I have so many coins lying around that I had no choice but to make a coin pouch!
And if I am going to be making a coin pouch, I might as well make a cute one that comes in the shape of a watermelon! I have been using the coin pouch that I crocheted for the past week and it is the best! I just throw it in whatever bag I am carrying and whenever I need any change, I proudly pull out my coin pouch.
If you have coins that need a cute colorful home, this pattern is for you!
- Cotton yarn in 4 colors (Green, White, Red, and Black)
- 3 mm crochet hook
Stitches Used | Abbreviations
- Magic ring (MR)
- Chain (ch)
- Slip stitch (sl st)
- Single crochet (sc)
- Increase (inc) – 2 stitches in the same st
- * * – repeat squence
- The number at the end of each row in () indicates the number of total stitches.
- Rounds are done in contious rounds.
Using the Green yarn
Round 1: MR, 6sc inside the MR (6)
Round 2: *inc* all around (12)
Round 3: *sc, inc* all around (18)
Round 4: *2sc, inc* all around (24)
Round 5: *3sc, inc* all around (30)
Round 6: *4sc, inc* all around (36)
Round 7: *5sc, inc* all around (42)
Round 8: *6sc, inc* all around (48)
Round 9-11: *sc* all around (48)
Change to White yarn
Round 12-13: *sc* all around (48)
Change to Red yarn
Round 14-15: *sc* all around (48)
Round 16: 7sc in red, change color, sc in black] x6 (48)
Round 17-18: *sc* all around (48)
Round 19: [4sc in red, change color, sc in black, [7sc in red, 1 sc in black] x5, 3sc in red (48)
Round 20-21: *sc* all around (48)
Round 22: [7sc in red, change color, sc in black] x6 (48)
Round 23: *sc* all around (48)
Round 24: *2sc, ch2, skip 2* all around (48)
Round 25: *2sc, 2sc inside the ch2 from the previous round* all around (48)
Round 26-27: *sc* all around (48)
Cut and finish off
Using the red yarn
Ch50 and finish off
Weave in the red yarn through the spaces in the pouch and tie two knots at the end of each side of the red yarn to secure it.
Aaaaand you’re done!
If you enjoyed this pattern, let me know in the comments below, and make sure to tag me when you share your creations on Instagram @MoreThanKnots, I would love to see them!
A tutorial is also available on my YouTube channel!
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