Free Summer Crochet Patterns – Sunset Clutch

Summer Crochet Patterns!

Yay! The Blogger Block Party Blog Hop has started! All this week we will be bringing you a new FREE summer crochet patterns! Every day! You’re going to love how perfect these are for the warmer weather!

Free Summer Crochet Patterns
Free Summer Crochet Patterns

Schedule

Tuesday, June 25th – Hooked Hazel, The Jane Cushion.
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How cool is this pillow! I think I have to make one for my collection! Hooked Hazel made hers using Lion Brand’s Tweedle Dee and Color Made Easy!

Wednesday, June 26th – Meghan Makes Do
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Ok, so I may have to find some time to make one of these! Meghan knocked it out of the park with her Waverly Hooded Cardigan! She made hers in Lion Brand’s ZZ Twist and it couldn’t be more perfect!

Thursday, June 27th – Life and Yarn
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Yay! The Sunset Clutch is now LIVE and the FREE Pattern is available below!

Friday, June 28th – Hooked Up Crochet
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I love everything about this purse! The colors, the handles, the stitches!!!!

Saturday, June 29th – Pink Plumeria Maui
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It doesn’t get more summer than homemade coasters and placements! Wow your guests with the perfect BBQ decor!

Sunday, June 30th – Sierra’s Crafty Creations
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Everyone needs a light cardi for summer!

Sunset Clutch – Free Pattern

Materials

1 Skein of LB 24/7 Cotton – 186 yards 
(#4 DK 100% Mercerized Cotton)
5.00 mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

Gauge

15 sts x 12 rows is 4”x4” in hdc.

Stitches, Descriptions and Abbreviations

  • Chain Stitch – ch / Slip Stitch – sl st / Single Crochet – sc / Half Double Crochet – hdc
  • Foundation Single Crochet – Fsc – Chain 2, insert hook into 2nd chain from hook, yarn over and pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), yarn over, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook, yarn over and pull through both loops, (1 foundation single crochet with chain at the bottom) *Insert hook to the bottom of the stitch you just made, it will look like the top or “V” of a stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), yarn over, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), yarn over, pull through all loops* repeat for desired amount of stitches.
  • Bobble Stitch – bo – Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops (2 loops on hook) yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops (3 loops on hook) yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops, (4 loops on hook) yarn over, and draw through all loops on hook. Continue to next stitch.

Sizing & Notes

  • * Designates a repeat.
  • Clutch is approximately 8.5” wide x 5.5” tall.

Panel A & B

Row 1
Fsc 37, ch 1, turn.

Row 2
Sc across, ch 1, turn.

Row 3
Sc across, ch 2, turn.

Row 4
Pick up 2 loops in the 2nd chain from the hook using the front and back of the chain, pick up a loop in the sc, pick up a loop in the next 2-sc, (6 loops on hook) yarn over, pull through all loops, yarn over pull through one loop (eye of star created) *pick up a loop in the eye, pick up a loop in the last loop of the star, pick up a loop in the same stitch as the last loop of the previous star, pick up a loop in the next 2-sc, (6 loops on hook) yarn over, pull through all loops, yarn over, pull through one loop. Repeat from * to end. Hdc in the same stitch as the last star.

Row 5
Ch 1, turn, sc in hdc, sc in next eye, *2 sc in next eye. Repeat from * to end, 1 sc in last st.

Row 6 – 8
Repeat Rows 4 & 5 ending with a repeat of Row 4.

Row 9
Ch 2, turn, hdc in hdc, hdc in next eye, *bo and hdc in next eye. Repeat from * to end, hdc in last stitch, ch 2, turn.

Row 10
Pick up 2 loops in the 2nd chain from the hook using the front and back of the chain, pick up a loop in the hdc, pick up a loop in hdc, pick up a loop in bo, (6 loops on hook) yarn over, pull through all loops, yarn over pull through one loop (eye of star created) *pick up a loop in the eye, pick up a loop in the last loop of the star, pick up a loop in the same stitch as the last loop of the previous star, pick up a loop in hdc, pick up a loop in bo, (6 loops on hook) yarn over, pull through all loops, yarn over, pull through one loop. Repeat from * to end. Hdc in the same stitch as the last star.

Row 11
Repeat Rows 5.

Row 12 – 15
Repeat Rows 4 & 5.

Row 16
Ch 2, turn, hdc across.

Row 17
Ch 1, turn, sc across in 3rd loop.

Row 18
Ch 1, turn, sc across, finish off.

Embellishing and Assembly

Lay Panel A and B on top of each other with right sides facing.

Being careful to line up your stitches and rows, seam all the way around leaving the top (row 16) open.

Weave in your ends, and finish however you would like! Add a lining, add a zipper, get creative!

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