Crochet Bookmarks

I have a shawl to finish, so instead of working on it, I made bookmarks

The pictures are quite self explanatory. Crochet a flower, square or whatever motif you life. Cut out a peice of felt for the back and cut elastic that is long enough to go around your book from on edge of the motif to the other side. Sew the elastic to the felt and then sew them to the crocheted motif.
Quick, satisfying and very practical because they are less likely to fall out like regular bookmarks do.

  • Pearlin J November 28, 2011 at 5:45 pm

    such a cute idea!

    • jessyz December 7, 2011 at 10:33 am

      Thank you πŸ™‚

  • Fruitful Fusion November 29, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    They look lovely and the idea is brilliant! Yes, less likely to fall out. Love it!

    • jessyz December 7, 2011 at 10:33 am

      Unfortunately they do get taken off by little hands because she wants to play pirates and wears them like eye patches

  • rockmelon December 1, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    sweet! i’ve been doing similar bookmarks except i can’t crochet yet so have been sewing mine!

    • jessyz December 7, 2011 at 10:33 am

      that sounds like a good idea too, might try that soon just to actually use my sewing machine

  • Basma December 7, 2011 at 3:01 am

    Mashallah beautiful work πŸ˜€ I started crochet this year .. still doing small projects

    • jessyz December 7, 2011 at 10:32 am

      Thank you πŸ™‚ It keeps getting easier and the projects keep getting bigger

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