Tutorial Tuesday: Crochet envelopes

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Keep your special letters and stationery safe inside these crochet envelopescrochet envelopes

Crochet your own envelopes for a place to store and cherish important cards, letters, notes and keepsakes. Please note: US crochet terms used throughout.

YOU’LL NEED…

• Worsted yarn

• Crochet hook size UK 5mm (US H8)

• Scissors

• Tapestry needle

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Step one

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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.

 

Step two

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Repeat step one and make a second crochet rectangle for the envelope.

 

Step three 

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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.

Step four

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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.

Bind off.

 

Step five

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Sew the envelope flap to the top of one of the envelope body pieces.

 

Step six

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Sew the second envelope body piece to the top of the first envelope piece. Leave the top open. Weave in all ends.

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