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String Purse

A vintage crochet pattern to create a fashionable string purse.

String Purse

What you need

This pattern is a vintage pattern and may use vintage terms. Although this pattern is from a print publication it has not been recently tested. There also is no clear indication of the Crochet hook size.



Instructions

Art. 131, N. E. T. (Crochet Twist),

White or Ecru Begin with 6 chain, join into ring by slip stitch.

1st round. 4 ch, for long treble (lt: thread over needle twice). 3 ch, making 7 in all, 1 1t into the ring, 3 ch, 1 1t into the ring, * 3 ch, 1 1t into the ring, repeat from * until there are 8, 1 lt into the ring, after the last lt work 3 ch, sl st into the top of the 4 ch worked from the lst 1t.

2d round. 3 d, 5 ch, 3 d into the lst sp of 3 ch of previous round, * 3 d, 5 ch, 3 d into the next sp, repeat from * into each of the 8 sp; there will be 6 d between each p of 5 ch.

3d round. * 9 ch, 1 lt into the d over the lst lt between 2 p of the previous round, 9 ch, 1 d into the d over the next lt between 2 p, repeat from * into each of the lt, ,after the last 9 ch, sl st into the lst 9 ch instead of the the d.

4th round. After the last sl st of the previous round work 12 ch from the medallion, sl st into the 10th loop from the needle, into this ring work 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 2 ch, 1 d into the same d in the circle as the 12 ch was begun from, and into the lst sp of 9 ch work 4 d, draw the thread through the lst p on the side of the ring just worked, 6 d into the same sp of 9 ch 1 d into the t of the previous round, * 12 ch, sl st into the 10th loop from the needle, into this ring work 2 d, 5 ch, 2 ch, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 2 ch, 1 d into the t of the previous round, into the next sp of 9 ch work 10 d, 1 d into the d of the previous round, 12 ch, sl st into the 10th loop from the needle, into this ring work 2 d, 3 ch, draw the thread through the 4th d from the needle of the 10 d of the previous sp, 2 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 2 ch, 1 d into the same d as the 12 ch was begun from, 4 d into the next sp of 9 ch, draw the thread through the lst p on the ring just worked, 6 d into the same sp, 1 d into the next t of the previous round, repeat from * around circle.

When making the last 10 d on the last sp of 9 ch work first 6 d, then draw thread through the 1st p on the ring just worked, and then work 4 d into same sp, finish off firmly with a needle.

Join one medallion to another by the last round on the pattern the following way:

** Begin with the small ring on the corner of the medallion and work 12 ch, sl st into the 10th loop from the needle, into this ring work 2 d, 3 ch, draw the thread through the 4th d from the needle of the 10 d of the previous sp, 3 ch, 2 d into the ring, 5 ch, 2 d, 3 ch, draw the thread through the 3d p on the corner ring of the previous pattern, 3 ch, 2 d into the ring, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 2 ch, 1 d into the same d as the 12 ch was begun from, 4 d into the next sp of 9 ch, draw the thread through the lst p on the side of ring just worked, 6 ch, 1 d into the t of previous round, draw the thread through the 3d p on the next ring on the side of previous pattern, 10 d into the next sp of 9 ch, 1 d into the d of the previous round, 12 ch, sl st into the 10th loop from the needle, into this ring work 2 d, 3 ch, draw the thread through the 4th d from the needle of the 10 d of the previous sp, 2 ch, 2 d into the ring, 5 ch, 2 d, 3 ch, draw the thread through the 3d p on the next corner ring of the previous pattern, 3 ch, 2 d into the ring, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 2 ch, 1 d into the d on which the 12 ch was begun from, repeat from ** for all the joinings.

After 2 rows are joined together there should be 4 p of 5 ch joined to each other at the corners of each pattern. When joining down the sides and across the bottom there should be a pattern or small flower on each side joined by the p at the top.

There are 18 medallions which form the bag. Around the top of the bag make 1 row of t (thread over needle twice), except when there is a p, when you make a single crochet. There are 3 medallions which make the flap.

Join them together, following the directions for joining medallions of bag; when joining to the row of mesh around the top of bag make the connection directly over the medallion on bag, Fasten featherbone across back in hem of lining.

For the Strings – Join the thread to the corner of bag, ch 65, draw the ch through lst mesh between flap and bag and join with d to a large bone ring, ch 65 and draw thread through same mesh, join with d to the same place where lst ch of 65 started, 3 d into next sp, 1 d into next sp, ch 64, skip one mesh and pass the chain through the next, 1 d to ring, ch 64, pass the ch through the same mesh and continue across bag, making each ch about 1 less as you go towards the center of bag and increase 1 st as you go towards the other end, being careful to have the chains the correct length, and finish with 65 ch.

All done!

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Comments

  1. I have a pattern very similar to this and it is called a reticule. they are very nice made with size 10 crochet cotton and a steel hook. the size of the hook depends on how large or small you want the bag.

  2. soggybottomboys says:

    It Look Like A Nice Priject

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