Square Compact Cover Pattern

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Square Compact Cover Pattern

MATERIALS: J. & P. Coats or Clark's O.N.T. Best Six Cord Mer­cerized Crochet, Size 30 (Small Ball), 1 ball of Yellow … Steel Cro­chet Hook No. 10 … 3 small snap fasteners.

Case measures 3 inches square

FRONTMotif (Make 4) … Start­ing at center, ch 7. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, (ch 3, 3 dc in ring) 3 times; ch 3. Join with sl st in 3rd ch of ch-3. 2nd rnd: Ch 3, dc in same dc as sl st, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, * ch 5, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join. 3rd rnd: Ch 3, dc in same dc as sl st, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * ch 7, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join. 4th rnd: Ch 3, dc in same dc as sl st, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * ch 9, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.
   With wrong sides facing, sew motifs together, joining back loops of dc-groups. With right side of motifs facing, attach thread to first dc of dc-group in upper right hand corner. Next rnd: * So in next 9 dc, ch 12, sc in next 9 dc, sl st in next 9 ch. Re­peat from * around. Join. Following rnd: Ch 1, sc closely around, making sc in each sc, in each ch and in each sl st. Join.

GUSSET1st rnd: Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc around. Join. 2nd to 5th rnds incl: Sc in each sc around Join. Break off at end of 5th rnd.

BACK … Starting at lower edge, make a chain 5 inches long. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across until piece measures 3 inches. Cut off remaining chain. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: Dc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: Sc in each dc across. Ch 3, turn. Repeat the 2nd and 3rd rows alternately until piece measures 3 inches, ending with 3rd row. Ch 1, turn. Next row: Sc in back loop of each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Following row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat previous row 3 more times. Break off.
   Sew Back to Gusset along 3 sides, leaving last 5 rows of Back free to fold in under Gusset. Sew 3 snap fasteners in place across opening.