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Colorful Paolo Purse

By: Cari Clement for
Colorful Paolo Purse
Colorful Paolo Purse

This is an easy free crochet bag pattern that you will love to have for yourself. Double crochet and single crochet is used for this pattern. It can hold your hooks or other small items.


Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

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Im not exactly sure why this is called a Paolo Purse, but the designer had me at the Catherine Wheels. I positively love that stitch, and whenever Im wearing something that uses it, I get all kinds of inquiries about how its worked. Its the perfect time to do a little modest bragging, but best of all, hand out my business card, too. Ive gotten many a commission because of this stitch.

i really enjoy learning these pattern. all of them are beautiful

I got it! just go to it and it will ask again for an email. enter a bogus one the one you entered first and then when it takes you to the wrong place again hit the back arrow and there it is . print it quick!

I think it is adorable, and I would love the free pattern but when I click on the link it takes me to an old FaveCrafts page (from Christmas???) ....not sure what to do here...

Love the colors!

I could not get in, either.

Does this link work for anyone?? and actually get yo uto this item?

nope, been having prob with this forEVER on this and FAVECRAFTS site...

Can anyone give me a link to this that actually works? I cannot get to any of these patterns in these e-mails. The links suck. I really like this one

Here is the link, it works fine for me.

I don't understand how to work Row 3 and couldn't find any helpful information about it so if anyone can help I'd be grateful. Thanks

Crafter 3511810: I have not tried this pattern yet, but this is what seems to be the problem. Row 3 says, "sc in in ch-1 space between dc's 2 rows below (working over next ch-7 space)" Are you working 2 rows below? This would eliminate the hole.

My problem with the paolo purse is: on row 3, when I work over the chain 7 space, there is a large hole, larger than the one shown in the picture. What can I be doing wrong?

Pretty and handy for little things. Perfect to show.


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