Crochet Crossbody Bag

Crochet Crossbody Bag – This crossover body purse is ideal for everyday use or make it in a glittery yarn and use for evenings out ie theatre, party etc.

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Crochet Crossbody Bag UK

Pattern Number CNC225

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Abbreviations UK
st.          Stitch(es)
ch.         Chain
dc.         Double Crochet
htr.        Half Treble Crochet
tr.          Treble Crochet
rpt.        Repeat
ss.         Slip Stitch
yrh.       Yarn Round Hook
BLO.      Back Loop Only
tch.       Turning Chain

Group.   5tr into same stitch or space.

Dec.       Decrease
Pull up loop from each of next 2 stitches, yrh pull through all loops.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch.

Approx Finished Size:    10 x 8.5 Inches (not including strap)

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn

I have used:-
70 grams of King Cole Big Value DK in colour 1
15 grams of King Cole Big Value DK in colour 2

5.00mm Clover Crochet Hook, medium button

TENSION – 1 pattern rpt & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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Front# # With colour 1 make 44ch loosely, Work 2tr into 4th ch from hook, miss 1ch, 1dc into next ch, * miss 2ch, 5tr into next ch, miss 2ch, 1dc into next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch, miss 1ch, 3tr into last ch. Turn. (6, 5tr groups + 2 half groups)

First Pattern Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into the BLO (see abbrev) of next dc, miss 2tr, work 1dc into centre tr of 5tr group, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr, dc, 2tr and 3tch, miss 2tr, work 5tr into BLO of next dc, miss 2tr, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn.

Second Pattern Row – 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, miss 2tr, 1dc into centre tr of 5tr group, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into BLO of next dc, miss 2tr, 1dc into centre tr of 5tr group, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and dc, miss 2tr, work 3tr into last dc. Turn.

Rpt First & Second Pattern Rows once. Fasten off.

Join in colour 2 and rpt First & Second Pattern Rows twice. Fasten off.

Join in colour 1 and rpt First & Second Pattern Rows four more times.

You should have 17 pattern rows worked in all. Turn.

Border – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 2tr, * 1htr into dc, 1dc into each of next 5tr, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 2tr and 3tch, work 1htr into dc, 1dc into each of 2tr, 3dc into top of 3ch, work 25dc evenly along into row ends down first side of bag, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch along starting chain edge, 3dc into corner, work 25dc evenly along into row ends up second side of bag, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. # # Fasten off.

Back – Rpt from # # to # # Turn.

Flap – (Dec Row) Join colour 1 to first dc at top of back piece, (same dc as 1st marker) working through BLO make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, dec 1dc (see abbrev) over next 2st, (twice) work 1dc into each st until last 5 stitches, dec 1dc over next 2st (twice) 1dc into last dc. Turn. (40dc)

Working through both loops from now on rpt the last row once.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 6 rows of 1dc into each dc to end, turning at the end of each row. (36dc)

Buttonhole Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 16dc, make 2ch, miss 2dc, 1dc into each of next 17dc. Turn.

Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc to 2ch space, work 2dc into 2ch space, 1dc into each dc to end. Turn.

starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 2 rows of 1dc into each dc to end, turning at the end of each row.

Centre Point – ss over 17dc, 2dc into next dc, make 2ch, 2dc into next dc, ss into each dc to end. Fasten off.

Joining and Strap – Place front onto back, join colour 1 to dc on left hand corner as facing you, (see picture) working through the dc on the back and front of the bag, work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc down first side of bag, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc along bottom of bag, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc up second side of bag, make 170ch loosely, (this is the strap) making sure you don’t twist chain length, ss to 1st dc on opposite side of flap. Turn.

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Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 170ch, (of strap) 1dc into each dc down first side of bag, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc along bottom of bag, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc up second side of bag, ss to first dc on strap. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, work 1ss into each dc along the three sides of the bag (first, bottom, second) and into each dc along strap, ss to the first ss on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Flower Motif – Made in continuous rounds without turning. Using colour 1 make a magic circle, make 1ch, work 12dc into circle, pull loose thread to close circle, ss to first dc.

Next Row – 1ch, ss into base of 1ch, * 4tr into next dc, ss into next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, work 4tr into last dc, ss to first ss. Fasten off. (6, 4tr groups)

Finishing – Weave in and trim off all loose ends of yarn, attach button to correspond with buttonhole, secure flower to bag.

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Crochet Crossbody Bag USA

Pattern Number CNC225

Abbreviations USA
st.
         Stitch(es)

ch.         Chain
sc.         Single Crochet
hdc.       Half Double Crochet
dc.         Double Crochet
rpt.        Repeat
sl st.      Slip Stitch
yo.         Yarn Over
BLO.      Back Loop Only
tch.       Turning Chain

Group.   5dc in same stitch or space.

Dec.       Decrease
Pull up loop from each of next 2 stitches, yo pull through all loops.

Base of ch.  Work in first stitch.

Approx Finished Size:    10 x 8.5 Inches (not including strap)

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn

I have used:-
70 grams of King Cole Big Value DK in color 1
15 grams of King Cole Big Value DK in color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted weight #3

5.00mm Clover Crochet Hook, medium button

GAUGE – 1 pattern rpt & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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Front# # With color 1 ch44 loosely, Work 2dc in 4th ch from hook, skip 1ch, 1sc in next ch, * skip 2ch, 5dc in next ch, skip 2ch, 1sc in next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch, skip 1ch, 3dc in last ch. Turn. (6, 5dc groups + 2 half groups)

First Pattern Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in the BLO (see abbrev) of next sc, skip 2dc, work 1sc in centre dc of 5dc group, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, sc, 2dc and 3tch, skip 2dc, work 5dc in BLO of next sc, skip 2dc, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn.

Second Pattern Row – ch3, 2dc in base of ch3, skip 2dc, 1sc in centre dc of 5dc group, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in BLO of next sc, skip 2dc, 1sc in centre dc of 5dc group, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and sc, skip 2dc, work 3dc in last sc. Turn.

Rpt First & Second Pattern Rows once. Fasten off.

Join in color 2 and rpt First & Second Pattern Rows twice. Fasten off.

Join in color 1 and rpt First & Second Pattern Rows four more times.

You should have 17 pattern rows worked in all. Turn.

Border – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 2dc, * 1hdc in sc, 1sc in each of next 5dc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, 2dc and 3tch, work 1hdc in sc, 1sc in each of 2dc, 3sc in top of ch3, work 25sc evenly along in row ends down first side of bag, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along starting chain edge, 3sc in corner, work 25sc evenly along in row ends up second side of bag, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. # # Fasten off.

Back – Rpt from # # to # # Turn.

Flap – (Dec Row) Join color 1 to first sc at top of back piece, working through BLO ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, dec 1sc (see abbrev) over next 2st, (twice) work 1sc in each st until last 5 stitches, dec 1sc over next 2st (twice) 1sc in last sc. Turn. (40sc)

Working through both loops from now on rpt the last row once.

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 6 rows of 1sc in each sc to end, turning at the end of each row. (36sc)

Buttonhole Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 16sc, ch2, skip 2sc, 1sc in each of next 17sc. Turn.

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to ch2 space, work 2sc in ch2 space, 1sc in each sc to end. Turn.

starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 2 rows of 1sc in each sc to end, turning at the end of each row.

Centre Point – sl st over 17sc, 2sc in next sc, ch2, 2sc in next sc, sl st in each sc to end. Fasten off.

Joining and Strap – Place front onto back, join color 1 to sc on left hand corner as facing you, (see picture) working through the sc on the back and front of the bag, work ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc down first side of bag, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc along bottom of bag, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc up second side of bag, ch170 loosely, (this is the strap) making sure you don’t twist chain length, sl st to 1st sc on opposite side of flap. Turn.

border and strap

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 170ch, (of strap) 1sc in each sc down first side of bag, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc along bottom of bag, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc up second side of bag, sl st to first sc on strap. Turn.

Starting with ch1, work 1sl st in each sc along the three sides of the bag (first, bottom, second) and in each sc along strap, sl st to the first sl st on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Flower Motif – Made in continuous rounds without turning. Using color 1 make a magic circle, ch1, work 12sc in circle, pull loose thread to close circle, sl st to first sc.

Next Row – ch1, sl st in base of ch1, * 4dc in next sc, sl st in next sc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, work 4dc in last sc, sl st to first sl st. Fasten off. (6, 4dc groups)

Finishing – Weave in and trim off all loose ends of yarn, attach button to correspond with buttonhole, secure flower to bag.

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