Crochet Remote Pouch for TV Chair – Free Pattern

We got a chair from IKEA and I thought it would be handy to make a pouch to put remote controls (for TV and cable box) in.  Here’s the chair that I am making the pouch for.

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This is the finished look as your sneak peek:

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As you can see from the photo, the total length will need to include the fold-down part when you measure.  So I used tissue paper (the largest paper in the house I can use) to make the sample as I measured, to set the length/width for my crochet project.  Mine is 11″ x 19″.

I used 2 skeins Caron Simply Soft (Color: Bone) that I got from Michael’s together to make the finished project more sturdy.  For crochet hook, I used the 6mm hook.

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Back Panel:

Chain 41.

Row 1: Counting from the 3nd chain from hook, I made 1 half double crochet in each chain across, then chain 2 at the end and turn. – 38 stitches

Row 2: Make 1 half double crochet in each stitch across, then chain 2 and turn. – 38 stitches

Now I start to make button holes.  Mine will use 5 buttons.

Row 3: Make 1 half double crochet in the first two stitches, *chain 2 and skip 2 stitches (to make the hole), 1 half double crochet in each of the next 6 stitches*. Repeat * 4 times, then chain 2 and skip 2 stitches, and then 1 half double crochet in each of the last 2 stitches, chain 2 and turn. – 38 stitches.

Row 4: 1 half double crochet in the first two stitches, *2 half double crochet in the 2-chain space, and then 1 half double crochet in the next 6 stitches*.  Repeat * 4 times, then 2 half double crochet in the last 2-chain space and 1 half double crochet in the last 2 stitches, chain 2 and turn. – 38 stitches.

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Row 5: half double crochet across. – 38 stitches.

Repeat Row 5 until you reach the length you need (mine is 19″).   When you finish the last row, do not cut because you will continue to make the pouches.

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Now you can put your remote control(s) on to measure the size for the “pouches”.  I am using double crochet for the 3 pouches I will be making to do a contrast look from the half double crochet of the back panel.  I made 3 pouches for my 3 remote controls.  Out of the 38 stitches across, first pouch will take 12 stitches, middle pouch 14 stitches, and third pouch 12 stitches.

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Left Pouch:

Row 1: back loops only, make 1 double crochet in each of the first 12 stitches, chain 3 and turn. – 12 stitches

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Row 2: double crochet across. – 12 stitches.

Repeat Row 2 until you reach the height of your preference.   I ended mine in Row 7.

Row 8: single crochet across to make the edge. – 12 stitches

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Middle Pouch:

Row  1: back loops only, start from next stitch after the end of the Row 1 of the Left Pouch, slip stitch and chain 3 (that counts as 1 double crochet), make 1 double crochet in each of the next 13 stitches, chain 3 and turn. – 14 stitches (including the 3 chain you made at the beginning).

Row 2: double crochet across. – 14 stitches.

Repeat Row 2 until you reach the height of your preference.   I ended mine in Row 7 (to align with my left pouch)

Row 8: single crochet across to make the edge. – 14 stitches

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Right Pouch:

Row  1: back loops only, start from next stitch after the end of the Row 1 of the Middle Pouch, slip stitch and chain 3 (that counts as 1 double crochet), make 1 double crochet in each of the next 11 stitches, chain 3 and turn. – 12 stitches (including the 3 chain you made at the beginning).

Row 2: double crochet across. – 12 stitches.

Repeat Row 2 until you reach the height of your preference.   I ended mine in Row 7 (to align with my left pouch)

Row 8: single crochet across to make the edge. – 12 stitches

Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Now you can flip the pouches up and sew the 2 sides and 2 middle lines together.  Add your buttons, weave in all ends and you are done!

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