A Vintage Purse to Crochet by Daniela Nii
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A Vintage Purse to Crochet

Crochet
May 2016
Kreinik Metallic Thread Fine #8 Braid
Kreinik Metallic Thread Very Fine #4 Braid
Thread ?
1.1 mm
219 yards (200 m)
One Size
US
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $7.99.

Daniela Nii re-created the vintage purse that frequent
PieceWork contributor Galina Khmeleva purchased from an antiques store, using readily available modern threads. (Interweave)

Medallion, 2¼ inches (5.7 cm) in diameter; 12 mesh rows, 2 inches (5.1 cm); 6 open meshes, ¾ inch (1.9 cm) wide

Materials

  • Kreinik Metallic Thread Very Fine #4 Braid, 100% metallic polyester thread, 13 yards (11.9 m)/spool, 8 spools of #001V Vintage Silver (A) and 8 spools of #002V Vintage Gold (B); www.kreinik.com
  • Kreinik Metallic Thread Fine #8 Braid, 100% metallic polyester thread, 11 yards (10.1 m)/spool, 1 spool of #001V Vintage Silver (C); www.kreinik.com
  • Crochet hook, steel, size 11 (1.1 mm)
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sharpie pen or ½-inch (1.3-cm) diameter dowel
  • Cotton fabric, 2 squares, 9 inches (22.9 cm) each, Ecru, for lining
  • Sewing chalk
  • Sewing thread, to match cotton fabric
  • Sewing needle

Finished size: About 7 inches (18 cm) tall and 6¾
inches (17 cm) wide

Gauge: Medallion, 2¼ inches (5.7 cm) in diameter; 12
mesh rows, 2 inches (5.1 cm); 6 open meshes, ¾ inch
(1.9 cm) wide