Sashiko Clutch by Emma Wilkinson

Sashiko Clutch

Crochet
November 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in patt
2.75 mm (C)
414 yards (379 m)
4¾" tall and 7½" wide
US
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A form of embroidery dating back to the seventeenth century, the sashiko motif on this pouch is so fun to do! The stitches are worked against a background of single crochet, which acts as a grid, making it easy to know where to place your needle. The zipper closure and inner crocheted lining make for a keepsake bag, perfect for storing hooks, notions, and other special treasures.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 4¾“ tall and 7½” wide.

Yarn Scheepjes Catona (100% cotton; 138 yd 126 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #124 ultramarine (blue) (A), #192 scarlet (B), #106 snow white (C), 1 ball each.

Hook Size C/2 (2.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions 7” scarlet zipper, 1; sewing needle; scarlet and navy sewing thread.

Gauge 22 sts and 26 rows = 4” in patt.

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NOTES

  • Clutch is made in two pieces: inner lining, worked in rounds, and outer layer, worked in rows. Chains do not count as a stitch throughout.

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