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Soft Round Bag

Image of Soft Round Bag Designed by Julie A. Bolduc

This bag is made with cotton worsted weight yarn and it uses a 4" plastic canvas circle for it's base shape. If you do not have a plastic canvas circle, you can use an old CD for it's base.
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Materials Needed
Worsted weight cotton yarn in 3 desired colors.
A 4" plastic canvas circle
Size H/8 aluminum crochet hook
Yarn Needle

Yarn Thickness: 3mm
Gauge: 4dc=1"
Finished Size: 9"x8"
Skill Level: Beginner

Instructions.
Inside Circle.
With Color 1.
RND 1: Ch4. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3, 17dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (18dc)

RND 2: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. 2dc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (36dc)

RND 3: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. Dc in next st. *2dc in next st. Dc in next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (54dc)

RND 4: Ch2. Hdc in same st as slst. Hdc in each of the next 2 sts. *2hdc in next st. Hdc in each of the next 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch2. (72hdc) Fastenoff. Set aside.

Outside Bottom
RND 1-3: With Color 2, repeat rnds 1-3 of Inside Circle. Fasten off color 2.

RND 4: Join color 3 in same st as slst. Repeat rnd 4.

RND 5: Pick up Inside Circle. Put together the inside and outside circles wrong sides facing each other. Stitch them together using 1 sc in each st around. Before closing, be sure to slip in the Plastic Canvas circle or the CD. Then stitch closed. Bottom formed.

RND 6: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2. Fasten off color 3.

RND 7-11: Join color 1 in same st as slst. Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2. At the end of rnd 11, fasten off color 1.

RND 12: Join color3 to same st as slst. Ch1. Sk next st. 5dc in next st. Sk next st. *Sc in next st. Sk next st. 5dc in next st. Sk next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off color3.

RND 13: Join color1 to same st as slst. Ch2. Hdc in next dc. Sk next st. Sc in next dc. Sk next dc. Hdc in next dc. *Hdc in next sc. Hdc in next dc. Sk next dc. Sc in next dc. Sk next dc. Hdc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 14&15: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2. At the end of rnd 15, fasten off color1.

RND 16: Join color2 to same st as slst. Rep rnd 12. Fasten off color2.

RND 17: Rep rnd 13.
RND 18&19: Rep rnds 14&15.
RND 20: Rep rnd 12.
RND 21: Rep rnd 13.

RND 22-25: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2. Fasten off color1.

RND 26: Join color3 to same st as slst. Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 27: Ch1. Sc in each st around. Join w/slst to ch1.

RND 28: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2. Fasten off color3.

RND 29: Join color2 to same st as slst. Ch3. Dc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 30: Ch1. Slst in each st around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off. Weave all ends into inside of bag.

Draw strings
With color 3. Make 2
Ch2. Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Ch1. *Sc in prev sc. Ch1. Rep from * 62 times more. Fasten off.

Weave each string through rnd 29 in opposite ways going over 2 sts and under 2 stitches. Tie ends together and weave ends into work.

Design written on Thursday, March 21, 2002. Copyright ©2001 By Julie A. Bolduc p125015

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