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Crochet Purses - the simple ones



Last year I ordered a few purse frame from one of my favourite online shop. But I was waiting a couple weeks to complete the first purses. Before Christmas I have already showed an Insta picture from my WIP purses. There was two simple designs and a granny one.



I am a bad blogger, I forgot to to take a picture from the finished granny purse I made for my sister-in-law. She was very happy about her gift :) This purse was a little bit bigger, made up to a 5" frame. 

Now I would like to show the other two purses from closer to inspire you.
I used SMC Catania for all of my wallets. I think mercerized cotton yarn is the perfect choice when resistance is important. (I had some bad experience with wool blends in this field.)

The fuchsia (purple) one is also a bit bigger piece than a normal coin purse. The frame has silver color and so shiny. (On the third picture you can see me in the clasp...) 



I don't have personal favourite, but if I would have, it would be this red one. Red is my all time favourite color and I love polka dots too. It is a smaller one, just 8 cm wide and approx. the same tall. The frame is embossed antique brass. 



I lined my purses with cotton fabric for a better look. I really enjoyed crocheting these purses, it was easy after I found the right gauge, maybe sewing to the frame was the most challenging part. 

Wish you happy crocheting!

You can find these purses in my shop

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Comments

  1. They all look very nice! The granny-one is very lovely, the purple one has a very nice colour, but I think my favorit is als the red one, because I love red too and it's beautiful because of the simplicity. Well done!

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  2. I love these...especially the red & purple ones. they are gorgeous!
    Jessica

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  3. These would make great gifts! so cute...

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  4. These are perfect I love the linings :)

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  5. These are so sweet! I love that polka dot lining. Well done!

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  6. so cute!!!!!
    xxx Alessandra

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  7. They are just wonderful!:) I too like red color!
    Making these purses have always been on my list but I do not get those frames with holes. Do you know about any online store selling these frames?

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  8. Beautiful purses! I bet the granny one looked great. I make things, give them away and forget to take photos too :) xx

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  9. Those a really great. I love the red one too.

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  10. Super cute Hanni!!!! Pinning:) New follow. Follow back http://www.sewsweetvintage.com/2013/01/sweet-heart-pillow-upcycle.html

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  11. I love your crocheted pouches, Hanni!!! My compliments!Would love to have you visit me sometime.
    Have a fabulous weekend!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  12. This is adorable..Love the beautiful & cute purses.. I want one now!! hehe
    Love ~

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  13. Stopping by from Sara's link party. You know I already love these :) Thanks for linking up to Hookin on Hump Day!

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  14. They are so pretty! Especially the purple one. Love your blog dear Hanni, and am following along :-)
    hugs
    jutta

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  15. Love these! thanks so much for sharing on craft schooling Sunday!

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  16. these are so lovely!

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  17. These are so cute :D I've tried to make this before but I failed so it's still in the "to-do" box ;)

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