mosaic crochet, this purse uses three colors to highlight the stitch pattern.
The body is worked as a rectangle, then the side seams are slip-stitched
together and the bottom is squared off. Join the Crochet-Along for this project on CrochetMe.com!
DESIGNER Joyce Geisler
FINISHED SIZE 14½" wide,
10¼" high (excluding strap).
YARN Aunt Lydia's Classic Crochet Thread size 10
(distributed by Coats & Clark) (100% mercerized cotton; 350 yd [320 m]):
#492 burgundy (MC), 3 balls; #856 peacock (CC1), 2 balls; #435 silver (CC2), 2
HOOK Size 5 (1.9 mm) steel hook. Adjust hook size if
necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Yarn needle; 27" × 16" piece of
fabric; sewing needle; matching thread; magnetic clasp.
GAUGE 39 sts and 45 rows =
4" in patt.