Friday, November 11, 2016

Crocodile Stitch Bag Tutorial

How to make a crochet crocodile stitch bag





Materials: crochet acrylic yarn medium size, 5mm crochet hook.

Start with chain 96


Join your chain with a slip stitch to form a ring.

Round 1: chain 1, 1sc crochet in each chain around. Join your round with a slip stitch to the 1st stitch.

Round 2: chain 3, 1dc into the same stitch, *chain 2, skip 2, 1dc to the 3rd stitch, chain 2, skip 2, 2dc to the 3rd stitch* repeat around from * to * and join your round with aslip stitch to the 1st stitch.

Round 3: chain 1, start working the crocodile stitch. Yarn over, insert you hook under the post of the double crochet of the previous round and do 5 dc, chain 1, do 5 dc to the 2nd double crochet of the previous round. chain 1, skip the next stitches and work to the next pair of double crochet. Repeat this pattern around and join your round with a slip stitch to the 1st stitch.

Round 4: chain 3, 1dc into the same stitch,* chain 2, 1dc into the hole of crocodile stitch of the previous round, chain 2, 2dc into the stitch between 2 crocodile stitches of the previous round* Repeat this pattern around.

Round 5 - Round 25 : repeat rounds 3 and 4

Round 26: chain 1, working on back round only. Skip 2, 1sc to the 3rd stitch. Repeat around and join your round with a slip stitch to the 1st stitch.

Round 27: chain 1, 1sc in each stitch around. Join your round with a slip stitch to the 1st stitch.

Round 28 - Round 36: repeat round 27

*In the end of round 36 slip stitch to the 1st stitch, cut the yarn and finish your work.

For the bottom
Start with chain 46

Round 1: 1sc into the 2nd chain from hook, 1sc in each chain across until 1 chain remains, 2sc into the last stitch. Keep working to the other side. 1sc in each stitch across until 1 stitch remains, 2sc into the last stitch.

Round 2:  1sc in each stitch across until 2 stitches remains, 2sc to the next stitch, 2sc to the last stitch. Keep working to the other side, 1sc in each stitch across until 2 stitches remains, 2sc to the next stitch, 2sc to the last.

Round 3: 1sc in each stitch around.

Round 4 and 5: repeat round 3
*In the end of round 5 slip stitch to the 1st stitch.
*Join the bottom with the bag with sc.
*For handles you can sew a leather pair of any kind.

You can watch our video tutorial witch shows you how to make the crocodile stitch bag step by step.




*This pattern is an original pattern by Dimitra Bogri and 4Elli.com Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern. If you wish to sell  items made from this pattern , you may link to this pattern. Thank you.