Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Travel Jewelry Pouch

Travel Jewelry Pouch
©2006 Drew Emborsky, aka The Crochet Dude™

This drawstring pouch opens up to reveal six little pockets on the inside; perfect for keeping jewelry from getting scratched and tangled while traveling!

Finished Size: 3.5” tall and 5” across (when cinched) 10” across when opened

Gauge: 22 sts X 10 rows = 4” in dc


Sportweight yarn – 2 oz in color of choice
Crochet Hook size G [4.50mm]
Large-eyed Blunt Needle
Pins (optional)

Outside Layer

Ch 5, slip st to first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring. * Ch 2, 3 dc in ring * five more times. Ch 2, slip st to top of beginning ch 3. This is the right side.

Rnds 2-9: Ch 3, dc in each st around, working (dc, ch 2, dc) in spaces. Slip st to top of beginning ch 3.

Rnd 10: Ch 5, * skip one st, dc in next st, ch 2 * around working (dc, ch 2, dc) in each space. Slip st into third ch of beginning ch 5.

Rnds 11-12: Slip st into space, Ch 1, sc in same space. Ch 5, *sc in next space, ch 5* around. Slip st into beginning st.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Inside Layer

Repeat Rnds 1-9 of outside layer. Fasten off and weave in ends.


With wrong sides facing, center both layers and pin together if desired. Attach the layers together by stitching through the ch 2 spaces and creating V shaped pockets.

Make a drawstring by chaining to desired length. Fasten off, then weave the drawstring through the sts of Rnd 10 of the outside.

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