Crochet “Hello Kitty” Inspired Little Girls Purse

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Crochet Hello Kitty Inspired Purse

Crochet “Hello Kitty” Inspired Little Girls Purse

Hello Kitty was always a favorite of my daughter.  She just loved anything with Hello Kitty on it.  She had sheets, towels, little miniature toys.  You name it she had it.  I wish I had made this little crochet bag for her.  I designed this little Hello Kitty Inspired little girls purse for my granddaughter a few years ago.  Guess what?  She loved it!  I hope you will enjoy this project.

Materials you will need:

Hook G/6     4.25
Hook  I/ 9   5.5mm
Medium weight  (4weight)  Acrylic yarn in the following colors;
White (110yards)
Lt. Pink (about 30 yards)
Scraps of yellow yarn
Scraps of black yarn
Stitch markers
Stitches used:  single crochet and half double crochet.  You will be working in rounds and will not be joining your rounds.
Face (Make  2)  With Size I/9 5.5mm hook.


To begin:  Ch 9
Rnd 1:   1sc in next 7 ch, 3sc in last ch, (working on other side of chain) 1 sc in next 6 ch, 3 sc in last year
Rnd 2:  2sc in 1stst (place stitch marker in your 1st stitch for this and every round)  sc in next 7 st, 2sc, 2sc, sc in next 8 st, 2sc, 2sc
Rnd 3:  sc in next 9 st, 2sc, 2sc, 2sc, sc in next 9 st, 2sc, 2sc, 2sc,
Rnd 4: sc in next 10 st, 2sc (5times), sc in next 11 st, 2sc (5times)
Rnd 5 – 6 : 1 sc in ea st
Rnd 7:  sc in next 11 st, [2sc, sc in next 2 st] 3 times, sc in next 14 st
Rnd 8: sc in next 10 st, [2sc, sc in next st] 4 times, sc in next 11 st,  [2sc, sc in next st] 4 times
Rnd 9:  1 sc in ea st , fasten off
Ears:   Attach to the 7th st  above the middle of piece (fold and find center and count up, see photo),
Fold piece to find other end (also 7th st above fold .  See photo
You will work your ears between these stitches.
Attach yarn to your right stitch marker stitch (see photo)
Right Ear:
Row 1 – 2:  Ch 1, sc in next 19 st
Row 3:  Ch 1, turn work, sc in next 7 st, (leave remaining stitches unworked)
Row 4:   Ch 1,  1 sc in each st
Row 5:   Ch 1, sc2tog, sc2tog
Row 6:   Ch 1, sc, sc, fasten off
Left Ear:   Attach yarn to the 3rd ch of unworked stitches in row 1
Row 1:    Sc in next 7 st
Row 2:   Sc in ea st
Row 3:   Ch 1, sc2tog, sc2tog
Row 4:    Ch 1, sc, sc, fasten off
Now you will work 1 row of hdc around edge of both pieces.   (In pink yarn)  See photo
Eyes and Nose are worked the same.   Change to  Hook G/6     4.25
Work eyes in black yarn and nose with yellow yarn.  Nose is sewn on horizontally and the eyes are sewn on vertically.  See photo of finished work
Row 1:  Ch 5, sc in 2ndch from hook, sc in next 2 ch, 4sc in last ch, sc in next 2 ch, fasten off
Whiskers :  Embroider whiskers using the ridges of the rounds as a guide.   See photo of finished work.
To Begin:  Ch 41,
Row 1:  1hdc in 2ndch from hook, 1 hdc in ea remaining st
Row 2-5:  ch 1, 1hdc in ea stitch, fasten off
Attach gusset to  lower corner stitch of ear.     Work 1 hdc in each stitch (40 stitches).  See photo
Attach the other edge of the gusset to your back piece in the same way.   Slip stitch  all the way around.
Handle:   Attach pink yarn to middle of top gusset.  Ch 80.. attach to other edge of gusset, sc, now work 1 sl st into each ch.  When you get back to the 1st st, fasten off.
Bow:   Ch 18
Row 1:  dc in 4thch from hook, 1 dc in ea st
Row 2-3:  ch 3, 1dc in ea st, work last dc on top of 3rd ch.  Fasten off, sew in tails.
Finishing:  Sew in all tails.   Enjoy!

Watch my Free YouTube Video Tutorial:

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4 Responses to Crochet “Hello Kitty” Inspired Little Girls Purse

  1. MariaPaula June 11, 2013 at 1:49 pm #

    Hi, Yolanda! I’m a huge fan & follower of your crafts! I want to make this purse for my niece who’ll be turning 9 next month. I was wondering what the dimensions of this purse is. Thank you 😀

  2. Cococat AKA moonie August 22, 2013 at 3:33 pm #

    I LOVE your patterns and videos ! Aren’t there a mistakes for Round 7 and Round 8 ?
    Thank you for any advice on this.

  3. Butcovan Raluca August 28, 2013 at 4:28 am #

    if i want to make a bigger one..what should i do?

  4. Anna Last October 25, 2013 at 3:15 am #

    Hi, I love the hello kitty purse. I would like to know are you doing all back stitches to make this purse?