I purchased a Frog Coin Purse pattern from Laura Loves Crochet from Etsy. My first ever crochet project.
Today I have just finished it:
You can purchase the pattern for yourself from either Etsy or Ravelry.
I used a lot of new techniques as I am new to crochet and you can find some fantastic YouTube videos in my previous two posts Learning Crochet and Learning Crochet 2.
I purchased the purse clasp from Laura on Etsy too here for the project.
And here is my finished purse I had such fun making it and found it very rewarding.
I have purchased from Laura previously too the Crocheted Plant which I love.
Whilst undertaking my first crochet project I came across other techniques I am unfamiliar with;
YouTube was a great help again.
Fasten Off (FO) and weave in ends – For finishing off
Magic Ring Method – Useful for round shapes such as Eyes
How to Increase
How to Decrease
How to Turn
French Knots – For Pupils in Eyes
Back Stitch – For Assembly
I have been making a coin purse and these techniques were needed.
I bought some great books and I definitely recommend them;