Petula Purse

Designer: Robyn Chachula

Finished Size: About 11″ wide × 8″ tall × 2½” deep (28 × 20.5 × 6.5 cm).

Yarn: DK weight (#3 Light). Shown here: Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 Sport (100% Peruvian highland wool; 164 yd [150 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #7827 goldenrod (A), 2 hanks; #8010 natural (B), #4002 jet (C), #8906 blue topaz (D), #8895 Christmas red (E), 1 hank each.

Hook Size: Size G/7 (4.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle; large magnetic snap; two 1½” (3.8 cm) diameter silver D rings; 44″ (112 cm) shoulder strap; 3″ (7.5 cm) by 4″ (10 cm) needle-felting brush mat; pen-style needle felting tool.

Gauge: 20 sts (measured from point to point of chevron) and 5 rows = 4″ (10 cm) in zigzag chevron stitch pattern before felting; 20 sts (measured from point to point of chevron) and 5 rows = 2¾” (7 cm) in zigzag chevron stitch pattern after felting; flower motif = 5″ (12.5 cm) in diameter.

It Girl Crochet: Bag
 
It Girl Crochet: Purse
Photography by Joe Hancock

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