Quick, easy and fun fox purse!
Ch = Chain
Sc = Single Crochet
Sl St = Slip Stitch
St(sts) = Stitch(es)
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
sc2tog = 2 single crochet together to make a decrease
The finished purse measures approximately 6.5 x 4.5 inches, that is just the orange part measurement, not counting the ears length.
NOTE: I used Red Heart Soft in Tangerine and White
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Using Tangerine yarn, Ch 26.
Rnd1:sc into 2nd ch from hook and across (25 sc), sc on the other side of the starting chain (25 sc). You have a total of 50 sc. Join with a sl st into the 1st sc made.
Rnd2: Ch 1 (it does not count as a sc), sc around, join (50 sc)
Rnd3- 20: Repeat round 2. (50 sc each rnd)
Now you will start working on the flap part (“face”), working in rows, not rounds.
Lay your purse flat, join white yarn at the 2nd st from the corner.
Row 1: sc in the next 23 sts, ch 1, turn. (23 sc)
Row 2: sc2tog, sc 19, sc2tog, ch 1, turn. (21 sc)
Row 3: sc2tog, sc 17, sc2tog, ch 1, turn. (19 sc) Row 4: sc2tog, sc 15, sc2tog, ch 1, turn. (17 sc) Row 5: sc2tog, sc 13, sc2tog, ch 1, turn. (15 sc) Row 6: sc2tog, sc 11, sc2tog, ch 1, turn. (13 sc) Row 7: sc2tog, sc 9, sc2tog, ch 1, turn. (11 sc) Row 8: sc2tog, sc 7, sc2tog, ch 1, turn. (9 sc) Row 9: sc2tog, sc 5, sc2tog, ch 1, turn. (7 sc) Row 10: sc2tog, sc 3, sc2tog, ch 1, turn. (5 sc) Row 11: sc2tog, sc 1, sc2tog, ch 1, turn. (3 sc) Row 12: sc2tog, sc 1, ch 1, turn. (2 sc)
Row 13: sc2tog. Fasten off. (1 sc)
Join the white yarn at the same spot you joined to start the flap, sc to the nose tip, ch 5, sl st at the tip to make a button hole, sc until you reach the base of the purse.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Ears (Make 2):
Using tangerine, ch 6.
Row 1: sc into 2nd st from hook, sc across. Ch 1, turn. (5 sc) Row 2: sc2tog, sc across. Ch 1, turn. (4 sc)
Row 3: sc2tog, sc across. Ch 1, turn. (3 sc)
Row 4: sc2tog, sc across. Ch 1, turn. (2 sc)
Row 4: sc2tog. (1 sc)
Sc around the ear, fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing it to the purse.
Using the picture as guide, sew the ears to the purse with the yarn needle.
Join tangerine yarn to the corner of purse, ch 120, sl st into 2nd ch from hook, sl st across. Fasten off, weave in ends.
Repeat on the other side.
With needle and thread, sew the black buttons to the purse. Enjoy!