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Thursday, May 16, 2013

"A slice of lime" coin purse - free crochet pattern

Something nice and simple with a cool summer theme...

crochet coin purse

5mm crochet hook  
Yarn: green  ( yellow or orange for a slice of lemon or orange xD )  
Yarn needle   
Felt: white, green

Sc Single crochet
Ch = Chain
Sl = Slip stitch

Inc = Increase
Dec = Decrease    
Tc = Triple crochet
Dc = Double crochet
Inc tc = 2 triple crochet in same stitch
Inc dc = 2 double crochet in same stitch
Hdc= half double crochet
Dec hdc= half double crochet 2 stitches together
Inc hdc= 2 half double crochet in same stitch

Lime peel: ( make 2)

R1: magic ring, 8 sc, 8sts
R2: inc, ( 8 times), 16 sts
R3: 1 sc, inc, ( 8 times), 24 sts
R4: 2 sc, inc, ( 8 times), 32 sts
R5: 3 sc, inc, ( 8 times), 40 sts
R6: 4 sc, inc, ( 8 times), 48 sts
R7: 5 sc, inc, ( 8 times), 56 sts
R8: 6 sc, inc, ( 8 times), 64 sts
R9 to 14: sc around, 64 sts ( fasten off)

Cut and attach felt on for juicy part ( both sides)

Sew 2 pieces together, leave a segment to insert zipper.

How to insert zipper into a crochet bag, check this tutorial:


Make a chain of 10, sl into 2nd from hook, hdc, dc, 3 tc, dc, hdc, sc
Turn, sc, hdc, dc, 3 tc, dc, hdc, sl ( fasten off)
Leave long end, attach to the zipper.
crochet purse


Don't forget to connect


  1. SO cute. Thanks for sharing it!

  2. Very cute! Thank you for sharing it here & on Google+

  3. Thank you all for the kind words :)

  4. So adorable! Thanks for sharing your pattern!

  5. sts = ??? I want to make sure I can do...

    1. Hi Tess, sts = stitches. I'm sure the crocheted purse is easy for you :)

  6. Replies
    1. Hey there! I visited your blog, the amigurumi projects you made are cool :)

  7. Cool!! Love it, thank you for sharing the pattern ^^
    Arte Friki


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