domingo, 19 de outubro de 2014

Chroma Crochet Bag



  • US-G, 4.0mm hook
  • Approximately 300 yds total Aran or Worsted weight yarn, in 5 colors (I Love This Yarn in Navy, Royal, Turquoise, White, and Gray Mist shown)
  • 4 Stitch Markers
  • Handles, optional
  • Fabric lining with closure, optional
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  • Bag Instructions:
    Row 1: With Color A, ch 40. Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch to end. Turn. (39 sts)
    Row/Round 2: Ch 1, hdc in each st to end of row. Turning to work in the side, hdc in the side of the first st of Row 1. Turning again, hdc in the each ch of the starting ch, opposite the first row of hdc sts. With one more clockwise turn, hdc in the side of the last st of Row 1 and join to the first st of Row 2 with a sl st, to begin working in the round. Do not turn. (80 sts)
    Round 3: Ch 2 (does not count as first st), dc in each st around. Join with a sl st to first dc. (80 sts)
    Round 4: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc. (80 sts)
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  • Round 5: Ch 2, fptrc around dc below the first st. Dc into the next st. *Fptrc around the st below the next st, dc in the next st. Repeat from * to end. Join with a sl st to first fptrc. (80 sts)
    Round 6: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc. (80 sts)

    Round 7: Ch 2, dc in the 1st st, fptrc around st below next st. *Dc in the next st, fptrc around the st below the next st. Repeat from * to end. Join with a sl st to first dc. (80 sts)
    Round 8: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc, using the Next Color. (80 sts)
    Round 9-12: With Color B, repeat Rounds 5-8.
    Round 13-16: With Color C, repeat Rounds 5-8.
    Round 17-20: With Color D, repeat Rounds 5-8.
    Round 21-24: With Color E, repeat Rounds 5-8. Add more stripes in pattern for a taller bag if desired. Do not cut yarn, but go to the Finishing Instruction set of your choice.
    Finishing Instructions:
    For Clutch Style Bag:
    At end of Round 24, break yarn and use seamless join to finish off. Weave in ends. Add fabric lining if desired.
  • For Crochet handle Style Bag:
    Round 25: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc. (80 sts)
    Round 26: Counting from the 1st st, place marker at sts #15, 30, 55, and 70. Check that they match up when the bag is laid flat, and that they are spaced to your preferences. [For a longer (arm or shoulder style) strap bag, move the markers out to the sides to
  • create the opening desired.
       Ch 1 and sc to 1st marker. Remove marker and sc in that st. Ch 14 and skip to next marked st. Sc in marked st (remove marker). Sc in each st to next marker. Remove marker and sc in that st. Ch 14 and skip to next marked st. Sc in marked st (remove marker). Sc in remaining 10 sts. Join with sl st to first sc. (52 sc and 28 ch)

    Round 27: Ch 1, sc in each st and ch to end. Join with sl st to first sc. (80 sts)
    Round 28: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc. (80 sts)
    Round 29: Ch 1, sc in each st around. (80 sts) Break and use seamless join to finish off. Weave in ends. Add lining if desired.
  • For wooden/plastic handle Style Bag:
    Round 25: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc. (80 sts)
    Round 26 – end:
    1. Counting from the 1st st, place marker at sts #15, 30, 55, and 70. Check that they match up when the bag is laid flat, and that they are the approximate width to fit in your handles, adjusting if necessary.
    2. Without making a starting ch, sl st in 2nd st of round and each st to marker. Sc in first marked st (remove marker) and each st to second marker, including second marked st (remove marker). (16 sc)
    Ch 1 and sc even across those 16 sc. Repeat until flap is long enough to cover handle. Ending on left side of flap, sl st down left side of flap back to top of bag
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    2. Sl st in each st around to third marker. Sc in third marked st (remove marker) and each st to last marker, including last marked st (remove marker). (16 sc) Make second flap as in Step 3.
    Sl st in remaining 10 sts. Break yarn and use seamless join to finish off. Use additional yarn to sew flaps over handles. Weave in ends and add lining if desired.
  • So which style is your favorite? Clutches are hot for evenings out, crochet handles are super cute and great for immediate gratification, and wooden and plastic handles are easy on the hands and look good too. They all have their appeal! With the different finishing options and all the colors of yarn available, I can’t wait to see what you all come up with while making the Chroma Crochet Bag!

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