May/June 09

Houndstooth Purse

Metal hardware makes this bag professional-looking and impressively chic.

By Mary Jane Hall

YARN
RED HEART Eco-Ways, 4oz/113g balls, each approx 186yd/170m (acrylic/recycled polyester)
•  1 ball #3312 Lava (A)
•  1 ball #3520 Aquarium (B)

CROCHET HOOK
•  Size G/6 (4mm) crochet hook or any size to obtain correct gauge
•  Size H/8 (5mm) crochet hook or any size to obtain correct gauge

NOTIONS
•  1/3 yd/30cm black lining fabric
•  Extra-firm stabilizer, such as Peltex single-sided fusible
•  1 set of black purse handles with silver rings
•  Sewing needle
•  Black sewing thread
•  Straight pins
•  Set of 4 purse feet, 14mm
•  Silver zipper pull, charm bead, or button (optional)
•  Yarn needle

 

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