Friday, January 28, 2011

Needed something to house the kindle hubby and son gave me for Christmas so came up with this.

Kindle Case
Designed by Mary B

Materials:
Red heart super saver or any yarn you choose in 2 colors if desired.

Size H hook

Special Stitch DC dec- double crochet decrease

Yarn over, insert hook into stitch, yarn over, draw through the stitch, 3 loops left on hook,  yarn over, draw through the first 2 loops on the hook, 2 loops left on hook, yarn over, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over, draw through the stitch, 4 loops left on hook,  yarn over, draw through first 2 loops on hook, 3 loops left on hook, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops

Round 1: with main color, ch 19, sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across, working into remaining loops on opposite side of ch, sc in each ch across, place marker in last sc.  36 sc

Round 2-?  : sc in each sc around until it comes to just below the top of the kindle.  Slip stitch in next stich.  36 sc in each round.  Then I changed to contrasting color to start the flap.

Flap

Row 1: ch 1, turn, sc in next 18 sc: 18 sc

Row 2: ch 2, turn, dc in each sc across: 18 dc
Row 3: ch 2, turn, dc in each dc across: 18 dc

Row 4-9:  dc dec in the first 2 dc, dc to the last 2 dc, dc dec in the last 2 dc, ch2, turn.

Row 10- dc dec in the first 2 dc, skip 2 dc, dc dec in the last 2 dc.  Finish off and weave in ends.

Button- can use a store bought button or make this one

 Round 1: ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook: 6 sc

Round 2 – 3: 6 sc in same ch (overlapping previous round): 6 sc
Finish off.

Align button with button hole and sew on.