Glenda's Treasure Box PDF

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Glenda's Treasure Box PDF Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

I've been making small crocheted treasure boxes for about 20 years, but when a good friend requested one for her mother I knew I couldn't use just the standard pattern I had been using. It needed to be a special piece for a special lady! Read the story here-

These boxes can be worked in any of your favorite solid or variegated colors, and can be embellished or left plain. The crochet stitches used are not difficult, and I include step-by-step directions for starching your completed project. Also included are directions for the tiny crocheted flowers and leaves.

This treasure box is designed to be starched over a 12 oz tuna or chicken can as a drying form; any other cylinder 4 inches across by 2 inches high would work. You will also need on hand some cornstarch to cook your own starch (instructions included) or your preferred alternate starching method or brand of commercial fabric stiffener.

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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 4 inches wide and 2 inches tall


  • Size 10 crochet thread
  • 2.00 mm steel crochet hook
  • 12 oz. tuna or chicken can to use as a starching form
  • cornstarch or preferred starching method or commercial product

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Aunt Lydia's Classic Crochet Thread Size 10

About Designer

About Designer

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~Heritage Heartcraft, heirloom quality thread crochet by Cara Louise~

I have been crocheting since about 1974 at age 8 when my mother taught me with regular yarn and larger crochet hooks. A year or so later, she found a bag that had been her mother's which contained some gorgeous doilies her mother had made, along with some skinny crochet thread and some impossibly small steel crochet ...

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