Crochet Armrest Cozy

Use this convenient crochet caddy to hold all your necessities, from the TV remote to your latest crochet pattern. Simply place the flap under a cushion or over the arm of a chair and it’s ready to use.
Designed by Cathy Black.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Pouch measures 22″ long x 15″ wide (56 x 38 cm) with flap open

Gauge: 14 dc = 4″ (10 cm) in pattern; 8 rows = 4″ (10 cm)

Materials

Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver (100% acrylic; 244 yards [223 meters]/141 grams): #3933 Dove Multi (MC, 2 skeins)
Hook: US size I/9 (5.5 mm) hook
Notions: Yarn needle

Pattern

Pouch

Ch 70.
Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (69 sts)
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in each st, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc, ch 1 here and throughout), skip next st, dc in next st, *ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st; repeat from * across, turn. (35 dc and 34 ch-1 spaces)
Row 4: Ch 2, dc in first ch-space, *ch 1, skip next st, dc in next ch-space; repeat from * to beginning ch-2, dc in top of beginning ch-2, turn. (36 dc and 33 ch-1 spaces)
Row 5: Ch 2, dc in each st and ch-1 space across, turn. (69 dc)
Rows 6-10: Ch 2, dc in each st, turn.
Row 11: Repeat Row 3. (35 dc and 34 ch-1 spaces)
Row 12: Repeat Row 5. (69 dc)
Rows 13-18: Repeat Row 6.
Rows 19-26: Repeat Rows 11-18.
Rows 27-29: Repeat Rows 11-13.
Row 30: Ch 1, sc in each st. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
With wrong sides and ends of rows held together, fold in half and sew across first and last rows to form sides of pouch.

Flap

After Round 1, continue in turned rows.
Holding pouch with opening facing, join yarn with slip st in top right corner at back of pouch.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, working across ends of rows, work 43 sc evenly across back edge, work 44 sc evenly across front edge; join with slip st in first sc. (87 sc)
Row 2: Ch 3, skip next st, dc in next st, *ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st; repeat from * 20 times, turn. (22 dc and 21 ch-1 spaces)
Row 3: Ch 2, dc in first ch-1 space, *ch 1, skip next st, dc in next ch-1 space; repeat from * to beginning ch-2, dc in top of beginning ch-2, turn. (23 dc and 20 ch-1 spaces)
Row 4: Ch 3, skip next st, dc in next ch-1 space, *ch 1, skip next st, dc in next ch-1 space; repeat from * to last 2 sts, ch 1, skip next st, dc in top of beginning ch-2, turn. (22 dc and 21 ch-1 spaces)
Rows 5-24: Repeat Rows 3 and 4 ten times.
Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in ends. yarn ball

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