Houndstooth Purse by Mary Jane Hall
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Houndstooth Purse

May 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in Houndstooth Pattern using larger hook
4.0 mm (G)
5.0 mm (H)
372 yards (340 m)
Approx 10" long by 5" diameter

Note from designer:

I designed this bag for Crochet Today magazine, but they asked me to make it in a Hounds Tooth pattern instead of in a solid color, like the one I submitted.

Yarn requirements:

  • Color A -- #3312 Lava, 1 ball
  • Color B -- #3520 Aquarium, 1 ball

Additional supplies:

  • 1/3 yard black lining fabric
  • Extra firm stabilizer such as Peltex single-sided fusible
  • 9” black zipper
  • 1 set of black purse handles with silver rings
  • Sewing needle
  • Black sewing thread
  • Straight pins
  • Set of 4 purse feet, 14mm, silver or black
  • Silver zipper pull, charm, bead, or button (optional)
  • Yarn needle

Skill level: Easy