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Saturday, February 1, 2014

Heart Coin Purse


Materials:
Worsted Weight yarn
Crochet Hook Size H (5.00 mm)
Needle
Sewing Thread
Zipper (6 inches)

Abbreviations/ Stitches:
CH- Chain(s)
SC- Single Crochet
HDC- Half Double Crochet
SK- Skip
Picot- *sc, ch 2, slip stitch in the 2nd ch, sc* in the same stitch

Heart I
Start with slip knot and chain 2.
Round 1: sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, ch 1 and turn. (1 sc)
Round 2: 3 sc in the sc, ch 1 and turn. (3 sc)
Round 3: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (5 sc)
Round 4: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 3 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (7 sc)
Round 5: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 5 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (9 sc)
Round 6: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (11 sc)
Round 7: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 9 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (13 sc)
Round 8: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 11 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (15 sc)
Round 9: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 13 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (17 sc)
Round 10: sc across. ch 1 and turn. (17 sc)
Round 11: 2 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 15 sc, 2 sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (19 sc)
Round 12-15: sc across. ch 1 and turn. (19 sc)

Right Lobe:
Round 16: sc in the next 9. ch 1 and turn ( 9 sc)
Round 17: sc in the first sc, sk the next sc, sc in the next 7 sc. ch 1 and turn (8 sc)
Round 18: sc in the first sc, sk the next sc, sc in the next 4 sc, sk the next sc, sc in the last. ch 1 and turn. (6sc)
Round 19: sc in the first sc, sk the next sc, sc in the next 2 sc, sk the next sc, sc in the last. ch 1 and turn. (4sc)
Round 20: sc in the first sc, sc2tog, sc in the last. (3 sc)
Fasten off.

Left Lobe:
Follow the instruction in Round 16-20.
Round 21: sc around the heart. *sc, ch1, sc* at the bottom.

Heart II
Start with slip knot and chain 2.
Round 1: sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, ch 1 and turn. (1 sc)
Round 2: 3 sc in the sc, ch 1 and turn. (3 sc)
Round 3: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (5 sc)
Round 4: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 3 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (7 sc)
Round 5: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 5 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (9 sc)
Round 6: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (11 sc)
Round 7: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 9 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (13 sc)
Round 8: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 11 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (15 sc)
Round 9: 2sc in the first sc, sc in the next 13 sc, 2sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (17 sc)
Round 10: sc across. ch 1 and turn. (17 sc)
Round 11: 2 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 15 sc, 2 sc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (19 sc)
Round 12: sc across. ch 2 and turn. (19 sc)
Round 13: dc in the first sc, ch 17, sk 17 sc, dc in the last sc. ch 1 and turn. (ch2, dc, 17 ch, dc)
Round 14: sc across. ch 1 and turn. (19 sc)

Right Lobe:
Round 15: sc in the next 9. ch 1 and turn ( 9 sc)
Round 16: sc in the first sc, sk the next sc, sc in the next 7 sc. ch 1 and turn (8 sc)
Round 17: sc in the first sc, sk the next sc, sc in the next 4 sc, sk the next sc, sc in the last.
     ch 1 and turn. (6 sc)
Round 18: sc in the first sc, sk the next sc, sc in the next 2 sc, sk the next sc, sc in the last.
     ch 1 and turn. (4 sc)
Round 19: sc in the first sc, sc2tog, sc in the last. (3 sc)
Fasten off.

Left Lobe:
Follow the instruction in Round 15-19.
Round 20: sc around the heart. *sc, ch1, sc* at the bottom.

Assembling:
Round 1: Sew the zipper. The shortest I got is 7 inches, you can just cut it if it is too long.
Round 2: Facing wrong side together, sc together around.
Round 3: *sc in the next sc, picot in the next, sc in the next* repeat from * to * around.
Fasten off.





I prefer to sew the zipper by machine and it is the hardest part for me. It took me more than an hour to finish them all. And of course it wasn't fun because I broke a needle!