Sunday, July 15, 2007

Gold! Gold! Gold!



A shimmering golden bag to match the treasures hidden inside...





MATERIALS:
Gold cotton crochet thread - 1 ball
Size E crochet hook
Large sewing needle - 1

GAUGE:
4sc = 1 inch


GOLDEN BAG:

Row 1: Ch 49
Row 2: Sc in second chain and to end of row. (48 sc) Slip st in first sc making circle.
Row 3: Sc in same st. *skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, skip
2 ch, sc in next ch,* across. Slip st into first sc. ch 3.
Row 4: 2 dc in same st, *skip next 2 sts, sc in next st, skip next 2 sts, 5 dc in next st, skip next 2sts, sc in next st* across to last 2 sts, skip 2 st, 2 dc in beg. st, slip st on top of ch 3.
Row 5: Sc in same st. *skip 2 st, 5 dc in next st, skip 2st, sc in next st,* across. slip st into first sc. ch 3.

Repeat rows 4 and 5 to desired length ending with row 4.

Next Row: sc in same st and next 2 sts, hdc in next st, *sc in next 5 sts, hdc in next st. Repeat from * to end with sc in last 2 sts and slip st in first sc.

Eyelet Row: ch 2 in same st, hdc in next st, *ch 2, skip next st, hdc in next 2 sts,* across. slip st into first ch 2.

Last Row: *ch 3, skip 1 st, slip stitch in next st* across, ch 3, slip st on first st.

Finish off.

Cord: ch until cord measures 30 inches. Slip st in second chain and all the way across.
Finish off.

Thread the cord, join and weave in ends. Sew the bottom end of bag with sewing needle.

4 Comments:

Blogger crazybard said...

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July 19, 2007 at 10:07 PM  
Blogger crazybard said...

that's a beautiful pattern, and one that i absolutely had to try as soon as i got the supplies for it.
here is a link to my attempt. It isn't gold, but there's silver in it!

July 19, 2007 at 10:13 PM  
Blogger crazybard said...

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July 21, 2007 at 1:41 PM  
Blogger crazybard said...

blah @ inability to edit comments. here is teh another!

July 22, 2007 at 9:44 AM  

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