STAWBERRY POUCH

MATERIALS

w 1 skein Blue Sky Sportweight - red
w 1 skein Blue Sky Sportweight - chartreuse

w F crochet hook

you will be working the strawberry shape in a spiral, instructions are not given as even rounds.

ABBREVIATIONS

dtr = double treble crochet
tr = treble crochet
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)

INSTRUCTIONS

work with yarn doubled throughout

MAKE STRAWBERRY SHAPE
-with MC yarn make large loop, ch 1 into loop (does not count as sc), work 10 sc around circle, join to first sc, pull tail to tighten
-ch 1, 1 sc in next, 2 sc in next, *1 sc in next, 1 sc in next, 2 sc in next, repeat from * once more
-work 1 sc in each of next 46 sts around, working in a spiral
-*2 sc in next, 1 sc in each of next 3, repeat from * 3 more times
-*2 sc in next, 1 sc in each of next 2, repeat from * 5 more times
-*2 sc in next, 1 sc in each of next 5, repeat from * 2 more times
-work 1 sc in each of next 94 sts around
-*2 sc in next, 1 sc in next, repeat from * 4 more times
-2 sc in next, 1 sc in next, 2 sc in next, 1 sc in each of next 14, 2 sc in next, 1 sc in next, 2 sc in next, 1 sc in each of next 13, 2 sc in next, 1 sc in each of next 18, 2 sc in next
-1 sc in each of next 53, sl st to next (mark this stitch)
-1 hdc in next, 2 dc in next, 1 hdc in each of next 4, 1 sl st in each of next 6, 1 hdc in each of next 4, 2 dc in next, 1 hdc in next, 1 sc in next, 1 sc in next  (continue with flap below)

MAKE GREEN FLAP
-change to CC yarn, work 1 sl st in each across to marker
-ch 1, turn, sc across
-work 4 more sc rows

MAKE LEAVES
-ch 1, 1 hdc, in next st work (1 dc, ch 1, 1 tr, 1 tr), ch 2, work 1 sl st into post, ch 1, sl st to next st
-1 hdc in next, in next st work (1 dc, ch 1, 1 tr, 1 tr), 1 dtr in next, ch 2, sl st to post, ch 1, sl st to post, ch 1, sl st to next st
-ch 1, in next st work (1 dc, 1 tr, 1 tr), ch 2, sl st to post, ch 1, sl st to post, ch 1, cl st to next st
-work 1 sl st in each st across to end

MAKE STRAP
-*ch 6, 1 tr in 4th ch from hook, repeat from * until strap is long enough        see photo -->
-join to sides of bag

 

 

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