GREY & YELLOW BAG
3 skeins Gray and
“STAR” RAYON CROCHET, Article 700 2 balls Buttercup
4 metal tips (optional)
Steel crochet hooks No.0 and No.1
No.0 hook ch 32, sc in 2nd st from hook, I sc in each remaining st of ch, ch I, turn.
2nd Row-1 sc in each sc, ch 1, turn. Repeat the last row
Next Row-UPPER SECTION: 3
sc in 1st sc (corner),1 sc in each of the next 29 sc, 3 sc in next
sc (corner), working along side of bottom, work 1 sc over side of each
of the next 29 rows,3 sc in last row (corner), 1 sc in each of the next 29 sts, 3 sc in last st (corner), I sc over side of the next 29 rows. Do not join or turn this or following rounds.
Next 9 Rounds-] sc in each sc, join last round, drop Gray.
When “STAR” RAYON CROCHET is used work with a double strand of thread and No.1 hook.
11th Round-Attach Buttercup in joining, ch4, tr c in sc before ch 4,` skip1sc, tr c in next sc, tr c in sc just skipped, repeat from* all around, join, drop Buttercup.
12th Round-With Gray work 1 sc in each trc.
13th Round-1 sc in each sc, join, drop Gray.
14th Round-Pick up Buttercup and work 2 sc in each sc,
join, drop Buttercup.
1 5th Round-With Gray, sc in joining, * skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * all around, join in 1 st sc, drop Gray.
16th Round-With Buttercup work in same manner as 11th
17th Round-With Gray work same as 12th round, drop
Gray. 18th Round-Work same as 14th round.
19th Round-Same as 15th round.
20th Round-Same as 13th round.
21st Round-Same as 11th round, cut Buttercup.
22nd Round-Same as 12th round, do not join or turn this
or this or following rounds. Work 17 more rounds in sc or until
upper section measures 8 inches from beginning.
Next Round-Ch 4, tr c in next sc,* ch 2, skip 2 sc, I tr c in each of the next 2 sc, repeat from * all around,
ending round with ch 2, join in 4th st of ch (beading).
Next Round-* In next ch 2 mesh, work I sc, 3 dc, I sc, repeat from * all around, join in I st sc, drop Gray.
Next Round-Attach Buttercup and work 2 sc in each st, drop Buttercup.
Next Round-Pick up Gray and work same as 15th round. Next Round Pick up Buttercup, * 2 sc in next sc, 2 s dc
in next sc (s : thread over hook, insert in st, pull loop
through, thread over and work off all loops at one time),
3 dc in next sc,2 sdc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc,
repeat from *all around, join in 1 st sc, cut thread.
HANDLE: With double strands of Gray, crochet 2 chains
about 1yd. long. Lace 1 chain through beading. Lace other
chain starting at opposite side. Finish with metal tips if
desired or sew ends together. Make a cardboard box to fit
bottom of bag, having the sides about 41/2 inches in height.