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Throwback Camera Pouch - Free Pattern

Throwback Camera Pouch
Free Crochet Pattern

In honor of throwback Thursday, here's a new pattern: the Throwback Camera Pouch! I wanted something cute to keep my camera in, but this pouch would make a perfect coin purse too!

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Materials:
- G (4.25mm) hook
- Medium (4) yarn
            -Less than half a skein of cream, brown, and black.
            -Very little of red, yellow, green, and blue for cross stitching.
- Scissors
- Tapestry needle
OPTIONAL:
- Zipper or other closing hardware
- Keyring



Notes:
- Chain 1 does not count as a stitch.
- Join each round with a sl st to the first stitch of the round.
- Stitch counts are indicated in (parenthses).
- Gauge is 1” = 4 single crochet. Measurements are given for height so row height gauge is not important. Finished bag is approximately 4.5” x 4.5” not including keyring loop.

Stitches and Abbreviations
Ch – Chain
St – Stitch
Sl st – Slip stitch
Sc – Single crochet
Hdc – Half double crochet
MR – Magic ring
*…* - Repeat the instructions between the asterisks

Pattern:
Bag:
In cream, ch 16.
1. Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across, 3 sc in last ch. Sc down other side of ch, 2 sc in last ch. Join to first sc with sl st. (32)
2. Ch 1. *Sc in first 15 sts, 2 sc in next* around, join. (34)
3. Ch 1. Sc in each st around, join. (34)
Repeat round 3 until bag measures approximately 3” from top to bottom.
Join brown. Repeat round 3 until bag measures approximately 4.25”.
Last round. Ch 1. Sc in first, dec in next, sc in next 15, dec in next, sc in next 14. Join. (32, decreases should be centered in corners)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Square:
In black, make a magic ring.
1. Ch 1. Sc  4 in MR. Join. (4)
2. Ch 1. *Sc, ch 1, sc* in each st around. Join. (8 sc, 4 ch)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Lens:
In black, make a magic ring.
1. Ch 1. Hdc 6 in MR. Join. (6)
2. Ch 1. 2 Hdc in each st. Join. (12)
3. Ch 1. *Sc, 2 sc in next* around. (18)
Join cream.
4. Sl st in back loop only of each st around.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Assembly:
Sew lens to center of bag.
Sew square to upper right corner of bag.

Details:
(Optional) Install zipper.
Cross stitch colored stripes in upper left corner of bag. See photo for placement.


Keyring: (Optional)
Join brown in the right stitch of the three corner stitches. (Either corner is fine)
1. Ch 1. Sc in first and next 2 sts. Turn. (3)
2. - 6. Ch 1. Sc in each st across. Turn. (3)
Fold inward around keyring. Sew row 6 to row 1.
Fasten off and weave in ends.


I look forward to seeing your projects on Ravelry and Instagram (#mandiethemommy). I hope you enjoyed this pattern!

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