How to make crochet envelopes

Learn how to make crochet envelopes and store all your bits and bobs in.

How to make crochet envelopes

Keep your special letters and stationery safe inside these crochet envelopes.

How to make crochet envelopes

Crochet your own envelopes for a place to store and cherish important cards, letters, notes and keepsakes. Please note: US crochet terms used throughout.

You’ll need:

• Worsted yarn

• Crochet hook size UK 5mm (US H8)

• Scissors

• Tapestry needle

Abbreviations

You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using this handy chart.

Simply Crochet UK-to-US conversion chart

How to make crochet envelopes

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You Will Need

  • Yarn
  • Crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Step 1

How to make crochet envelopes step 1

Crochet the first rectangle for the envelope body. Ch 26

Row 1: Dc in the third chain from the hook. Dc in each stitch across. 24 stitches. Ch 2. Turn. Row 2 – 10: Repeat Row 1 for the next 9 rows. Bind off.

Step 2

How to make crochet envelopes step 2

Repeat step one and make a second crochet rectangle for the envelope.

Step 3

How to make crochet envelopes step 3

Make the envelope flap. Ch 26.

Row 1: Dc in the third chain from the hook. Dc across. 24 stitches. Ch 2. Turn.

Row 2: Dc 2 stitches together (dc2tog), repeat two more times, 12 dc, dc2tog, repeat two more times. 18 stitches. Ch 2. Turn.

Step 4

How to make crochet envelopes step 4

Row 3: Dc2tog, repeat two times, 6 dc, dc2tog, repeat two times. 12 stitches. Ch 2. Turn.

Row 4: Dc2tog, repeat across. 6 stitches. Ch 2. Turn.

Row 5: Dc2tog, repeat across. 3 stitches. Ch 2. Turn.

Row 6: Dc the next three stitches together.

Fasten off.

Step 5

How to make crochet envelopes step 5

Sew the envelope flap to the top of one of the envelope body pieces.

Step 6

How to make crochet envelopes step 6

Sew the second envelope body piece to the top of the first envelope piece. Leave the top open. Weave in all ends.

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Crochet envelopes complete! Store all your crochet hooks and crafty bits inside.