Friday, June 3, 2011

Hoot-Hoot ~Owl Drawstring Pouch

Materials                                                                                      Abbreviations
Size H hook                                                               RHDC- Ribbing Half Double Crochet
Tapestry Needle                                                       work a HDC in back loops only
Main Color Yarn                                                         CH-Chain
                                                                                    Rem-RemainingScrap Black & White&Orange Yarn                          Cluster-Yarn Over draw up a loop,Yarn over draw through 2 loops 3 times and you will have 4 loops on hook,yarn over and draw through all loops.
Ch 22
Row 1:Work a Hdc in 3rd ch from hook until end -20 sts
Row 2:Turn,Ch2, Work a RHDC in 1st st until end Slip st in ch 2 spaces -20 sts
Row 3-16: Repeat Row 2 -20 sts
Finish Off leaving a long tail for sewing
Body Assembly:Fold your piece in half and sew together your sts to the bottom part of your work.
You should have something like this:
Pick one end of your rectangle and sew it close forming the bottom of the pouch,snip your yarn off.
Pouch Rim
Make a slip knot and join on upper part of pouch with a sl st (The part that is open and not sewed.)
Row 1:Ch 2 Do a cluster in the same st,ch2 skip 1 st,and do another cluster in next st. *around*  -8 Clusters
Finish off,Weave in all ends.
In case, you don't understand you will be working like this
Eyes (make 2)
With Black, Ch2
Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook (Insert a stitch marker)
Round 2: Changing back to white,2 sc in each sc *around* -12 sc
Round 3: 2 sc in each st *around* -24 sc
Finish Off,leaving a long tail for sewing. Sew eyes in place desired.

With Orange, Ch 7
Row 1: Work a sc in 2nd ch from hook until end -6 sts
Row 2:Turn,Ch1,sc2tog in first 2 sc, 1 sc in next 2 sc,sc2tog in last 2 sts -4 sts
Row 3: Sc in all sts -4 sts
Row 4: Turn,Ch1, Sc2tog in first 2 sc and in last 2 sc - 2 sts
Row 5: Turn,Ch1, Sc2tog the remaining 2 sts -1 st
Finish off leaving a long tail for sewing,Sew Beak into pouch in desired place.

Ch 50.Finish off weave in ends.
Attach  the drawstring to the pouch by threading it through a tapestry needle  and inserting the needle between all clusters.
There you have it!Enjoy your Owl Pouch.
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