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Crochet Coin Purse With Kisslock Frame

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Finally, after sharing the previous raffia coin purse pattern, I have come out with another pattern to crochet a beautiful kisslock coin purse that uses a round arch metal purse frame.

Get free crochet pattern to make a beautiful kisslock coin purse. The crochet pattern comes in written instruction and photos. Beginner can do it.

It is so easy to crochet, even a beginner can do it with just a little experience in crochet. However, you will need some hands-on practice in sewing up a kisslock frame, alternately, you may use the no-sew kisslock frame which I find that it could be easier in the installation process. Since I do not have the no-sew frame, I did it with my all-time favorite sew-in kisslock frame and they came out perfectly to my expectation.

crochet raffia coin purse

This palm-size cute little kisslock coin purse measures about 3.5″ x 2.5″ x 3.5″ tall, just the right size to keep loose change and coins. Unlike fabric kisslock coin purses, due to the construction of the coin purse and the characteristic of raffia yarn, this kisslock coin purse holds its shape nicely without any supplementary support from batting or interfacing. It is lightweight with only 1.4 oz (40 grams) to carry around. A roll of raffia yarn can make up to 10 pieces of them. Or, you may use the leftover yarn to whip them up in multi colors, just like what I have done.

Kisslock Coin Purse – Free Crochet Pattern

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crochet coin purse

Cute little Kisslock coin purses in White, Orange, Gold, and Copper raffia yarn colors, matched with antique bronze, silver chrome, and black chrome 8.5cm kisslock purse frame respectively.

crochet raffia coin purse

Kisslock Coin Purse

Size: 3.5″ x 2.5″ x 3.5″ tall

Skill level: Avid Beginner

ch = chain
mr = magic ring
sc = single crochet
ssc = split single crochet / knit stitch / waistcoat stitch
inc = increment stitch / 2sc in a stitch
sl st = slip stitch
st = stitch

1. Crochet raffia yarn, 170 gram / 250 m, 1/4 roll
2. Crochet hook 3.5mm
3. 8.5cm kisslock frame, Round sew-in type
4. Fabric for lining, approx. 8″ x 10″, optional

1. Sewing needle and matching thread for lining
2. Wax coated thread or strong thread (for sewing the kiss lock frame)
3. Tapestry needle

Tension gauge:
Approx 17 sts x 24 rows split single crochet in 4 inches square

Crochet Pattern

in American crochet terms

Purse Base (Circle bottom)

Round 1: Sc 6 in mr, join with sl st to the first st to make a circle, turn. {6}
Round 2: ch1, [inc] around, sl st to the first st of the round, turn. {12}
Round 3: ch1, [inc, ssc 1] around, sl st to the first st of the round, turn. {18}
Round 4: ch1, [inc, ssc 2] around, sl st to the first st of the round, turn. {24}
Round 5: ch1, [inc, ssc 3] around, sl st to the first st of the round, turn. {30}
Round 6: ch1, [inc, ssc 4] around, sl st to the first st of the round, turn. {36}

Purse Body (vertically upward)

Round 7 – Round 23 (17 rounds altogether): ch1, ssc around, sl st to the first st of the round, turn. {36}
Fasten off and hide yarn ends.

Important Note: Pull the slst and chain stitches snug at the end and beginning of every round to tighten these transition stitches in order to give a less obvious seam.

More Details on how to crochet the Kisslock Coin Purse

kisslock coin purse

By using a crochet hook size of 3.5mm, follow the pattern to crochet the circle base for the coin purse with “Raffia With Passion” yarn.

kisslock coin purse

If your tension is correct, you should have a circle slightly smaller than the round kisslock frame after round 6. Otherwise, adjust the pattern a little by adding or reducing the number of rounds to get a similar size.

kisslock coin purse

Proceed to crochet the upright side of the coin purse until it completes round 23 or until it is about 2.75″ tall.
Set iron on medium heat. Block the coin purse by pressing it against a ball of socks (insert into the purse). If you are using other brands of raffia yarn, test with an iron on a small part inside the purse.

kisslock coin purse

When you place the round kisslock frame on it, it is sitting nicely on the edge.

kisslock coin purse

The lining is optional but it will make the kisslock coin purse more skilfully done.
This is the measurement of my lining after deducted about 0.25″ from the actual measurement of the coin purse, i.e.2.75″ becomes 2.5″ for both base diameter and height. As for the width of the rectangle piece of lining, just need to do some maths to get the circumference of the base, i.e., circumference = π x diameter, which is  3.14 x 2.5″ = 7.85 which is about 8″ in proximity.

kisslock coin purse

First, seam up the sides of the rectangle piece, followed by joining up with the base. Lastly, fold down the top edge and topstitch it in place.

kisslock coin purse

Insert the lining into the raffia coin purse, hand-stitch the top edges together.
Make a few stitches at the base of the purse to secure the lining in place so that it will not accidentally pulling out when you take out the coins.

kisslock coin purse

Temporarily secure the joints of the kisslock frame to the purse by making a few stitches through the hole and knot it. Repeat the same to the other side.
Insert the purse edges into the channel of the frame. It is ok to squeeze the fabric a little in order to slot them into the channel if the purse is a little larger than the frame.
Stitch the frame to the purse body via those little holes on the frame with strong thread.

kisslock coin purse

Sew from inside through the first hole, leave a long tail of about 4″ (reserve for thread hiding in a later stage).
Sew from outside via the second hole, pull snugly.
Sew from inside via the same hole but move your stitch a little away from where it came out from.
This sewing method will give a nice tiny stitching marks on the lining side of the purse.
Repeat this stitching method until you finish one side of the frame. Make sure the purse edge is pushed into the channel all the time during sewing.
Tie a knot. Hide the tail and the knot by sewing them into the space between the lining and coin purse. Repeat the same to the tail at the beginning of the sewing.

kisslock coin purse

Repeat the sewing to the other side of the frame to attach the coin purse to the kisslock frame.
Remove the temporary stitches at the side of the frame.
Pinch the sides of the coin purse with fingers and close the kisslock.

kisslock coin purse

Front View.

kisslock coin purse

Side View.

kisslock coin purse

Top View.


❤️❤️❤️❤️ LOVE THEM SO MUCH!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Saturday 16th of September 2023

Hello.. love your patterns.. they are so cute.. i cant wait to make some for my family for Christmas.... . Love printed version Thank you Gale


Wednesday 13th of May 2020

Hi, love those purses you made, they are all so cute. I would love to ask you 1 thing. How much yarn did you use for 1 purse after all for that size frame? looking forward to hear your reply! Thank you. Hope you are well.


Craft Passion

Monday 18th of May 2020

I didn't measure the yarn, but with a roll of 250m raffia yarn, I think I can easily whip up 10 of them. Hence, it is estimated to average about 25 meters of yarn for each.


Thursday 16th of November 2017

Muchas gracias, has hecho que sea fácil.

Translation (by Google): Thank you very much, you have made it easy.


Thursday 16th of November 2017

LOVE these. Thank you!