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Friday, March 23, 2018

Market Coin Purse

Hey Friends! 

Got a real cute, quick little pattern for you this week! It's a taste of summer to come. I love the change of seasons, and unfortunately here we're still waiting for signs of spring. We keep bracing for more snow and winter never seems to end. I usually transition to creating more useful accessories, and home goods in spring time and summer. I tend to focus less on fashion and more on use.

Here for you is a sweet little goody. I've been using my adorable Bitty Berries Coin Purse for months and months now, and it still looks amazing. It could use a good turn through the washer though. One thing I love about acrylic yarn is its ability to be machine washed and dried. I routinely wash my kids' boot cuffs and mittens throughout fall and winter. The always come out looking spectacular. I wash my hanging towels too.

Now is the time for a good spring cleaning. And when you're cleaning out that purse, messenger bag or backpack, next time you need a small pouch for something special, reach for this! When you make it yourself, you ensure a perfect match every time.

Let's get started!

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Market Coin Purse

Hook: G6/4mm Hook
Yarn: 4 medium/worsted weight (I Love This Yarn Metallic in Coral Sparkle)
Gauge: 4 stitch repeats = apx. 2”
Difficulty: easy
Materials: 1” button, tapestry needle
Finished Size: 3.5” wide, 2.5” tall

Special Stitches:
(sc, hdc)- make both a sc and a hdc together in the same st, then skip the next stitch. When working subsequent rows, be sure to work in the sc sts of previous row.
Sc2tog- single crochet two together, a sc decrease stitch.
Hdc2tog- half double crochet two together, a hdc decrease stitch.


Chain 13
Row 1: sc in second ch from hook, and in each ch across, ch 1, turn. (12 sts)
Row 2: sk first st, (sc,hdc) in next st, *sk next st, (sc,hdc) in next st*, repeat ** across, ch 1, turn. (6 repeats/12 sts)
Rows 3-18: repeat row 2.
Row 19: sc2tog, *sk next st, (sc,hdc)*, repeat ** four times, sc2tog in last two sts, ch 1, turn (5 repeats/10 sts)
Row 20: sc2tog, *(sc,hdc), sk next st*, repeat ** three times, hdc2tog in last two sts, ch 1, turn (4 repeats/8 sts)
Row 21: sc2tog, (sc,hdc), sk next st, (sc,hdc), sk next st, hdc2tog, ch 1, turn. (2 repeats/6 sts)
Row 22: sc2tog, ch 2, sk 2 sts, sc2tog (buttonhole made), do not break yarn.


Pivot work, keep right side facing, ch 1, sc evenly around entire edge of purse as follows:
Make one sc per row down raw edge, sc in each st along bottom, and make 1 sc per row up other raw edge, make 2 sc in buttonhole ch-sp. Join the round when complete. Fasten off.
Fold up bottom half of purse and line up stitches in order to slip stitch along both sides. Insert your hook through both layers and draw up a loop where you can sl st purse closed by working from bottom of purse up, sl st across opening (for both decorative and structural purposes), and sl st through both layers back down other side.

Note: Which side you start on will depend on whether you are right or left handed. With front of purse facing, I, a left hander worked this step from left to right, I assume for a right hander the process would be reversed.

Weave in all ends and sew button securely to center front of purse.

© Haute Kippy 2018

You may sell items made from this pattern, but please be courteous, always credit Haute Kippy with the original design and link to my blog when possible. Do not use my photographs to sell items. Do not copy, repost or distribute this pattern in part or in whole. Sharing paid patterns is a form of copyright infringement.

Enjoy your fabulous little purse, and if you celebrate, a Blessed Easter! Otherwise, enjoy Springtime- and we'll see you again soon for more fun functional  crocheted goodies!

xo- Bethany

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Sadie Boot Cuffs

Hi friends!

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Is spring here yet? Nope. It's still boot weather. Good. Here's one more late season boot cuff pattern for you. Recently I've been exploring with some textured stitches. I even made up my own. I'm sure it's not original, it's most likely been done before, there are literally thousands of crocheters who have been crocheting for hundreds of years. Truly, it's all been done in one form or another. But that doesn't mean we can't have fun, and celebrate it when something that looks really pretty comes out of our brains! This is what I made with my "made up" textured stitch.

Sneak Peek: This adorable coin purse is also coming soon to the blog! I just have so many wonderful fun ideas for you guys! I am truly blessed with divine inspiration. There's simply no other explanation as to how I am able to come up with this stuff. God is so Good!

If you love boot cuffs...

then this one will be a treat for you. I also have two other super cute boot cuff designs, the Pom Pom Boot Cuff and the Sweet Scallops Boot Cuff. The scallops are still my total fav. but the plush and chic Sadie gives them a run for their money.

The stitch o' the day here is the zigzag puff stitch. If you've never tried it then you're in for some fun. I love the way it makes the textile look almost woven! The stitch is pretty easy, I've provided a brief description for you, but if you're just not getting it, be sure to google some youTube videos to watch. There are tons of great tutorials out there. It's honestly, how I learned to crochet. I'm completely self taught!

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For these boot cuffs, I've made my samples using two types of yarns. Both are 4 medium worsted weight, but I've shown you two to illustrate how both yarns can work here. Pictured is shiny and smooth Red Heart Soft in Wheat; and fluffy, soft, I Love This Yarn in Graymist.

I Love This Yarn in Graymist

Red Heart Soft in Wheat

Sadie Boot Cuffs - Free Crochet Pattern

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Hook: H8/5mm
Yarn: medium 4, worsted weight
Gauge: 7 puffs = 4”
Difficulty: Easy
Finished Size: adult, 5.5” tall 12” around before stretching to fit

Special Stitches:
Zigzag puff stitch- insert hook into indicated stitch, yo draw up a loop, yo, draw up a loop two more times, 6 loops on hook, yo, pull through, ch 1, skip 1 stitch.

Notes: Boot cuffs are worked in rows to create ribbed cuff, then joined, and worked in the round to create the decorative top. Repeat directions twice to make a set of two matching cuffs.


Make two.
Chain 12
Row 1: hdc in second ch from hook, and in each ch across, ch 1, turn. (10 sts)
Row 2: hdc in each st across, ch 2, turn. (10 sts)

Rows 3-22: repeat row 2.
Row 23: hdc in each st across, ch 1, bring up foundation row of cuff to make a tube, line up stitches and sl st across through both sides to close tube. Do not break yarn, pivot work in order to stitch along raw edge of cuff, ch 1.

Round 1: keeping right side facing, sl st evenly and loosely around top of cuff, do not join, ch 2 (apx. 3 sts for every two rows for a total of 36 sts)
Round 2: skip first st, puff stitch in next st, continue working puff stitch around (18 puffs), join to first puff made with a sl st, ch 2, turn.
Rounds 3-6: repeat round 2. (for round 6 only, chain 1 at end of round and do not turn.)
Round 7: keeping right side facing, sc in each st around, join, fasten off, weave in ends.

Enjoy this pattern! 

xo- Bethany

© Haute Kippy 2018


You may sell items made from this pattern, but please be courteous, always credit Haute Kippy with the original design and link to my blog when possible. Do not use my photographs to sell items. Do not copy, repost or distribute this pattern in part or in whole. Sharing paid patterns is a form of copyright infringement.

Original pattern “Sadie Boot Cuffs” copyright Haute Kippy by Bethany Sypolt Crochet Designs 2018