Lily® Sugar'N Cream Shopping Bag
- Lily® Sugar'N Cream- Solids: 70.9 g/2.5 oz OR Ombres: 56.7 g/2 oz: 6 Balls of Daisy Ombre as A and 3 Balls of White as B
- Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) Crochet Hook or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
FINISHED SIZE OF BAG: Approx 17 x 14 inches
GAUGE: 15 sts and 17 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.
FRONT and BACK (make alike).
Note: Ch 2 does not count as first hdc in row.
To change color, work to last 2 loops on hook of last st. Draw new color through to complete st and proceed in new color.
With A, ch 53. 1st row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 51 hdc. **2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each hdc to end of row. Turn. 3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each dc to end of row. Turn. Last 2 rows form Pat.**
Cont working in pat in the following color sequence: With A, 1 row. With B, 10 rows. With A, 8 rows. With B, 10 rows. With A, 4 rows. Fasten off.
With A, ch 18. 1st row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 16 hdc. Rep from ** to ** as given above until work from beg measures 45 ins [114.5 cm]. Fasten off.
STRAPS: (make 2).
With B, ch 113. 1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 2nd to 4th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.Fasten off.
With WS of Front and Side tog, join A with sl st to top left corner. Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, work 1 row of sc down left side, across bottom and up right side of Bag. Fasten off. Rep for Back.
Edging: With RS facing, join A with sl st to top of Bag. 1st and 2nd rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. Work 1 rnd of sc around top of Bag. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off at end of 2nd rnd. Sew Straps to Bag as shown in picture. Cut a piece of cardboard 5 x 17 ins [12.5 x 43 cm] and place in bottom of Bag.