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
- 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
Approx 14 ins [35.5cm] wide x 6 ins [15cm] tall.
15 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10cm].
FRONT and BACK (make alike).
Note: Ch 2 at beg of row does not count as st.
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.
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.
3rd row: (Ch 2. 2 hdc in first sc. 1 hdc in each st to last sc. 2 hdc in last sc. Turn.
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.
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.
Cont even in pat for 3 ins [7.5cm], ending with a WS row.
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.
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.
Next row: (Ch 2. Pat to last 2 sts. Hdc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. Rep last 2 rows once more. 12 sts.
Next 2 rows: (Work even in pat. Fasten off.
With RS of work facing, miss next 17 sts. Join yarn with sl st to next st.
Work to correspond to other side, reversing all shapings.
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.
Sew in zipper. Sew handle in position.
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.