Crochet Bag with Pearl Edge
100g of blue Boston yarn (70% polyacryl, 30% wool; 55m/50g);
100g of the same yarn, but in orange color;
50g of the same yarn, but in yellow, ecru, purple and green colors (each);
Crochet hook 7;
3 buckles in shape of flower.
Size: 43 x 44 cm.
Pearl edge: the quantity of sts is multiple 12 + 7. Work due to the scheme. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat and finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-3rd rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-3rd rows.
Colors order: * 2 green rows, 2 ecru rows, 2 purple rows, 2 yellow rows, 2 orange rows, 2 blue rows*.
Stitches control: 11 sts x 6,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Note: work as one-piece cloth.
Make 67 chain sts + 1 chain st increase with green yarn and work with pearl edge pattern due to the colors order. In 37 cm = 24 rows from the set-up row, skip 24 sts from the right side. In 74 cm = 48 rows from the set-up row, finish your work on the rest 43 sts.
Start with green yarn at left upper pearl edge and fill in the corner due to the scheme (green signs on the scheme and pattern design). Connect bag due to the pattern design. For this, fold the set-up row in the middle (arrow A) and sew. Make the same actions with the left side edge (arrow B).
Make 40 chain sts with orange yarn and fasten them with 2 rows of single crochets with orange and blue yarn. Sewhandles. Putflower-buckletoeveryhandle. Sew the third buckle to the center of bag as button. For button-loop, make a chain of 12 chain sts, 1 single crochet in the edge near the beginning of loop, 12 single crochets to the chain, 1 single crochet in the edge.