Monday, August 21, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1944 Classy Clutch Bag #1061

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Vintage 1944 Classy Clutch Bag #1061

MATERIALS:
Jack Frost Soutache – 3 gr yds
Interchangeable with Cordet, Ribbon Braid, or Straw
Lining Material
Ornamental Pin
Size #4 White Crochet Hook

BAG:
Ch 55, turn.

1ST ROW:  Work 1 dc in 4th ch from hk, 1 dc in each of next 2 ch.

Work back, working 1 dc in 3rd ch from hk, * sk 1 ch, work 1 dc in each of next 3 ch, then work 1 dc in ch that was sk; rep from * across row [13 patts].  Ch 3, turn

2ND ROW:  * Sk 1 dc, work 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, then work 1 dc in st that was sk; rep from * across row.

Rep 2nd row until 34 patt rows in all have been made.  Fasten off.

Starting over 2nd patt group on next row, cont in patt, fastening off at end of each row, working 1 patt less at each end of every row until 3 patts rem.

BORDER:
Leaving straight edge free, work 6 rows of sc back & forth on all other sides of bag, working 3 sc in corners to keep work flat.

Fold into shape.

Join sides tog with row of sc for 8”.

Work 1 row of sc across top of straight edge.

EDGING:
Join soutache to lower corner of bag with sc, * ch 6, work 1 sc in next st; rep from * around sides & flap of bag as shown in photo.
  
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.

ENJOY! 

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