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Shopping Bag

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This easy-to-crochet bag makes shopping fun, stylish and environmentally friendly! Approx. size 17" x 14"[43 x 35.5 cm]. Shown in Bernat Handicrafter Cotton #33713 Key Lime Pie and #00001 White on size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook.

Size

Single Size
Approx 17 x 14 ins [43 x 35.5 cm].
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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 17 x 14 ins [43 x 35.5 cm].

Step 2:

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Contrast A

Handicrafter Cotton | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast B

Handicrafter Cotton | White, 00001Edit Color
$7.96

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
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Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

dcbp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next st at back of work inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice - 1 dcbp made.

hdc = half double crochet

RS = right side

sp(s) = space(s)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 17 x 14 ins [43 x 35.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Handicrafter Cotton
Contrast A () 8
Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz;73 m/80 yds)
Contrast B White (00001) 4
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

15 sts and 17 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

Front and Back (make alike)
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.
Side/Bottom Panel
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.
Finishing
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.