Rainbow Happy Fun Pouch Gray skies and cold wind got you down? Crochet some sunshine! The Rainbow Happy Fun Pouch will come to your rescue! The Rainbow Happy Fun Pouch is insanely cheerful. But in a good way! It’s a great stash buster, and it works up fast.
Rainbow Happy Fun Pouch
CHEER UP WITH CROCHET!
I wanted a simple pattern with which to try out the Sharp Hook but that could be done without the Sharp Hook too. I utilized a stitch pattern I used before, so there’s already a video tutorial for the stitches if you need help there.
You can use any weight yarn you have, just use a hook one size smaller than that recommended on the label. As written, the pouch is 6.5″ tall and 9.5″ wide, but the great thing about pouches is they’re useful at any size!
A LITTLE CLOUDY…
For the appliques I used a free pattern from Fiber Flux: One Round Cloud, PDF DOWNLOAD BELLOW. They took hardly any yarn at all! And I gave one a little smiley face with some scrap yarn. As you do when making a Rainbow Happy Fun Pouch.
RAINBOW HAPPY FUN POUCH
- US – G, 4.00mm hook, or hook one size smaller than recommended on label
- 190 yds Lion Brand LB Collection Cotton Bamboo (DK/Sport weight)
- Sharp Hook or sewing needle
- Thread to match zipper
- Crochet thread, mercerized (if using Sharp Hook)
- Video Tutorial for the Stitch Pattern
Row 1: With Color A, ch 40. Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch to end. Turn. (39 sts)
Row/Round 2: Ch 1, hdc in each st to end of row. Turning to work in the side, hdc in the side of the first st of Row 1. Turning again, hdc in the each ch of the starting ch, opposite the first row of hdc sts. With one more clockwise turn, hdc in the side of the last st of Row 1 and join to the first st of Row 2 with a sl st, to begin working in the round. Do not turn. (80 sts)
Round 3: Ch 2 (does not count as first st), dc in each st around. Join with a sl st to first dc. (80 sts)
Round 4: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc. (80 sts)
Round 5: Ch 2, fptrc around dc below the first st. Dc into the next st. *Fptrc around the st below the next st, dc in the next st. Repeat from * to end. Join with a sl st to first fptrc. (80 sts)
Round 6: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc. (80 sts)
Round 7: Ch 2, dc in the 1st st, fptrc around st below next st. *Dc in the next st, fptrc around the st below the next st. Repeat from * to end. Join with a sl st to first dc. (80 sts)
Round 8: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc, using the Next Color. (80 sts)
Round 9-12: With Color B, repeat Rounds 5-8.
Round 13-16: With Color C, repeat Rounds 5-8.
Round 17-20: With Color D, repeat Rounds 5-8.
Round 21-24: With Color E, repeat Rounds 5-8. Add more stripes in pattern for a taller bag if desired.
Round 25: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join to first sc with sl st. (80 sts)
Round 26: Sl st in each st around.
This tutorial is inwww.mooglyblog.com
Measure the length of zipper needed. If the zipper is too long, sew a new stopper with matching thread, by sewing around the zipper repeatedly so it cannot open.
Working into Round 26, attach the zipper. If you’re using a needle and thread, sew it on with the back stitch.
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Crochet Pattern flower – 1 round only – super easyFREE PATTERN: PDF
Hand Sewing – internal sewing fabricFREE PATTERN: PDF
You can now download 3 PDF’s, each of which is to do something related to this handbag, or keep coins as it is known in some parts of the world. This is a beautiful gift for Mother’s Day and that, for sure, you can present not only your mother, but anyone you love.
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