November/December 2010

Beaded Evening Bag

Add a little crochet touch to your holiday look with this sweet little purse!
By Kj Hay

J&P COATS Royale Fashion Crochet Thread, Size 3, approx 150yd/137m each ball (mercerized cotton)
• 1 ball #201 White (A)
• 1 ball #12 Black (B)

• Size D/3 (3.25mm) crochet hook or any size to obtain correct gauge

• Stitch marker
• Purse frame—6”/15cm wide (halfround hanging bag frame with snapping, ball knob closure and loops for chain: Item #LV59 available from
• Purse chain (optional)
• 141 black glass beads— 6/0 “E” beads
• 141 white glass beads— 6/0 “E” beads
• 2yd wired silver ribbon— ¾–1”/19–22mm wide, cut into two 1yd/91.5cm lengths (optional)
• Dental floss threader (optional)
• Thread needle

Approx 7½”/19cm wide x 7½”/19cm long (folded) at longest point, plus purse frame


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