Variations of this motif are found around the world, including Mexico where a similar pattern can be seen in the pre-Columbian building in Mitla. Tight tapestry crochet creates a crochet purse that requires no lining.
Designer: Carol Ventura
Yarn: Tahki Yarns Tahki Cotton Classic (100% mercerized cotton; 108 yd [100 m]1¾ oz [50 g]): dark bright blue 3870 (MC), bright aqua 3772 (CC), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc.
Hook Size: 0 (2.25 mm) steel hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: St marker (m); small tapestry needle to anchor MC tail; sewing needle; invisible sewing thread; zipper.
Gauge: 30 sts and 27 rows = 4″ in sc.