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Hi there everyone
I hope you are all doing well.
Here is the pattern to the bag. I hope you enjoy making it.
THE VIDEO IS AT http://curious.com/gillyscraftworld/how-to-crochet-a-square-granny-bag
HOW TO CROCHET A GRANNY
HOW TO CROCHET A GRANNY
Sc = single crochet, Dc = double crochet, Sp = space,
Tr = treble, St = stitch,
Ch = chain, * * =rep work all in between the stars, Tog = together, yo – yarn over, ss = slip stitch
I used sugar and cream
cotton (4 ply) they say to use a 6mm hook but I wanted mine to be a bit tighter
together and not very lacy so I used a size 5 mm hook.
You can use any size yarn
or hook, however you are wanting to make yours.
Beg Cnr = ch3, 2dc in same
sp, ch2, 3dc in same sp
Corner = 3dc, ch2, 3 dc
all in same sp
Not a corner = ch1, 3dc in
ch4, ss into first st (white)
(stands as 1st dc) 2dc into ring, ch2, 3dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2, 3dc in
ring (you should have 4 sets of 3dc in the ring now), finish with ch2, ss into
3rd ch of beg ch3, change to new color. You can start in any corner.
2. Ss in any cnr with new color and ch3 (stands
for 1st dc throughout), 2dc in same sp, ch2, 3dc in same sp =
CORNER, you do this throughout pattern for all your corners, but when you don’t
start with 3ch you do 1dc. Repeat this
for your 4 corners. This round is only corners! Ss into 3rd ch of 1st
ch 3 made. (red)
with a ss in new color in any cnr. Ch3, 2dc in same sp, ch2, 3dc in same sp
(Beg corner), ch1,* 3dc in next ch sp, ch1*, (this is for all the ch spaces
that are not corners, Continue doing a corner and the 3dc in next ch sp, to end
of round. (white)
color, Beg Cnr, Not a Corner (see abbreviations), not a corner, Corner, keep
doing this till end of round. (red)
5. Keep doing a round in the granny square pattern
doing a round (white)
doing a round (white) This was my last round
8. Ch3, 1Tr,
1 dc in same sp, sc in the middle of the 3dc, *1dc, 1Tr, 1dc in the next ch sp,
1sc in the middle of the 3dc* repeat to end of the row
You can make
yours bigger if you like.
square like this one. I reversed my colors!
Ch8, skip 1st
3 and dc into the 4th ch from the hook,1 dc into each of the next
4ch to give you 6dc, ch2 and turn
first dc, 1dc in each of the next 5dc, ch2 and turn* repeat until your strap is
as long as you want it to be
Sew strap on
from the bottom of the bag and on the wrong side (right sides facing each
of strap, where sewing stops join white yarn with a ss. 3ch (stands for your
*1dc), 1tr, 1dc in same sp, 1sc in the next st*, repeat to end of strap
spread it out evenly – basically you will be going into each of the dc’s which
are lying horizontally