*in front loops only : sc in each stitch across, ch 1 and turn.*
repeat this* until desired size.
I crocheted about 30-35 rows for standard hook sizes. fo.
weave in ends.
in contrasting color: slip stitch into corner, chain 1,
sc in each stitch around booklet, 2 sc in corners. fo.
weave in ends.
size f hook
in mc chain 60
in second chain from hook dc in each stitch across. ch 2 and turn.
*dc in each stitch across. ch 2 and turn.*
continue this* until pocket is desired deepness.
I did about four rows.
fo and leave tails extra long for attaching pocket to booklet.
Once your pieces are all made it’s time to assemble!
Place your pocket on top of booklet and line up edges. I placed stitch markers into the corners and the center to hold all the pieces in place.
Using your long tale end of yarn from your pocket stitch the pocket in place. Be sure to keep like colors together ( you wouldn’t want to stitch on your contrasting boarder.) I like to catch a stitch on the inside of the book and then up through the front loop of the pocket, that way everything lays flat.
After your pocket is stitched on all the way around fasten off and weave the end into the inside of the pocket.
size g hook
depending on the sizes of your hooks place loops where you see fit.
I did mine a little over halfway up.
Use a slip knot to join contrast color to edge of booklet. Make sure you do this on a ridge. I don’t know the technical term for these back loops, so I make up my own name.
sl stitch into the top of the stitches in your row. You can pull your loops to make them looser so your hooks will slide right in. With larger hooks I skipped multiple stitches and then pulled my loop across so the larger hooks fit. Just play with this part a bit until you get the right sizes for your crochet hooks. If you need more detailed instructions you can check out this helpful tutorial. When you make all of the loops your heart desires, sl stitch and fo.