Robin Cotton Purse by Amanda Julien
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Robin Cotton Purse

August 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
not critical
8.0 mm (L)
200 - 240 yards (183 - 219 m)
one size
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I have been seeing the bulky cotton yarn in stores for a while now, and have been trying to figure out what to make with it other than washcloths and hot pads.  I love the way purses and bags work up in cotton, since its so durable, and does not stretch. And it works up super fast due to the chunky yarn.


Height: 7” (18 cm)
Circumference: 32” (81 cm)
Strap Length: 14” (36 cm)

-Bernat Handicrafter Chunky
--I used Grey, Robin’s Egg and Cool Variegated for the pictured purse
each panel requires 75 g (2.6 oz), 37 m (41 yds)
--the edging, sewing and handles require an additional 85 g (3oz), 42 m (46 yds)
--you could also use regular worsted (#4) cotton held triple to make this -purse
-8 mm (L/11)
-tapestry needle
-measuring tape

Abbreviations Used – Us crochet Terms
st – stitch
ch – chain
sc – single crochet