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Granny Square Purse

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart Supersaver yarn: 1 skein each of 3 colors
  • Crochet Hook, size H
  • Scissors & tape measure
  • Button

ABBREVIATIONS:

ss = slip stitch
dc = double crochet
sc =single crochet
ch = chain

DIRECTIONS:

PURSE SIDE: Make 2

  1. Granny Square: With color A, ch 5. Join with ss to form ring.
  2. 1st round: Ch 3. 2 dc in ring (ch 2, 3 dc in ring) 3 times. Ch 2. Join with a ss to top first dc. Fasten off.
  3. 2nd round: Ss color B in any ch 2 space. Ch 2, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in chain 2 space. (Ch 1, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch 2 space) 3 times. Ch 1 join with a ss to top of first dc. Fasten off.
  4. 3rd round; Ss color C in any ch 2 space. Ch 2, 2dc, ch 2, 3dc in same space. *Ch 1, 3 dc in next space, ch 1. (3dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch 2 space. Repeat from * 2 times. Ch 1, 3 dc in next space ending with a ss in top of first dc. Fasten off.
  5. 4th round: Ss color B in corner ch 2 space. Ch 2, 2dc ch 2, 3 dc in same space. *ch 1, 3 dc in each ch 1 space to corner. Ch 1 (3dc, ch 2 3 dc) in ch 2 space. Repeat from * 2 times. Ch 1, 3 dc in each ch 1 space to corner ending with a ss in top of first dc. Fasten off.
  6. 5th round: Ss color A and repeat round 4.
  7. 6th round: Ss color C to any ch 1 space. *Sc in each dc and ch 1 space to corner. 3 sc in corner ch 2 sp. Repeat from * to end join with a ss to first sc. Fasten off.
  8. 7th round: Ss color B in any sc space. Ch 2 *dc in each sc space to corner 4dc in center sc space. Repeat from * to end. Ss to first dc. Fasten off.
  9. 8th round: Ss color C in any dc. Ch 2 *dc in each dc space to corner, 4 dc in center dc of corner. Repeat from * to end. Fasten off.
  10. 9th round: Ss color B in any dc. Repeat 8th round.

STRAP:

  1. Ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in each ch to end.
  2. Ch 2 turn.
  3. Dc in each sc to end (6 dc) ch 2 turn. Repeat until strap measures 66". Last row, ch 1 turn sc in each dc. Fasten off.

ASSEMBLY:

Strap will also be used as side of purse. Place one long end of strap at the top of the wrong side of one of the granny squares. Sc the strap to the square on 3 sides. Place the second square on the other side of the strap, being careful to line up the tops of the front and back. Sc the second square in place. Attach the free end of the strap to the purse.

TAB:

  1. With right sides of purse facing, skip first 13 dc on top edge of back, ss color B in the 14th space and sc in that same space and next 3 spaces, ch 2 turn. Dc in the next sc space and each space to the end. Ch 2 turn. Repeat the dc rows for 10 rows. Fasten off.
  2. Attach button to purse. It will slip through the double crochets on the tab to close.
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