TIME­LESS TWEED SHOUL­DER BAG

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FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

13 inches wide x 24 inches long, in­clud­ing Strap

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Garn­stu­dio DROPS Alaska medium ( worsted) weight wool yarn ( 13/4 oz/ 77 yds/ 50g per ball): 4 balls # 05 dark grey 3 balls # 04 grey 1 ball each # 11 dark red, # 15 mid­night blue, # 45 light olive, # 53 dark pink and # 58 mus­tard • Size 7/ 4.5mm cro­chet hook or size needed

to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle • 11/4- inch but­ton

GAUGE

15 dc = 4 inches; 8 rows = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. When chang­ing color, carry color not in use on wrong side of piece un­til needed un­less oth­er­wise stated. Do not cut yarn un­til in­structed. You may pre­fer to carry dark grey and grey up wrong side un­til next needed. All color changes are worked as dou­ble cro­chet color changes un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row or round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

Daz­zling color de­tails make this bag unique and con­tem­po­rary.

SPE­CIAL STITCH

Sin­gle cro­chet join (sc join): Place slip knot on hook, in­sert hook in in­di­cated st, yo and pull up a lp, yo and draw through both lps on hook.

BAG

Rnd 1 (RS): With dark grey, ch 42, ch change color (see Stitch Guide and Pat­tern Notes) to grey, 2 dc in 2nd ch from hook, change color (see Stitch Guide and Pat­tern Notes) to dark grey, dc in same ch, change color to grey, *dc in each of next 3 chs, change color to dark grey**, dc in next ch, change color to grey, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, (dc, change color to grey, 4 dc, change color to dark grey, dc, change color to grey) in last ch, work­ing in op­po­site side of foun­da­tion ch, sk first ch, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, (dc, change color to grey, 2 dc, change color to dark grey) in last ch, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in beg dc. (90 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), (dc, change color to grey, dc, change color to dark grey) in base of beg ch-3, [dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to grey, dc in next st, change color to dark grey] 10 times, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to grey, (dc, change color to dark grey, 2 dc) in next st, (dc, change color to grey, dc, change color to dark grey) in next st, rep be­tween [ ] 10 times, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to grey, (dc, change color to dark grey, dc, change color to blue) in last st, join in top of beg ch-3. Cut grey. (96 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, ch change color to dark grey, *dc in each of next 3 sts**, change color to blue, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in top of beg ch-3. Cut blue.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, change color to grey, *dc in next st, change color to dark grey**, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to grey, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, dc in last st, join in beg ch-3.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, ch change color to grey, *dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to dark grey**, dc in next st, change color to grey, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in beg ch-3.

Rnd 6: Rep rnd 4. At end of rnd, change color to mus­tard. Cut grey. Rnd 7: Ch 3, ch change color to dark grey, *dc in each of next 3 sts**, change color to mus­tard, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in top of beg ch-3. Cut mus­tard.

Rnds 8–10: Rep rnds 4– 6. At end of rnd 10, change color to pink and cut grey.

Rnd 11: Ch 3, ch change color to dark grey, *dc in each of next 3 sts**, change color to pink, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in top of beg ch-3. Cut pink.

Rnds 12–14: Rep rnds 4– 6. At end of rnd 14, change color to olive and cut grey.

Rnd 15: Ch 3, ch change color to dark grey, *dc in each of next 3 sts**, change color to olive, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in top of beg ch-3. Cut olive.

Rnds 16–18: Rep rnds 4– 6. At end of rnd 18, change color to red and cut grey.

Rnd 19: Ch 3, ch change color to dark grey, *dc in each of next 3 sts**, change color to red, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in top of beg ch-3. Cut red.

Rnds 20–22: Rep rnds 4– 6. At end of rnd 22, fas­ten off dark grey. Cut grey.

First Strap

Row 1 (RS): Now work­ing in rows, with RS fac­ing, join dark grey in 35th st, ch 3, dc in next st, change color to blue, *dc in next st, change color to dark grey**, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to blue, rep from * 6 times, end­ing last rep at **, dc in next 2 sts, leav­ing rem sts un­worked, turn. Cut blue. (29 dc)

Row 2: Ch 3, sk next st, dc in each of next 2 sts, change color to grey, *dc in next st, change color to dark grey**, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to grey, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, dc in each of next 2 sts, sk next st, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. (27 dc)

Row 3: Ch 3, ch change color to grey, sk next st, *dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to dark grey**, dc in next st, change color to grey, rep from * across end­ing last rep at **, sk next st, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. (25 dc)

Row 4: Ch 3, ch change color to grey, sk next st, *dc in next st, change color to dark grey**, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to grey, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, sk next st, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. Cut grey. (23 dc)

Row 5: Ch 3, sk next st, dc in next st, change color to mus­tard, *dc in next st, change color to dark grey**, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to mus­tard, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, dc in next st, sk next st, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. Cut mus­tard. (21 dc)

Rows 6– 8: Rep rows 2– 4. (15 dc)

Row 9: Ch 3, sk next st, dc in next st, change color to pink, *dc in next st, change color to dark grey**, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to pink, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, dc in next st, sk next st, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. Cut pink. (13 dc)

Rows 10 & 11: Rep rows 2 and 3. (9 dc)

Row 12: Ch 3, ch change color to grey, sk next st, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to grey, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, sk next st, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. Cut grey. (7 dc)

Row 13: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 sts, change color to olive, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. Cut olive.

Row 14: Ch 3, ch change color to grey, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to grey, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, dc in top of beg ch3, change color to grey, turn.

Row 15: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 sts, change color to dark grey, dc in next st, change color to grey, dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in top of beg ch-3, change color to dark grey, turn.

Row 16: Ch 3, ch change color to grey, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to grey, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, dc in top of beg ch3, turn. Cut grey.

Row 17: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 sts, change color to red, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. Cut red.

Rows 18–20: Rep rows 14–16.

Row 21: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 sts, change color to blue, dc in next st, change color to dark grey, dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. Cut blue.

Rows 22–24: Rep rows 14–16.

Row 25: Ch 3, dc in each st across. Fas­ten off.

2nd Strap

Row 1 (RS): With RS fac­ing, sk next 19 sts of rnd 22, join dark grey in next st, ch 3, dc in next st, change color to blue, *dc in next st, change color to dark grey**, dc in each of next 3 sts, change color to blue, rep from * 6 times, end­ing last rep at **, dc in next 2 sts, leav­ing rem sts un­worked, turn. Cut blue. (29 dc)

Rows 2–25: Rep rows 2–25 of First Strap. Leav­ing a long tail of dark grey for sewing, fas­ten off. Sew last rows of Straps tog.

But­ton Lp With dark grey, ch 30, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Leav­ing a long tail for sewing, fas­ten off. Sew short ends tog to form lp and sew to cen­ter of WS of back near top edge. With RS fac­ing, cen­ter but­ton on front 11/4 inches be­low top edge and sew in place.

Edg­ing With RS of front fac­ing, sc join (see Spe­cial Stitch) dark grey in any un­worked st of rnd 22, work­ing in each st and in ends of rows of Straps, re­verse sc (see Stitch Guide) evenly sp around, join in first sc. Fas­ten off. Rep for back side.

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