Sunday, September 20, 2009

Happy Hearts Purse

This darling heart purse crochet pattern was Kindly Contributed by Designer: Marlo Cairns of Marlo's Crochet Corner

Materials Needed:  About 2 ounces of worsted weight acrylic yarn,  small amount of a contrasting color for heart motif ,size G hook.
Instructions: Chain 30

Row 1-  in 2nd ch from hook hdc and in each remaining ch, turn.

Row 2-37:  ch2, hdc in each st,  turn.
Fold piece just made in half and sc through both thickness to seam the side finish off and do the same on the other side finish off.
Straps - Make 2: ch 50

Row 1 - in 2nd ch from hook hdc the length of chain turn.
Row 2 ch 2, hdc in each st  do not finish off.

To attach the handles count over 4-5 stitches from the side of the top of the bag  and sc the strap to the purse I did 2 sc in first st , 1sc in next st, and 2 in the last st finish of and do the same to the other side.

Heart Motif: ch 2

Row 1-  sc in 2nd ch from hook ch 1 turn

Row 2 -  3 sc in sc, ch 1 turn

Row 3 -  2 sc in each sc, ch 1 turn

Row 4 -  sc in each sc across, ch 1 turn

Row 5 -  2sc in first st, 1sc in next st, 2sc in next st, 1 sc in  next 2 st, 2 sc in next st ,  ch 1 turn, 9sc total

Row 6-8    sc in next 4 st ch 1 turn

Row 9 -  sc  in next 2 st together 2 times ch 1 turn

Row 10 -  sc in next 2 st together and finish off

Attach yarn into first stitch of the missed 5 stitches and do the same as rows 6-10, Note: one stitch in the middle will not be worked at all, do not fasten off

Continuing around the outside edge of the heart sc evenly around including the missed stitch (sc 2 times in missed stitch and sc 3 times around point at bottom)  and finish off.
I made these purses for my 2 sweet girls on my recent trip to Las Vegas. I put all of their goodies in them that I bought. These are very easy to make and just the perfect size for a child. ENJOY!!   Marlo

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