Friday, March 4, 2011
Thistles Evening Clutch Pattern
THISTLE EVENING CLUTCH
Orignial design by Thistles and Tulips Crochet
This pattern must not be reproduced or sold in any way. However, you can sell the finished item as long as you include the link to the free pattern here.
Vanna's Choice in burgundy
small amount of contrast yarn for rose (see below for link)
I used Red Heart Shimmer in white for rose
18" x 19" square of decorative fabric for lining (see bottom of page for more details)
H/5.00 mm hook for clutch
F/3.75 mm hook for rose
large-eyed blunt needle
Optional: Magnetic tote bag closure
Optional: Button instead of rose
Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 in every st, turn (41)
Row 2: ch 2, 1 sc in every st to end, turn (41)
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 12 inches
DO NOT FASTEN OFF
Row 1: ch 2, *sk 1 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * to end, 1 sc in last sc.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn. *2 sc in first sc, sk 1 sc, 2 sc in next st; rep from * to end, 1 sc in last sc.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 4 inches.
Make a row of sc along edges of flap and sides of purse: Join with yarn, *ch 1, skip 1 st, sc in next st, ch 1, sc in next st* to end. Fasten off and weave in ends.
FOLD EDGES OF FABRIC FOR LINING ABOUT AN 1/8 OF AN INCH AND PIN TO WRONG SIDE OF PURSE.
USING A SEWING MACHINE, SEW ALONG EDGES MAKING SURE LINING IS STRAIGHT ON ALL SIDES.
Sew Laura Eccleston's rose to middle of lower flap. http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/note.php?note_id=192028210829228