Feminine ruffles circle the bag in this bohemian-chic crochet purse pattern. This easy crochet purse in eco-friendly yarn would make a great gift for an environmentalist friend. Find this purse crochet pattern and more crochet and knitting patterns in the Red Heart Yarn eBook.
- Yarn: RED HEART® “Eco-Cotton Blend”: 3 skeins 373 Vanilla.
- Crochet Hook: 4.00mm (US G-6)
- Yarn needle
- 1 pair bamboo round handles, 6” in diameter
Size: Bag measures 10½” wide x 9” long
Gauge: 4 dc = 1”; 1 sc row and 1 dc row = 1”.
Side (Make 2)
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook (beginning 3 skipped chs count as first dc), dc in each remaining ch across, turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each dc across, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as a dc), working in front lps only, dc in first sc, ch 1, *2 dc in next sc, ch 1, repeat from * across to last sc, (dc, ch 3, sl st) in last sc, turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, working in unused back lps of Row 2, sc in each lp across, turn.
Row 5: Ch 3, dc in each sc across, turn.
Row 6: Ch 1, sc in each dc across, turn.
Rows 7-26: [Repeat Rows 3–6] 5 times.
Rows 27 and 28: Repeat Rows 3 and 4.
Rows 29-38: Repeat Row 6.
Row 39: Slip st in each of next 10 sc, (slip st, ch 1) in front loop of next sc, ch 3, working in front loops only, (dc, ch 1) in same st as last slip st, (2 dc, ch 1) in each of next 18 sc, (dc, ch 3, slip st) in next sc, turn.
Row 40: Repeat Row 4.
Row 41: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
Rows 42-48: Repeat Row 41.
Fold rows 40–48 of one side around one handle from front to back and sew together at back side. Repeat with remaining side.
Hold pieces with right wide facing, working through both thicknesses at same time, join yarn with slip st in top left-hand corner, working across side, sc evenly to bottom corner, 3 sc in corner, working across bottom edge, sc evenly across to next corner, 3 sc in next corner, working across next side, sc evenly to top edge. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
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