Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Free Crochet Pattern: Pretty Camera Case

Using the moss stitch I created this camera case as a gift for my mom this next Mother´s day, and I am sharing the pattern with you, enjoy!

Skill level: Easy 
This pattern is written in American terms.

Materials:
A small amount of worsted weight yarn  
Crochet hook, size US H/5mm, or size needed for gauge
Yarn needle
A 1 1/8" button. 

Gauge:
In sc, 7 stitches and 7 rows = 2" square.

Abbreviations:
Ch= chain
sc= single crochet 
sk= skip
st= stitch

Notes:
*The loop on your hook does not count as a chain.
*Chain 2 at the beginning of a row counts as a ch-1 space.

Body:
Chain 22
Row 1: sc in 4th chain from hook, *ch 1, sk 1, sc in next chain**, repeat from * to ** until the end of row, end with a sc. (10 sc, 10 ch-1 spaces).

Row 2: Ch 2, turn, skip first stitch, sc in the ch-1 space from the previous row, * ch 1, skip next st, sc in the ch-1 space**, repeat from * to ** across, end the row with a sc. (10 sc, 10 ch-1 spaces).

Rows 3 - 21: Repeat row 2.
Place a marker at the beginning and end of row 21.

Flap:
Rows 22 - 29: Repeat row 2.

Row 30 (buttonhole row): ch 2, turn, skip the first stitch and sc in the ch-1 space from the previous row; *ch-1, sk 1, sc in the ch-1 space**, repeat from * to ** 3 times, chain 3 (for buttonhole), skip 3 stitches, * sc in the ch-1 space, ch 1,        sk 1** , repeat from * to ** 4 times; end the row with a sc.

Fasten off, weave in ends.



Finishing:
With right sides together, fold body in half, matching the first row with row 21, sew side seams and sew a button.



Copyright 2012 Karla Sandoval.
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You may not distribute, copy, resell or rewrite this pattern.
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2 comments:

Kristen said...

I love the texture of this purse! I'm getting my H hook out right now!! :)

Rose said...

Cute! I love it!