Little Sunflower Purse


Source:  http://handmadebymother.blogspot.com/2009/09/have-nice-day.html

Little Sunflower Purse

Approximate size 7 ½ ” diameter (plus strap)

Materials
62 yds. 3 ply #72 yellow polypropylene (Satin Sheen by Weaveasy, Color Sunray Yellow was used.)

3 ½ yds. 3 ply #72 blk. polypropylene (Satin Sheen by Weaveasy, color Raven was used.)

“K” crochet hook

Sewing needle and black thread

Front

Chain 5, Sunray Yellow join with sl st to form a ring.

Round 1 Chain 3, work 11 dc in ring (chain 3 counts as 12th dc), sl st to top of chain 3.

Round 2 Chain 3, work dc in the same place as sl st, and dc 2 in each dc around (24 sts). Sl st in top of 3rd chain.

Round 3 Chain 3, work dc in same place as sl st, *dc 1 in next st, dc 2 in next st, repeat from * around (36 sts). Sl st to first sc.

Round 4 Chain 1, sc in same place as sl st and each dc around (36 sts). Join with sl st to first sc. End.

Back

Make back same as front.

Eyes for Smiley Face

Make 2. With “K” hook and raven cord, chain 9 sts. End. Form circle and stitch in place on front of purse.

Mouth for Smiley Face

With “K” hook and raven cord, chain 24 sts. End. Stitch in place on front of purse.

Finishing

Holding circles together (wrong sides together) sc around, leaving ⅓ open at top. Do not break cord. Continue (for strap) by chaining 72 sts, sl st to opposite side of purse opening. Sc in each chain toward opposite end of strap. Join.
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