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« on: April 30, 2009 01:45:17 AM »

I am in love with this handbag. It's made from dark denim arran wool and I love it.





the clasp was made from what I had available. an old key, some beads, some little metal bells and a big keyring.



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this pic aslo show the cable-style FPSC stitchwork. (front post single crochet).

finally, here's how I did it. it's a flat, double trapezoid shape to start with using simple 1 stitch decreases from top to base, then 1 stitch increases from base to top again.






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« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2009 04:46:27 AM »

I love it too! Just my kind of bag. The clasp looks so good against the blue.
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« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2009 03:29:54 PM »

That bag is pretty dang cute. Wink

I love how you did the clasp; very creative!
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« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2009 03:37:14 PM »

Lovely bag! The clasp is beautiful, and I think for the first time I have understood how these cables are being done. Thanks!
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« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2009 03:39:31 AM »

Ruby, it was guesswork on my part lol! I don't know how they're "really" done, but fpdc and fpsc is how I do them.
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« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2009 10:12:26 AM »

LOL!  This bag takes me right back to 1987.  You did a nice job on it!
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