Laptop Case LW2273

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Skill Level: Easy

Designed by Tracie Barrett

Case measures 15" wide x 11" long.

RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 2 balls 985 Urban Camo A; 1 ball 312 Black B.

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Yarn needle, four buttons - 1" diameter, matching thread and needle.

GAUGE: 13 sts = 4"; 12 rows = 4". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

laptop case

CASE
Back Panel
With A, ch 46.
Row 1 (wrong side): Dc in 2nd ch from hook, *sc in next st, dc in next st; repeat from * across.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, skip first st, *dc in next sc, sc in next dc; repeat from * across, dc in beginning ch. Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 11" from beginning, ending with wrong side row.
Last Round: Ch 1, work sc evenly around piece, working sc in each st and each edge of row and working 2 sc in each corner, slip st in first ch to join.
Fasten off.

Front Panel
With A, ch 46.
Work as for Back Panel until piece measures 10½" from beginning.
Row 1-2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Buttonhole Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 3 sts, ch 3, skip 3 sts, *sc in next 9 sts, ch 3, skip 3 sts; repeat from * to last 3 sts, sc in last 3 sts.
Next Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, working 3 sc in ch-3 spaces.
Repeat Row 1.
Last Round: Ch 1, work sc evenly around piece, working sc in each st and each edge of row and working 2 sc in each corner, slip st in first ch to join.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
With wrong sides together and Front Panel on top, Join B with a sc in top left corner. Matching stitches and working in back loops only of both layers, sc around 3 sides to join layers. Leave top edge open. Do not turn. Working from left to right, ch 1, work in reverse single crochet in each st around, slip st in first st to join.
Fasten off.

Edging
Join B in corner of opening, sc evenly around opening, slip st in first st to join. Do not turn. Working from left to right, ch 1, work in reverse single crochet in each st around, slip st in first st to join.
Fasten off.

Weave in ends. Sew buttons on wrong side of Back Panel opposite buttonholes.

Abbreviations: A, B, C = Color A, B, C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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