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Work as follows:
Round 1: 1 dc in every sc.
Round 2: 1 sc in every dc.
Repeat these 2 rounds upwards.
0-3" (0-8 cm): 2 strands cerise
3"-4¾" (8-12 cm): 1 strand cerise and 1 strand peach
4¾"-7" (12-18 cm): 2 strands peach
7"-8¾" (18-22 cm): 1 strand peach and 1 strand yellow
8¾"-11" (22-28 cm): 2 strands yellow
11"-12½"(28-32 cm): 1 strand yellow and 1 strand off white
12½"-15¾" (32-40 cm): 2 strands off white
CROCHET TIP 1: At beg of round replace first sc with 1 ch and first dc with 3 ch. Finish every round with 1 sl st in 1st/3rd ch from beg of round.
CROCHET TIP 2: Always replace first sc at beg of row with 1 ch.
Read US/UK above! Ch 55 on hook size 4.5mm/US 7 with 2 strands cerise.
Round 1: Work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, then work 1 sc in every ch on each side of ch-row = 108 sc (54 sc on each side).
Then work in the round. Work STRIPES AND PATTERN - see explanation above. Read CROCHET TIP!
When all stripes have been worked, piece measures approx. 40 cm / 15¾''.
Ch 7 on hook size 4.5mm/US 7 with 2 strands off white.
Work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, then work 1 sc in every ch = 6 sc. Read CROCHET TIP 2!
Then work back and forth with 1 sc in every sc until piece measures approx. 95 cm / 37½''.
Crochet another handle.
Sew handles on to bag, fasten handle 18 cm / 7'' from bottom edge (after last round with 2 strands peach) and up to edge of bag.
Sew handle approx. 10 cm / 4'' in from each side.
Fasten one handle on each side of bag.
CROCHET FLOWER: – see picture for color combinations.
Work entire flower with 2 strands.
Ch 4 on hook size 4.5mm/US 7 with 2 strands off white, cerise, peach or yellow and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 1, work 9 sc in ch-ring and finish with 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round.
Cut the yarn and change color.
ROUND 2: ch 1, in next sc work * 1 sc and ch 5, skip 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 9 times, finish with 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round = 9 ch-spaces.
Make 7 flowers and fasten them on the bag.
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