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The Hillcrest Crochet Handbag Pattern in Gimp, Vintage 1930s

The Hillcrest : This pattern contains directions to crochet the handbag shown. This is one of those handbags that your mother or grandmother may have had. All all for good reason ... it is lovely ! It is made using Gimp or cording, which gives it that sturdy look and feel. You use single crochet and double crochet throughout and popcorn stitch for the center of the bag and the handle. The bag is lined and required a 7 inch hinge frame. The design is vintage 1938.


  • 4 tubes Raphael Brand Gimp ( Research indicates DMC Cabelia No 10 as a substitute )
  • Lining
  • One 7 inch hinge frame

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