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Vintage 1944 Fancy Star Stitch Purse - Crochet
Fleisher’s Straw-Twist, 3 skeins
Fleisher’s Straw-Twist, 3 skeins
Bucilla Strawkraft [ all rayon ], 3 skeins
Crochet Hook #2
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.
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.
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.
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.
* 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
Bl back loop(s)
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
Dc double crochet
Dc2tog double crochet 2 stitches together
Dtr/Dtrc double treble/triple crochet
fl front loop(s)
Fp front post
Fpdc front post double crochet
Fpsc front post single crochet
Fptr front post treble/triple crochet
Hdc half double crochet
Mc main color
O over (yarn over)
P picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc popcorn stitch
Pm place marker
PSSO pass slip stitch over
Rs right side
Sc single crochet
Sc2tog single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sl st slip stitch
Tch or t-ch turning chain
Tbl through back loop
Tr or Trc treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc triple treble/triple crochet
Ws wrong side
YB yarn back
YF yarn forward
Yo yarn over
Yoh yarn over hook