CANDYFLOSS BUBBLE PENCIL CASE – Crafting A Rainbow Of Hope

Candyfloss Bubble Pencil Case – Free Crochet Pattern

A pretty Candyfloss bubble pencil case – perfect for any inspiring artist.

Designed for the American Crochet – Crafting A Rainbow Of Hope 

Candyfloss Bubble Pencil Case | Free Crochet Pattern | Creative Crochet Workshop
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SKILL LEVEL:
Easy
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.

MATERIALS:
Yarns:
Moya 100% Cotton – Macaroon 50 g (135 m/ 148 yards)
Weight – Double Knit

Hooks & Notions:
Hook 4.50 mm
Yarn needle

Abbreviations:
CH – chain
SL ST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet
DC – double crochet

Notes:
I use US Crochet stitch terminology.
Due to the nature of this pattern – the yarn and hook used is only a suggestion and any substitute may be used.
Size of finished product will vary depending on yarn and also size of hook used.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Special abbreviation: Puff Cluster (PC)
*(yarn over hook, insert hook in next SC, yarn over hook, pull loop through, yarn over hook, pull through first 2 loops on hook) 3 times in same SC*, skip next SC. Repeat from * to * in next SC, yarn over hook, pull through all 7 loops on hook – one PC made.
With yarn:
CH 44
Row 1: 1 SC in 2nd CH from hook, 1 SC in each CH to end, turn
Row 2: CH4, skip first SC, * 1 PC over next 3 SC, CH2, repeat from * ending with 1 PC over last 3 SC, CH1, 1DC in CH1, turn
Row 3: CH1, skip first DC, 1 SC in 1CH space, *1 SC in top of PC, 2 SC in 2 CH space, repeat from * ending with 1 SC in top of last PC, 1 SC under 4CH, 1 SC in 3rd CH of 4CH, turn
Row 2 and 3 form the pattern, repeat 3 times more. 
Row 10: For this row only work into back loops. CH1, 1 SC into each ST until end, turn (43 SC)
Row 11-23: CH1, 1 SC into each ST until end, turn (on last row do not turn)
Continue working in the round
Rnd 24-27: CH1, 1 SC into each ST until end, SL ST into first SC (86 SC)
Rnd 28: CH 10, SL ST into same ST to form a loop.
NOTE: if you wish to put in a zipper SL ST loosely into each ST until end.
Optional – To insert button loops: SL ST into each ST until back section. Make 5 marks with pins evenly spaced along the back section. *SL ST into each ST until mark, CH 10, SL ST into next ST. Repeat from *until end. Fasten off and weave in ends. Add buttons
After lining – I used press buttons on the inside (the zipper I had intended to use for this project got feet and disappeared somewhere in my daughter’s room).
Join yarn with a SC at the sides, work several SC to join sides together OR whip-stitch sides together. Weave in ends.

 OPTIONAL – LINING

I took the opportunity to do some recycling too –
and used one of my daughter’s old sleeping shorts for the lining.
I am NOT a sewing expert ( I actually do not really have the talent for it) –
But I did want to show how I did it – I am not claiming in the least that this is the correct way 🙂
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I have been a crochet designer for more than 10 years. I love to think outside the box and to try and do things a bit differently. I love to learn new techniques and to challenge myself. I firmly believe that crochet should fun and evoke joy and pleasure. Creating and designing is one of my life's passions.

“Crochet is an art and crocheters it’s artists. Each crafted item is unique and own to its crafter”

Happy Crocheting Joanita Theron

2 Comments

  1. Author

    Thank you so much 🙂

  2. Thank you so much for the cute pencil case pattern, I love it. I never would have thought of using the sleeping shorts to make the lining, that really IS a good idea, and great recycling idea too!! I usually take anything with usable fabric and cut it up for quilt blocks. I have really been into recycling old Jeans in quilt backings.
    Anyway, I want to thank you again for ALL you do sharing your patterns, and all your talent.
    Lisa in Alabama

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