DROPS / 120 / 9

Emmy Lou by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS bag in ”Paris”.

DROPS design: Pattern no W-377
Measurements: approx width 35 cm x height 25 cm
Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
250 g colour no 29, light ice blue.
50 g colour no 17, off-white.

120 cm off-white silk ribbon, width 15 mm.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm – or size needed to get 4 tr-groups = width 10 cm.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Replace first tr on round with 3 ch.
Replace first dc on round with 1 ch.
Crochet 140 ch with light ice blue and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 5 tr in first ch – See CROCHET TIP, * skip 4 ch, 5 tr in next ch (= 1 tr-group) *, repeat from *-* and finish with skipping 4 ch and crochet 1 sl st at the top of first tr on round = 28 tr-groups.
ROUND 2: Crochet sl sts to the middle of the first tr-group, 5 tr in the middle tr on first tr-group, * 5 tr in the middle tr on next tr-group *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in first tr.
Repeat round 2 until piece measures 21 cm.
Now crochet next round as follows:
1 dc in first tr, * skip 1 tr, 1 dc in next tr *, repeat from *-* = 70 dc.
Crochet 6 rounds with 1 dc in each dc, cut the thread.

Hold the bag with the bottom facing away from you. Crochet between the tr-groups in the transition between the one but last and the last round with tr-groups as follows with light ice blue:
ROUND 1: Crochet 5 tr between each tr-group round the bag.
ROUND 2: Crochet sl sts to the middle of the first tr-group, then 6 tr in the middle tr in each tr-group round the bag.
ROUND 3: Crochet sl sts to the middle of the first tr-group, then 7 tr between the 2 middle tr in each tr-group round the bag, cut the thread.

Crochet 6 ch with light ice blue, turn and crochet 1 dc in 2nd ch from hook, and then 1 dc in each of the last 4 ch = 5 dc. Continue with 1 dc in each dc - turn each row with 1 ch - until strap measures 35 cm, cut the thread. Crochet 1 more strap in the same way.

Sew a strap to each side of bag, approx 2 cm in from the side. Crochet a border along each long side of strap with off-white as follows: 1 dc in first st, * 1 ch, skip 1 st, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-*. Crochet tog bottom of bag with dc through both layers.

Thread the silk ribbon through the last round before the dc at top of bag, and tie a bow.

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