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Free Crochet Pattern: Textured Bag

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Lion Brand« Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Roving Wool
Pattern #: L10211
Rating: *****4.3 (based on 4 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 9 x 11 in. (23 x 28 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Roving Wool

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Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Roving Wool
Vintage Rose Pimento Rhubarb Toffee Fence Post Lavender Soap Sea Glass Blue Umbrella
Jordan Almond
*Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Roving Wool (Article #5200). 100% Wool; package size: Solids: 1.75 oz (50g), 58 yards (53m)
Prints: 1.5 oz (42g), 49 yards (45m)

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Additional Materials
2 purchased wood purse handles, about 6 in. (15 cm) across base
1/2 yd (1/2 m) fabric for lining
Sewing needle and thread
 

Textured Bag

Lion Brand« Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Roving Wool

GAUGE:

10 sts + 11 rows = 3 1/2 in. (9 cm) in pattern. 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

NOTES:

Bag is worked in one piece, beg at top edge of front and ending at top edge of back. The Bag is then folded in half and seamed on the sides.

BAG
Front

Ch 33.
Row 1: Sl st in 3rd ch from hook (beg ch counts as first hdc), *hdc in next ch, sl st in next ch; rep from * across - 16 hdc and 16 sl sts at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc in this row and in all following rows), turn, sk first sl st, sl st in next hdc, *hdc in next sl st, sl st in next hdc; rep from * across.
Rep last row until piece measures about 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm) from beg.
Base
Next 3 Rows:
Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across - 32 sts at the end of each of these rows.
Back Next Row: Ch 2, turn, sk first sc, sl st in next sc, *hdc in next sc, sl st in next sc; rep from * across.
Rep Row 2 until back measures same as front.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Lining
Cut fabric to same size as Bag adding 1/2 in. (1.5 cm) seam allowance on all sides.
Fold lining in half and seam sides. Press 1/2 in. (1.5 cm) along open (top) edge of lining to WS.
Fold Bag in half and seam sides.
Top Edging
From RS, join yarn with sl st anywhere along top edge of Bag.
Round 1: Ch 1, work sc evenly spaced around top edge; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Place lining inside Bag, with WS of lining facing WS (inside) of Bag. With sewing needle and thread, sew lining to WS of Bag using sewn slip stitches.
With yarn, sew handles to Bag. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side sc = single crochet
sk = skip sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es) WS = wrong side


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.3 (based on 4 reviews)
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Textured Bag Reviewed by Bernadette Carter on 2013-05-11 ****
I didn't find this pattern easy until I practiced the first few rows several times. I used a K hook and it worked well, although I used every bit of yarn in doing so. The yarn gives a nice texture, but is difficult to work with as it frays and is hard to pull out to correct errors. However, the end result is cute with the contrasting lining.


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