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Striped Keychain Purse

   Designed by Mimi Alelis, © 2006



Skill level: Easy

Finished Measurement: Mini purse is approx. 1 ¾ by 1 ¼ inches

Cannon size 8 thread, small amount  multicolor (Cannon SC041 used in model)

Inox crochet hook, size 2.5 mm.  

Keyring attachment

Small button

Stitch marker or safety pin

Yarn needle for weaving ends

Gauge: 8 sts and 8 sc rows = 1”

ch = chain, ss = slip stitch, sc = single crochet,  st = stitch 

rnd = round,  sc tog = single crochet together
Notes: Work this purse  continuously  in rnds without joining, unless specified.

Rnd 1: Ch 13, sc in 2nd ch from hook,   sc in each of the next 10 ch, 2 sc in next ch, working on the opposite side of ch, 1 sc in next 11 ch. Do not join (24 sc) Work continuously in rounds. Mark the beginning of each rnd, and move the marker up as you finish each rnd.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in last sc (28 sc)

Rnd 3: Sc on each sc around (28 sc)
Rnds 4 - 12: repeat rnd 3.

At the end of rnd 12, sc on next 2 sc, ss on next (note: the ss just made will be the base of the keychain loop), ch 6, ss again on same sc, ss on the next 14 sc.  Continue to work on the flap.
Closing flap

Row 1: Ch 1, sc on the next 13 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: sk the 1st sc, sc on next 12 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3-5: continue decreasing one sc per row until 9 sc remain. Ch 1, turn.

Row 6: sk the 1st sc, sc on next 3 sc, ch 3, sk 2 sc, sc on last 3 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 7: sk the 1st sc, sc on next 2 sc, 3 sc on ch 3 space, sc on next sc, sc tog the last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 8: sk the 1st sc, ss on next 5 sc, sc. Fasten off. Weave in end.


Sew button in place and attach keyring. 


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