl st into ch 2 sp, ch 2. (22 st)
Rnd 4 – Dc in next 4 sp, *2 dc in next sp, dc in next 3 sp* repeat around, sl st into ch 2 sp, ch 2. (26 st)
Rnds 5-9 – Dc in each sp around, sl st to ch 2 sp, ch 2. (26 sp) *You may need to skip last sp to keep the stitches at 26*
{You will now switch to rows to create the back and hanging sash}
Row 10 – Dc2tg, dc in next 15 sp, dc2tg, ch 1, turn. (17 st)
Row 11 – Dc2tg, dc in next 13 sp, dc2tg, ch 1, turn. (15 st)
Row 12 – Dc2tg, dc in next 11 sp, dc2tg, ch 1, turn. (13 st)
Row 13 – Dc2tg, dc in next 9 sp, dc2tg, ch 1, turn. (11 st)
Row 14 – Dc2tg, dc in next 7 sp, dc2tg, ch 1, turn. (9 st)
Row 15 – Dc2tg, dc in next 5 sp, dc2tg, ch 1, turn. (7 st)
Row 16 – Dc2tg, dc in next 3 sp, dc2tg, ch 1, turn. (5 st)
Row 17 – Dc2tg, dc in next 1 sp, dc2tg, ch 2, turn. (3 st)
Rows 18 – 29 – Dc in next 2 sp, ch 2, turn. (3 st)
{If you would like a longer sash, repeat row 29 until the sash is the desired length.}
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