Easy Learn-to-Crochet Pattern for Kids: Coin Pouch

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Learning to crochet is a fairly easy craft project that kids as young as five years old can try. This easy crochet pattern for kids is a great way to help little hands practice fine motor skills and following directions. It’s cute enough to give as a gift too!

Easy Learn-To-Crochet Pattern for Kids: Coin Pouch

Materials Needed:

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  • Size “G” Crochet Hook
  • Scraps of Cotton Yarn (such as Sugar & Cream brand)
  • Darning Needle
  • Button
  • Scissors

Crochet Skills Needed:

Instructions:

Make a chain of 4, join to create a ring

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Work 8 single crochet and join

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Using the darning needle, weave the end of the yarn into the work and trim

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Grab a new color of yarn, attach using a single crochet and work into each stitch of the previous row using 2 single crochet (sc) stitches

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Using the same color, continue working 2 single crochet stiches in the previous row all the way around. By the time you are done, you’ll have 2 rows of the same color

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Grab a different color and chain 1 stitch, then 2 single crochet into the next stitch and then 1 single crochet. Repeat the 2 sc, 1 sc pattern all the way around

easy-crochet-pattern-for-kids-step-6Now, get a another color, attach it using a single crochet and follow this pattern: 2 single crochet in the first stitch, 1 single crochet in the next, 1 single crochet in the next, another single crochet in the next and then 2 single crochet. The pattern is:

2 sc, 1 sc, 1 sc, 1 sc, … repeat this until you get all the way around

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Now, get a another color, attach it using a single crochet and follow this pattern: 2 single crochet in the first stitch, 1 single crochet in the next, 1 single crochet in the next, another single crochet in the next and then 2 single crochet. The pattern is:

2 sc, 1 sc, 1 sc, 1 sc, … repeat this until you get all the way around

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Using the same color, this time, single crochet all the way around. Weave in all the loose ends and your first side is done!

Make the back side. You can use a single color like in the picture or use more scrap yarn

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Now it’s time to sew the front and back together. You’ll use a simple whip stitch to do this. Just remember to keep an opening so your coins and fit!

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Next, sew a button to the front and then chain a few stitches leaving a long tail at the front and back.

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How many stitches you need to chain will depend on how big your button is.  Sew your chain to the inside of the coin purse.

 

 

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If you want, you can glue a decoration on the front or leave it the way it is.

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And there you have a fun coin purse to use for yourself or give as a gift.

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