Variations of this motif are found around the world,
including Mexico where a similar pattern can be seen in the pre-Columbian
building in Mitla. Tight tapestry crochet creates a crochet purse that requires
Designer: Carol Ventura
Yarns Tahki Cotton Classic (100% mercerized cotton; 108 yd [100 m]1¾ oz [50
g]): dark bright blue 3870 (MC), bright aqua 3772 (CC), 1 skein each. Yarn
distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc.
(2.25 mm) steel hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
marker (m); small tapestry needle to anchor MC tail; sewing needle; invisible
sewing thread; zipper.
sts and 27 rows = 4" in sc.