Saturday, April 26, 2014

Little Chihuahua Purse Crochet Pattern

This is the 2nd crochet pattern 
in the series of Patterns I am designing
 to match my logo.
The Purse measures 
approximately 7 1/2 inch across
You can also just make the center part 
and make it into a cute little pillow.


See The Video Tutorial on my Youtube Channel at This LINK

Little Chihuahua Purse Crochet Pattern by Sara Sach
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Skill - Easy

Material -
Hook- H
Yarn Needle
Button - 3/4 to 1 inch
Yarn - Worsted weight Yarn (4) - Red Heart Super Saver, 2 colors ( C1, C2)
             small amount of black and White for eyes.

Stitches and Terms -
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single Crochet  (sc)
Half Double Crochet  (hdc)
Double Crochet  (dc)

Gauge - 4 hdc = 1 inch

Notes: Ch 2 at ends of rounds  counts as a hdc.
Rounds are joined with slst.

Start With the Back of Purse:

R : 1 - With C1, Ch 3, 9 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook,
 join  with a sl st to the 1st hdc to form a circle, ch 1 ( 10 hdc)

R : 2 - 2 hdc in each hdc around. join, ch2( 20 hdc)

R : 3 - * 2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in the next st, Repeat from * around, 
join, ch2 ( 30 hdc)

R : 4 - * 2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in the next 2 st, Repeat from * around. 
join, Ch2 (40 hdc)

R : 5 - - * 2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in the next 3 st, Repeat from * around. 
join, Ch2 (50 hdc)

R : 6 - * 2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in the next 4 st, Repeat from * around.
 join, Ch2 (60 hdc)

R : 7 - * 2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in the next 5 st, Repeat from * around.
 join, Ch2 (70 hdc)

R : 8 - Stitching in the back loop of previous round, 1 hdc in each st around,
 join,Ch 2 (70 hdc)
R : 9 - 1 hdc in each hdc, ch 9, join ch to the last hdc to form the button  loop,
  tie off, weave in ends.( 70 hdc)

Front of Purse - Note: Ch 1 at ends of rounds do not count as a st.

R : 1 - With black yarn, Ch 3, 10 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 
join  with a sl st to the 1st hdc to form a circle, ch 2 ( 10 hdc)

R : 2 - Change to C2, 1 hdc in each hdc, join, ch 2 (10 hdc)

R : 3 - Repeat R : 2

R : 4 -  2 hdc in each hdc around. join, ch2( 20 hdc)

R : 5 - * 2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in the next st, Repeat from * around, 
join, Ch2 ( 30 hdc)

R : 6 - * 2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in the next 2 st, Repeat from * around.
 join, Ch2 (40 hdc)

R : 7 - - * 2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in the next 3 st, Repeat from * around.
 join, Ch2 (50 hdc)

R : 8 - Change to C1,* 2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in the next 4 st, Repeat from
 * around. join, Ch2 (60 hdc)

R : 9 - * 2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in the next 5 st, Repeat from * around. join,
Ch2 (70 hdc)

R : 10 - Stitching in the back loop of previous round, 1 hdc in each st around, join,
 ch 2 ( 70 hdc)

R : 11 - 1 hdc in each hdc, tie off, weave in ends.( 70 hdc)

Lay the Front of the purse and the back of purse together, right sides out, 
join yarn to the top right side of the purse through both the back and front, 
sl st around the purse, leaving a 6 inch opening at the top, 
be careful to center the button loop.

Sew a button on the top flap of the purse, lined up with the button loop.
The Varigated and Green Purse turned out pretty good too.
Face:

With Black yarn embroider the mouth. See Pic.

Eyes - Make 2

R : 1 -With Black yarn, Ch 3, 5 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join (5hdc)

R : 2 - Change to White yarn, ch1,  2 hdc in each hdc around, join,  (10 hdc)

Tie off, leaving a 12 inch tail for sewing eye on the front of hat. Weave in the ends.

Ears_- Make 2

Ch 10, skip 1st ch, 1 sc in next 8 chs, 2 sc in the last ch, 
working down the opposite side of the ch, 1 sc in the next 8 chs, TURN

1 hdc in the 1st 5sts, 1 sc in the next 5, turn working down the opposite side of the ear,
 1 sc in the next 5 sts, 1 hdc in the last 5 sts,  tie off and set aside

Make 2, lay the 2 ears together,  with right sides facing out. starting at the bottom right
 sl st up the side of the ear, sewing the 2 sides together, in the top st, ch 3,(  picot st)
 join with a sl st to the same sl st, then continue to sl st down the other side of the ear.

Place ears at the top of R : 8, where you changed back to C1. 
One on each side of the face.

Handle -

With 1 strand each of C1 and C2 ch 50, then turn and Sl st back up the ch. 
attach an to the side of the purse , where the opening begins. 
Back of purse and button placement. 

Pattern 1 of the Series Is the 
Chihuahua Hat For Humans
You can find that Pattern at this
LINK

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