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Awesome no name clutch!

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Supplies I used
* feel free to sub out brands or styles if needed, note changing yarn brand and or the hook will affect the size*
1 ball Red Heart Boutique Changes in Granite 
H Crochet hook
Optional (to line)Coats and Clark fashion zipper
Optional (to line)Coats and Clark all purpose thread
Fiscars stitcher scissors ( love these!! any scissors will do but if want some awesome ones check these out!)
Optional ( to line) Scarps of black material approx the size of your clutch, a fat quarter work 
this is is an intermediate pattern ( when using changes yarn, if you use a standard 4ply this would be a advanced beginner - in order to complete this pattern you should be able to crochet consistent size Double Crochet and Single Crochet

Chain 44

* this will be the 2 times the width of the final clutch, so if you want a smaller one or larger one adjust the chain length. *
Multiple of 14+2

Row one
sc in second ch from the hook, *skip 3, 7 dc in next stitch,skip 3,sc* repeat until the end
***the first row starts and ends on an sc. check you counts if you do not end on an sc.
Row 2 and all even rows
turn, chain 3 ( counts as first dc) 3dc into the sc, *skip the first 3dc of the shell, sc into the 4th dc of the shell, skip the next 3 dc, work 7dc into the sc* repeat until the end. however on your last shell only work 4 dc then turn
Row 3 and all odd rows
ch1 *sc, skip the next 3 stitches until the sc, work 7 dc into the sc, skip the next 3 dc, sc into the next, skip 3 dc, work 7 dc into the sc* repeat. all odd rows should start and end on a sc.

For My clutch I did 14 rows total I then folded it in half and sew the bottom and the side leaving the the wavy top open.

Turn it right side out and you have a clutch!!!
Here is a close up of the stitches!

Want to learn how to line the bag? Head over to Stitch and Unwind  and read my how to post!
Do you have an idea of what I should name this? comment below!
Hooking on Hump day
Christine an Editor for Stitch and Unwind and AllFreeCrochet Saw this clutch and came up with a fun name for the listing on the afc site! Seaside Shell Clutch  This had me thinking so I took out some Red Heart super savor scarps and a red heart with love and made this sample up
What a cute bag you could make by just changing every 2 rows! Also if you use left overs from your stash the bag would be very cheap to make!!!


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