Saturday, March 16, 2013

Pattern: Easy Coin Purse/Wallet

If you're looking for a quick and easy beginners project, this one's for you. You can add stripes or use a multicolored yarn if you'd like to change the look. 

Easy Change Purse


Small amount of worsted weight (4) yarn.
Crochet Hook: Size H8 (5 mm)
.75” Button

Gauge is not really essential for this project.
Finished piece measures 4” x 3”

ch = Chain
rem = remaining
sc = Single Crochet
sk = skip
sp = space
st(s) = Stitch(es)

Chain (ch) 16.
Row 1: Single crochet (sc) in second chain (ch) from hook and in each chain (ch) across.
Row 2: Chain 1 and turn. Single crochet (sc)  in each stitch (st) across.
Row 3: Chain 1 and turn. Single crochet (sc) in each of the first 6 stitches (sts). Ch 3. Skip (sk) 3 stitches (sts), and sc in the next stitch (st) and in each of the remaining sts.
Row 4. Ch 1 and turn. Sc in each of the first 6 sts. Work 3 sc into the chain three space (Ch-3 sp). Sc into the remaining stitches.
Row 5: Ch 1 and turn. Sc in each st across.
Repeat row 5 until piece measures about 9 inches, and fasten off, leaving a long tail for seaming.

Fold the top (without the button hole) down leaving about 2.5 inches. Seam the sides, leaving the top open. Once seaming is done, fold top down. Keep track of where the button hole falls. Open the top and sew button in the appropriate spot.

Finished folded piece measures 4 inches wide and 3 inches tall.  

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