Crochet Side Kick Purse
½ Skein Worsted Weight Yarn (Such as Red Heart)
G, H & N Hooks
Button or other closure (Button I got was from Walmart)
With H Hook, Ch 26
Round 1: HDC in each st, DO NOT TURN
Rounds 2-16: Repeat Round 1
Round 17: sc in each st, fasten off and weave in ends.
With N Hook, Ch 30 (Strap will stretch longer)
Row 1: DC in each ch across
Fasten off and sew to inside of bag at outside edges.
Sew button on middle of bag above pocket.
Ch 10-20 depending how much of the bag you’ll want to be open when it is closed. Do a slip stitch in 1st ch to make a loop. Sew to center of bag on opposite side of button.
With G Hook, Ch 20
Row 1: HDC in each st, ch 1, turn.
Rows 2-11: Repeat Row 1
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Sew pocket onto purse leaving enough room for your closure. Remember to not sew the top shut. J
By Shellie Wilson. Shellie is the chief creative editor for Craftbits.