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Plarn Checkbook Wallet Organizer

Posted on December 13, 2010

I just finished participating in a crochet along (CAL) over at my Trash to Treasures group at Ravelry. Several of the members of the group crocheted this checkbook wallet organizer from recycled plastic bags. We each crocheted the plarn pattern that Crochooley shared in what she called a crochet – plarn along (C-PAL) that she hosted at Ravelry. Crochooley is a fellow plastic bag crafter whose blog is found here.

Here is an inside picture of my checkbook wallet which is complete with a pen holder and an ID slot. The checkbook wallet has a strap band closure and features a big flower decoration that uses a pop tab for the flower center.

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Here is a picture of the flap edging I did. I found working the reverse single crochet (SC) around the flap just didn’t work for me. With the outside facing out, I started at the right corner of the flap and worked regular SC stitching around the flap edge as shown and then down around the front of the wallet and back up the flap back to the beginning.

I enjoyed making this checkbook wallet and found the pattern fairly easy to follow. Crochooley was very helpful when I had questions concerning this recycled bag pattern. So if you are looking for a cool and basically free craft project, I recommend checking out this cute checkbook wallet organizer.

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3 Responses to “Plarn Checkbook Wallet Organizer”

  1. Kathy Schrenk
    Dec 15, 2010

    Just discovered your blog; I learned how to crochet with plarn recently. It’s incredible! Love your site, love your patterns, can’t wait to try new ones. Yay for no more plastic bags in landfills!!!!!


  2. Tara K
    Dec 29, 2010

    Love this wallet! It looks amazing!


  3. Rubybaby
    Aug 18, 2012

    I just found this n love it. Plarn is the best.



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