Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1944 Fancy Star Stitch Purse - Crochet

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Vintage 1944 Fancy Star Stitch Purse - Crochet

MATERIALS:
Fleisher’s Straw-Twist, 3 skeins
OR
Bucilla Strawkraft [ all rayon ], 3 skeins
Crochet Hook #2
1 Zipper
Lining Material

GAUGE: 
26 patterns = 12” before blocking

Approximate Size:  14” x 9”

FIRST HALF OF BAG: 
Ch loosely 58 sts, 2 dc in 4th st from hook, * yo, draw up a loop in same st as last st, yo & through 2 loops, sk 1 st of ch, yo, draw up a loop in next st, yo & through 2 loops, yo & through all 3 loops, 1 dc in same st as last dc; rep from *, omitting last dc at end of row [27 patterns].

2nd row [wrong side]:  Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in center dc of first pattern, * yo, draw up a loop in same st as last st, yo & through 2 loops, yo, draw up a loop in center dc of next pattern, yo & through 2 loops, yo & through 3 loops, 1 dc in same st as last st; rep from *, working last st in top of turning ch & omit last dc. 

Rep 2nd row until piece measures 9”, end on right side.

SCALLOP: 
Ch 1, turn, 1 sl st in first st, 3 dc in next st, * 1 sl st in center of next pattern; 3 dc in center of next pattern; rep from *, end 1 sl st in top of turning ch.  Fasten off.

SECOND HALF OF BAG: 
Join yarn at end of first row. 

Work across opposite side of foundation ch as for 2nd row, matching patterns. 

Finish to correspond to first half. 

Stretch & block to given measurements.

FINISHING: 
Sew seams. 

Cut buckram same size as bag; cut lining double, ¼” larger on all sides. 

Cover both sides of buckram with lining. 

Line bag & sew slide fastener to center top.

ENJOY!

MISS JULIA’S PURSE LINING NOTES:
[Before joining finished pattern pieces]

Make paper patt from crocheted pieces & lay aside to be used later.

Cut lining according to paper patt & sew tog. 

Shirr lining bag form to correspond with crocheted bag.

Insert finished lining in bag. 

Sew in zipper [if desired].

Attach ornament to zipper pull tab [if desired].

Note:  Cardboard or lightweight plastic may be inserted between 2 layers of lining & bag to give shape extra support.


HANDY ABBREVIATIONS:

*                                   repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
* *                                repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or                                      repeat from a given set of instructions
”                                   inch(es)
Alt                              alternate
Approx                      approximately
Beg                             begin/beginning
Bet                             between
Bl                                back loop(s)
Bo                               bobble
Bp                               back post
Bpdc                          back post double crochet
Bpsc                           back post single crochet
Bptr                           back post treble/triple crochet
Ca                               color A
Cb                               color B
Cc                               contrasting color
Ch                               chain stitch
Ch                               refers to chain or space previously
made: e.g                  ch-1 space
ch-sp                          chain space
Cl                               cluster
Cm                              centimeter(s)
Compl                                    complete
Cont                           continue
Dc                               double crochet
Dc2tog                      double crochet 2 stitches together
Dec                             decrease/decreases/decreasing
Dtr/Dtrc                   double treble/triple crochet
fl                                front loop(s)
Foll                            follow/follows/following
Fp                               front post
Fpdc                           front post double crochet
Fpsc                           front post single crochet
Fptr                           front post treble/triple crochet
G                                 gram
Hdc                            half double crochet
Hk                               hook
Inc                               increase/increases/increasing
Incl                             inclusive
K                                 knit
lp(s)                           loop(s)
M                                 meter(s)
M                                 mesh
Mc                               main color
Meas                          measure
Mm                              millimeter(s)
O                                 over (yarn over)
Oz                               ounce(s)
P                                 picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt          pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc              popcorn stitch
Pm                               place marker
Prev                           previous
PSSO                         pass slip stitch over
Rem                            remain/remaining
Rep                             repeat(s)
Rnd(s)                        round(s)
Rs                               right side
Sc                               single crochet
Sc2tog                      single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc                             short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sk                               skip
Sl st                           slip stitch
Sp(s)                          space(s)
St(s)                           stitch(es)
Tch or t-ch               turning chain
Tbl                              through back loop
Tog                             together
Tr or Trc                  treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc         triple treble/triple crochet
Ws                              wrong side
YB                               yarn back
Yd(s)                          yard(s)
YF                               yarn forward
Yo                               yarn over
Yoh                             yarn over hook