156 – DIY Tutorial – Crochet Easy Cute Handbag
Today I will show you how to crochet a sweet handbag with Shell stitches!
Handbag quickly works.
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You will need:
Hook Size 4 mm
Cotton Yarn: 100 g (85 m – 50 g)
2 balls of beige cotton yarn. Each ball contains 93 yds/ 85 m
1 m = 1,0936 jardi (yds)
Width: 18cm / 7″ Length: 20cm / 8″
st – Stitch
sk – Skip
rpt – Repeat
Rnd – Round
ss – Slip Stitch
ch – Chain Stitch
sc – Single Crochet
dc – Double Crochet
5dcShell – 5 dc in one stitch
Start 30 chains (for larger handbags: 33ch, 36ch, 39ch, 42ch, 45ch…)
Rnd 1: ch, 60 sc in round (30 sc from one side chains and 30 sc on the other side chains,), Total 60 st, ss, tie it together
Rnd 2: 2ch, 60 dc in round, Total 60 st, ss, tie it together
Rnd 3: ch, 60 sc in round, Total 60 st, ss, tie it together
Rnd 4-17: Shell pattern – number of stitches must be divisible by 6
Rnd 4: ch,*sc, sk 2st, 5dcShell, sk 2st* rpt entire Rnd, ss, tie it together (Total Shell stitches: 10)
Rnd 5: 3ch, 2dc in one st, sk 2st, *sc, sk 2st, 5dcShell, sk 2st* rpt entire Rnd, sc, sk 2st, 2dc in one st, ss, tie it together
Repeat Rnd/s 4-5 (7 times)
Rnd 18: dc in round (in the middle of the front part, make a buttonhole – sk st, ch)
Rnd 19: sc in round
Total Rnd/s: 19 (20 cm / 8″)
Crochet Handle: 100 chains, 100sc, 3sc in a corner, 100sc on the other side, 3sc in a corner, ss tie it together.
Size Handle: 70 cm / 27,5″