Blog Exclusive Pattern- Cupcake Purse

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Any little girl would fall in love with this precious Cupcake Purse! Pattern exclusive to blog readers.

Cupcake Purse
MC – Mary Maxim Starlette Chocolate
CC1 – Mary Maxim Starlette Pale Petal Pink
CC2 – Mary Maxim Starlette Cardinal

Hook- G (4.00mm) or size hook needed to obtain gauge.

J-10 also needed to chain drawstring.

Gauge: Rounds 1-10 measure 4.5 inches across

POPCORN stitch: 6 dc in sp indicated, remove hook from last st insert into first dc of group and put loop back on hook, pull through.

FPdc- front post double crochet

BPdc- back post double crochet

Using MC, Ch 2.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in 1st ch, sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st and in each st around; sl st in first sc to join.  (12 sc)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in next stitch, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around, sl st in first sc to join. (18 sc)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, *sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around,  sl st in first sc to join. (24 sc)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each of  next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around,  sl st in first sc to join. (30 sc)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in each of next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around,  sl st in first sc to join. (36 sc)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each of next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in each of next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st ; rep from * around,  sl st in first sc to join. (42 sc)

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each of next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in each of next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st ; rep from * around, sl st in first sc to join. (48 sc)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each of next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in each of next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around, sl st in first sc to . (54 sc)

Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each of next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in each of next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st ; rep from * around, sl st in first sc to join. (60 sc)

Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each of next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in each of next 9 sts, 2 sc in next st ; rep from * around, sl st in first sc to join. (66 sc)

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each of next 9 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in each of next 10 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from *  around, sl st in first sc to join. (72 sc)

Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each of next 10 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in each of next 11 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around, sl st in first sc to join. (78 sc)

Rnd 14: Ch 1, working back loops only,  sc in same st, and each st around.  Sl st in first sc to join. (78 sc)

Rnd 15: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in each st around,  sl st in top of beg chain 3 to join. (78 dc)

Rnd 16: Ch 3, dc in next st, *FPdc around next st, dc in each of next 2 sts; rep from * around,  sl st in top of beg ch 3 to join. (52 dc, 26 FPdc)

Rnd 17: Ch 3, dc in next dc, *FPdc around previous FPdc, dc in each of next 2 dc ; rep from *around,  sl st in top of beg ch-3. ( 52dc , 26 fpdc)

Rnds 18-22: As Rnd 17.  Fasten off after Rnd 22.

Rnd 23: With right side facing, join CC1 with sl st, ch3, dc in each st around sl st in top of beg ch-3 to join. (78 dc)

Rnd 24: Ch 3, dc in each st around,  sl st in top of beg ch-3 to join. (78 dc)

Rnd 25: Ch 1, pull the loop on hook loose, BPdc around same st, BPdc around. Sl st in top of beg BPdc to join.

Rnd 26: Ch 3, dc in each st around,  sl st to in top of beg ch-3 to join. (78 dc)

Rnd 27: Ch 1, pull the loop on hook loose, BPdc around same st, BPdc around. Sl st to join on first in top of beg BPdc to join.

Rnds 28- 31: Rep Rnds 26-27

Rnd 32: (decrease round) Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 sts  dc2tog, * dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog around to the last 2 dc, dc in last 2 dc,   sl st  in top of beg ch-3 to join. (59 sts)

Rnd 33: ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), skip next st, *dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st around to last 2 sts, ch 2 sl st to join in the 3rd chain of starting ch. (29 ch 1 sps) Fasten off.

Rnd 34: Join CC 2 with a sl st in any dc, ch 1, sc in same dc, *popcorn st in next ch sp, ch 1, sc in next dc, next ch sp and dc, around working a sc in the last ch sp. Sl st in beg sc to join, Fasten off.

Ruffle: With CC 1, join with sl st in any unworked loop from Rnd 23, ch 1, sc in same st, * 3 dc in next 2 sts, sc in next st around sl st to join

Strap: Divide remaining skein into two balls. Using larger hook size J and two strands of yarn, ch desired length for arm or wrist strap. Weave into ch spaces in round 34, Sl st the ends together, fasten off.

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Kendra Sagash

Kendra has been crocheting for over 20 years. She became obsessed and enthused with crochet when she realized it was a great way to interact with people. She enjoys sharing her love of crafts with her two beautiful daughters. Kendra also paints in her free time.

Kendra joined Mary Maxim in 2013. She is the crochet instructor at the Mary Maxim retail store in Port Huron. She assists customers with our pattern support team and is the Social Media Assistant.

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