maandag 13 juli 2015

Round purse for a little girl

This purse is easy to crochet, a nice present for a little girl.
You only need a scrap of cotton and spare time to finish this funny project.


What do you need:
Coton yarn 4 colors , suitable for a 3 mm hook. I use SMC Catania (1.75 oz = 137 yds ) 
Crochet hook size 3 mm. 
Button and about  40 cm fiber.
Siccors and tapestry needle.

Finished size : approximately 12 x 12 cm


Stitches (US):
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
sts = stitches


Instructions:
Make this part 2 times ; front and back 
If you start row 3 change color, change color every row.
Make a magic ring or chain 4 and close with sl st.
Row 1 : ch 3 and 11 dc in ring, end with sl st, turn ( 12 sts)
Row 2 : ch 3, in same stitch 1 dc, *2 dc in next dc, repeat till end. End with sl st, turn. (24 sts). Change color each row!
Row 3 : ch 4, * dc in next dc, ch 1, repeat from * till end. End with sl st, turn 
Row 4 : ch 3, dc in ch of row 3, * 2 dc in ch of previous row, repeat from * till end. End with sl st, turn. (48 sts)
Row 5 : ch 3, * 2 dc into next stitch, dc, dc, dc, repeat from * till end. End with sl st, turn (60 sts)
Row 6 : ch 2, * 2 sc, sc, sc, sc, repeat 10 times from * (55 sts), turn.
Row 7 : ch 2, * 2 sc, sc, sc, sc, sc, repeat from * (66 sts), turn.
Row 8 : ch 3, dc in sc (66 sts), turn.
Row 9 : ch 3, dc in dc (66 sts) . Fasten off. 


















Flap:
(Change color begining at row 3)
Each row : end with sl st and turn.

Make a magic ring or chain 4 and close with sl st.
Row 1 : ch 3 and 11 dc into ring. (12 sts)
Row 2 : ch 3, dc in same stitch, *2 dc in dc and repeat till end. (24 sts)
Row 3 : ch 4, * dc in next dc, ch 1, repeat from * till end. 
Row 4 : ch 3, dc in ch of row 3, * 2 dc in ch of previous row, repeat from * till end. (48 sts)
Row 5 : ch 5, *skip dc, sc into next dc, ch 2 , repeat from * till end.
Row 6 : ch 2, 2 hdc in ch 2 of previous row, * into ch 2 of previous row : 3 hdc, repeat from * till end. (72 sts).
Row 7 : Work into space between 3 hdc of previous row :* sc, 2 dc,sc. *If you did 12 times you have to make a buttonhole : sc, dc ,ch 10, dc, sc. Next space repeat *sc, 2 dc, sc* till end. fasten off.

Shoulder Strap:
Chain 130, turn, sc in second ch from hook, * sc in next ch, repeat from * till end.
Change color, turn, ch 2, sc in ch loops. Fasten off. 

For a crochet flower there are many tutorials on the web.
Crochet a flower and sew on the flower on the shoulder strap.



Join front and back:
In front part you can make a fiber and bow (see picture)
Crochet front and back together with sc.
Sew on the flap at the back and a button on the front side.

Sew on the shoulder strap inside.




Happy crocheting.EveLYn
I also made this purse into other colors. 
This Spanish one is my favorite.


4 opmerkingen:

  1. Er zijn vast veel kleine meisjes die graag zo'n leuk tasje willen krijgen. Mijn nichtje houdt niet van roze, maar die met blauw en groen vindt ze prachtig. Dank je voor het delen van het patroon.

    Fijne dag, Margaret

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  2. Dankjewel voor dit mooie patroon. Alle meisjes klein en groot houden nu eenmaal van tasjes toch :-)

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  3. Thanks so much for sharing Helen SMILE

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