Starting at bottom edge, with larger hook and B, ch 21.
Row 1 (RS) Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 20 sc.
Rows 2-29 Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Mark center 2 sts of last row. Fasten off.
OVERLAYStarting at bottom edge, with smaller hook and A, ch 32.
Row 1 (RS) Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 2, skip next 2 ch, sc in
next ch; repeat from * across; turn – 10 ch2-spaces.
Rows 2-58 Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 2, skip next ch2-space, sc in next
sc; repeat from * across; turn.
ASSEMBLY With WS of Overlay and Liner facing, Overlay side up, work through
double thickness with larger hook: Join B in top left corner, ch 1, work across
side, sc in first row-end st of both layers, work through every other row-end st
of Overlay and of Liner, sc across side edge, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner; work
across bottom, sc evenly across, work 2 sc in each ch2-space of Overlay into
each corresponding ch of Liner foundation, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner; work across
other side through every other row-end st of Overlay of Liner, sc across side
edge, (sc, ch 2, sc) in top right corner; work across top edge, sc across to
first marked st, ch 14, slip st in 10th ch from hook, ch 4 for button loop, sc
in remaining sts of top, ch 2; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.
Fold Bag in half, with Overlay on outside. Sew button centered on Front to
correspond with loop, 2" [5 cm] below top edge.
STRAP/SIDESThis piece will serve as both the sides of the Bag and as the Strap.
With larger hook and B, ch 70.
Rnd 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across to end, 3 sc in last
ch; work across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each ch across, 2 sc in
last ch; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.
FINISHINGWith Bag folded, Overlay on outside, position Strap/Sides piece on either
side between side edges, ends at fold, do not to twist (pin for easier sewing).
With large-eyed, blunt needle and B, sew one end of Strap to each side, working
from top opening, down to fold, around, and back up on each side. Fold Strap in
half at center, sew sides of Strap together 3" [7.5 cm] at top below fold.