Saturday, September 19, 2009
POCKET FOR AFGHAN (C)
SIZE: approximately 5 X 6 inches
Worsted weight yarn, approximately yards
I (5.5 mm) crochet hook
Needle with large eye that will go through holes in button
GAUGE: 6 sc = 2”, 7 sc rows = 2”
ROUND 1: Make 2 sc in 2nd chain from hook, sc in each chain (13) to last chain, working over yarn tail for remainder of this round, 3 sc in last ch, work in opposite side of starting chain and sc in each of 14 chain stitches; (32 sc)
DO NOT join rounds.
ROUNDS 3-18: Sc in next sc and in each sc around. (42 sc)
ROUND 19: Sc in next sc and in each sc around to the last 2 sts before the side edge fold. Slip stitch in last 2 sc ending at fold. Ch 1, turn.
Now work back and forth in rows.
ROW 1: Sc in 2 slip stitches, sc in 14 sc. Ch 1, turn. (16 sc)
ROW 8: Place pocket and flap together with the short side of pocket on the inside. Sc through both layers across. (16 sc)
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
Sew button under buttonhole.