Magnolia Purse by Isa Catepillán

Magnolia Purse

June 2019
Thread ?
8 dc = 1 1/4" and 5 rnds = 4 1/2" in diameter
1.5 mm
480 yards (439 m)
12" wide and 11 1/4" long, excluding strap and fringe.
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Use a floral-themed mandala to create the perfect market bag! This stunning bag is worked from the center out in two pieces, then seamed. It’s perfect for bringing to summer flower markets.

Difficulty Easy

Finished Size 12” wide and 11 1/4” long, excluding strap and fringe.

Yarn Lizbeth Size 3 cotton thread (distributed by Handi Hands) (100% Egyptian mercerized cotton; 120 yd (110 m) /1 3/4 oz (50 g); ): #610 cream, 4 balls.

Hook Size 8/1.5 mm steel crochet hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Yarn needle.

Gauge 8 dc = 1 1/4” and 5 rnds = 4 1/2” in diameter.

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  • Bag is worked in two pieces from the center out. Back is fastened off at end of last row, and front joins to back using joining round.

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