Monday, April 30, 2012

Crochet Kindle Cover (or a Clutch)

Since the craft show this weekend was such a bust, I had plenty of time to work on a new crochet project.  I had seen this free Lion Brand pattern before and wanted to give it a try.  Technically it called the "Perfect Purse"; however, I believe a better use for it is as an e-reader cover.

I used Caron Simply Soft yarn in Pagoda and a size G crochet hook.  (This color is absolutely beautiful in person, but I am having a difficult time photographing it.) I followed the bulk of the pattern exactly--with very few deviations.  I used a slip stitch to bind the sides and altered the button a little.

My Kindle fits in perfectly.
Here's the button variation that I did.  I'm not in love with
it, but I like it a lot better than the original.

The lacy flap is so pretty.  It really adds a nice touch.

While I am very happy with the way this turned out I think I am still partial to my own hot pink case, so this one just might end up in my Etsy store one day soon.  (Unless my sister is planning on getting an e-reader soon, because this color is so her!)

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  1. What a lovely e-reader cover! So cute!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  2. This is so cool. I really want to make this for my kindle. I'd love for you to come and link this up to my party. Hope to see you there.

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  4. This is super cute! I need to make one of these for my kindle!

  5. I really like this!! So glad that you shared. Thanks for helping make Things I've Done Thursday a success!

  6. Cute! Love the colour :)
    Greetings from Australia♥

  7. Very pretty! I really like the flap. Thanks for sharing at Terrific Tuesdays.

  8. Very pretty!! I love the color and the stitch you chose. Thanks for sharing at my party! Have a great weekend :)

  9. That is so cute! It looks like a cute clutch!

    Thanks for sharing it!

  10. I love this. I will be featuring this tonight at my Swing into Spring party that opens at 8pm EST. Please stop by and pick up an I've Been Featured button. Thanks.

  11. That is so cute, thanks for sharing this at the Sunday Round Up.
    I can't wait to see what you share next week.

  12. Love how it turned out. My grandma would love to have one of these for her kindle. :)
    Thanks for linking up to our Sunday Round Up link party. Hope to see you again this weekend :)

  13. Hello! I am featuring your crocheted kindle cover at my I Love Fridays link party this week!! Feel free to drop by and grab a featured button. Can't wait to see what you link up next :)


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