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Sizes and Materials List …
|Size:||4.75” wide by 4.25” high|
US D/3 (3.25 mm)
|Yarn:||Pisgah Yarn and Dyeing Co., Inc. Article 2001, Honeysuckle Dazzling Colors Mercerized Cotton Metallic [10/3 Cotton with Acetate Wrap, 100 yds/ball]
or any size 10 cotton metallic thread
|(A) #403 Dazzling Cream, 1 ball
(B) #401 Dazzling Diamonds, 1 ball)
|Notions||Piece of lining fabric 13” l. x 6” w.
Piece of non-fusible interfacing 13” l. x 6” w.
Sewing thread and sewing needle
One vintage button – 7/8” diameter
|Gauge:||6 sc and 3 rows = 1”
Always take time to check your gauge
Bag is worked as a rectangular piece from side-to-side in two-row stripes, then folded and seamed at sides.
Right side of piece is the side that shows ridges formed by working in back loops only on row 3.
|Stitches Used||Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single Crochet (sc)
Half-Double Crochet (hdc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Reverse Single Crochet (rev sc)
Back Loop Only (blo)
Work in back loop only of single crochet stitches as instructed in pattern.
|Base Chain||With A, ch 76.|
|Row 1 (RS)||Sc in 2nd ch from hk and in ea ch across. (75 sc)|
|Row 2 (WS)||Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 sc, *hdc in next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, hdc in next 2 sc, dc in next 3 sc,* rep from * to * across, changing to B in last st.|
|Row 3||Ch 1, turn, working in blo, sc in ea st across.|
|Row 4||Working in both lps as normal, ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 sc, *hdc in next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, hdc in next 2 sc, dc in next 3 sc,* rep from * to * across, changing to A in last st.|
|Row 5||Rep row 3.|
|Row 6||Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 sc, *hdc in next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, hdc in next 2 sc, dc in next 3 sc,* rep from * to * across, changing to B in last st.|
|Rows 7-26||Rep rows 3-6 until a total of 26 rows have been worked, alternating colors every two rows as established. Fasten off and weave in ends.|
Inside Edge Trim …
|Row 1||With RS facing and working along short end of piece where color changes were made, attach B in st at right corner, ch 1, work 29 sc evenly across. (29 sc)|
|Row 2||Ch 1, turn, sc in ea sc across. Fasten off and weave in ends.|
|Side Seams||With right sides tog, fold up short end of piece 4” (i.e., the end that was just trimmed with B). Sl st side seams tog. Fasten off and weave in ends. Turn piece right side out.|
|Top Flap||At other short end of piece, fold down top edge 1” and tack raw edge to inside of flap.|
|Button Loop||With 1 strand ea of A and B held tog, attach thread along fold of flap 2” in from side, ch 7, skip 1” along fold and attach ch at that point. Fasten off and weave in ends.|
|Strap||With 1 strand ea A and B held tog, attach thread at one side of bag where flap folds down, ch 200, attach with sl st to other side of bag. Fasten off and weave in ends.|
|Lining||Cut piece of lining fabric to measure 11” long x 5.25” wide. Cut a piece of interfacing 10.5” long x 4.75” wide. With right sides of lining tog, fold one short end up 4.25”. Fold down raw edge 1/4”, then sew side seams. Trim seams.
Insert interfacing into bag, then insert lining over it. Adjust to fit. With sewing thread and needle, tack top edge of lining to inside front of lower bag opening.
On inside of top flap, fold edges of lining under and tack to crocheted piece along 3 sides.
|Button||Align button with button loop and sew securely to front of bag.|
Pattern and photos © Kathy North, Designs by KN