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Crochet 23 ch on crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] with Eskimo. Crochet 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, and then 1 sc in each ch = 22 sc. Read Crochet info! Remember the crochet gauge! Now crochet 1 sc in each sc until piece measures 24 cm [9½’’] and cut thread, square measures 18 x 24 cm [7” x 9½”].
Crochet another square like this (2 squares to make the bottom sturdier). Crochet the squares tog with 1 sc in each of the 22 sc along each shorter side and with 30 sc along each longer side = 104 sc. Insert a Marking Thread (MT) at the beg of round. Now continue in the round with 1 sc in each sc. When bag measures 25 cm [9 3/4’’] from MT work next round as follows: * 1 sc in each of the first 10 sc, 3 ch, skip 3 sc * repeat from *-* a total of 8 times. On next round work 1 sc in each sc and 1 sc in each of the 3 ch from previous round = 104 sc. Continue with 1 sc in each sc until piece measures 30 cm [11 ¾”] from MT. Finish round with 1 sl st in first sc on round and cut the thread.
Crochet 8 ch on crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] with 2 threads Paris and form a ring with a sl st. Work 1 sc in each ch = 7 sc. Continue in the round with 1 sc in each sc until strap measures 200 cm [80’’]. Cut the thread and pull strap through holes on bag twice. Sew tog the ends.
Mobile phone pocket:
Crochet 9 ch on crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] with Eskimo. Crochet 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and then 1 sc in each ch on both sides of ch chain = 16 sc (8 sc on each side). Work 1 sc in each sc until pocket measures 11 cm [4½’’]. Now crochet a string to attach mobile pocket inside the bag as follows: Crochet a row of ch measuring approx 22 cm [9’’], and work 1 sc in each ch. Cut the thread and attach on inside of bag.
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