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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Coin Purse {Free Pattern}

Please do not sell this pattern or post it on the internet.If you sell anything made with this pattern, please give me credit for the pattern.

Skill Level: Easy
Gauge: 8 sc and 8 rows = 2”

- Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn
- Crochet Hook US Size G6/4.00mm
- Scissors, Needle & thread (coordinating color)

- Metal Frame Kiss Clap Arch (13x7cm)
Pattern Key:
Ch = Chain
Sc = Single Crochet
Sl St = Slip Stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Rnd 1: Start with a magic ring, sc 8 into the ring, sl st on top of 1st sc to join. (8 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around, join. (16 sc)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, (2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next) 8 times, join. (24 sc)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, (2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 2 sts) 8 times, join. (32 sc)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, (2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 3 sts) 8 times, join. (40 sc)
Rnd 6: Ch 1, (2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 4 sts) 8 times, join.(48 sc) **If you don't want your coin purse to be too large, stop at skip round 7 and continue from Rnds 8-21. You will now have a total of 20 rounds.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, (2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 5 sts) 8 times, join. (56 sc)
Rnds 8-21: Ch 1, 1 sc in each st around, join. (56 sc)

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.


With needle and coordinating color thread, sew the clasp and purse together. Be patient, this is the most time consuming part of the whole project.

 Copyright 2015, Alessandra Hayden. All rights reserved.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Yarn, Hook and Pattern Giveaway

It has been awhile since I hosted a giveaway, it was about time to have something fun, because if you follow my page, you must love to crochet and love yarn!
The giveaway is happening on instagram, I am giving away two skeins of Magico II yarn, it's soft and the colors are lovely, a beautiful hook with clay handle and some patterns, too.
Visit: http://www.instagram.com/justbehappycrochet to enter. The winners will be announced on Sunday, September 27.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Lace Flower Vest

This is my Lace Flower Vest, I wanted to make a filet crochet design for awhile and when I signed up to compete in Design Wars I figured it was the perfect time to make it happen.
You can find the pattern HERE.

Designed by Jackie's Design Studio