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Free Crochet Pattern: Golightly Tote

Lion Brandฎ Vanna's Glamour
Pattern #: 90136AD
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 35 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
About 35 in. (89 cm) circumference at widest point

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Vanna's Glamour

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Vanna's Glamour

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Vanna's Glamour
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*Vanna's Glamour (Article #861). 96% Acrylic, 4% Metallic Polyester; package size: 1.75oz/49.61 gr. (202yds/185m) pull skeins

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•  861-100 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Diamond
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9   $ 2.45  
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Golightly Tote

Lion Brand Vanna's Glamour

GAUGE:

12 dc = 4 in. (10 cm) over pattern with 1 strand each of A and B held tog. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

dc2tog (dc dec) Yo, insert hook in sp between next 2 sts and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops; yo, insert hook in next sp and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops; yo and draw through all loops on hook.

NOTES:

1. Work dc into sps between st, rather than into sts.
2. Bag is worked with 1 strand each of A and B held tog throughout.

BAG
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, ch 3; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), work 11 more dc in ring; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 12 dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, *2 dc in next sp between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 24 dc.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next sp between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next sp between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 36 dc.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 2 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 2 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 48 dc.
Rnd 5: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 3 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 3 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 60 dc.
Rnd 6: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sp around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc.
Rnd 7: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 4 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 4 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 72 dc.
Rnd 8: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 7 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 7 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 81 dc.
Rnd 9: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 8 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 8 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 90 dc.
Rnd 10: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 9 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 9 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 99 dc.
Rnds 11–22: Rep Rnd 6.
Rnd 23: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 30 sps between sts, dc2tog, *dc in next 31 sps between sts, dc2tog; rep from * once more; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 96 dc.
Rnd 24: Rep Rnd 6.
Rnd 25: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 29 sps between sts, dc2tog, *dc in next 30 sps between sts, dc2tog; rep from * once more; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 93 dc.
Rnd 26: Rep Rnd 6.
Rnd 27: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 28 sps between sts, dc2tog, *dc in next 29 sps between sts, dc2tog; rep from * once more; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 90 dc.
Rnd 28: Rep Rnd 6. Do not fasten off.

Handles
Row 29: Ch 3, dc2tog, dc in next 29 sps, dc2tog, dc in next sp; leave remaining sts unworked – 33 sts.
Rows 30-41: Ch 3, turn, dc2tog, dc in each sp across to last 3 sps, dc2tog, dc in next sp – 9 sts.
Rows 42-48: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sp across – 9 sts. Fasten off at end of Row 48.
Skip 10 sps from last st worked on Rnd 29. Join 1 strand each of A and B with sl st in next sp, ch 3 and work same as for first handle. Do not fasten off. From wrong side, sc ends of handles tog. Do not fasten off.

FINISHING
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, sc evenly around edge of handle. Fasten off. From right side, join 1 strand each of A and B held tog with sl st at opposite end of handle seam. Sc evenly around edge of handle. Fasten off. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es) tog = together
yo = yarn over  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 35 reviews)
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Golightly Tote Reviewed by shagufta on 2009-12-07 *****
This bag is very easy to make and gets completed very fast.; and it is quite big. I used two different yarns together and also lined it and added lots of open pockets and also a zipped pouch. I added a key holder also.I have used magnetic snaps to close the bag.


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