SKILL LEVEL Easy: This pattern uses basic stitches, basic shaping and finishing techniques
FINISHED SIZE 10.6” x 7.1”/ 27 cm x 18 cm (width x height without the handle)
GAUGE (sc, in the round) 5 sts x 6 rounds= 4”/ 10 cm NOTE: Super bulky upcycled fabric yarn is 0.8-1.2 cm wide but it’s also good to measure the material with the edges unfolded to get a more accurate gauge (see the images below).
STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES – Single crochet (UK double crochet) – Slip stitch
BAG Crocheted in the round, in a spiral way, starting from the base. Ch 7. R1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook (place marker in the first st), sc 4, 5 sc in next ch, continue on the other side of the ch, sc 4, 2 sc in the last ch= 18 sts R2: Relocate color marker in the first st of every round. This will make counting rounds and sts easier. 5 sc in first st, sc 8, 5 sc in next st, sc 8= 26 sts R3: Sc 26= 26 sts R4: Sc 2, 2 sc in next st, sc 12, 2 sc in next st, sc 10= 28 sts R5: Sc 3, 2 sc in next st, sc 13, 2 sc in next st, sc 10= 30 sts R6: Sc 4, 2 sc in next st, sc 14, 2 sc in next st, sc 10= 32 sts R7-10: Sc 32= 32 sts R11: Sc 4, dec 1, sc 14, dec 1, sc 7, ch 8 (eyelet opening), skip 1 st, sc 2. R12: Sc 5 just to reach the fold of the bag. R13: Sc 5 (relocate marker in the first of these sts for the new beginning of round), ch 35 (handle opening), skip 5 sts, sc 10, ch 35 (handle opening), skip 5 sts, sc 5. Ss in the first st of the round. Fasten off and weave in all ends.