Personalized Denim Gift Card Holders by Marie Segares

Personalized Denim Gift Card Holders

Crochet
December 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
in 16 sts in pattern = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.
5.0 mm (H)
83 - 100 yards (76 - 91 m)
Standard (Large) Gift Card Holder.
US
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These unisex gift card holders add a personalized, handmade touch to an otherwise impersonal gift. These are also a great way to use up small remnants of yarn and buttons from your stash!

This pattern is available for FREE on my blog by following the link below.

The free version is supported by advertising on my website. The downloadable pdf for sale on Ravelry includes includes the full pattern with photo tutorial for using heat transfer vinyl in one printable file without advertisements.

Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet
Crocheting flat in rows
Crocheting in back loop only and front loop only, crocheting in chain spaces, skipping stitches
Seaming with whipstitch (with link to photo tutorial) and sewing on buttons
Applying heat transfer vinyl (with photo tutorial)

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Sizes
Standard (Large) Gift Card Holder.

Standard: Approximately 4” (10 cm) wide x 3” (7.5 cm) assembled and folded.

Large: Approximately 4” (10 cm) wide x 5.5” (14 cm) assembled and folded.

Materials (Makes one in each size)
Wool and the Gang Billie Jean (60% upcycled denim/40% upcycled raw cotton, 3.5 oz/100 g/148 yd/135 m) – 1 skein in Dirty Denim, or approximately 100 yd (91.5 m) in any medium weight 100% cotton or 100% denim yarn.

US Size H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

2 – 0.75” (2 cm) sew through buttons.

Cricut Explore Air and Cricut Design Space (or other electronic cutting machine with design software), or pencil, scissors, and letter stencil.

Expressions Vinyl Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl – 1 sheet in Jade, or approximately 9” (23 cm) x 3” (8 cm) piece of any glitter heat transfer vinyl.

Cricut Tools Weeder.

Clover Mini Iron, or standard sized iron.

Teflon pressing sheet (optional).

Ironing board or other iron-safe surface.

Gauge
16 sts in pattern = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.