Crocodile Stitch Purse

Crocodile Stitch Purse

Crocodile Stitch Purse

Hook size: 4 mm

weight: 4 meduim

Foundation Row: Chain 38

Row 1: double crochet in each chain across row with 3 double crochet worked in each corner

Row 2: chain 3 this counts as first double crochet keeping right side front, work 4 double crochet around post of the first double crochet from top to bottom, chain 1, keeping right side facing, turning work so double crochet is sideways facing front, half scale made facing oppisite, work 5 double crochet around next double crochet working from bottom to top 1 scale done* chain 1, fold scale down, right side facing, skip next 5 double crochet, work 5 double crochet from top to bottom around post of next double crochet, chain 1 turn work, work 5 double crochet from bottom to top around post of next double crochet*, repeat from* to* across row. Turn work with wrong side facing, slip stitch in centre of last scale made to secure.

Row 3: double crochet across row and turn.

Row 4: chain 1 skip 5 double crochet* work 5 double crochet around post of next double crochet around post of nest crochet working stitches from top to bottom, chain 1 with right side facing turn work so that hook inserts from side of next double crochet and pooints towards centre of scale just worked, work 5 double crochet from bottom to top arpund next double crochet, chain 1 skip next 5 double crochet* repeat from * to* across ending with a slip stitch to secure and turn.

Row 5: double crochet across row and turn.

Repeat rows 2 through 5 for pattern.

When desired length is reached, work 4 additional rows with single crochet.

Sew in lining and handle.

Weave in all ends of the project in at least three different direction to ensure that the ends dont come loose through use.

By Pumpkin Spice

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