Beaded Clutch Purse

Beaded Clutch Purse
Beaded Clutch Purse

Crochet Patterns - Beaded Clutch Purse

This beaded clutch purse is suitable for a child. To make an elegant evening bag, use double strands of metallic yarn and simulated pearls.

Materials: 2 ounces 4-ply knitting worsted; 95 wooden beads, Hook size G.

Gauge: 4 sc = 1 inch; 7 rows = 2 inches.

Body: Ch 22.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat till it measures 10". Fasten off.

Flap: String 95 beads on yarn. Draw beads up as needed. Starting at center, ch 3. Join with sl St to first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in ring. Join with sl st.

Rnd 2: * Sc in next sc, draw up a bead, sc in same sc; repeat from * around (16 sc, 8 beads). Join.

Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, draw up a bead; repeat from * around (16 sc, 16 beads).

Rnd 4: Ch 3 to count as first dc, draw up a bead, dc at base of ch-3, * draw up a bead, dc in next sc, draw up a bead, dc in same sc; repeat from * around (32 dc, 32 beads). Ch 3 turn.

Rnd 5: Dc in base of ch-3, dc in next 16 dc, 2 dc in next dc (20 dc). Ch 3, turn.

Rnd 6: Work 2 dc in each dc with a bead next to each dc except last dc (40 dc, 39 beads). Fasten off.

Finishing: Sc flap to bag on right side. Fold bag body; sc sides.

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