Big Heart Pouch

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This Big Heart Pouch is a nice Valentine gift pouch with a big heart design.  

 


This is a free crochet pattern with photo tutorial in each step.

This is a convenient pouch which comes in handy when you need to store or take with you your Sweeht Heart Shawl, among other things.

Laying flat, the size is 6” x 8”        

 

Materials Needed:

Hook: Stainless Hook US F5  /  3.75MM

Thread: Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread Fashion 3 – Scarlet,  ½ ball 75 yards


Terms Used:

All terms used are in US terminology.

Ch: Chain     ;       Dc: Double Crochet       ;       Trc: Treble Crochet      ;      Sl st: Slip Stitch      ;       Cl: Cluster   ;      Beg: Beginning     ;     Rep: Repeat


Gauge:

4"  -  21 sts / 8 rows of dc's


Stitch Guide:

Cluster: (Yarn over the hook, draw up a loop in next st, yarn over the hook, draw through first 2 loops on hook) 3 times, Yarn over the hook, draw through all 4 loops on hook: cluster made.


Big Heart Pouch Instructions:

Base:

Row 1: Chain 37,dc in 7th ch from hook, (ch1, dc in next ch) across. [16 – 1ch sp]

Row 2: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), turn, dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) across.



Pouch:

Row 3: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), do not turn, *(side) dc in next joined dc, ch1, sk 3ch, dc in next st, (ch1, dc in next dc) across, rep * once more, ch1, end w/ sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join. [36 – 1ch sp]


Row 4: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), (dc in next dc, ch1) around, end w/ sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.


Row 5: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 8 times, 3dc in next dc, dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 16 times, 3dc in next dc, (dc in next dc, ch1) 7 times, end w/ sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.

Note: The 3dc sets are perpendicular to each other, this will be the tip of your heart, and please check all your sides count if balanced.


Row 6: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 7 times, *sk next dc, (trc, 2dc) in next dc, dc in next dc, (2dc, trc) in next dc, sk next dc*, dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 14 times, rep *to* once more, (dc in next dc, ch1) 6 times, end w/ sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.


Row 7: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 6 times, * sk next dc, (trc, dc) in next trc, 2dc in next dc, (dc in next dc) 3 times, 2dc in next dc, (dc, trc) in next trc, sk next dc*, dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 12 times, rep *to* once more, (dc in next dc, ch1) 5 times, end w/ sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.


Row 8: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 5 times, *sk next dc, (trc, dc) in next trc, 2dc in next dc, (dc in next dc) 7 times, 2dc in next dc, (dc, trc) in next trc, sk next dc*, dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 10 times, rep *to* once more, (dc in next dc, ch1) 4 times, end w / sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.


Row 9: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 4 times, * sk next dc, (trc, dc) in next trc, 2dc in next dc, (dc in next dc) 11 times, 2dc in next dc, (dc, trc) in next trc, sk next dc*, dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 8 times, rep *to* once more, (dc in next dc, ch1) 3 times, end w / sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.


Row 10: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 3 times, * sk next dc, (trc, dc) in next trc, 2dc in next dc, (dc in next dc) 15 times, 2dc in next dc, (dc, trc) in next trc, sk next dc*, dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 6 times, rep *to* once more, (dc in next dc, ch1) twice, end w / sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.


Row 11: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) twice, * sk next dc, 2dc in next trc, 2dc in next dc, (dc in next dc) 19 times, 2dc in next dc, 2dc in next trc, sk next dc*, dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 4 times, rep *to* once more, dc in next dc, ch1, end w / sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.


Row 12: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), (dc in next dc, ch1) twice, *(dc in next dc) 11 times, cl, ch2, dc in next dc, ch2, cl, (dc in next dc) 11 times*, (ch1, dc in next dc) 3 times, ch1, rep *to* once, ch1, end w/ sl st I 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.


Row 13: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) twice, *ch2, cl, (dc in next dc) 5 times, cl, ch2, dc in next 2ch sp, ch1, dc in next dc, ch1, dc in next 2ch sp, ch2, cl, (dc in next dc) 5 times, cl, ch2*, dc in next dc, (ch1, dc in next dc) 4 times, rep *to* once, dc in next dc, ch1, end w / sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.


Row 14: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), (dc in next dc, ch1) 3 times, *dc in next 2ch sp, ch2, cl, dc in next dc, cl, ch2, dc in next 2ch sp, (ch1, dc in next dc) 3 times, ch1, dc in next 2ch sp, ch2, cl, dc in next dc, cl, ch2, dc in next 2ch sp*, (ch1, dc in next dc) 5 times, ch1, rep *to* once, ch1, dc in next dc, ch1, end w / sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.


Row 15: Ch4 (consider as 1st dc and ch1 sp), (dc in next dc, ch1) 4 times, *dc in next 2ch sp, ch1, sk next cl, dc in next dc, ch1, sk next cl, dc in next 2ch sp, (ch1, dc in next dc) 5 times, ch1, dc in next 2ch sp, ch1, sk next cl, dc in next dc, ch1, sk next cl, dc in next 2ch sp, ch1*, (dc in next dc, ch1) 7 times, rep *to* once, (dc in next dc, ch1) twice, end w / sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join.


Row 16-19: Repeat row 4.


Row 20: Ch1, *(sc - ch3 – 2dc) in next 1ch sp, sk next 1ch sp, rep * around, end w/ sl st in 1st sc to join.

Fasten off and weave in ends.


String

Make a foundation chain of 104, work (2dc-ch3-sl st-ch3-2dc-ch3-sl st- ch3-2dc-ch3-sl st) in 4th ch from hook, (ch1, sk next ch, sl st in next ch) across the string, in the end of the string work (ch3-2dc-ch3-sl st-ch3-2dc-ch3-sl st- ch3-2dc-ch3-sl st).  

Fasten off and weave in ends.



This idea was hatched by the Sweet Heart Shawl needing a bag of it's own.


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