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A truly unique and stunning purse to crochet. Crocheting this wonderfully textured stitch and choosing your own vibrant color combination will make this a favorite accessory for many seasons. Cool leather fabric straps, bold metal rings, and the perfect shape and size complete this great crochet project. And the bold, beautiful fabric lining adds a colorful touch to enjoy every time you use this bag.
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Finished Crocheted Measurements:
-- 17 ½" [44.5 cm] at widest point
-- 14 ¼" [36 cm] long from center down
-- 25 ½" [65 cm] long from top of strap to bottom of purse
-- 19" [48.5 cm] straps (measured from top of metal ring to top of metal ring)
Yarn Used: GGH Samoa [50% Cotton/50% Acrylic; 1.75oz/50g (104yds/95m) per ball]: 4 balls in Brown #95 (Color A); 1 EACH in Light Blue #14 (Color B) and Turquoise #61 (Color C).
Pattern Gauge: 2 pattern group rep (measure from base of 1st 4-dc group to base of 3rd 4-dc group) = approximately 4 ¾" [12 cm] and 6 rows = approximately 4 ¼" [11 cm] measured from highest point to lowest point on I/9 [5.5mm] hook.
Yarn Label Gauge and Information:A medium/worsted weight cotton blend yarn with a gauge of 4 stitches and 6 rows = 1" on US size 6 - 8 needles..
Total Yardage Required: Approximate total yardage required: 416 yds [380 m] in Color A; and 104 yds [95 m] EACH in Colors B and C.
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Crochet Hook Used: Size I/9 [5.5mm].
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