Green Chenille Purse

Green Chenille Purse
1 skein any color of Lion brand chenille yarn
small amount of size 10 thread for flowers
3 plastic pearls
size F or G hook
size 7 hook

using F or G hook
Ch 18, Dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in remaining stitches (17 dc) turn
Rnds 1 – 31 : ch 3 (counts as 1st dc) dc across, turn (17 dc)
Finish off (cut thread)
Fold piece up to 24th row, Pin evenly on each side.
Attach thread to bottom of right side, crocheting through both thicknesses, sc up side,
then sc around flap, sc through both thicknesses down other side. You should now have a purse
with a flap.
Purse Handle:
1st row: Attach thread to 1st row of dc, ch desired length , being careful not to twist
chain, attach with sl st to other side, ch 1 turn.
2nd row: sc around chain “handle” just made. This creates a thicker purse handle.
finish off.

FLOWERS: using size 10 thread & size 7 hook , ch 7 sl st in first ch to form a ring.
1st rnd: working inside ring, sl st in ring *ch 3 2 dc ch3 sl st in ring repeat from *5 times ending with
sl st do not turn (6 petals)
2nd rnd: ch 1 ,*sc around back of 2nd dc of 1st petal, ch 5 repeat from * around end with
sl st in beginning sc (5 ch5 loops)
3rd rnd: (sc, 2 dc, ch3, 2 dc, sc, ch3) in each loop***keep work in back of 1st round.
Finish off leaving a long thread to sew pearl to middle.
Make 2 more flowers as above.
I attached the flowers to the front of the purse with fabric glue.

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