Dropped double treble crochet stitches form this textured chevron
pattern. A simple fabric lining hides the plastic canvas that gives this crochet
clutch its sleek and sturdy shape. Magnetic snaps keep the flap in place, and
large decorative buttons add modern style.
Designed by: Brenda K. B. Anderson
Finished Size: About 9 1/2" wide, 5 1/2" tall, and 2" thick (at
bottom of clutch).
Yarn: The Sassy Skein Key West Karibbean Kotton Kollection DK
(100% mercerized cotton; 109 yd [100 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]; CYCA #3): #134 dolphin
grey (MC), #120 violet (CC), 2 skeins each.
Hook Size: E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to
obtain correct gauge.
Notions: St marker (m); yarn needle; one sheet of 5 mesh
plastic canvas with large enough holes for yarn needle to fit through (this
should measure about 1/2" smaller than dimensions of main section of
purse); rectangle of cotton woven fabric that measures approximately 10" X
16" for lining (or about 1/2" larger in each direction than main
section of purse); two sets of 3/4" magnetic purse snaps; sewing pins; two
15/8" [41 mm] buttons; sewing needle and thread that matches lining
Gauge: 19 sts and 13 rows in textured chevron patt = 4".
Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.