Crochet your own envelopes for a place to store and cherish important cards, letters, notes and keepsakes. Please note: US crochet terms used throughout.
• Worsted yarn
• Crochet hook size UK 5mm (US H8)
• Tapestry needle
Crochet the first rectangle for the envelope body. Ch 26 Row 1: Dc in the third chain from the hook. Dc in each stitch across. 24 stitches. Ch 2. Turn. Row 2 – 10: Repeat Row 1 for the next 9 rows. Bind off.
Repeat step one and make a second crochet rectangle for the envelope.
Make the envelope flap. Ch 26. Row 1: Dc in the third chain from the hook. Dc across. 24 stitches. Ch 2. Turn. Row 2: Dc 2 stitches together (dc2tog), repeat two more times, 12 dc, dc2tog, repeat two more times. 18 stitches. Ch 2. Turn.
Row 3: Dc2tog, repeat two times, 6 dc, dc2tog, repeat two times. 12 stitches. Ch 2. Turn. Row 4: Dc2tog, repeat across. 6 stitches. Ch 2. Turn. Row 5: Dc2tog, repeat across. 3 stitches. Ch 2. Turn. Row 6: Dc the next three stitches together.
Sew the envelope flap to the top of one of the envelope body pieces.
Sew the second envelope body piece to the top of the first envelope piece. Leave the top open. Weave in all ends.