May 2, 2010

Round Bag

Round Bag
MATERIALS: LAINES BOUTON D'OR LAÏKA, Gris Silex 1067: 7 balls.
Crochet hook size 10/J US/4 UK/ 6.00. Stuffing material.
STITCHES USED: double crochet 16c) US/treble (tr) UK, half double crochet (hdc) US/half treble (htr)
UK, single crochet (sc) US/double crochet (dc)UK, crab st
*...*: rep between * as many times as indicated, otherwise till the end of the row.
3 dc/tr closed tog: *yrh, insert hook in 1 st, yrh, draw a loop, yrh, draw through 2 loops* 3 times, yrh, draw
through the 4 loops on hook.
GAUGES: The first round measures 1 1/8 in/3 cm in diameter.
Back and front measure 7 3/4 in/20 cm in diameter.
Crochet back and front foll drawing.
ROUND OF BAG: Ch 11 (= 3 1/2 in/9 cm in width), crochet foil drawing.
At 18 1/8 in/44 cm from beg fasten off.
Crochet 1 row sc/dc each side of round.
HANDLES: Ch 8 sts, close into a ring with a ss, work sc/dc in spiral.
At 10 1/4 in/26 cm from beg fasten off.
Crochet another handle to match.
FINISHING:
Join back and front to the round of the bag working sc/dc as foll: insert hook in 1loop of the ss row of round
and 1 loop of the last sc/dc row of back and front, then crochet 1 row crab st all around the back, the front and both ends ot the round. Stuff the handles, then sew them inside the bag.