Handbag and purse made with Performance Color Fluid – crochet instructions

Women’s lace blouse Spring
03.04.2023

Designed by: Pletka

Technique: crochet
Yarn: Performance Color Fluid
Hook: 3.5 mm
Dimentions of the bag: 30 cm length / 32 cm width / 60 cm handles

Abbreviations:
ch – chain
st – stich
sl st – slip stich
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
ch sp – chain space
BLO – back loops only
hdc incr – half double crochet increase (2 hdc in same stich)
hdc dec – half double crochet decrease (2 hdc together in one stich)

Materials needed:
Color A – Color Fluid 2001 – 2 skeins
Color B – Color Fluid 3004 – 2 skeins
Color C – Color Fluid 3002 – 2 skeins
Color D – Color Fluid 3011 – 1 skein

HANDBAG

The patterrn is worked in rounds. Finish each round with slip stich into previous beginning chain. First chain does not count as a stich.

Color A
Round 1: Ch 53; from 2nd chain work 50 hdc; 3 hdc in last chain stich, continue working on the other side of the chain; 50 hdc; 3 hdc in last chain stich (106 hdc)
Round 2: Ch 2; 50 hdc; 2 hdc in next 3 stiches; 50 hdc; 2 hdc in last 3 stiches
Round 3: Ch 2; 50 hdc; (hdc incr, 1 hdc in next stich) x 3 times; 50 hdc; (hdc incr, 1 hdc in next stich) x 3 times
Round 4: Ch2; 50 hdc; (hdc incr, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 stiches) x 3 times; 50 hdc; (hdc incr, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 stiches) x 3 times
Round 5: Ch1; 125 sc BLO (picture 1)
Color B
Round 6: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Round 7: Ch2; 125 hdc
Color C
Round 8: Ch1; 125 sc
Round 9: Ch3; 2 dc in same stich; (skip 2 stiches; 3 dc in same stich) x 41 times
Color B
Round 10: Ch1; 125 sc
Color A
Round 11: Ch2; 125 hdc
Round 12: Ch2; 125 hdc
Color D
Round 13: Ch2; 125 hdc
Color C
Round 14: Ch 4; skip 1 stich; (dc, ch 1, skip 1 stich) x 63 times
Round 15: Ch 1; 125 sc (work 2 sc in each ch sp from the previous round and 1 sc in each dc)
Round 16: Ch2; 125 hdc
Color D
Round 17: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Round 18: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Color B
Round 19: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Round 20: Ch 3; 2 dc in same stich; skip 2 stiches; (3 dc in same stich; skip 2 stiches) x 41 times
Round 21: Ch 1; 125 sc
Round 22: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Color C
Round 23: Ch 3; dc in next stich; ch 2; skip 2 stiches; (dc in next 2 stiches; ch 2; skip 2 stiches) x 31 times
Round 24: Ch 3, 125 dc (2 dc in each ch sp from the previous round, 1 dc in each dc from the previous round)
Round 25: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Color B
Round 26: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Round 27: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Color C
Round 28: Ch 1; 125 sc
Color A
Round 29: Ch 3; 2 dc in same stich; skip 2 stiches; (3 dc in same stich, skip 2 stiches) x
41 times
Color B
Round 30: Ch 1; 125 sc
Color D
Round 31: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Round 32: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Color A
Round 33: Ch 3, 125 dc
Color C
Round 34: Ch 3, 2 dc in same stich; skip 2 stiches; (3 dc in same stich, skip 2 stiches) x
41 times
Round 35: Ch 1; 125 sc
Color B
Round 36: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Round 37: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Color A
Round 38: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Color B
Round 39: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Round 40: Ch 2; 125 hdc
Color D
Round 41: Ch1; 125 sc
Handles
Color A
Ch 9; 8 sc
Row 2-110: 8 sc
Finishing: work 1 sc in each stich around the handle (work 3 sc in each edge)
Attach the handles to the bag body. Sewing lining is optional.

PURSE

Hook: 2,5 mm
Sewing lining is optional
Color A
Row 1: Ch 31; from 2nd ch work 30 sc
Color C
Row2: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Color B
Row 3: (3 dc in same stich; skip 2 stiches) x 10 times, skip 2 stiches, 1 dc in last stich
Row 4: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Color A
Row 5: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Row 6: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Color D
Row 7: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Row 8: Ch 3; dc in same stich; skip 2 stiches; (dc in next 2 stiches; skip 2 stiches) x 9 times
Row 9: Ch 1; 30 sc (1 sc in each dc from the previous row, 2 sc in each ch sp)
Color A
Row 10: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Color C
Row 11: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Row 12: Ch2; 30 hdc
Color D
Row 13: Ch 1; 30 sc
Color B
Row 14: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Row 15: Ch 3; 2 dc in same stich; skip 2 stiches; (3 dc in same stich; skip 2 stiches) x 9 times
Row 16: Ch 1; 30 sc
Color A
Row 17: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Row 18: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Row 19: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Color D
Row 20: Ch 1; 30 sc
Row 21: Ch 3; 2 dc in same stich; skip 2 stiches; (3 dc in same stich; skip 2 stiches) x 9 times
Row 22: Ch 1; 30 sc
Color C
Row 23: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Row 24: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Row 25: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Color A
Row 26: Ch 1; 30 sc
Color B
Row 27: Ch2; 30 hdc
Row 28: Ch 3; dc in next stich; ch 2; skip 2 stiches; (dc in next 2 stiches, ch2; skip 2 stiches) x 7 times
Color C
Row 29: Ch 1; 30 sc (2 sc in each ch sp from previous row)
Color A
Row 30: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Row 31: Ch 2, 30 hdc
Color D
Row 32: Ch 2; 30 hdc
Row 33: Ch 2; 30 hdc fasten off, fold into half and slip stich to attach sides.
Purse cap
Color D
Row 1: Ch 2; 30 hdc on the back side of the purse
Row 2: Ch 2; hdc dec; 26 hdc; hdc dec
Row 3: Ch 2; hdc dec; 24 hdc; hdc dec
Color B
Row 4: Ch 2; hdc dec; 22 hdc; hdc dec
Row 5: Ch 2; hdc dec; 20 hdc; hdc dec
Row 6: Ch 2; hdc dec; 18 hdc; hdc dec
Row 7 (making the button holes): Ch 1; 5 sc; ch3 (skip 3 stiches); 4 sc; ch3 (skip 3 stiches), 5 sc
Row 8: continue working along the sides of the purse until you reach ch 1 from row 7
Row 9: ch 1; 5 sc; 5 sc in ch sp; 3 sc; 5 sc in ch sp; 4 sc; sl st and fasten off

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