Thursday, July 8, 2010

Simple Cable Clutch

This is the first pattern that I have every written down. Feel free to email me at imanididit@hotmail.com if you have any questions.

Simple Cable Clutch

Materials:

Crochet Hook size H (5.00 mm)
Any color worsted weight yarn
Contrast color worsted weight yarn (optional)
Tapestry needle (optional)
1 button

Stitches:

Magic loop
SC - single crochet
DC - double crochet
FPDC - front post double crochet
BPDC - back post double crochet
Special Stitch: Cable - Skip 2 dc, fpdc in next stitch, bpdc around 2nd skipped stitch, fpdc around 1st skipped stitch

Note: Chain at the beginning of each row counts as a stitch

Pattern:

Chain 31

Row 1: 1 Sc in second chain from hook and in each chain across. Chain 1 and turn.
Rows 2-4: 1 Sc in each stitch across. Chain 1, turn.
Row 5: 1 Sc in each stitch across. Chain 3, turn.
Row 6: 1 Dc in each stitch across. Chain 3, turn.
Row 7: 1 Dc in each of the next 3 stitches, cable. 1 Dc in each of = the next 16 stitches, cable. 1 Dc in each of the last 4 stitches. Chain 3, turn.
Row 8: 1 Dc in each of the next 3 stitches. *Bpdc in the first dc of cable, fpdc in the next, bpdc in the last.* 1 Dc in each of the next 16 stitches. Repeat from * to *. 1 Dc in each of the last 4 stitched. Chain 3, turn.
Row 9: 1 Dc in each of the next 3 stitches. * Fpdc in the last stitch of the cable, bpdc in the middle part of cable, and fpdc in the first part.* 1 Dc in each of the next 16 stitches. Repeat from * to *. 1 Dc in each of the last 4 stitches. Chain 3, turn.
Rows 10-14: Repeat rows 8 & 9 twice. At the end of Row 14, Chain 1 instead of 3.
Rows 15-42 (it's really not that much): 1 Sc in each stitch across. Chain 1, turn.
Row 43: 1 Sc in each of the next 13 stitches, Chain 3 and skip 3 stitches. Sc in the next stitch and sc in each stitch to the end. Chain 1, turn.
Row 44: 1 Sc in each of the next 12 stitches, 3 sc in the chain space. 1 Sc in each of the next 14 stitches.

Finish off and weave ends.
Fold in half with the cable on the inside of bag at the dc/sc border and sew up sides.
Reverse bag so that cable is on the outside.

Flower Embellishment

Materials:

Crochet Hook size H (5.00 mm)
Any 2 color worsted weight yarn
Tapestry needle

Stitches:

Magic loop
Stitch marker
SC - single crochet
DC - double crochet

Pattern:

Using Main Color (Color of the clutch)
Round 1: Using the magic loop, 5 dc in the circle.
Round 2: Mark the beginning of this round. 2 sc in each of the 5 stitches.
Using Contrast Color
Round 3: Mark beginning of round. *5 dc in first stitch, 1 sc in next stitch* Repeat from * to * until beginning of round.

Finish off and sew anywhere on the purse.


I hope you enjoy this!

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