Thick, three-dimensional blooms are joined as you go to create a crochet purse with panache.
Designer: Robyn Chachula
Finished Size: About 17″ wide and 15″ tall.
Yarn: Filatura di Crosa Charly (100% pure new wool superwash, 71 yd [65 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #1668 denim heather (A), #1678 cobalt heather (B), #1598 navy (C); 4 balls each.
Hook Size: J/10 (6 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle; 1 yd coordinating fabric for lining; matching sewing thread and needle; sew-on magnetic closure; 16″ long brown rolled purse handle with round rings.
Gauge: 1 carnation motif = 4¼” diameter.