Button it!

Jul 13, 2008
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Introduction

Hi all,

I just love all things cute! And to me this is just the cutest little purse. You can make it in any colour and its all one piece so it's really easy to make, ideal for beginners (like me!).

Materials List

50g Pattons Double Knitting in colour of your choice

Buttons x 2 of your choice

Material of choice for lining

Iron on Hem Tape

Snap Fasteners

3 mm crochet hook

Darning needle/yarn needle

Sewing needle

Sewing thread in same colour as wool.

Finished Size

3 1/2" x 4 1/2" closed 5 1/2" x 4 1/2" open

Gauge

don't worry about it for this simple little thing!

Notes

Ch - Chain

Sc - Single Crochet

The Pattern

Ch 26

Row 1: Sc in second chain from hook, sc in each ch across - 25 sc

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across - 25 sc

Row 3 - 56: Rep row 2.

Row 57: Slip stitch in each ch across, do not turn at end of row. Continue to slip stitch down the
side of the piece, across foundation row and other side of the piece.
Finish by joining with a slip stitch into first slip stitch.

Fasten off.

Lining

With sewing machine or sewing needle sew 1/2" seam around material of choice.

Use iron on hem tape to fix lining to crochet piece.

Finish by hand stitching lining to crochet piece.

Finishing

Count 20 rows from bottom of the piece, fold. - Main body

With darning needle and a length of wool, stitch sides together.

Attach Snap Fasteners.

Attach buttons of choice.

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Comments

Cathy-Ann wrote
on Jul 13, 2008 11:58 AM

Please be forgiving as this is my first pattern! x

crocheting wrote
on Aug 6, 2008 7:00 AM

Very cute little bag, Cathy-Ann! This is just the sort of thing I'm looking for as mini tote for cell phone. a lip gloss, when a full-size purse isn't necessary. I'll give it a try. 

- s

Cathy-Ann wrote
on Aug 6, 2008 8:45 AM

Hope you get on well with it I've been using my one as my saturday night purse!