Happy Friday Friends! I hope you had a wonderful week! The next pattern in the holiday series is finally here. Continue reading below for the free pattern!
Today we will be making a clutch wristlet with a zipper closure. What I love about this project is that you can easily customize it by changing the size, texture or even adding color work. Have fun with it and get creative.
The stitch featured today is the waistcoat stitch. If you are unfamiliar with this stitch, please watch the tutorial that is on my channel here.
Let's get started.
Materials (Links pending):
3mm braided cotton cord
6.5 mm crochet hook
swivel lobster clasp
* Pattern is written in standard US terms*
* A tutorial for the waistcoat single crochet stitch is available here.
* Gauge: 4"x4" = 10 stitches x 12 rows wsc
* Finished measurements: 9.5" width / 5.25" height
Make a slip knot, chain 21.
Round 1: 2sc into second chain from hook. Sc into the next 18 chains. 4sc into the last chain. Continuing on the other side, sc into the next 18 chains. 2sc into the first chain of the round. Place marker. (44 stitches).
Round 2 - 13: Waistcoat sc into every stitch in the round. (44 stitches)
Round 14: Waistcoat sc into 43 stitches. Attach the 12mm to the side of your clutch by single crocheting it to the final stitch of the round (refer to video above). (44 stitches).
Round 15: Waistcoat sc into every stitch in the round. Finish off and weave ends.
Make a 13 inch I-cord strap using the steps from the tutorial here.
With your t-pins, pin your zipper in place inside of your clutch. Sew the zipper into place.
Ayeeee, you did it! I want to see your creations! Make sure to share your finished projects made using this pattern on Instagram with the hashtag #yarnth3orytaughtme .
If you have any questions (or see any mistakes) post them in the comments below.
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