Crocheted Drawstring Bag


Crocheted Drawstring Bag

Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY “AUNT LYDIA’S” HEAVY RUG YARN, Article 235 4 skeins Turquoise 1 skein Lt. Yellow Aluminum crochet hook size H

With Turquoise ch 52, d c in 3rd st from hook, s c in next st, * ch 2, d c in same st, skip 2 chs, s c in next ch, repeat from * to end of ch, turn.

2nd Row–* Ch 2, d c in same space, s c in next s c, repeat from * to last s c, ch 2, d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop, turn. Repeat the last row 9 times, cut yarn.

12th Row–Attach Lt. Yellow and work same as 2nd row, cut yarn.

13th Row–Attach Turquoise and work same as 2nd row, cut yarn. Repeat the last 2 rows twice, do not cut yarn at end of last row.

Next 5 Rows–Work same as 2nd row, cut yarn.

Working on opposite side of starting ch, and with right side of 1st row toward you, attach Turquoise, * ch 2, d c in same space, s c in same space with s c of 1st row, repeat from * across row ending with s c in end st, turn. Repeat from 2nd row to end of 1st section. Fold work in half and sew the 2 sides together.

Next Row–Beading: With right side of bag toward you attach Turquoise at joining, ch 7, tr c in next s c, * ch 3, tr c in next s c, repeat from * 14 times, ch 3, trc in joining, * ch 3, tr c in next s c, repeat from * around remainder of work, ch 3, join in 4th st of ch, turn.

Next Row–Ch 2, d c in same space, s c in next tr c, * ch 2, d c in same space, s c in next tr c, repeat from * all around ending with sl st in joining, cut yarn, turn.

Next Row–Attach Lt. Yellow and work same as 2nd row, ending with sl st, turn.

Next 2 Rows–Attach Turquoise and work same as last row, cut yarn at end of last row.

Tie: With Turquoise work a chain about 30 inches long, sl st in 2nd st from hook, 1 sl st in each remaining st of ch, cut yarn. Work another tie in same manner.

Lace 1 tie through beading. Lace other tie at opposite side. Tie free ends together.

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