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Thursday, August 9, 2012

My hands can do this --- Jewelry Pouch with Jar


I have been using L'Oreal facial moisturizer for many years. I have overlooked how durable the container is.  Its size and shape are also good features to consider.  Because of its durability and good shape, it gave me an idea how it can be reused.  A good way of keeping things tidy especially, your precious  ones like your jewelry or any small things you like to keep is very important to think of. That's why, this jewelry pouch project with jar is as nice as any jewelry box you can have and it is not expensive to make. With leftover yarns, you can make a simple jewelry pouch with jar that can be displayed on top of your bedside table.  It will always remind you that there is something special inside that jar.  


 *JEWELRY POUCH WITH JAR

Materials:
(1) empty L’Oreal Facial Moisturizer day cream jar  2.5 oz
(1) Caron Simply Soft, 4 ply acrylic, 6 oz  (dark sage) (leftovers)
(1) Caron Simply Soft, 4 ply acrylic, 6 oz  (soft pink) (leftovers)
        crochet hook size - F5/3.75mm


Level of Difficulty-  easy

Stitch Abbreviations:
(ch)    chain
(sc)     single crochet
(dc)    double crochet
(st)     stitch
(sp)    space
(sl st)  slip stitch  
(pc)    popcorn

Note: Count first all the stitches you have made before going to the next row to avoid mistakes.

Special Instructions:
(pc) - popcorn -  5 (dc) and in same (st), remove hook from fifth (dc), insert hook into first (dc) from front to back, reinsert hook in fifth (dc) and pull loop through first (dc) to complete (st).


Instructions: (Dark Sage)
1st Row - Make 4 (ch).  Make the first loop hole bigger than the rest so you easily insert the hook and make the succeeding (dc’s). Make 11 (dc) in 4th (ch). Hide the excess yarn as you make the double crochets. Join in top of beginning 4 (ch).  
Result - 12 (dc)

2nd Row - Make 3 (ch).  (Dc) on same (sp).  (Dc) on next (dc).  [2 (Dc) on next (dc). (Dc) on  next (dc)] 5X.  Join with (sl st) to beginning 3 (ch).  
Result - 18 (dc)

3rd Row – Make 3 (ch). (Dc) on same (sp).  (Dc) on next (dc).  [2 Dc on next (dc). (Dc) on next  (dc)] 8X.   Join with (sl st) to beginning 3 (ch). 
Result – 27 (dc)

4th Row – Make 3 (ch). (Dc) on same (sp). (Dc) on next 8 (dc). [2 (Dc) on next (dc).  (Dc) on next 8 (dc)] 2X.  Join with (sl st) to beginning 3 (ch).
Result – 30 (dc)

5th  to 6th Row -  Make a (ch). (Sc) on same (sp). (Sc) on next 29 (dc).  Join with (sl st) to beginning (sc). 
Result – 30 (sc)

Connecting Another Yarn (Soft Pink)
7th Row – Insert the pink yarn into the hole of green yarn.  Pull the green yarn to tighten it and tie both yarns to each other twice.  Don’t cut the green yarn. Hide the excess pink yarn  as you continue crocheting.  (Sl st) on first (sc) and make a  (pc) on same (sp).   [Make a (ch) and skip (sc). Make another (pc) on next (sc)] 14X.  Make a (ch) and join with (sl st) to beginning (pc).
Result – 15 (pc)

Connecting Another Yarn (Dark Sage)
8th Row -  Join the green yarn and tie it with the pink yarn twice.  Cut the pink yarn and hide the excess yarn  as you continue crocheting.  Make a (ch) and (sc) on first (pc).  (Sc) on next (ch).  [(Sc) on next  (pc) and next (ch)] 28X.  Join with (sl st) to beginning (sc).
Result – 30 (sc)

9th to 12th Row – Make (ch) and (sc) on same (sp). (Sc) on next 29 (sc).  Join with (sl st) to beginning (sc).
Result – 30 (sc)

13th Row – Make 3 (ch) and (dc) on same (sp). (Dc) on next 28 (sc).  Join with (sl st) to beginning 3 (ch).
Result – 31 (dc)

14th Row – Make 3 (ch) and (dc) on same (sp). (Dc) on next 30 (dc).  Join with (sl st) to beginning 3 (ch).
Result – 32 (dc)

15th Row – Make 3 (ch). (Dc) on next 31 (dc).  Join with (sl st) to beginning 3 (ch).
Result – 32 (dc)

Connecting Another Yarn (Soft Pink)
16th Row – Insert the pink yarn into the hole of green yarn.  Pull the green yarn to tighten it and tie both yarns to each other twice.  Cut the green yarn. Hide excess pink and green yarns as you crochet.  (Sl st) and make 3 (ch).  (Dc) on next 31 (dc). Join with (sl st) to beginning 3 (ch).
Result – 32 (dc)

17th Row - Make 3 (ch). 2 (Dc) on same (sp).  Skip (dc) and (sl st) on next (dc). [3 (ch) and 2 (dc) on same (sp).  Skip (dc) and (sl st) on next (dc)] 14X.  Join with (sl st) to beginning (dc).  Finish off. Hide the excess yarn.
Result – 45 (dc)


Making a Tassel (Soft Pink)
Leave extra yarn for the tying of tassel later as you start making 70 (ch).  Don't cut the end yet. Insert the first end of the ch alternately between 2 (dc) around. Cut the second end of chains leaving extra yarn for tying the tassel.  Make a small tassel—make 3 rounds of yarn around your 4 fingers;  remove from your fingers with your thumb holding it;  then cut the ends.  Insert the 6 strands of yarn inside the hole of the second end of chains and center  them.  Pull the extra yarn to tighten the tassel and tie it twice around the tassel. Tie it more, if possible, to keep it from getting loose.  Tie it more, if possible. Make another tassel for the first end of chains.  Loosen the first end of chains, insert the 6 strands, and center them .     Pull the extra yarn to tighten the tassel and tie it twice around the tassel. Tie it more, if possible, to keep it from getting loose. Cut the ends of both tassels evenly.  Insert the jar and pull the chains to close the pouch. Now it looks like there is a bunch of flowers in the center of the pouch. Tie a ribbon.


This can be a nice gift to somebody special, like your mother, grandmother, sister, relative, or a close friend on their special occasion.  


*This project was included in What’s Hot -Top Crochet Project (May 02, 2014) of Favecrafts, posted #9 as "Crocheted Jewelry Jar."  Please note this ranking is not permanent.  Thank you very much to all viewers.

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*This project was also featured in my crochet and craft designer profiles at All Free Crochet as "Crochet Jewelry Jar."   It's also listed as one among my Top Green eCraft Projects.






   

3 comments :

  1. I love your fish graphic! WAY COOL!

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  2. Thank you very much for all your compliments.

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