Friday, January 30, 2015

Crochet Clutch Purse

Crochet Clutch Purse




I made this purse for myself for when have a special night out! I hope you like it! I know I love to put my makeup compact and credit cards in a little clutch purse when I have a night out, so this is perfect! 

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How to Crochet a Clutch Purse Video





Abbreviations:
ch=chain
sc=single crochet
dc=double crochet
sl st=slip stitch

Dimensions: 7" in length X 4" height

Make it bigger with more sc or bigger hook or smaller with smaller hook or less stitches, but I tried to create a certain amount of sc so the shell top fits in the stitches properly.

Supplies:
I used Red Heart Love Dark Pink Yarn
I hook, Yarn needle

Instructions:

Rnd 1: Chain 26, sc in the 3rd chain from the hook and each sc across, Turn -24 sc
Rnds 2-30: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn -24 sc, Total of 30 rounds
Rnd 31: Ch 3(counts as a dc), dc in the next sc, skip two sc, work 2 dc, *skip two sc, work 2dc, ch 1, 2dc in the next sc, *4 times, skip two sc, work 2 dc, skip two sc, dc in the last two sc, Turn
Rnd 32-35: **Ch 3(counts as a dc), dc in the next dc, work 2 dc in the next two previous dc, *work 2dc, ch 1, 2dc in the next ch 1 space, *4 times, work 2dc in between the next previous two dc, dc in the last two dc, Turn **Repeat this  4 times.
Then take the sc section and fold it up to the shell part, sew both sc sides together with a sl st on both sides. After I sewed the sides, I turned it inside out, it looks better. Then the shell part will over lap the sc section to create the top of the clutch purse.

Button:

E hook
Rnd 1: Ch 2, sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, sl st
Rnd 2: work 2 sc around, sl st -10 sc
Rnd 3: work sc around each sc, sl st -10 sc
Rnd 4: 2 sc together decrease 5 times -5 sc
Rnd 5: sc in each sc around, sl st. -5 sc, Fasten off.
Attach the button with your yarn needle and yarn to the bottom center of the clutch on the sc section.


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5 comments:

Hahn said...

Thank you. Love it.

Noor Bohsas said...

Thank you for the great tutorial
I have a question though..
If I want to add more stiches to the length so the shell top will still fit.. what amount of stiches should I add??
Thanks again

Crochet Jewel said...

I’m not sure I made this pattern a while ago but I’d would go with a larger hook to make it wider

Noor Bohsas said...

Thanks for the reply..
Another question if i may ask
How did you end it? Is it sc in all stiches?

Crochet Jewel said...

yes until the shell part, did you watch the video that may help you

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