Pert and Perky Purse No. 801

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This free pattern originally published by John Dritz & Sons Company, Volume 10, in 1947.

Purse No. 801

Materials Required:

DRITZ Belastraw Art, No. 110, 2 tubes of Main Color, 1 tube of Contrasting Color.

DRITZ Steel Crochet Hook No. 0 (Zero).

DRITZ Bag Lining No. 806 (Facile Top) or

DRITZ Bag Lining No. 203 (Zipper Top).

GAUGE: 4 1/2 sc make 1"

Starting at center of bottom with Main Color ch 51 to measure about 12".

1st rnd: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in 48 ch, 5 sc in last ch; then working along other side of starting chain make sc in 48 ch (106 sc). Mark end of each rnd.

2nd rnd: * 2 sc in each of next 5 sc, sc in 48 sc. Repeat from * once. (116 sc).

3rd rnd: Sc in 2 sc, 2 sc in each of next 6 sc, sc in 52 sc, 2 sc in each of next 6 sc, sc in 50 sc (128 sc).

Work up side as follows:

* 1st rnd: Sc in back of loop of each sc around.

2nd rnd: Sc in both loops of each sc. Repeat 2nd rnd until piece measures 2" from last ridge. Repeat from * 3 more times; then repeat 1st rnd once more. End off.

BANDS: With bottom of piece away from you, using Contrasting Color, work sc in each loop of 1st ridge; then work sc in each contrasting sc. End off. Work a Band on each ridge (5 Bands). Mount on DRITZ Bag Lining.

Other great patterns from Dritz Hat and Bag Creations, Volume 10:

Crochet Patterns

Best Beau Hat
Bon Vivant Hat
Breton Beauty Hat
Fleur de Lys Hat
Good Companion Hat
Pert and Perky Hat
Pride 'n Joy Hat
Ridged Rascal Hat
Spring Song Hat
Swash Swagger Hat
Town Club Hat
Wide 'n Handsome Hat
Best Beau Purse
Bon Vivant Purse
Breton Beauty Purse
Fleur de Lys Purse
Good Companion Purse
Pert & Perky Purse
Pride 'n Joy Purse
Ridged Rascal Purse
Spring Song Purse
Swash Swagger Purse
Town Club Purse
Wide 'n Handsome Purse