Crochet Mobile Phone stand
Make this crochet mobile phone stand, great for holding your mobile device so you can be hands free. This phone wedge is made up like a tube then seemed to create the wedge shape. You can use bean bag filler or find other items around the house.
41/2in X 7in X 6in
- Caron Simply Soft Medium Weight yarns:
- LT Country Blue
- 4.5mm hook
- Stitch Marker
- Popcorn seeds, rice, or beans
- Polly fill stuffing
- Plastic Canvas or cardboard
- Ziplock bag
- Button or embellishment (optional)
SS – Slip Stitch
Wedge is worked in a tube, rounds are not joined and are worked in a continuous spiral.
To join color, finish round as normal, and fasten off. Attach new color in the 3rd from last stitch in last round, CH1, HDC in same stitch, then continue round as directed.
Mobile Phone Wedge
With LT Country Blue, CH48, being careful not to twist chain SS to beginning chain.
Round 1: CH1, HDC in same stitch and in each stitch around. (48HDC)
Round 2: HDC in first HDC of round one, place a stitch marker in the top of this stitch. HDC in each stitch. (48HDC)
Rounds 3-9: Repeat round 2.
Round 10: Repeat round 2 and FO at end of round.
Round 11: Join Strawberry to 3rd stitch from last stitch made. (see Notes for color joining teqnique) Repeat round 2.
Round 12: Repeat round 2.
Round 13: Join Purple to 3rd stitch from last stitch made. (see Notes for color joining teqnique) Repeat round 2.
Round 14: Join Strawberry to 3rd stitch from last stitch made. (see Notes for color joining teqnique) Repeat round 2.
Round 15: Repeat round 2.
Round 16: Join LT Country Blue to 3rd stitch from last stitch made. (see Notes for color joining teqnique) Repeat round 2.
Rounds 17-23: Repeat round 2.
Round 24: Repeat round 2 and FO, weave in ends.
Flatten your tube and decide which side will be bottom, this will be the unstitched portion. I chose the side where the color changes were made. Fold your tube as shown in photo below and SS half way up. Make sure the open end side is the bottom, this will be the flat part of the wedge.
Fold the open end flat half way up the end as shown in the photo below. Sew three sides to secure fold.
Add a button or embellishment, this could be a great use for an appliqué.
Now you need to cut the base. You can measure and cut your plastic canvas around your pieces base or you can use my template. Click here for template. Slide cut canvass into bottom of wedge.
Fill your ziplock bag up with 2/3 cup of popcorn seeds or what ever you decided on, and seal your bag. Wrap a little amount of polly fill around your bag, you do not want to over stuff the bag. Place your stuffing in the opening of the tube. Flatten the tube and pin in place.
Now add a row of slip stitches or surface crochet. This row should be place about 7 or 8 rows in, you want to get as close to your base as you can. I did three rows of slip stitches alternating purple and strawberry as shown below.
Now you need to fill the lip (lack of better terms). Use the base #2 from my template above or cut your own rectangle. Place base in opening and add a little polly fill here, again not to overload it.
Lastly, SS or surface stitch the lip closed. Enjoy!
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