DROPS / 200 / 1

Back to the Beach by DROPS Design

Crocheted bags with stripes in DROPS Paris. The piece is worked in the round, bottom up.

Tags: bags, lace, stripes,

DROPS Design: Pattern no w-767
Yarn group C or A + A

Measurements: Circumference: 86 cm. Length (without straps): 36 cm.

MATERIALS (for 1 bag in each colour):
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
250 g colour 17, off white
150 g colour 41, mustard
100 g colour 59, old pink
100 g colour 101, light blue
100 g colour 35, vanilla
For 1 bag you need 100 g colour 17 off white, 50 g colour 41 mustard and 100 g of colour at bottom of bag.

If you work the piece in one colour only, you will need:
250 g Paris for 1 bag.

16 treble crochets in width and 9 rows in height = 10 x 10 cm.

The hook size is only a guide. If you get too many stitches on 10 cm, change to a larger hook size. If you get too few stitches on 10 cm, change to a smaller hook size.


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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.


See diagrams A.1 and A.2.

At the beginning of each round of double crochets, replace the first double crochet with 1 chain stitch. The round finishes with 1 slip stitch in the first chain stitch at the beginning of the round.
At the beginning of each round of treble crochets, replace the first treble crochet with 3 chain stitches. The round finishes with 1 slip stitch in the 3rd chain stitch at the beginning of the round.

CROCHET TIP (for chain stitches):
1 chain stitch is equivalent to 1 treble crochet in width. Make sure the loop made in the chain stitch is pulled some way up the hook so that it is not tight. If the chain stitch is worked too tightly, the pattern will be tight in sections where there are lots of chain stitches.

Increase 1 treble crochet by working 2 treble crochets in 1 treble crochet. Increase 1 treble crochet in each stitch before and after both marker threads (= 4 treble crochets increased on round).

INCREASE TIP-2 (evenly spaced):
To work out how to increase evenly count the total number of stitches on the round (e.g. 130 stitches) and divide by the number of increases to be made (e.g. 8) = 16.25. 
In this example increase by working 2 treble crochets in approx. each 16th stitch.

Work 1 treble crochet in first stitch, but wait with the last yarn over and pull through (= 2 loops on hook), work 1 more treble crochet in the same way in each of the next 2 stitches, but pull the last yarn over through all 4 loops on the hook (= 1 stitch)




The piece is worked in the round, bottom up. The bottom is crocheted together to finish.

Work 142 chain stitches with hook size 4.5 mm and old pink. Form them into a ring with 1 slip stitch in the first chain stitch on the round.
ROUND 1: Work 1 chain stitch (= 1 double crochet) – read CROCHET INFORMATION, work 1 double crochet in the next chain stitch, * skip the next chain stitch, work 1 double crochet in each of the next 4 chain stitches *, work from *-* a total of 28 times = 114 double crochets. Insert a marker thread at the beginning of the round and a marker thread after 57 double crochets (= 57 double crochets left on round).
ROUNDS 2-5: Work 1 treble crochet in each double crochet. AT THE SAME TIME on each round increase 1 stitch on each side of both marker threads – read INCREASE TIP-1 = 130 stitches. REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION!
ROUND 6: Work 1 treble crochet in each treble crochet and increase 8 treble crochets evenly on round – read INCREASE TIP-2 = 138 treble crochets.
Now continue as follows – read CROCHET TIP: Work A.1 a total of 46 times on the round. When the diagram has been completed in height repeat the last row in the diagram. When the piece measure 18 cm from the cast-on edge change to off white. Continue working the last round in A.1 until the piece measures 31 cm from the cast on edge.

Work A.2 over each repeat of A.1 – remember CROCHET INFORMATION.
Change to mustard and work the edge and straps as follows:
ROUND 1: Work * 1 treble crochet in each of the first 23 treble crochets, work 72 chain stitches – make sure that the chain stitches are not tight (the row of chain stitches should measure 45 cm), skip 23 treble crochets, work 1 treble crochet in each of the next 23 treble crochets *, work from *-* 1 more time on the round = 2 straps.
ROUND 2: Work * 1 treble crochet in each of the first 21 treble crochets, work 3 TREBLE CROCHETS TO 1 TREBLE CROCHET – read description above, work 1 treble crochet in each of the next 70 chain stitches (there is 1 chain stitch left before the next treble crochet on the round), work 3 TREBLE CROCHETS TO 1 TREBLE CROCHET, work 1 treble crochet in each of the next 21 treble crochets *, work from *-* 1 more time on the round = 130 treble crochets.
ROUND 3: Work 1 double crochet in each treble crochet.
Cut and fasten the strands. Turn the piece so that right side faces right side and crochet the bottom together along the first row of chain stitches worked. Crochet using the same colour as you have used at the bottom of the bag and work through both layers starting from the marker thread at the beginning of the round as follows: Work 1 double crochet in each chain stitch, but skip the same chain stitches skipped at the start of the piece. Cut and fasten the strand.
Work 2 more bags in the same way, but start with light blue or vanilla instead of old pink.


= 1 chain stitch
= 1 treble crochet in stitch
= 1 treble crochet around chain-space
= start on this round - previous round already worked

Bjørgeren 19.03.2019 - 07:11:

Takk🌹 Skal lage noen mindre, som handleposer til frukt av bomullgarn, restegarnet mitt. Unngå plast bruk!🙏

Bjørgeren 19.03.2019 - 07:09:

Takk🌹 Skal lage handleposer til frukt av bomullgarn, restegarnet mitt. Unngå plast bruk!🙏

VIVONA 06.03.2019 - 16:52:

J ai réalisé le sac en coloris rose sans problème. Lorsque je l ai fait en bleu je n ai pas pu realiser le motif bleu en entier (4 rangs de moins )car je n avais plus assez de fil alors que j ai commandé exactement la même quantité que le rose. Avez vous une explication ? Merci

DROPS Design 08.03.2019 kl. 14:52:

Bonjour Vivona, c'est effectivement étrange, nous avons eu besoin de 2 pelotes pour chacune des couleurs. Avez-vous exactement la même tension dans les deux couleurs? Bon crochet!

Pietro 26.02.2019 - 09:49:

Buongiorno, Quali sono le dimensioni del modello finito? Grazie

DROPS Design 26.02.2019 kl. 10:14:

Buongiorno Pietro. Le misure sono le seguenti: Circonferenza =86 cm. Lunghezza (senza le tracolle) = 36 cm Buon lavoro!

Pietro 17.02.2019 - 14:31:

Buongiorno, Dalle foto sembrerebbe che dopo A.2 ci sia un giro di maglie alte con il panna prima di passare al senape. È un'impressione sbagliata o è presente un errore nella spiegazione del modello? Grazie

DROPS Design 17.02.2019 kl. 15:46:

Buongiorno Pietro. Le righe che vede prima del colore senape, sono le due righe del diagramma A2. Buon lavoro!

Mirja 16.02.2019 - 14:08:

Why does the US pattern have a mix of double and treble crochets? I imagine it would be very confusing to beginners.

DROPS Design 18.02.2019 kl. 09:28:

Dear Mirja, in this US-pattern it is supposed to be only double crochets, thanks for your feedback US-pattern will be fixed. Happy crocheting!

Martina DG 15.02.2019 - 12:23:

Die Tasche ist wirklich toll und der Netzteil auch zügig gehäkelt. Die Runden mit den Luftmaschen habe ich mit einer Nadel eine Nummer größer gehäkelt. Dadurch hat sich das Netz kaum verzogen :-)

Sandrine 12.02.2019 - 19:39:

Bonjour, Je n'arrive pas à comprendre le diagramme A1. Y a-t-il une vidéo qui explique comment faire le filet ? J'ai du mal à visualiser la bride dans la maille. une chaînette de combien de maille ? Merci de votre aide.

DROPS Design 13.02.2019 kl. 09:05:

Bonjour Sandrine, au 1er rang de A.1 crochetez ainsi: *1 bride dans la bride suivante, 2 ml, sautez 2 brides*, et répétez de *-* tout le tour (en commençant le tour par 3 ml pour remplacer la 1ère bride, vous avez ainsi, 5 ml au début du tour, sautez 2 brides, répétez de *-* et terminez par 1 mc dans la 3ème des 5 ml du début du tour. Continuez ainsi pendant toute la partie A.1. Bon crochet!

Monika Trientbacher 01.02.2019 - 19:54:

Habe gerade die zweite Tasche in Arbeit, die Erste habe ich in Runden gehäkelt, die verzieht sich am Ende leider sehr... Vielleicht habe ich auch etwas falsch gemacht. Die Zweite häkle ich nun in Hin- und Rückreihen und es ist meiner Meinung nach eher zu empfehlen, sie wird bedeutend schöner als die Erste. Lg und danke für diese wunderbare Anleitung! Ich liebe sie!

DROPS Design 04.02.2019 kl. 22:41:

Liebe Monika, vielleicht häkeln Sie eher fest, dann kann es sein, dass sich die Stäbchen leicht in eine Richtung neigen. Eigentlich sollte sich das aber beim Verwenden / Befüllen der Tasche wieder geben, oder wenn Sie sie anfeuchten, in Form ziehen und liegend trocknen lassen. Es ist aber auch möglich, das Muster Hin- und Rück-Runden zu häkeln, d.h. nach jeder Runde die Arbeit zu wenden. Die Kettmasche zum Schließen der Runde wird dann genauso gearbeitet. Viel Freude mit Ihren Taschen und viel Spaß beim Weiterhäkeln!

Martina DG 01.02.2019 - 12:07:

Hallo liebes Drops-Team, jetzt ist die deutsche Anleitung zwar korrigiert, aber da steht nun "28 Stäbchen überspringen". Es sollten doch aber nur 23 sein, oder? Viele Grüße, Martina DG

DROPS Design 01.02.2019 kl. 14:49:

Liebe Martina, Sie sind ja recht, es sollen 23 M sein und keine 28 M. eine Korrektur erfolgt gleich. Danke für den Hinweis, viel Spaß beim stricken!

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