Nothing says summer like a pop of neon! Whip up this crochet clutch in an afternoon with neon t-shirt yarn.

Neon Crochet Summer Clutch from T-shirt Yarn

This fun clutch gives you just the pop of color you need to make your summer accessorizing complete!

Neon Crochet Summer Clutch from T-shirt Yarn by Francine Clouden for Make and Takes

Supplies for a Summer Crochet Clutch:

  • T-shirt yarn in two colors – make your own or these are available in craft stores
  • 15mm crochet hook (US size P/Q)
  • Large button
  • Embroidery thread and needle

Neon Crochet Summer Clutch Supplies by Francine Clouden for Make and Takes

Instructions:

Chain 23

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Row 1: Make one double crochet (dc) in third chain from hook and each stitch across. Turn

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Row 2: Chain 2, 1 dc in next stitch and each stitch across

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Repeat Row 2 until the piece measures 12 inches

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Join second color when you get to two last loops on hook as shown below

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Fold piece so that short sides are together, and using the new color crochet three sides together with single crochet (sc) all around to form a pouch that’s open at the top.

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Make 2 sc in the corner stitches

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Fasten off and weave in ends

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To form loop: Join second color at back side of the open end with a slip stitch

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Chain six and join end of chain in same starting stitch. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Use embroidery thread and needle to stitch button to front of clutch

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Pull loop over button to close. Ta da!

Neon Summer Crochet Clutch

The clutch measures about 7″x13″ and can hold your basics like smart phone, keys and wallet.

Make a Crochet Clutch for Summer

Out on the town for the day!

Neon Crochet Summer Clutch from T-shirt Yarn by Francine Clouden for Make and Takes

I like the texture with the holes between the stitches, but if you prefer, you can line your clutch with fabric. What color clutch would you make?