Crochet Pattern: Bruges Trim Pouch

By Candace – 2 Comments
Bruges lace is really a very easy technique–even a beginner can do it, and the simple edging on this pouch proves it. After making one of these you’ll feel ready to tackle more complicated patterns using the technique–and you’ll have a pouch to keep things in.

Skill Level:

Finished Size: (Pouch) 4″ (10 cm) wide, 4 3/4″ (12 cm) tall

Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 20 yards of main pouch color and 15 yards of contrasting trim color)
Crochet Hook H (5.0 mm)
Crochet Hook J (6.0 mm)
Yarn Needle

8 dc = 3″ (7.5 cm)
5 rows = 3″ (7.5 cm)

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Crochet Pattern: Bruges Trim Pouch

Round 1: with main color, ch 14, dc in BL of 4th ch from hook and in each ch across, working into remaining loops on opposite side of chain, dc in FL of each ch across, sl st in top of beg ch-3: 22 dc
Rounds 2-8: ch 3, dc in each dc around, sl st in top of beg ch-3
Finish off.

Row 1: with contrasting color, ch 10, dc in 7th ch from hook and in each ch across: 4 dc
Row 2-12: ch 6, turn, dc in each dc across: 4 dc
Finish off. Using photo as a guide, sew edging to pouch with a yarn needle. If you need extra help with the edging, please see the How to Crochet: Bruges Lace tutorial.

Need help while crocheting? Feel free to leave a comment below and I’ll help you out!

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  1. Karen says:

    Great pattern! Thanks

  2. Sharon says:

    Good idea for Senior ladies, especially when we have to keep our hands free if we are using a cane or walker and have no pockets for a cell phone. One can crochet a strap to attach so can wear around the neck.

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