This listing is for PATTERN in PDF format, not the actual purse!
*** Here's the story behind this pattern - in 2010 I created one-of-the-kind crochet purse "Aqua" for the purse-making-challenge. I loved the result and shared my work on web. Over the next years I got many compliments and requests for the pattern, which I didn't have as my purse was freeformed on the go and there was no way I would even think of writing it all down.
In the end of 2012 after yet another lovely request for the pattern, I decided to create a new "Aqua". One which is similar to original yet re-creatable. Took me many months to complete the pattern but here it is!
*** Pattern is written using US crochet terms.
DIMENSIONS of purse:
Height: 22 cm Width at top: 18 cm Width at bottom: 26 cm
• 3 skeins of any worsted weight cotton or cotton blend yarn in light turquoise blue (color A) for purse. I used Drops „Paris“, 100% cotton, 50g = 75 m
• 4,0 mm crochet hook for purse (G/6 in US)
• sport weight cotton yarn for border, handles and motifs in 5 different shades, I used Drops „Safran“, 100% cotton, 50g = 160 m
• 2,5 mm crochet hook for border, handles and motifs (C/2 in US)
• sewing needle and thread
• large seed beads (3-4 mm) in matching shades to yarn used
STITCHES: (US terms):
Ch – chain Sl st – slip stitch Sc – single crochet Dc – double crochet FPdc – front post double crochet
*** Purse is crocheted in rounds. Handles and all the motifs for embellishing are worked separately and sewn to purse later on.
Even if creating this purse may seem a bit complicated to you by looking at the photos of the finished purse - I assure you it's easier than it looks :) Detailed written instructions and lots of photos will guide you through the process and if you'll have any questions along the way I'll help you with pleasure.
*** This pattern is an INSTANT DOWNLOAD. You will receive an email with a download link once payment is cleared. NB! The e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address connected with your etsy account.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
*** NB! Please note that this pattern is for personal use only and may not be distributed in any form.
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