I made the base with double cotton yarn, the purse will be strong enough and no need to made a lining inside. The purse is 6 inches wide at the bottom and 6 inches tall.
Coton yarn suitable for a 3 mm hook. For the basic colors I use SCM Catania (1,75 oz = 137 yds) color 246 and color 226
For the roof I use SCM Catania color 113 and color 226.
Some scrap of grey, white, fuchsia and dark green cotton.
Crochet hooks : size 3 mm, 4 mm and 4,5 mm.
ch = chain
st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
sts = stitches
Color 246 and color 226, take these 2 threads of yarn and crochet hook 4,5 mm.
Chain 25. Change hook 4 mm and sc in second ch from hook, * sc in each stitch, 1 ch (24 sts).
Repeat from * till 12 inches tall.
Row 1: ch 3 , turn sc in second ch from hook, sc in next ch, work in back loop : sc in next sc till end, ch 3, turn.
This is a fold line for the flap, next rows work in both loops.
Row 2: sc in second ch from hook, sc in next sts till end , 2 sc in last stitch. (27 sts), ch 1 , turn.
Row 3 t/m 6: sc in sc, 2 sc in last stitch, ch 1, turn.
Row 7: sc in sc 15 times, ch 10 (loop for button), sc in same sc, sc in next sc till end , 2 sc in last stitch.
Use hook 3 and one threads of cotton yarn.
White cotton, ch 8.
Row 1 : sc in second ch from hook, sc in each ch(7 sts), ch1, turn.
Row 2 t/m 10: sc in each sc, ch1, turn.
Change into grey, crochet sc around to make a border, in each corner : ch 2 to make the corners. Fasten of.
Grey cotton : Embroidery windows on the door.
White cotton : ch 10,
Row 1 : dc in third ch from hook, dc in each ch. (7 sts)
Row 2 : change into grey cotton, 7 times sc, don't fasten off.
Row 3 : change into white, ch 3 , 7 times dc. fasten off.
Take grey cotton and crochet sc around to make a border, in each corner ch 2 to make the corners.
Grey cotton : Embroidery stripes for the window parts.
Fuchsia : I take a pattern to make the butterfly. Link :Butterfly pattern
It is Dutch written, but there are a lot of tutorials in english also.
Grass and flowers:
Flowers : Purple cotton , make 3 flowers
Ch 4, close with sl st * ch 5 , sl st in ring repeat from * 4 times more.
Into ch 5 : 6 sc repeat till you finished 5 petals.
Grass and flower tails:
Dark green cotton : Ch 10, sl st in second ch from hook. * sl st in ch, repeat from * 5 times (this is the first flower tail). chain till you are between door and window, make a flower tail, repeat these steps till you have some flower tails and 6 inches grass, turn and sl st in each ch. Fasten off.
Purple cotton : Chain 130, turn, sc in each ch. Change color, turn around corner and sc in ch loops.
Sew on the butterfly, button, door, window, green grass and flowers as seen on the picture above.
Make the flower centre (fuchsia) with a French knot.
Join front and back together with sl st.
Sew on the shoulder strap.
Feel free to make your own embellishments. Your own house.
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