Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Red, White, and Blue Beach Bag
Show your colors this 4th of July beach trip. Or camping. Or picnic.
Fast and easy crochet of single and double stitches. It's big enough to hold lots of stuff, so grab your crochet hook and hang on.
Worsted weight yarn
2 Oz red
1 Oz white
1 Oz blue
Crochet Hook J
Foundation Row: With red, chain 61. DC in 5th ch from hook, skip next ch, dc in next ch cross. (28 DC)
Row 2: Ch 4 and turn, dc in each dc across.
Change to white and repeat row 2 twice.
Change to blue and repeat row 2 twice.
Alternating colors, continue for 20 more rows, ending with red.
Sides and bottom: Ch 1 and turn. Working along side, bottom and other side, sc evenly around. Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc around. Break off red. Change to white and sc in each sc around twice. Break off white. Change to blue and sc in each sc around twice. Break off blue.
Back: Repeat as for front for 26 rows, ending in red.
Sl St or sew front to back, easing in corners.
Straps (make 2): With red, ch 52, sc in second ch from hook and each ch across. Ch 1, turn. Sc in each sc across for 3 more rows. Sew straps in place at 5th dc from each side.
Drawstring: With red, ch 100, turn, sc in each ch. Break off. Weave drawstring through second row of dc from top.
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