Patons Grace Crochet Summer Hand Bag
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Patons Grace Crochet Summer Hand Bag

Breezy and stylish bag in summery neutrals and flower trim. Designed by Patons
Craft Time: varies
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Patons Grace- Main Color (MC) Taupe: 4 Balls; A Tangelo: 3 Balls; B Natural: 3 Balls
  • Crochet Hook- Size 3.25 mm (U.S. D or 3) or Size Needed to Obtain Tension
  • Snap Fasteners- 3
  • Cardboard or Plastic Canvas- 14 ins [35.5 cm] ong by 4½ ins [11.5 cm] wide for Base
  • Pair of Plastic Handles- Approx 6 ins [15 cm] Wide
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

MEASUREMENTS


Step: 2

Approx 14 ins [35.5 cm] wide by 10 ins [25.5 cm] high by 4½ ins [11.5 cm] deep.


Step: 3

TENSION: 22 hdc and 17 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].


Step: 4

INSTRUCTIONS


Step: 5

Notes: When changing colors, work to last 3 loops on hook of last st. Draw new color through loops to complete st and proceed in new color.


Step: 6

BASE


Step: 7

With MC, ch 79.


Step: 8

1st row: 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 77 hdc.


Step: 9

2nd row: Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). 1 hdc in each hdc across. Turn.


Step: 10

Rep last row until work from beg measures 4½ ins [11.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 11

BODY OF BAG


Step: 12

1st rnd: Ch 2 (counts as hdc). Miss first hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Do not turn. Work 25 hdc evenly along side of Base. Work 77 hdc in rem loops of foundation ch. Work 25 hdc evenly along other side of Base. Join with sl st in top of ch 2. 204 hdc.


Step: 13

2nd rnd: Ch 2 (counts as hdc). 1 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to top of ch 2. 204 hdc.


Step: 14

Rep last rnd 3 times more. Join A at end of last rnd.


Step: 15

With A, cont in rnds until work from 1st rnd measures 4¼ ins [11 cm]. Join MC at end of last rnd.


Step: 16

With MC, work 5 rnds. Join B at end of last rnd.


Step: 17

With B, cont in rnds until work from 1st rnd measures 8½ ins [21.5 cm]. Join MC at end of last rnd.


Step: 18

With MC, work 6 rnds. Fasten off.


Step: 19

Center handles on top edge of Bag and attach securely. Sew 1 snap to WS of top edge of Bag at center. Pleat sides of Bag and sew 1 snap to RS of Bag on each side as shown in Diagram. Place cardboard or plastic canvas in bottom of Bag to support Base.


Step: 20

FLOWER (Make 3).


Step: 21

Center: With MC, ch 5. Join with sl st to form a ring.


Step: 22

1st rnd: Ch 1. 12 sc in ring. Join B with sl st to first sc.


Step: 23

2nd rnd: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl at. *Ch 3. Sl st in 3rd ch from hook - Picot made. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * 4 times more. Picot. Miss last sc. Join with sl st to first sc.


Step: 24

*Working behind Picot, 1 sc in next missed sc of 2nd rnd. Ch 2. Rep from * 5 times more. Join with sl st to first sc.


Step: 25

Inner Petals: 3rd rnd: Ch 1. *Working behind Picot, 1 sc in next missed sc of 2nd rnd. Ch 2. Rep from * 5 times more. Join with sl st to first sc.


Step: 26

4th rnd: Ch 1. *[1 sc. 1 hdc. 2 dc. 1 hdc. 1 sc] in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * 5 times more. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 Petals.


Step: 27

Outer Petals: 5th rnd: Ch 2 (does not count as st). *Working from back to front, 1 sc in next ch-2 sp of 3rd rnd between 2 center dc. Ch 3. Rep from * 5 times more. Miss first ch-2 sp. Join with sl st to first sc.


Step: 28

6th rnd: Ch 1. *[1 sc. 1 hdc. 4 dc. 1 hdc. 1 sc] in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * 5 times more. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.


Tips

Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.