Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Carrot Pouch Tutorial

Crochet Carrot Pouch

Here's a great little gift idea for the little ones this Easter! I designed this one to hold one Easter Egg Bunny and there's still room for some treats too. But of course you can make this cute little pouch anytime of the year and stuff it with some fun foods for your child's lunch or to take to daycare with a  healthy snack inside. My children always loved their snacks inside something fun and colorful.

This is a relatively easy pattern good for the beginner and it comes with a full
video tutorial as well. Keep scrolling down this page for the pattern and video link.

Copyright 2014 Author: Sharon Ojala - Amigurumi To Go, All rights reserved

How to read the rows: Each row has a sequence as given below. Example: 1sc then 2sc in next st means repeat that sequence 1sc then 2sc in next st followed by 1sc then 2sc in next st over and over to the end of that particular row. The number inside the parentheses ( ~ ) is the number of stitches you should have at the end of that particular row.
Read me ~>  Work in continuous rounds, do not join. It's a good idea to add in a marker at the end of row 2 and move that marker at the end of every row. I just use a short length of yarn and pull it through the last stitch I put in at the end of every row.

Red Heart Comfort Yarn in Emerald 3233, and Tango 3232
4.5mm hook
blunt end yarn needle

This pattern uses these basic stitches:
st = stitch
sc = single
dc = double crochet
sl st = slip stitch
f/o = finish off

Click here for the video tutorial

Full Carrot Pouch:

1) magic circle or adjustable loop with 6st (6)
2) 1sc then 2sc in next st (9)
3) 1sc in next 2st then 2sc in next st (12)
4-5) 1sc in each st for 2 rows
6) 1sc in next 2st then 2sc in next st (16)
7) 1sc in each st
8) 1sc in next 3st then 2sc in next st (20)
9-10) 1sc in each st for 2 rows
11) 1sc in next 4st then 2sc in next st (24)
12-13) 1sc in each st for 2 rows
14) 1sc in next 5st then 2sc in next st (28)
15) 1sc in next 13st then 2sc in next st (30)
16) 1sc in next 14st then 2sc in next st (32)
17) 1sc in next 15st then 2sc in next st (34)
18) 1sc in each st
19) 1sc in next 16st then 2sc in next st (36)
20) 1sc in next 17st then 2sc in next st (38)
21) 1sc in next 18st then 2sc in next st (40)
22-24) 1sc in each st for 3 rows switching to green on last st of row 24 and ch2
25) 1dc in each st around *work the yarn tails into the first few dc's to hide them
26) (join last st of row 25 and first st or row 26 with 1sc) now ch3 then 1sc in next st, repeating ch3 and 1sc all the way around
sl st next st and f/o weave in yarn tails

*working the green edge as pictured below
1) your last dc goes here
2) your first sc goes here (no chain)
3) chain 3 then put in a sc in next st ~ repeat around

Tie To Close Up The Pouch:
With green ch 80 and f/o. I switched to a 3.75mm hook to make the chain. This isn't necessary but it will make a tighter looking chain. Weave chain in and out between the posts of row 25 all the way around.

And that's it! Now all you have to do is fill it up. I hope you enjoyed the pattern and if you made a pouch please post pictures on my facebook page, Amigurumi Freely

Easter Egg Bunny pattern is here

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Many Blessings to you!

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  1. Thanks for a great, quick and easy pattern for an Easter gift!

  2. Thanks, this is so sweet!

  3. Lovvved this...quick and easy!! Made 6 for the kiddos in my life!!! Love,love lovethis!!! Thanks again Sharon for yet another amazing pattern!!

  4. I loved this pattern from the minute I saw it and can not wait to make them for my grandchildren. BUT I had a major problem finding orange yarn. I finally found it in AC MOORE after going to 4 other craft stores.Michaels told me it is an unusual color and not part of their normal inventory. What???????? I got the yarn this morning and plan on crocheting at least one today. I am so excited!

  5. Thank you I love all of your work, I wish I could crochet in tiny mode like this :D

  6. Very nice... I made it and it looks awesome... Thank you

  7. Me encanto el patron .Lo vamos a realizar con mi mama para la proxima pascua de Resurreccion.Si Dios asi lo permite.

  8. Thank you so much for this pattern and tutorial. I just finished making it for my daughter as a surprise for Easter. It is soooo adorable! She will love it. Going to make the bunny next. Also looking forward to exploring your site and checking out all your other patterns. Thanks again!

  9. Love this, making them for grandchildren and co workers for Easter. Thanks for the easy to follow pattern.