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DROPS 109-6 by DROPS Design

DROPS crochet bag in ”Eskimo”.

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Measurements:
Length: approx 40 cm
Width: approx 38 cm

Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
200 g colour no 23, tan
100 g colour no 50, dark pink mix
50 g colour no 11, khaki
50 g colour no 20, purple
50 g colour no 21, blue/violet
50 g colour no 30, pink
50 g colour no 35, lime
50 g colour no 47, light beige mix

DROPS crochet hook size 7 mm – or size needed to get 1 diamond = approx 12.5 x 12.5 cm.

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pattern type: bags, shape: square,

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Crochet tip: Finish each round with 1 sl st in first st on round.
Replace first dc on round with 1 ch and replace first tr with 3 ch. To avoid too many thread ends, work ends into piece.
Decreasing tip: Dec 1 dc as follows: Work 1 dc, but wait with the pull-through, (= 2 sts on hook), work the next dc and now pull thread through all 3 sts on hook.

Diamond: Work 3 ch with colour-1 (see below) and form a ring with 1 sl st.
Round 1 (colour-1): 6 dc in ring.
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Round 2 (colour-1): 2 dc in each dc = 12 dc.
Round 3 (colour-2): 2 tr in each dc = 24 tr.
Round 4 (colour-3): * 2 dc in first tr, 1 dc in each of the next 2 tr *, repeat from *-* = 32 dc.
Round 5 (colour-4): 1 dc in each of the first 4 dc, * 1 dc + 2 ch + 1 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 7 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 1 dc + 2 ch + 1 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the last 3 dc.
Round 6 (colour-5): 1 dc in each of the first 3 dc, * 1 htr in next dc, 1 tr in next dc, 1 tr + 1 dtr + 1 tr in ch-loop (= corner), 1 tr in next dc, 1 htr in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 1 htr in next dc, 1 tr in next dc, 1 tr + 1 dtr + 1 tr in ch-loop, 1 tr in next dc, 1 htr in next dc, 1 dc in each of the last 2 dc, 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round. Cut the thread.

Diamond colours:
Diamond A: Colour-1 = light beige mix, Colour-2 = khaki, Colour-3 = pink, Colour-4 = dark pink mix, Colour-5 = tan.
Diamond B: Colour-1 = lime, Colour-2 = light beige mix, Colour-3 = dark pink mix, Colour-4 = purple, Colour-5 = blue/violet.
Diamond C: Colour-1 = pink, Colour-2 = blue/violet, Colour-3 = lime, Colour-4 = khaki, Colour-5 = purple.
Diamond D: Colour-1 = lime, Colour-2 = pink, Colour-3 = blue/violet, Colour-4 = tan, Colour-5 = dark pink mix.
Diamond E: Colour-1 = pink, Colour-2 = dark pink mix, Colour-3 = khaki, Colour-4 = blue/violet, Colour-5 = tan.
Diamond F: Colour-1 = khaki, Colour-2 = lime, Colour-3 = purple, Colour-4 = pink, Colour-5 = dark pink mix.
Diamond G: Colour-1 = purple, Colour-2 = khaki, Colour-3 = pink, Colour-4 = light beige mix, Colour-5 = blue/violet.
Diamond H: Colour-1 = khaki, Colour-2 = pink, Colour-3 = dark pink mix, Colour-4 = tan, Colour-5 = purple.
Diamond I: Colour-1 = dark pink mix, Colour-2 = light beige mix, Colour-3 = lime, Colour-4 = khaki, Colour-5 = tan.

Bag: Crochet 2 diamonds in each colour combination = 18 diamonds.
Sew them tog 9 by 9 – see fig-1 – sew edge to edge. Now crochet the 2 parts tog along 3 sides as follows: Place parts on top of each other WS against WS and crochet 1 dc through each st through both layers with tan Eskimo. Now crochet a border along the opening at top with tan as follows: 12 dc in each diamond = 72 dc. Work 1 round of dc, at the same time dec evenly to 60 dc – see Decreasing tip! Now crochet 1 round with 1 dc in each dc. Cut the thread.
Straps: Work straps in tan. Beg 2 dc in from one side and work 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc. Work rows with 1 dc in each dc until strap measures approx 70 cm. Cut the thread and sew the other end of strap to the other side of bag, 2 dc in from the side. Repeat the other side of bag.

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