Starfish Beach Bag

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Starfish Beach Bag

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Closed with a button, add some ocean-themed fun to your summer adventures with this clever beach bag! Shown in Lily Sugar 'n Cream.

Single Size
Approx 15" x 20" [38 x 51 cm], excluding handles.
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Size
Approx 15" x 20" [38 x 51 cm], excluding handles.

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Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream Twists | Yellow, 00010Edit Color
$7.47

Contrast B

Lily Sugar 'n Cream Twists | Blue Jeans, 01116Edit Color
$4.98

Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream Twists | Tie Dye Stripes, 21114Edit Color
$9.96

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size G6/4.25mm
$1.99
The materials for this project cost $24.40

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

tr = treble crochet

WS = wrong side

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Size
Approx 15" x 20" [38 x 51 cm], excluding handles.

MATERIALS

Lily Sugar 'n Cream Twists (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Contrast A Yellow (00010) 3
Contrast B Blue Jeans (01116) 2
Size 4 mm (U.S. G/6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 1 big button approx 1¾" [4.5 cm] diameter.
Lily Sugar 'n Cream Twists (56 g/2. oz;86 m/95 yds)
Main Color (MC) Tie Dye Stripes (21114) 4

GAUGE

14 sc and 15 rows = 4" [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Motif (make 10). (See diagram on page 2). With MC, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd and 3rd rnds: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc at end of 3rd rnd.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. *Ch 7. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and each of next 5 ch.
1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * 5 times more; ending last rep with 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Miss next sc. Working in rem loops from previous rnd, 1 sc in each of next 5 ch. 3 sc in next ch. Working in both loops, 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Miss next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 5 times more, ending last rep with 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
6th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in each of next 6 sc. (1 sc. 1 hdc) in next sc. (1 hdc. 1 dc. 1 hdc) in next sc. (1 hdc. 1 sc) in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc.** Sc2tog. Rep from * 4 times more, then from * to ** once. Miss last sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
7th rnd: Sl st in each of next 3 sc. Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 6 sts. 2 sc in next hdc. (1 sc. 1 hdc. 1 sc) in next dc. 2 sc in next hdc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sts. Miss next sc. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – dc3tog made. Miss next sc. Rep from * 5 times more. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
8th rnd: Miss first sc. Join A with sl st to next sc. Ch 3 (counts as dc). *1 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in each of next 3 sts. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 dc in next sc. Miss next sc. [(Yoh) twice and draw up a loop in next st. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice] 3 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – tr3tog made.** Miss next sc. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * 5 times more, ending last rep at **. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
9th rnd: Sl st in each of next 2 sts. Ch 4 (counts as tr). *1 dc in next sc. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 3 sc between last sc and next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sc. 1 dc in next sc. 1 tr in next sc. Miss next hdc. Tr3tog.** Miss next hdc. 1 tr in next sc. Rep from * 5 times more; ending last rep at **. Join with
sl st to top of ch 4. Fasten off.

Sew Motifs tog as shown in Assembly Diagram.

Top edging: 1st rnd: (RS). Join B with sl st to any top outer corner sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sc as last sl st. Work 1 sc in each st, having 2 sc in outer corners and sc2tog in inner corners. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. Work 1 sc in each st, having 2 sc in outer corners and sc2tog in inner corners. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Handles (make 2).
With 2 strands of B, ch 84.
1st rnd: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. Working into rem loops along opposite side of ch, work 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. Ch 1. Do not fasten off.
Fold Strap in half lengthwise with RS facing each other (WS of last rnd will show).
Join Strap by working 1 sc through tops of corresponding dc and foundation ch to end of row. Fasten off.
Sew Straps in position to 'points' of Motifs at front and 'valleys' of Motifs at back, leaving center point for button loop (see picture).

Button Loop: With B, ch 20. Fasten off. Fold loop in half and sew to center point at back of Bag. Sew button to front of Bag.