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merryknitter
09-13-2008, 01:51 PM
I just learned how to crochet and wanted to share my first FO! I got this pattern over at crochetville.org, it was an original pattern that Tapanga shared. It's a Cupcake Purse!

When I saw it, I just had to learn how to crochet...started it Tuesday and finished it last night...isn't it cute?

I've been knitting for about 2 years and love it...and I really like crochet too!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v404/merry384/Crochet/tmpphpuKKTUn.jpg

labeelady
09-13-2008, 11:00 PM
Oh, that is cute! You did a great job for a beginner!

Debbie
09-14-2008, 04:47 AM
cute, cute, cute !!!

catlvr
09-14-2008, 09:21 AM
Very Cute!! Especially for your first project. Keep up the great work!

lizardknits
09-14-2008, 11:00 AM
if this was ravelry, I would have clicked on love :teehee:
good job!!!!

sabrinasmom
09-15-2008, 11:00 PM
So cute and you did a great job:yay:

MGM
09-16-2008, 10:28 PM
That is Darling! Quite ambitious for a first project too! You did a great job. I hope you're hooked on crocheting now! It's a great addiction.

MGM

KNITLDY
09-16-2008, 11:19 PM
:knitting: NICE WORK CAN YOU SEND ME THE WEBSITE WHERE YOU GOT THIS FROM.:knitting:

merryknitter
09-17-2008, 12:51 AM
Hi Knitldy!
I found it at www.crochetville.org
Look in forum, original patterns...it might be on the second page. A lady named Tapanga shared the pattern! I've already started a second one...I'm going to crochet them for 3 little girls at Church.
Let me know if you crochet one!
Merry :)

MommaG
09-17-2008, 03:28 PM
That is so cute and I already made one. I will post a pic once I charge the batteries for my camera. They are so easy to make I made it today in a matter of a couple hours off and on between getting other things done around the house.

merryknitter
09-17-2008, 03:48 PM
It is cute, isn't it? I'm almost finished with my second one...I did the top in purple on this one!
Merry :)

KnittinMitchie
09-18-2008, 09:14 AM
Oh my daughter needs one of those. "Santa" may stick on in her stocking this year.

Here is the direct link to the pusre (http://www.crochetville.org/forum/showpost.php?p=555963&postcount=1)

KnittinMitchie
09-21-2008, 12:51 PM
I just had to do a cup cake purse.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/KnittinMitchie/SNZ7RPDOOWI/AAAAAAAAAoI/O3wSVHepVlU/s640/DSCN0615.JPG

mathwizard
09-26-2008, 07:20 AM
Nice purse! I have one question is the purse really that big or is it just you are really taking a close picture?:aww:

KnittinMitchie
09-26-2008, 08:12 AM
it is actually that big. the thing is HUGE!! We mangaged to put 10 matchbox cars in and still had the orange part left to stick things.

Miss Kittie
09-26-2008, 10:25 AM
Great job on your Cupcake purses, Ladies...
Merryknitter ~ I like your purse, You did good for the first time crocheting.. You're going to have to change your name..:teehee:
I didn't know they were that big!!

MommaG
09-28-2008, 11:17 AM
Ok here are a couple pics of mine. The first one I made was huge so my daughter has that one and I changed the pattern a little to make them smaller for me to give away as gifts. i think these will be great to give as Christmas gifts to little girls.
The first one is the best one I could get of a side view, the next one is how many I have made already and the third one is some little ones I made. I used dk weight for those ones and and a small hook and they would be great for change purses. The little hand is my daughter as she was trying to get in a picture. I was taking a bunch of pics of different projects and she was laying beside it to try and get in so she stuck her hand in on that one.

KnittinMitchie
09-28-2008, 04:49 PM
curious here what size hook did you use. I know the original pattern calls for I/9 (5.5mm) so did you go down to F/5 (3.75mm)

MommaG
09-28-2008, 09:19 PM
3.5 actually.

PamJ
09-29-2008, 03:32 PM
MommaG, Can you tell us how you changed the pattern to make it smaller with the ww yarn? It was just on change purses/dk yarn that you reduced the hook size? Thank you!

MommaG
09-30-2008, 08:44 PM
Yes the DK one is the only one I changed the hook on. to make the purses smaller I used one less round on the bottom so only 4 rounds skipped round five. For the sides I just went along till looked good enough no idea how many rounds I did really and the top I did the same as the pattern I think I may crochet tight but not sure. Its not a huge difference in size but enough of a change.

merryknitter
10-01-2008, 01:15 AM
MommaG,
Your cupcakes are so cute...love the variegated yarns! I just finished my 4th one...LOL! They are so adorable! I added beads, as sprinkles for my granddaughter...will probably add beads to the others as well...I'm giving them to 3 little girls at Church!
Your little change purses are cute too!
Merry :)

thecatsmother
10-07-2008, 09:41 PM
Well that is adorable