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Cosmetics Drawstring Bag

Image of Cosmetics Drawstring Bag Designed by Julie A. Bolduc

This cosmetic drawstring bag can be made in an evening and is made with Speed Cro Sheen. You could make it with sport weight yarn as well if you do not have any Speed Cro Sheen.
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Materials Needed
Size 3 crochet cotton or Speed Cro Sheen in ecru
Size 0 steel crochet hook
Yarn needle for weaving in ends

Yarn Thickness: 3thread or 2mm
Gauge: 6dc = 1"
Finished Size: 5½"x6"
Skill Level: Beginner

Instructions
RND 1: Ch5. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3. 15dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. Ch2. Sk 1 dc. *2dc in next dc. Ch2. Sk 1 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 3: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (2tr in skipped dc behind ch2 sp.) *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet ()once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 4: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. Ch2. Sk 1 st. *2dc in next dc. Ch2. Sk 1 st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 5: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (2tr in skipped st behind ch2 sp.) *Dc in each of the next 2 sts. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 6: Ch3. Dc in next dc. Ch2. Sk 2 sts. *Dc in each of the next 2 sts. Ch2. Sk 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 7: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Tr in each of the next 2 skipped sts behind ch2 sp.) *Dc in each of the next 2 sts. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 8: Rep rnd 6.
RND 9: Rep rnd 7.
RND 10: Rep rnd 6.
RND 11: Rep rnd 7.
RND 12: Rep rnd 6.
RND 13: Rep rnd 7.

RND 14: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Ch4. slst to 4th ch from hook. Sk 2 sts.) *Dc in each of the next 2 sts. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 15: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Tr in each of the skipped sts behind picot.) *Dc in each of the next 2 sts. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 16: Ch3. Dc in next dc. Ch2. Sk 2 sts. *Dc in each of the next 2 sts. Ch2. Sk 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 17: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Tr in each of the skipped sts behind ch2 sp.) *Dc in each of the next 2 sts. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 18: Rep rnd 16.

RND 19: Ch1. Sc in next st. 2sc in next ch2 sp. *Sc in each of the next 2 sts. 2sc in next ch2 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work.

Finishing Drawstrings.: Make 2 chs 80 sts long. Weave chains through round 18 each one going the opposite way. Tie ends together and trim close. You can put a dab of fabric glue to lock the knot in place if desired.

Design written on Thursday, June 10, 2004. Copyright ©2004-2007 By Julie A. Bolduc p125017

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