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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


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


Abbreviations:
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: http://carriewolf.net/2011/07/08/how-to-insert-a-zipper-and-lining-into-a-crochet-purse-tutorial/


Leaf:

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


 

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