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Kisslock Coin Purse

Kisslock Coin Purse

November 15, 2017 /

raffia coin purse pattern

Finally, after sharing the previous raffia coin purse pattern, I have come out with another pattern to crochet a beautiful coin purse that uses a round arch kisslock purse frame. Yes, 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 purse, due to the construction of the coin purse and the characteristic of raffia yarn, this kisslock coin purse holds it’s shaped nicely without any supplementary support from batting or interfacing. It is lightweight with only 1.4 oz (40 gram) to carry around. A roll of raffia yarn (Raffia With Passion) 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

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
ssc = split single crochet / knit stitch / waistcoat stitch
inc = increment stitch / 2sc in a stitch
slst = slip stitch
st = stitch

Materials:
1. Crochet raffia yarn, Raffia With Passion, 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

Tools:
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 magic ring, join with slst to the first st to make a ring, turn. {6}
Round 2: ch1, [inc] around, slst to the first st of the round, turn. {12}
Round 3: ch1, [inc, ssc 1] around, slst to the first st of the round, turn. {18}
Round 4: ch1, [inc, ssc 2] around, slst to the first st of the round, turn. {24}
Round 5: ch1, [inc, ssc 3] around, slst to the first st of the round, turn. {30}
Round 6: ch1, [inc, ssc 4] around, slst to the first st of the round, turn. {36}

Purse Body (vertically upward)

Round 7 – Round 23 (17 rounds altogether): ch1, ssc around, slst 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

klr coin purse 1By 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.

 

klr coin purse 2If 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.

 

klr coin purse 3Proceed 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.

 

klr coin purse 4When you place the round kisslock frame on it, it is sitting nicely on the edge.

 

klr coin purse 5The 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.

 

klr coin purse 6First, 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.

 

klr coin purse 7Insert 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.

 

klr coin purse 8Temporarily 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.

 

klr coin purse 9Sew 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.

 

klr coin purse 10Repeat 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.

 

klr coin purse 11Front View.

 

klr coin purse 12Side View.

 

klr coin purse 13Top View.

 

~DONE~
❤️❤️❤️❤️ LOVE THEM SO MUCH!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

 

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