Sunday, January 4, 2009

A pattern, if you please...

Huge Hobo


Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver
Hook: J/10-6.00mm
Terms:
Ch- chain
Sl st- slip stitch
Sc- single crochet
Hdc- half-double crochet
Dc- double crochet
St(s)- stitch(es)Reverse crab




Makes 24 squares only the triangles pictured are squares shared by the backside of bag.
For Square (make 24)
ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), 11 dc in ring; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 12 sts.


Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each dc around; join with sl st in top of beg ch; change to B in last st - 24 sts.


Rnd 3: With B, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st, hdc in next st, 3 dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, *sc in next 2 sts, hdc in next st, 3 dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * twice more; join with sl st in first sc - 32 sts.


Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, 5 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts, *dc in next 4 sts, 5 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts; rep from * twice more; join with sl st in top of beg ch; change to A in last st - 48 sts.


Rnd 5: With A, ch 3, dc in next 5 sts, 5 dc in next st, dc in next 5 sts, *dc in next 6 sts, 5 dc in next st, dc in next 5 sts; rep from * twice more; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 64 sts.


Fasten off.



For Handle
Row 1: Attach your yarn at the corner of square #3 with a sl st, ch1, sc in each st around. When you get to the gap between square # 1 and 2 (This is where you decide how long you want your handles to be) ch desired length…teal bag is ch100 join with a sc to top of square # 2 and sc all the way around until same point on reverse side, ch same as previous handle, join with sc of next square, sc all the way around to square # 3 join with sl st, ch 1

Row 2: Sc all the way around join at beginning with sl st, ch 1

Row 3- 5: (or desired) repeat Row 2.


Row 6: reverse crab st all the way around







Never been tested so if you find any errors or if you have suggestions please let me know.
Enjoy my very first attempt at writting down a pattern.




4 comments:

Riohnna said...

Nice bag!!

Susan G. said...

I ♥ that bag, too bad I am not crafty LOL !

Lorena said...

you just gave me a give away idea!

Christina said...

That is sooo pretty!