Free Crochet Pattern: EnvelopeBy Rachel Choi – 20 Comments
|Here is a great beginner crochet pattern of a cute little envelope. You can use this envelope to package gifts or even use it as a change purse. This pattern is very simple to alter if you desire to make bigger or small envelopes. The basic idea is to crochet a perfect square. Then fold the square into the shape of an envelope and embellish it as you desire. Just follow the instructions below to get started!
Finished Size: 4 ¼” (11 cm) wide, 4 ¼” (11 cm) tall when closed
Medium Weight Yarn
Crochet Hook I (5.5 mm)
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Crochet Pattern: Envelope
Start by chaining 20 or a chain that is the length of the diagonal (measuring from upper right to lower left hand corner) of the envelope desired
Row 1: ch 1, sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across: 20 sc
Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across: 20 sc
Repeat row 2 twenty-three times or repeat until your work is the shape of a square, then finish off.
Fold three corners to the center of the square and sew envelope with a yarn needle. The heart used in the photo is a previous Crochet Spot pattern: Crochet Heart Fridgie
If you need help with crocheting an envelope, just leave a comment and I would be glad to help!