Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Crochet Handbag with Cable Stitch

How to crochet a beautiful bag with cable stitch






Materials: crochet acrylic yarn medium size, 4&5 mm hooks, 8'' leather bottom (44 holes around)

start: make a slip knot, facing the good side of the bottom, use 4 mm crochet hook, place your knot into the 7th hole from corner, make a skip knot
2 sc in each hole around and 3 sc in each corner hole.
In the end slip stitch to the 1st stitch, place a stitch marker into the stitch before slip stitch (this will be the end of round), and change to 5 mm crochet hook.

Round 1: 1 sc in each stitch around.
*Don't forget to move your marker into the last stitch.

Round 2: skip 1st slip stitch, 1sc into the 2nd stitch, 1sc in each stitch around.
*Don't forget to move your marker into the last stitch.

Round 3&4: repeat round 1

Round 5: *1 front post dc in each of next 4 stitches 2 rounds below, 1sc in each of next 3 stitches* repeat from * to * around.
*Don't forget to move your marker into the last stitch.
*To avoid mistakes make sure you have 4 stitches in the back of double crochet and 3 stitches between 2 sets of double crochet.

Round 6: repeat round 1

Round 7: 1 front post dc in each of next 4 dc 2 rounds below, 1sc in each of next 3 stitches* repeat from * to * around.
*Don't forget to move your marker into the last stitch.

Round 8: repeat round 1

Round 9: *skip 2 dc 2 rounds below, 1 front post treble crochet to the 3rd dc, 1 front post treble crochet to the 4th dc, 1 front post treble crochet to the 1st skipped dc, 1 front post treble crochet to the 2nd skipped dc, 1 sc in each of next 3 stitches* repeat from * to * around.
*Don't forget to move your marker into the last stitch.

Round 10: repeat round 1

Round 11: 1 front post dc in each of next 4 treble crochet 2 rounds below, 1sc in each of next 3 stitches* repeat from * to * around.
*Don't forget to move your marker into the last stitch.

Round 12: round 1       Round 23: round 11          
Round 13: round 7       Round 24: round 1
Round 14: round 1       Round 25: round 7
Round 15: round 9       Round 26: round 1
Round 16: round 1       Round 27: round 9
Round 17: round 11     Round 28: round 1
Round 18: round 1       Round 29: round 11
Round 19: round 7       Round 30: round 1
Round 20: round 1       Round 31: round 7
Round 21: round 9 
Round 22: round 1

Round 32: 1 sc in each of next 2 stitches, 2together (dec), repeat around.

Rounds 33 - 36: repeat round 1
* In the end slip stitch to the 1st stitch, cut the yarn and finish your work.
* You can sew a pair of wooden handles and a magnetic button.

You can watch our video tutorial witch shows you how to make this lovely 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.