With A, ch 26.
Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 25
Row 2 Ch 1, sc in each ch across. Turn. Rep Row 2 until
piece measures 12˝ in. [32 cm] from beg. Fasten off.
Fold rectangle 5 in. [13 cm] from lower edge, to form front and
back, leaving top 2˝ in. free for flap. Join A at bottom right
corner, sc in same st, sc front and back tog at right seam, sc
evenly around flap, working 3 sc in corners, sc front and back tog
at left seam. Fasten off.
LACEWith B, ch 10.
Row 1 Dc in 7th ch from hook and in next 3 ch – 4 dc.
Turn each row.
Rows 2-10 Ch 6, dc in 4 dc.
Row 11 Ch 6, dc in 2 sts, hdc in next st, sc in last st.
Row 12 Ch 6, sc in sc, hdc in hdc, dc in 2 dc.
Rows 13-16 Rep last 2 rows twice.
Row 17 Ch 6, dc in 2 dc, hdc in hdc, sc in sc, ch 3, insert
hook from front to back though the 3 ch-6 lps worked after sc and
work a sl st to draw them together.
Row 18 Ch 3, sc in sc, hdc in hdc, dc in 2 dc.
Row 19 Ch 6, dc in 2 dc, hdc in hdc, sc in sc, ch 3, yo,
draw up a lp in sl st made to draw lps tog, yo and draw through 2
lps, insert hook into next free ch 6-lp and draw up a lp, draw
through all lps on hook.
Row 20 Ch 3, dc in 4 sts.
Row 21 Ch 6, dc in 4 dc, ch 3, sl st in next free ch-6 lp.
Rows 22-29 Rep last 2 rows 4 times.
Row 30 Ch 3, dc in 4 sts.
Row 31 Ch 6, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in 2 sts.
Row 32 Ch 6, dc in 2 dc, hdc in hdc, sc in sc.
Rows 33-36 Rep last 2 rows twice.
Rows 37-50 Rep rows 17-30. Fasten off.
Rosette (make 1 A, 1 D)Ch 20.
Row 1 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 2 sc in each ch across.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Roll length into a spiral. With
tail threaded into large-eyed blunt needle, take a few stitches to
Leaves (make 2)With C, ch 7.
Row 1: *Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in 2 ch,
hdc in next ch, sc in last ch. Working along opposite edge of ch,
rep from * once. Sl st in first sc to join. Fasten off.
Bobbles (make 1 A, 1 C, 1 D)Ch 2, leaving a 10 in. [25.5 cm] tail.
Rnd 1: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Sl st in first
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around – 10 sc.
Rnd 3: (Sc2tog) around – 5 sc. Thread tail in large-eyed
blunt needle. Pull to inside of bobble. Stuff tail inside bobble.
Rnd 4: Sc in first sc, (sc2tog) twice. Fasten off.
FlowerWith D, ch 6. Sl st in first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 2 (counts as dc), 2 dc in ring, ch 1, (3 dc in
ring, ch 1) 5 times, sl st in top of ch-2.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sc) in each ch-1 space
around. Sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
FINISHINGFollowing photo, arrange Lace onto Clutch. Edge of Lace should
extend below flap edge. Sew in place. Sew C Bobble (as button) to
front of Clutch, in line with one ch-6 lp (as button loop) of Lace
piece Following photo, sew Rosettes, Leaves, remaining Bobbles,
and Flower in place. Weave in ends.