CUTE PHONE CASE

The ideal gift for phone ad­dicts, hook them up this sweet rip­ple pat­tern case by Eleonora Tully

Simply Crochet - - CONTENTS -

YOU WILL NEED

■ Pa­tons Merino Ex­trafine DK (100% wool, 50g/120m), 1 ball of each:

Yarn A Ap­ple Green (173)

Yarn B Iris (168)

Small amounts of:

For heart Yarn C Pink (137)

For fish Yarn D Or­ange (125)

■ A 4mm (US G/6) hook

For yarn stock­ists con­tact Wool Ware­house 01926 882818 www.wool­ware­house.co.uk TENSION

18 sts over 10 rows to mea­sure 10x10cm (4x4in) over stitch pat­tern

MEA­SURE­MENTS

8.5x16cm (3 x6in)

ABBREVIATIONS

For a full list, see page 92

NOTES

The Phone Case is made in a rip­ple pat­tern chang­ing colour ev­ery two rows. Do not cut the yarn at the end of a colour change row but bring it up the side of the work, ready to be joined again. To make the case wider sim­ply in­crease the num­ber of rows worked.

PHONE CASE

Us­ing Yarn A, ch34.

Row 1 (WS) Tr in 4th ch from hook (skipped sts count as tr), *tr in next 3 ch, tr3­tog, tr in next 3 ch, 3tr in next ch; re­peat from * once more, tr in next 3 ch, tr3­tog, tr in next 3 ch, 2tr in last ch, turn. [31 tr]

Row 2 (RS) Ch3, tr into st at base of ch, *tr in next 3 sts, tr3­tog, tr in next 3 sts, 3tr in next st; re­peat from * once more, tr in next 3 sts, tr3­tog, tr in next 3 sts, 2tr in last st, turn. [31 tr] Change to Yarn B.

Rows 3-4 Re­peat Row 2.

Change to Yarn A.

Rows 5-6 Re­peat Row 2.

Rows 7-16 Re­peat Rows 3-6, chang­ing colour ev­ery 2 rows.

Fas­ten off, leav­ing a tail of ap­prox 50cm.

HEART MO­TIF

Us­ing Yarn C, make a magic loop.

Round 1 (RS) Ch1 (does not count as st through­out), 6dc into the loop, ss to first dc to join. [6 sts]

Round 2 Ch4 (counts as dtr), (dtr, 3tr) in next st, dc in next st, (dc, ch2, dc) in next st, dc in next st, (3tr, dtr) in next st, ch4, ss in st at base of beg ch-4.

Fas­ten off and weave in ends.

FISH MO­TIF

Us­ing Yarn D, make a magic loop.

Round 1 (RS) Ch1, 6dc into the loop, ss to first dc to join, turn. [6 dc]

Round 2 Ch1, 2dc in each st around, ss to first dc, turn. [12 dc]

Round 3 Ch1, (2dc in next st, dc in next st) 6 times, ss to first dc, do not turn. [18 dc]

Round 4 Ch3, 5tr in next st, leave rem sts un­worked.

Fas­ten off and weave in ends.

TO MAKE UP

Fold Case in half with RS to­gether and sew along bot­tom and side. Weave in ends. Turn Case so RS is fac­ing out. EDG­ING

Join Yarn A to open end of Case.

Round 1 Ch1, 2dc into each row end, ss to first dc to join. [32 dc]

Fas­ten off and weave in ends.

Sew Heart Mo­tif on one side of Phone Case and the Fish Mo­tif onto other side. You can use the im­age as a guide. Flip the pouch over and hook up a sweet lit­tle fish mo­tif for the op­po­site side to the heart

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