Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Springtime Clutch
Lion Brand® Microspun
Pattern Number: 60030

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate + (Level 4)
SIZE: One Size
5 x 7 in. [13 x 18 cm]

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

910-103 Microspun Yarn: Coral Warm reddish orange
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 10.58
Note: (A)

910-100 Microspun Yarn: Lily White

Crisp white


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Note: (B)

910-124 Microspun Yarn: Mocha

Soft tan


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Note: (C)

910-186 Microspun Yarn: Mango

Bright tangerine orange


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.29
Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
20 sc + 32 rows = 4 in [10 cm] When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



CLUTCH
With A, ch 26.
Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 25 sc.

Turn.
Row 2 Ch 1, sc in each ch across.

Turn.

Rep Row 2 until piece measures 12 1/4 in.

[32 cm] from beg.

Fasten off.
Fold rectangle 5 in.

[13 cm] from lower edge, to form front and back, leaving top 2 1/4 in.

free for flap.

Join A at bottom right corner, sc in same st, sc front and back tog at right seam, sc evenly around flap, working 3 sc in corners, sc front and back tog at left seam.

Fasten off.



LACE
With B, ch 10.
Row 1 Dc in 7th ch from hook and in next 3 ch - 4 dc.

Turn each row.
Rows 2-10 Ch 6, dc in 4 dc.
Row 11 Ch 6, dc in 2 sts, hdc in next st, sc in last st.
Row 12 Ch 6, sc in sc, hdc in hdc, dc in 2 dc.
Rows 13-16 Rep last 2 rows twice.
Row 17 Ch 6, dc in 2 dc, hdc in hdc, sc in sc, ch 3, insert hook from front to back though the 3 ch-6 lps worked after sc and work a sl st to draw them together.
Row 18 Ch 3, sc in sc, hdc in hdc, dc in 2 dc.
Row 19 Ch 6, dc in 2 dc, hdc in hdc, sc in sc, ch 3, yo, draw up a lp in sl st made to draw lps tog, yo and draw through 2 lps, insert hook into next free ch 6-lp and draw up a lp, draw through all lps on hook.
Row 20 Ch 3, dc in 4 sts.
Row 21 Ch 6, dc in 4 dc, ch 3, sl st in next free ch-6 lp.
Rows 22-29 Rep last 2 rows 4 times.
Row 30 Ch 3, dc in 4 sts.
Row 31 Ch 6, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in 2 sts.
Row 32 Ch 6, dc in 2 dc, hdc in hdc, sc in sc.
Rows 33-36 Rep last 2 rows twice.
Rows 37-50 Rep rows 17-30.

Fasten off.



Rosette (make 1 A, 1 D)
Ch 20.
Row 1 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 2 sc in each ch across.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Roll length into a spiral.

With tail threaded into large-eyed blunt needle, take a few stitches to secure.



Leaves (make 2)
With C, ch 7.
Row 1: *Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in 2 ch, hdc in next ch, sc in last ch.

Working along opposite edge of ch, rep from * once.

Sl st in first sc to join.

Fasten off.



Bobbles (make 1 A, 1 C, 1 D)
Ch 2, leaving a 10 in.

[25.5 cm] tail.
Rnd 1: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

Sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 10 sc.
Rnd 3: (Sc2tog) around - 5 sc.

Thread tail in large-eyed blunt needle.

Pull to inside of bobble.

Stuff tail inside bobble.
Rnd 4: Sc in first sc, (sc2tog) twice.

Fasten off.



Flower
With D, ch 6.

Sl st in first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 2 (counts as dc), 2 dc in ring, ch 1, (3 dc in ring, ch 1) 5 times, sl st in top of ch-2.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sc) in each ch-1 space around.

Sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Following photo, arrange Lace onto Clutch.

Edge of Lace should extend below flap edge.

Sew in place.

Sew C Bobble (as button) to front of Clutch, in line with one ch-6 lp (as button loop) of Lace piece Following photo, sew Rosettes, Leaves, remaining Bobbles, and Flower in place.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
lp(s) = loop(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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