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Crochet and felted DROPS bag in ”Eskimo” with square flower pattern.

DROPS design: Pattern no EE-258

Measurements before felting: width approx 36 cm x height approx 48 cm.
Measurements after felting: width approx 27 cm x height approx 36 cm.
Materials: DROPS ESKIMO
250 g colour no 23, tan
150 g colour no 46, grey
150 g colour no 47m, light beige mix
100 g colour no 01, off-white

The bag weighs a total of approx 500 gr.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 8 mm – or size needed to get 1 square = 12 x 12 cm before felting. After felting the square = 9 x 9 cm.

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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.
COLOURS OF SQUARES:
SQUARE-A: round 1: off-white, round 2: grey, round 3: tan
SQUARE-B: round 1: grey, round 2: off-white, round 3: light beige.
SQUARE-C: round 1: off-white, round 2: light beige, round 3: tan.
SQUARE-D: round 1: light beige, round 2: tan, round 3: grey.

SQUARE: Crochet 6 ch with crochet hook size 8 mm and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 3 ch, 2 tr in ring, * 3 ch, 3 tr *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 3 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 2: 3 ch, 2 tr in first ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 tr in the same ch-loop, * 1 ch, 3 tr in next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 tr in the same ch-loop *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, finish with 1 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 3: 3 ch, 2 tr in first ch-loop, 1 ch, * 3 tr in next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 tr in the same ch-loop, 1 ch, 3 tr in next ch-loop, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 tr in next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 tr in the same ch-loop, 1 ch, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
1 square measures approx 12 x 12 cm.

BAG: Crochet 6 squares of each colour combination = a total of 24 squares.

ASSEMBLY: Sew squares tog in outer loops of sts to make 2 large identical squares as shown in figur-1 – sew with tan Eskimo.
Sew the 2 large squares tog at the sides and along the bottom. Crochet a row of dc along the top of bag.

STRAP: Crochet 2 straps on bag with tan. Beg 3 cm from side seam on front piece, work 5 dc, turn with 1 ch and crochet 1 dc in each dc. Continue like this back and forth until strap measures 70 cm, cut the thread and sew strap to the other side of bag, 3 cm from side seam. Repeat on back piece.

FELTING: Wash the bag in the washing machine with a detergent free of enzymes and optical bleach. Wash at 40 degrees with normal spin, but without pre-wash. Shape the bag when it is still wet and leave to dry flat.

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