What You Need
Fabric quarter 18”x24”
Herringbone Stitch: Yarn over and insert your hook into the stitch, Yarn over and pull back through the stitch and the next loop on the hook. Yarn over and pull through one loop on the hook, Yarn over, pull through remaining two loops on the hook.
Diamond Stitch: Start at 3:48
Ch in multiples of 4 plus 3
Place fabric right side together, In the bottom right corner, measure 2″ away from the side and the bottom seam and trace a square. Pinching the corners of this square, match the bottom and side seams. Press flat, arrange the seams so that one points to the right and the other to the left. Pin and sew down. Then either fold the flap down to give extra body and sturdiness to the bottom of the bag or simply trim it off.
Fptr=Front Post Treble
Fptr2tog=Front Post Treble Crochet Two Together
Start with black sc around bag bottom sl st to first sc, once done you will do 2 Herringbone Stitch in every st around bag, then ch 2 and do 1 Herringbone Stitch in each st for 2 rounds.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, 1 sc in each st to end.
Rnd 6: Ch 2, 1 dc in each st to end.
Rnd 7: This is where you change your color, turn your work, ch 1, fptr around the third stitch from rnd 5. Sc in the next three stitches. Using the same fptr you will fptr2tog, then skip the next three st’s and fptr in the 4th post, then you will repeat to end.
Rnd 8: Change color to black, Ch 2, 1 dc in each st to end.
Rnd 9: Change color, Ch 1, sc in first 2 st’s, fptr in the first post from round 7, then skip 3 and fptr2tog using the point from the next 2 fptr in round 7. Repeat round 8-9 until purse is 7”.
Once done do a 1 sc in each st for 3 rounds. Finish off. Go to the corner of the purse attach yarn and ch3 skip next st and sc in next st then sl st in next st finish off. Do same thing for the other corner.
You don’t have to do this part if you don’t want to, but if you want to then you will take two pieces of fabric (the same size) and sew them together leaving the top open. You can make the box corners, put inner purse inside the purse, fold down the sides and sew top part of purse and inner purse together. Set aside.
Rnd 1: Ch 4 join, 8 hdc in ring.
Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st. Finish off and sew over the magnetic snap. Do the same thing for other side.
Row 1: Ch 7, turn
Row 2: 1 sc in each st, turn ch 1, repeat row 2 until strap is as long as you want.
Adjustable Strap- 23:01
Place hooks that are on straps on the ch 3 in corner of purse, now you can enjoy.