Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Crochet Monkey Purse!

My 21 month old nephew loves a purse!...well I'm not sure whether it's the purse he loves or the money in it!!! As I am enjoying my newly learnt crochet skills, I decided to try and crochet him his own purse!! His favourite soft toy is a monkey and as his cheeky smile and mischievious ways remind me of a monkey I decided to attempt a simple monkey purse!!  These are the results!...

I have discovered 'Drops' yarns and love the Drops 4 yarn which is a lovely soft mix of alpaca, wool and linen..
it's so gorgeous and touchy feely! The black eyes are safety eyes and the facial features - nostrils and mouth - are handstitched!
I found some cute monkey fabric in complementary colours to line the purse with - I think it makes a really lovely detail!
I always struggle with zips and this one was no different but I eventually managed to complete it and am reasonably pleased with the finished article!

No comments:

Post a Comment