Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Starburst Purse

Here's a variation on the Spirale Purse using a lovely 4 ply bamboo yarn.


You will need: 3mm hook, approximately 110 metres of 4 ply yarn (I used Wendy Happy) material for lining, needle and thread, 10 x 5cm purse frame and textile glue (see spirale pattern for details)

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Approximate Gauge: Diameter after 10 rows = xcm, 22sts = 10cm

Abbreviations: (note all stitches are in UK terminology)

st - stitch
sts - stitches
sk - skip
sp - space
sl st - slip stitch
flo - front loop only
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
htr - half treble
tr - treble
dtr - double treble
fptr - front post treble
tr2tog - treble 2 together


Pattern:

Work in a continuous in the roundfor rows 1-10.

Row 1: Ch 5, sl st to form a circle.

Row 2: Ch 3, 11tr in to circle, sl st to top of ch 3

Row 3: Ch 3, fptr around last st of previous row (the tr before the first ch 3) *tr in next st, fptr in next st of previous row. Repeat from * around ending with tr, sl st in to top of ch 3.

Row 4: Ch 3 *fptr around fptr in row below and to the right, tr in next 2 sts. Repeat from * around, tr in last st, sl st to top of ch3

Row5: Sl st to st on left of next fptr. Ch3, *fptr around fptr in row below. tr in next st, fptr in tr one to the right in row below, tr in next 2 sts. Repeat from * around, sl st to top of ch 3

Row 6: Sl st in next st. Ch 3, *fptr around fptr in row below, tr in next 2 sts, fptr in fptr of row below, sk next st, repeat from * around. After last fptr sl st into top of ch 3.

Row 7: Sl st in next 2 sts, *fptr around fptr in previous row, tr in next 3 sts, fptr around fptr in previous row, sk next st, tr in next 2 sts. Repeat from * around, after last fptr sl st to top of ch 3.

Row 8: Sl st in next st. Ch3, *fptr around fptr in previous row, sk next st, tr in next 3 sts, fptr around fptr in previous row, tr in next 3 sts. Repeat from * around. Sl st to top of ch 3

Row 9: Sl st in next st. Ch3 *Fptr around fptr in previous row, tr in next 4 sts, fptr around fptr in previous row, sk next st, tr in next 3 sts. Repeat from * around. After last fptr sl st to top of ch3.

Row 10: Sl st in next st, ch3 * fptr around fptr in previous row. Sk next st, tr in next 4 sts, fptr around fptr in previous row, tr in next 4 sts. Repeat from * around. Sl st to top of ch 3

End of working in circle. Turn work, all sts in row 11 are flo. Do not use top of fptr sts - use the four tr sts between

Row 11: Ch1, dc in next st, htr in next st, tr in next st, (dtr,ch1,dtr) in next st, tr in next 2 sts, htr in next 17 sts, tr in next 2 sts, (dtr,ch1,dtr) in next st, tr in next st, htr in next st, dc in next st, sl st in next st. End off.

Row 12: With RS facing join yarn to left corner (the ch1 space between dtr's). Ch4, dtr in next st, tr in next 2 sts, htr in next 2 sts, dc in next 12 sts, htr in next 2 sts, tr in next 2 sts, dtr in next 2 sts (last tr is in corner sp). Turn work.

Row 13: Ch3, tr in next st, tr2tog over next 2 sts, tr in next 2 sts, htr in next 12 sts, tr in next 2 sts, tr2tog over next 2 sts, tr in next 2 sts.


Making up: Follow the same method used in the Spirale purse pattern.

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7 comments:

  1. You're so crafty; I love it!

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  2. You have a gift!! Thank you for sharing it.

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  3. Yuck, it's too long!

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  4. I love this coin purse pattern, and I am having problems with it, not sure i am doing the pattern correctly it keeps curling up on me. can you please give me some advice on how to stop this from happening. thank you

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  5. I just wanted to let you know that this great purse was mentioned this week on my crochet blog in a roundup of inspiring coin purses.

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