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Sunday, March 13, 2016

Free 4 in 1 Celebrity Handbag Crochet Pattern©

Free 4 in 1 Celebrity Handbag Crochet Pattern©
By Connie Hughes Designs©
1 Bag 4 Looks
To fit any girls mood!
 This bag comes with 4 snap on faces and 4 different snap on handles...
to fit any girl and any of her moods!
Who wants just 1 bag when you can have 4!
Seriously can a girl ever have to many purses?








Red Heart Super Saver Yarns used in Pattern:
1 Skein of Bright Yellow (you will have left over yarn)
Small Amounts of yarns:
Glowworm Green
Turquoise
Pretty in Pink
Light Grey
Purple
Buff
White
Black
Red
Hooks used in Pattern:
4.5
F (3.75mm)
Other Materials used in Pattern:
Snaps Size 4 (to make all of the characters & the bag you will need 14 Female snaps & 5 male snaps)
Sewing Needle & Thread
2 Tiny Black Buttons (for Angry Bird Eyes)
2 Small Black Buttons 7/16"
Black Embroidery Floss
2 Small Felt Circles in Pink
Light Green Felt
Dark Green Felt
Yellow Felt
Orange Felt
White Felt
Brown Felt
Tan Felt
Yellow Ribbon
The finished purse is about 6" long & 4 ½" tall.
To make the bottom of the Purse: with Bright Yellow Yarn & 4.5 Hook
Making an oval can be tricky sometimes so if you need help there is a Crochet Oval Video Tutorial at the bottom:
Ch13
Row 1. 1sc in 11sts, 3sc in the last st, 1sc in 10sts, 2sc in the last.
Put stitch marker in the last stitch.
Row 2. 2sc, 1sc in 10sts, 2sc in the next 3sts, 1sc in next 11sts, 2sc in the next 1st.
Row 3. 2sc in 2, 1sc in the 12sts, 2sc in the next 3sts, 1sc in the next 13sts, 2 c in next 1st.
Row 4. 2sc in 2sts, 1sc in 15sts, 2sc in the next 3sts, 1sc in 16sts, 2sc in 1.
Row 5. 2sc in 2, 1sc in 18, 2sc in 1, 1sc in 2, 2sc in 1, 1sc in 18sts, 2sc.
Row 6. 1sc in 2sts, 2sc in 2, 1sc in 19, 2sc in 1, 1sc in 2, 2sc in 2, 1sc in 19sts
2sc in the last st-54sts.
Continue on to row 7 below.
Photo 1

Photo 2


Photo 1 is the bottom of the bag, you want the oval to lay flat. But don’t worry
if it curls a little. Now to make the sides of the bag.

Row 7. 1sc in each st around.
Rows 8-22. 1sc in each st around, in the last row wk sts until your near the edge and FO.

To make the Flap opening/closure: with Bright Yellow Yarn & 4.5 Hook
You want to make sure that you have the same number of stitches on each side of the bag like in photo 3 (I had 6sts on each side).


Attach yarn to the back and on the right side with a slst & ch1.
Row 1. 1sc in 13sts, ch1 & turn.
Rows 2-14. repeat row 1
Row 15. dec1sc, 1sc in 9, dec1sc, ch1 & turn.
Row 16. dec1sc, 1sc in 7, dec1sc, ch1 & turn.
Row 17. dec1sc, 1sc in 5, dec1sc, ch1 & turn.
Row 18. dec1sc, 1sc in 3, dec1sc, ch1 do not turn.
With an F Hook 
Row 19. 1sc in each st around entire bag and FO.
                       Photo 3                

Photo 4

Once your bag is done put your snaps in place.
Place 1 male snap on the front flap like in the photo below.
    Photo 5
Place a male snap on the inside flap like in the photo below.
   Photo 6

Place a female snap on the front of the bag like in the photo below.
Photo 7


Place 1 male snap on each side of the bag like in the photo below.
    Photo 8

To make the Character Faces: with Buff/Red/White Yarn & F Hook (make 2 for each face).
Photo 9


Ch2
Row 1. 6sc in the 2nd st from the hook.
Row 2. 2sc in each st around-12sts.
Row 3. 1sc, 2sc in the next st-18sts.
Row 4. 1sc in 2, 2sc in the next st-24sts.
Row 5. 1sc in 3, 2sc in the next st-30sts.
Row 6. 1sc in 4, 2sc in the next st and FO-36sts

Photo 10 (make 2)

To make the Hair: with Turquoise Yarn & F Hook
Ch13
Row 1. 1sc in 12sts, ch1 & turn.
Row 2. dec1sc, 1sc in 8, dec1sc, ch1 & turn.
Row 3. dec1sc, 1sc in 6, dec1sc, ch1 & turn.
Row 4. dec1sc, 1sc in 4, dec1sc and FO
Attach small black buttons just below where the hair will be and sew in place.
With black embroidery floss make eyelashes and smile. 
Hot glue or sew 2 small pink circles on for cheeks.
Photo 11
Photo 12

On the other round circle attach snap and sew into place (like in photo 12 above). Then wk 1sc around both faces in Buff (making sure that the sides with the buttons and snap are facing out and that the snap is in the up position like in the photo above.
Photo 13

To make the Turquoise Curls: with Turquoise Yarn & D Hook (make 3 on each side).
Ch13
1sc in 12sts, when you reach the top ch13 again and repeat, end with a slst and FO.
To make the Turquoise Handle/ Yellow Minion Arms: Turquoise/Bright Yellow Yarn & D Hook

Photo 14

Ch2
Row 1. 4sc in the 2nd st from the hook.
Row 2. 2sc in each st-8sts.
Row 3. 1sc in each st around-8sts.
Repeat until handle measures about 12" and FO.
Sew 1 female snap on each end of the turquoise handle.

To make the Minion Hands: with Black Yarn & D Hook (make 2)
Ch2 
Row 1. wk 6sc in the 2nd st from the hook.
Row 2. 2sc in each st-12sts.
Row 3. 1sc in 12sts.
Rows 4-5. repeat row 3, ch2.
Row 6. wk 2hdc in the BLO and FO.

To make the Fingers:
Row 1. Ch5, wk 1slst in 4 
Row 2. Ch6, wk 1slst in 5
Row 3. repeat row 2 and FO.
Sew on to the hand.
Snap placement on the Minion Arm Handles:
On 1 arm you will put 1 male snap and on the other side place 1 female snap.
Photo 15
On the other arm you will put 1 female snap on the top part of arm and 1 female snap on the hand.
Photo 16
To make the Ringlets: with Turquoise/Bright Yellow & D Hook
Ch16, wk 3sc in each st across and FO. (make 2)
Ch24, repeat and make 2 and FO. (make 2)
To make the Bows: with (Turquoise & F Hook) (Pretty in Pink & D Hook)
Photo 17
Ch7
Row 1. 1sc in 6sts, ch1 & turn.
Row 2. dec1sc, 1sc in 2, dec1sc, ch1 & turn.
Row 3. 1sc in 4sts, ch1 & turn.
Row 4. dec1sc, dec1sc, ch1 & turn.
Row 5. 2sc in each st, ch1 & turn.
Row 6. 1sc in 4sts, ch1 & turn.
Row 7. 2sc, 1sc in 2, 2sc, ch1 & turn.
Row 8. 1sc in 6sts, ch1 & turn.
Row 9. repeat row 8 and FO.
To make the center of the bow: 
Ch7, wk 1sc in 6sts and FO, sew around the center of the bow.
To make the Goggles for the Minion Eye: with Light Grey Yarn 
Photo 18
Row 1. In the FLO wk 1sc in 5, 2sc in the next st.
Rows 2-3. 1sc in 42sts.
Row 4. 1sc in the BLO in each st.
Row 5. 1sc in each st
Rows 6-7. repeat tow 5 and FO. 

To make the 2 small pieces on each side of the Goggles: with Light Grey Yarn & D Hook
Ch6
Row 1. wk 1sc in 5sts, ch1 & turn.
Rows 2-3. repeat and FO. 
Sew one on each side.
With brown felt cut out round eye, cut a small round circle in black for the pupil. Glue in place with hot glue or fabric glue.

Cut out an eyelid in yellow and sew in place.

To make the Angry Bird's Eye Brows: with Black Yarn & D Hook
Photo 19
Ch14
Row 1. wk 1hdc in the 3rd st from the hook, 1hdc in 2, 1sc in 2, 1slst in 2, 1sc in 2, 1hdc in 3 and FO.

Cut out eyes with white and black felt, sew the tiny black buttons onto the white pieces of felt. Glue the black felt to the face and then glue the white piece of felt on top of the black. Cut out a beak and glue just under the eyes. With tan felt cut out the piece that goes under the beak and glue that in place. Sew the eyebrows above the eyes. 

To make the 2 top pieces on the head: with Red Yarn & D Hook
Ch7, 1sc in 6sts, wk 1slst down inside the face and ch6, 1sc in 5sts, wk 1slst down inside the face and FO. 

To make the Strap: with Glowworm Green Yarn & F Hook
Ch6
Row 1. 1sc in 5sts, ch1 & turn.
Repeat until the strap is the desired length. I made mine about 18" long and FO. 
Sew 1 females snap on each end of strap.
Photo 20
To make the Little Green Pig that is attached to the strap: with Glowworm Green Yarn & D Hook
Photo 21
Repeat rows 1-4 of the character faces above. 
Row 5. ch2 wk 2hdc in the same st, ch2, wk 1slst in the same st as the 2hdc, 1sc in the next 2sts, wk 1slst in the next st, ch2, wk 2hdc in the same st as the slst, ch2, 1slst in the same st and FO. 

Cut out a small crown and glue in place. Cut out nose with light green felt and 2 holes for the nose in dark green. 2 small pieces in dark green for the ears, 2 small white pieces for the eyes. I used a permanent marker in black for the pupils.

To make the Small Flower: with Bright Yellow Yarn & D Hook
Ch2
Row 1. 6sc in the 2nd st from the hook.
Row 2. 2sc in each st and FO.
Attach Purple with a slst and ch4.
Row 3. 1sc, 1hdc, 1dc, sk 1st, 1sc in the next st, 1slst in the next st, ch4 and repeat all the way around and FO.
To make the Hello Kitty Ears: with White Yarn & D hook (make 2) 
Photo 22
(the bow pattern is above)
Join with a slst and ch1
Row 1. wk 1sc in 5sts, ch1 & turn.
Row 2. repeat row 1
Row 3. dec1sc, 1sc in 3, ch1 & turn.
Row 4. dec1sc, dec1sc and FO. 

Cut out 2 small pieces of black felt for eyes and glue in place. Cut out a small piece of yellow felt for the nose and glue that in place. With black yarn make 3 whiskers on each side of face. 

To make the Strap: with White, Pretty in Pink, Bright Yellow & D Hook
Ch71, wk 1slst in the 2nd st from the hook, ch70 and FO. Make 2 in each color. 
To make the end pieces: with White/Pretty in Pink Yarn & F Hook (make 2)
Photo 23
Photo 24
Ch6
Row 1. 1sc in 5, ch1 & turn.
Rows 2-5. repeat row 1
Row 6. 1sc in the BLO in each st, ch1 & turn.
Rows 7-10. repeat row 1 and FO. 

Sew the ends of each of the ch71 to the pink or white end piece. Braid the 6 strands together and sew the braided strands to the other end piece. Sew 1 female snap on each end piece. You are now done with your celebrity handbag.

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