Loops & Threads™ Crochet Bag
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Loops & Threads™ Crochet Bag


Add style to any outfit with this great crochet bag! With easy to follow instructions you will be able to make this bag with Loops and Threads™ Impeccable™ yarn in just a few simple steps.
Designed by Loops & Threads™ Design Team
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™ (Solids 4.5 oz / 128g) 01008 (Aran) 1 ball
  • Size 4mm (U.S. G/6) Crochet Hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Handle
  • Zipper
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Measurements
Approx 14 ins [35.5cm] wide x 6 ins [15cm] tall.


Step: 2

Gauge
15 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10cm].


Step: 3

Instructions


Step: 4

FRONT and BACK (make alike).


Step: 5

Note: Ch 2 at beg of row does not count as st.


Step: 6

Ch 34.


Step: 7

1st row: (RS). 2 hdc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to last ch. 2 hdc in last ch. Turn. 35 hdc.


Step: 8

2nd row: (Ch 1. 2 sc in first hdc. *1 tr in next hdc (push post to RS of work). 1 sc in next hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 sc in last hdc. Turn.


Step: 9

3rd row: (Ch 2. 2 hdc in first sc. 1 hdc in each st to last sc. 2 hdc in last sc. Turn.


Step: 10

4th row: (Ch 1. 2 sc in first hdc. *1 sc in next hdc. 1 tr in next hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 2 sc in last hdc. Turn.


Step: 11

5th row: (Ch 2. 2 hdc in first sc. 1 hdc in each st to last sc. 2 hdc in last sc. Turn. Rep last 4 rows of pat once more. 51 hdc at end of last row. Place marker at end of last row.


Step: 12

Cont even in pat for 3 ins [7.5cm], ending with a WS row.


Step: 13

Shape sides: Next row: ( (RS). Ch 2. Pat across next 15 hdc. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw up a loop through all loops on hook - Hdc2tog made. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 16 sts.


Step: 14

Next row: (Ch 1. (Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook - sc2tog made. Pat to end of row.


Step: 15

Next row: (Ch 2. Pat to last 2 sts. Hdc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. Rep last 2 rows once more. 12 sts.


Step: 16

Next 2 rows: (Work even in pat. Fasten off.


Step: 17

With RS of work facing, miss next 17 sts. Join yarn with sl st to next st.


Step: 18

Work to correspond to other side, reversing all shapings.


Step: 19

Edging: (Sew sides and bottom tog. With RS of work facing, join yarn with sl st at right side seam. Work 1 row of sc around top edge of bag. Join with sl st to first sc.


Step: 20

Sew in zipper. Sew handle in position.


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Tips

When making the front and back don’t forget to use a marker at the end of the last row to be sure you know when you have reached the additional 3 inches.