Granny Bags LW1350

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Suitable for beginners.

Designed by Mary Jane Protus.

Bags measure 9 ½" wide x 15" high.

RED HEART® "Hokey Pokey™", 100% Acrylic, Art. E718 (4 ounce skeins): 3 Ounces each CA and CB.

No. 7107
Bubble Gum
No. 7108
No. 7113
No. 7106
Light Plum
No. 7110
No. 7111
Blue Bonnet

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US Size I-9]. Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Square measures 3 ½" x 3 ½". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SQUARE (Make 20): With CA, ch 4; join with a sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 5 (counts as a dc and a ch-2 sp), [3 dc in ring, ch 2] 3 times, 2 dc in ring; join with a sl st in 3rd ch of ch-5.

Rnd 2: (Sl st, ch 3,2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in first sp, ch 1, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in next sp, ch 1] 3 times; join to top of ch-3. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: With right side facing, attach CB in any ch-2 sp; (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in same sp, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1 **, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in next ch-2 sp; rep from * around, end at **; join. Fasten off.

FINISHING: Sew squares together following diagram.

Top Edging: With right side facing, attach CA at top edge; ch 1, work sc all around top edge, increasing and decreasing as necessary to keep work flat; join with a sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Strap: With 2 strands of CA held together as one, ch 100. Fasten off. Weave through corner spaces at top of bag as shown. Sew ends of chain together. Weave in yam ends.

Front Tie: With 2 strands of CA held together as one, ch 75. Fasten off. Weave in yarn ends. Make a knot at each end of chain. Weave chain through center front and back (from front to back to front); tie in a bow for bag closure.

ABBREVIATIONS: CA, CB = Color A, Color B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; rep = repeat: rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; sp = space; st(s) = stitch(es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times indicated.

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