It is always a fabulous feeling when you get to publish a pattern. Months and sometimes more, can go into the making and testing of a design. It becomes a collaboration with the testers making sure it works for everyone (well hopefully, fingers crossed).
I won’t go into the story behind the name as you can view that in another of my blog posts (crochet ramblings section).
Now down to business:
This is a functional fun bag. It features beads on both sides.
The links to the pattern are at the bottom of the page.
It is made from two mandala type pieces worked in the round. The beading is added as you go. If you have never done beading then that is ok. It may look hard but not the way I do it. Pictures are there to help.
The Tote has stiffening in the base and outer edges to help hold the shape.
It is not a lined bag as I have left it more of a market bag style look.
This bag has been tested by a fabulous group of people and some of their bags are shown below. I do feel I need to name them as they were great, five star quality!
Debbie Schell Kirkland
Tension is important with this bag and measurements have been listed with stitch height to ensure success.
There is a wide variety of stitches used: Us terms right/Uk left
Treble/Dtr- Double Treble
Treble 2 together/Double Treble 2 together
Treble 3 together/Double Treble 3 together
Treble 4 together/Double Treble 4 together
Treble 5 together/Double Treble 5 together
Back Loop Treble/ Back Loop Double Treble
Linked Double Crochet/ Linked treble crochet
Back Loop single crochet/ Back loop double crochet
Reverse double crochet (also known as Crab Stitch).
Now for the bits I just have to add (although boring).
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The pattern is available in Uk terms and USA terms
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This pattern has been tested by a large group with varying abilities in crochet.
Please do show me your finished bags and if you can add them to ravelry as projects. I love to see your finished work.
Pattern available on Love Crochet