Crochet Basic Bag
150g of apricot color yarn (75% cotton, 25% linen; 98m/50g);
100g of the same yarn, but in linen color;
Crochet hook 3,5;
White belting 2,5 cm wide.
Size: 35 cm wide x 24 cm high.
Main pattern: work in rnds, the quantity of sts is multiple 6. Work due to the scheme. Repeat the pattern. Make 1st-9th rnds x once, then, repeat 4th-9th rnds due to the colors odrder.
Stitches control: 17 sts x 21,5 rnds = 10 x 10 cm.
For bottom, make 42 chain sts + 1 chain st increase and work in the following way: 2 single crochets in the 2nd st from the crochet hook, 39 single crochets, 3 single crochets in the last st of base chain (= 3 side sts), fasten the 2nd st of base chain with 39 single crochets, 1 single crochet in base st of 2 single crochets of the rnd (= 3 side sts) and circle in the ring with the help of 1 slip st in the 1st single crochet = 84 sts.
Work with single crochets in rnds, make 3 single crochets in the central of 3 side sts from both sides in every rnd (= increase of 4 sts in every rnd). In 4 cm = 9 rnds from the set-up row, the bottom of bag is finishes, the quantity of sts = 120 sts.
Continue work with main pattern, insert the crochet hook only through back loops of single crochets of the previous rnd in the 1st rnd. In 24 cm = 51 rnds from the beginning of sides, finish your work with 1 rnd with slip st and apricot yarn.
Fasten the marked edge of bottom with 1 rnd of slip sts with apricot yarn. Cut 2 pieces of belting of 95 cm long and sew them to each side of bag.
The distance between the stripes of belting should be about 10 cm.