My Whirlpool Coin Purse can be found in February 2018, Issue 41 of the Pattern Pack Pro. This issue features “Coin Purses”, this one and five others!
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When I first saw the theme for the February Pattern Pack Pro was going to be Coin Purses, I was really excited. I have been wanting to try my hand at a cute little coin purse for a while now. I will even admit, that the idea of using a purse frame kind of intimidated me a little. As you can see in this Whirlpool Coin Purse that I conquered that intimidation!
I combined a fun pattern I have been playing with in my mind. Front post stitches are used to achieve the texture. On a hat and such, the pattern twists an awful lot, making it a little difficult to keep straight if you are planning on adding something like a monogram to a hat, but I knew in this purse, it would be perfect! And the name came to me when I saw the swirl of the pattern in combination with the name of the colorway, “Cool Waters”. I did not buy the thread with the thought that it would work out that way. Win – win!
I also worked up a sweet little flower coin purse that didn’t make it into this issue as there was only one spot open, but you may see it in a future issue or here on the blog. Would you like to see more coin purses here on the blog? What kinds? Drop me a line below!
To complete your own Whirlpool Coin Purse, you will need three skeins (or 45 yards) of #5 Cotton Pearl Floss – I used Artiste brand from my local Hobby Lobby in the Cool Waters colorway, a D3/3.25mm crochet hook, and a 3.35″ coin purse frame, which I also found at my local Hobby Lobby right next to the floss. Alternatively to the Artiste brand, I did work a small sample with DMC #5 thread, and achieved similar results.
Issue 41 Also Features…
These Crochet Patterns:
– Star Coin Purse by Emily Truman
– Jade & Gold Coin by Lee Sartori
– Birdie Purses by Maxine Velasco
– Lavender Pouch by Natalia Johnson
– Chroma Coin Purse by Ashley Leither
– And FIVE FREE Coin Purse Patterns from Around the Web
– Coin Purse Tools
– Curio #10 Crochet Thread Review
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