Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Eyeglass case for charity

This is a pattern I designed to be used to create items to donate to the Alice Park Day Nursing Home ( see post http://www.crochetville.org/forum/showthread.php?t=91721 )If you choose to use this pattern, please consider making an extra one to donate.
Picture to come as soon as my new digital camera arrives at my door which is supposed to be today!




Eyeglass Case
You will need:
size F hook
approximately 3 oz of Red Heart WW yarn
1 button
1 tapestry needle
stitch marker
pins

Directions:
Ch 29
Row 1: sl st loosely in 3rd chain from the hook. (hdc in next ch, sl st loosely in next ch) repeat between () across the chain. End with a sl st in the last ch.
Row 2-28: ch 2, turn. skip first sl st, (sl st loosely in next hdc, hdc in next sl st) repeat between () across to last st. sl st loosely in top of turning chain.
Place stitch marker at end of row 28
Begin front flap
Row 29: repeat row 2
Row 30: ch 2, turn. skip first sl st and first hdc, (sl st loosely in next sl st, hdc in next hdc) repeat between the () 11 times. Skip next stitch, sl st in turning ch
Row 31: ch 2, turn. skip first sl st and first hdc, (sl st loosely in next sl st, hdc in next hdc) repeat between the () 10 times. Skip next stitch, sl st in turning ch
Row 32: ch 2, turn. skip first sl st and first hdc, (sl st loosely in next sl st, hdc in next hdc) repeat between the () 9 times. Skip next stitch, sl st in turning ch
Row 33: ch 2, turn. skip first sl st and first hdc, (sl st loosely in next sl st, hdc in next hdc) repeat between the () 8 times. Skip next stitch, sl st in turning ch
Row 34: ch 2, turn. skip first sl st and first hdc, (sl st loosely in next sl st, hdc in next hdc) repeat between the () 7 times. Skip next stitch, sl st in turning ch, fasten off
hold work so that the beginning chain is at the top. Attach yarn to left side of the beginning chain. Work a reverse sc across the beginning chain opposite row 1. Fasten off
Fold work so that row 1 meets up with marker at end of Row 28. Pin both sides in place to create a pocket for the eyeglasses. With opening side facing you, attach yarn at bottom left of eyeglass case. Work 27 reverse sc evenly up left side and across top of flap to the middle of the flap, ch 3, skip next stitch, work 27 reverse sc across remaining top flap and down right side. Fasten off. Weave in ends. Sew button to center of row 6.

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