This post includes affiliate links.
Welcome to Part 2 of the Crochet Along for the Purple Passion Project Purse. I hope you all enjoyed the Part 1 of the bag and realized what a great stitch the thermal stitch really is. I am sure you are starting to think about other awesome projects using this stitch.
In Part 2 we will be working on the main body of the purse. You will have one week to finish it before the next part will be released.
To see all the information about the Purple Passion Project Purse Crochet Along, please check out the MAIN LINK HERE!
To see other stunning free crochet bag or purse patterns, check out my collection HERE!
Also be sure to add this pattern to your Raverly Favorites by clicking the button below.
If you add this pattern to you Ravelry Favorites and share it on social media as a link, I will be able to share a lot more free crochet patterns for you all.
Be sure to use the hashtag #PurplePassionProjectPurseCAL on social media, so I can follow along on your journey to create this awesome bag.
Also remember to please join my Facebook Crochet Group so you can share your progress pictures with us and also get feedback or answers to questions you may have about this project or other ones in the future.
During this Part of the Crochet Along for the Purple Passion Project Purse we will be working on the sides and main body of the purse which features the Tri Squares stitch.
Be sure to check out my tutorial HERE. I show how to do it in a row, but explain how you would do it if you would do it in a round as you are in this pattern.
Next week, we will work rest of the bag which is the top edge and the handle of the purse which features the Linked Treble Crochet stitch. Finally, we are adding some buttons and then show off our beautiful crochet project bags to everyone.
In case, you do not want to wait for all the parts to be released you can easily purchase the pdf for this pattern with all the parts included in one file.
In addition, I created a downloadable pdf for you all, that has all the pictures as references added to the back of the pattern. So you can choose whether you want to print them or not. That can save you a lot of ink in the long run.
How to crochet Part 2 of the Purple Passion Project Purse Crochet Along
- 8 in height (without counting the handle x 18 in diameter inches if lying flat
- botton of bag is 5 inches x 12 inches
Stitches used (US terms) for all Parts 1 thru 3:
Click HERE to learn these basic stitches
- dc = double crochet
- ch = chain
- sc = single crochet
- blo = back loop only
- sl st = slip stitch
- fp = front post
- bp = back post
- thermal stitch
- Linked tr = Linked Treble Crochet
- Tri Square = 3 FPDC, 3 BPDC
- Thermal stitch
3 dc in Tri Square Stitch x 2 rounds = 1 square inch
Be sure to check out my Tutorial for the Tri Squares stitch pattern HERE.
Now you will go around the rectangle you just made.
Round 1: Ch 1, 16 sc along the short side, 1 sc in the corner, place 40 sc along the long side, 1 sc in the corner, 16 sc along the short side (74 sts) -> You are only going 3/4 of the way of the round, then starting the new round
You will now start the next round on the long side.
Round 2: Ch 2, 1 dc in each st all around, sl st to the first st (114 sts) (see the picture reference on how to do the first 40 dc’s)
Round 3: Ch 2, *1 FPDC in the next 3 sts, 1 BPDC in the next 3 sts, repeat from * all around, sl st to the first st, (114 sts)
Round 4: Ch 2, *1 BPDC in the next 3 sts, 1 FPDC in the next 3 sts, repeat from * all around, sl st to the first st, (114 sts)
Round 5 – 19: repeat rounds 3 and 4
Next Saturday, part 3 will be release, featuring the Linked Treble Crochet stitch.
Please share the Crochet Along to the Purple Passion Project Purse on social media! That helps me share the free patterns with crocheters around the world. Thank you