Knitting Needle Travel Pouch
2 fat quarters
rotary cutter & mat (optional)
needle and thread for hand sewing
The below measurments will accomodate needles up to 11" long. You will need to add width for longer needles.
Start with 2 fat quarters that are washed, dried, and ironed:
Choose the fabric that is to be the outside of your pouch. Mine is the floral. Cut a rectangle that measures 6.5" tall by 12" wide.
Using the fabric that is to be the inside of your pouch, cut a rectangle that measures 7.75" tall by 12" wide.
IF YOU NEED A LONGER POUCH, ADD INCHES TO THE WIDTH.
With right sides together, align the rectangles to the right and pin:
Using a 1/4" seem allowance, sew down the right side:
Align left sides together. Pin and sew down the left side:
Turn inside out. Position your outside fabric (the floral) in the center of the two strips of inside fabric (the cream). Iron flat:
Fold the left side in 2" :
Fold the right side in 1.5" and pin down the center :
Sew both ends using the following method. First sew end using a straight 1/4" seam allowance. Next, zig-zag stitch to secure. Snip threads. :
Remove pins and turn pouch inside out. Use a knitting needle to gentley push corners if needed. :
Hand sew a snap in the center of your pouch:
Insert your knitting needles into pouch, snap closed, and travel away!