Sunday, June 8, 2008

Little Orenji Purse


aluminum size I (US) hook
WW yarn, or preferred

Make Two:

1) ch5.
dc in 5th ch from hook, ch1
(dc, ch1) 4 times in same space
dc in same space

2) ch3, turn
dc in same sp as turning
2 dc in each st across

3) ch3, turn
dc in same sp as turning, ch1
(sk 1 dc, ch1, 2dc in next ch1 space, ch1) across
ending with 2dc in last stitch

4) ch3, turn
dc in same st as turning, ch1
(sk 1 dc, dc in next ch1 space, 2dc in next dc) across
ending with 1 dc in last stitch

5) ch3, turn
dc in same sp as turning, ch1
(sk 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch1, sk 1 dc, 2dc in next ch1 sp, ch1) across
ending with 2dc in last ch1 space, ch1, sk 1 dc, dc in last stitch

6) ch3, turn
dc in each of next 3 sts, 2dc in next
(dc in each of next 4 sts, 2dc in next) across
ending with dc in each of last 4 sts

do not turn, do not break off yarn.
ch multiples of 5 (example i chained 50 for the purse in the picture)
join with sl st to other side of the crescent

Handles Row which turns work into Rounds
7) ch3, turn
dc in each of next 4 sts, 2dc in next
(dc in each of next 5 sts, 2dc in next) around
join with sl st to top of beg ch3

8) ch1, sc in same sp as ch and in each around
join with sl st to top of first sc

Fasten off yarn.
On the Second Half, (make two, remember?) do not fasten off. instead,
join pieces together, facing desired side, and Slip Stitch together
matching stitch for stitch evenly, all the way around.

Fasten off yarn, join at one edge where the straps start.
Slip stitch the straps together, then work sc's evenly around the mouth of the bag.
join and fasten off yarn.


This is my original pattern, please do not copy or print to sell. It is free for your personal use. Please link back to my blog to share, you may print out a copy for your use. You may sell what you make from this pattern, though not in mass quantity.

Mari <3

2 comments:

Amy @ Experience Imagination said...

I could so see this as a watermelon crocheted in red and green, then lined with black fabric for the "seeds". Thanks for sharing!

Nancy said...

This is not very good for instructions. Row 2 has no ch1 but in row 3 you say to DC in ch1 space. Makes no sense