Evening Blooms Purse by Robyn Chachula

Evening Blooms Purse

October 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
see notes below
6.0 mm (J)
850 yards (777 m)
About 17" wide and 15" tall.
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

Thick, three-dimensional blooms are joined as you go to create a crochet purse with panache.

Designer: Robyn Chachula

Finished Size: About 17” wide and 15” tall.

Yarn: Filatura di Crosa Charly (100% pure new wool superwash, 71 yd 65 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #1668 denim heather (A), #1678 cobalt heather (B), #1598 navy (C); 4 balls each.

Hook Size: J/10 (6 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle; 1 yd coordinating fabric for lining; matching sewing thread and needle; sew-on magnetic closure; 16” long brown rolled purse handle with round rings.

Gauge: 1 carnation motif = 4¼“ diameter.