Purse of Prosperity

Apr 18, 2014
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Designer: Sarah Read

Finished Size: Purse measures 8½" wide × 9½" tall (21.5 × 24 cm), excluding purse frame.

Yarn: Sportweight (#2 Fine). Shown here: Cascade Ultra Pima Fine (100% pima cotton; 136 yd [125 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #3757 zen green (MC), 2 skeins; #3717 sand, #3771 paprika, #3704 syrah, #3752 coral, #3778 lavender, #3753 white peach, #3721 ginseng, #3734 teal, #3744 forest green; 1 skein each.

Hook Size: Size D/3 (3.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle; sewing needle and matching thread; ½ yd (45.5 cm) lining material; 5" (12.5 cm) vintage purse frame with matching chain cord; small selection of 6/0 seed beads.

Gauge: 15 sts and 12 rows in tapestry crochet, working in blo of sts = 2" (5 cm). Gauge will vary depending on number of colors carried under sts. Overall gauge is not critical, as long as top of bag fits nicely in purse frame.

It Girl Crochet: Purse   It Girl Crochet: Tapestry Crochet
Photography by Joe Hancock    


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