DROPS / 113 / 2

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Crochet bag/tote bag in 2 strands DROPS Bomull-Lin.

Tags: bags, lace,

DROPS design: Pattern no L-088.
Yarn group C+C or E
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MEASUREMENTS:
Diameter: approx 35 cm.
Height: approx 44 cm.

Materials: DROPS BOMULL-LIN from Garnstudio
400 g colour no 03, beige/linen

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 6 mm – or size needed to get 12 tr = width 10 cm.

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Pattern instructions

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-1:
Replace first tr on round with 3 ch and finish each round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
CROCHET TIP-2:
Replace first tr on row with 3 ch.
TR-GROUP:
* Work 1 tr, but wait with the last pull through *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times = 4 sts on hook, yarn over needle and pull thread through all 4 sts on hook.
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BAG:
Work 4 ch with 2 threads Bomull-Lin and crochet hook size 6 mm and form a ring with a sl st in the first ch.
ROUND 1:10 tr in ring – SEE CROCHET TIP-1!
ROUND 2: 2 tr in each tr = 20 tr.
ROUND 3: 2 tr in each tr = 40 tr.
ROUND 4: * 2 tr in first tr, 1 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* a total of 20 times = 60 tr.
ROUND 5:* 2 tr in first tr, 1 tr in each of the next 2 tr *, repeat from *-* a total of 20 times = 80 tr.
ROUND 6: * 2 tr in first tr, 1 tr in each of the next 7 tr *, repeat from *-* a total of 10 times = 90 tr.
Piece now measures approx 11 cm from the centre. Continue in the round with 1 tr in each tr (no inc) until piece measures approx 30 cm from the centre.
REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION!
Work next round as follows: 3 ch (= 1 tr), * 2 ch, skip 2 tr, 1 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* and finish with 2 ch, skip 2 tr and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Work next round as follows: 3 ch (= 1 tr), 1 ch, * 1 TR-GROUP – see above – round ch-loop, 2 ch *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 TR-GROUP round ch-loop,1 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
Repeat these 2 rounds 1 more time, and then work the first round (= 5 rounds in total).
Work next round as follows: 1 tr in each tr, 2 tr round each ch-loop. Continue in the round with 1 tr in each tr until piece measures approx 44 cm. Cut the thread and fasten.

SHOULDER STRAPS:
Work 7 ch with 2 threads Bomull-Lin and crochet hook size 6 mm. Work 1 tr in 4th ch from hook and continue with 1 tr in each of the next 3 ch = 5 tr. Continue back and forth with 1 tr in each tr – SEE CROCHET TIP-2 - until strap measures approx 60 cm. Make one more strap and attach a strap each side at the top of bag.

Saskia 07.07.2015 - 16:13:

Ik ben bezig met dit tasje haken, maar mijn werk blijft maar krullen(ben al 3 keer overnieuw begonnen). Als je steeds 1 stokje moet maken hoeft er dan geen losse tussen? Ik ben heel benieuwd wat ik fout doe. Graag saskia

DROPS Design 30.07.2015 kl. 14:06:

Hoi Saskia. Er hoeft geen lossen tussen. Kan het zijn dat je misschien te strak haakt? (Controleer de stekenverhouding). Soms kan een werk ook gewoon een beetje krullen in het begin. Dat gaat vaak weg als je verder weg - of na een keer wassen.

Ann 02.08.2012 - 19:04:

For the pattern, do you start Round 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 with 3 chains before making the double crochets? Thank you.

DROPS Design 29.11.2012 kl. 15:54:

Dear Ann, as stated under "crochet tips 1", you replace 1st dec on round with 3 ch. Happy crocheting!

DROPS Design 11.08.2010 - 19:56:

Clara, yes gauge is with 2 strands of Bomull-Lin

Clara 11.08.2010 - 19:32:

The bag is crocheted with 2 strands. Is the gauge done with 2 strands?

Frances Brennan 28.06.2009 - 01:10:

Hi Linda,/ Monica. you can just print off pattern yourself by selecting the print button.Good luck. Frances.

Monica 08.05.2009 - 16:00:

Could you please send the patterns

Linda 12.03.2009 - 18:11:

So cute..would love to make this over shoulder purse. Are the patterns available for downloading??

Anita Van Den Bosch 22.02.2009 - 19:54:

Snygg väska och ser ut att vara lätt att göra! Bra projekt att ge mig själv ochandra i sommar. Jag ska göra en röd!

Frances Brennan 15.02.2009 - 16:13:

Thank you for making your patterns available,and giving detailed instructions. V important for beginners like me.Just finished this and I am so proud of my first project.

Elizabeth 01.02.2009 - 06:56:

I want to learn to crochet better. This is a great project for that.

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