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Making a Crochet Travel Bag

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Finished jewelry or makeup bag
Store your jewelry, makeup or other essentials in this little crocheted bag. This is a guide about making a crochet travel bag.
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December 17, 2015

This is a great little bag to put your jewelry in when travelling, or carrying makeup in your purse. It would also make a nice gift bag for small gifts. Have fun! :)

Total Time: Around an hour

Source: My version of a picture I saw online.:)

Supplies:

  • "I" crochet hook
  • less than 100 yards #4 worsted weight yarn
  • scissors
  • embroidery needle for weaving in ends
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Steps:

  1. Ch 5, join.
  2. Ch 3, 13 dc in your ring, join with a slip stitch to the top of your ch 3.
  3. Ch 3, 1 dc in same space as your ch, 2 dc in each stitch around, join with a slip stitch to the top of your ch.
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  5. Ch 3, 1 dc in the same space as your ch, 1 dc in next stitch, *2 dc in next stitch, 1 dc in next stitch*, repeat steps between ** around, join with a slip stitch to the top of your ch.
  6. *Work this row only in BACK LOOPS* Ch 3, 1 dc in next stitch and each around, join with a slip stitch to your ch 3.
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  8. Drop your existing color, do not fasten off, pick up your coordinating color, ch 1, sc in the same space as your ch.
  9. Skip 2 stitches, *2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in the next stitch, skip 2 stitches, sc in the next stitch, skip 2 stitches*, repeat steps between ** until you have 2 stitches left, skip, join with a slip stitch to your first sc.
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  11. Drop this color, do not fasten off, pick up your first color, Ch 3, 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in the same space as your ch, *sc in the ch space of the next shell, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in the next sc*, repeat steps between **until you reach the end , slip stitch to the top of your ch 3.
  12. Repeat last step 4 times more, alternating colors each time. You will have a total of 6 shell rows.
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  14. Ch 1, sc in the same space as your ch and each stitch around. *Do NOT sc in the ch spaces.*
  15. Ch 5, skip 2 stitches, *1 dc in the next stitch, ch 2, skip 2 stitches*, repeat steps between ** until you have 1 stitch left. Skip last stitch, ch 2, join with a slip stitch to the top of your ch 3.
  16. Ch 56, fasten off. Tie a simple overhand knot on each end and trim. Repeat with your other color. Thread these on opposite sides through your last row. Tie ends together for drawstrings.
  17. All set!:)
Comment Was this helpful? 6
December 23, 20151 found this helpful

I really love this. I think it might take me a month, I'm so unskilled, but I will bookmark it!

Reply Was this helpful? 1
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