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Free pattern: Fortune cookies

This weeks pattern is about as easy as they get crochet-wise. So the actual crochet is easy, but making the crocheted product into a cookie is where it gets more difficult 🙂

You can use any yarn, as long as you use the right hook size. Here is how to find the right hook size for your yarn. I used cotton yarn and a 2.5mm hook.

You also need wire so that the cookie will hold its shape. I used some thin wire originally used for jewerly making.

Abbrevations

  • sc – single crochet
  • inc – increase (sc2 in one stitch)

Fortune cookie

1. sc6 in magic ring (6)
2. inc6 (12)
3. [inc, sc]6x (18)
4. [inc, sc2]6x (24)
5. [inc, sc3]6x (30)
6. [inc, sc4]6x (36)
7. [inc, sc5]6x (42)
8. [inc, sc6]6x (48)
9. [inc, sc7]6x (54)
Now for row 10 you get the wire and crochet over it like you would crochet over yarn ends. Here is a video that explains how to do this.
10. [inc, sc8]6x (60)
Finish off with a slip stitch.

If everything went well, you now have wire all around the circle. I twirled the ends of the wire so they stay together and put some tape over it so it will not prick anyone.

 

Now we’re just missing one important part: the fortune message! I took some fabric and embroidered a message, but you can also write a message on paper if that’s what you prefer. After I embroidered my message, I put transparant fabric glue all around the back of the fabric so it would not fray and my embroidery would stay put 🙂

Once you have your message and circle completed (like the circle on the left of this picture), you can fold them like fortune cookies. I made a video showing this step:

I hope you had fun making these cookies! I always love seeing what people make of my patterns, so if you share this pattern on instagram, be sure to tag me (@WithLoveFeli) so I can see your creation! You can also view this pattern on ravelry. You can also follow me on facebook and youtube, so you can see my new patterns and videos when they come out.

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