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DECO-RIBBON + POPCORN
Perky Bag Pattern - crochet

designed & crocheted by Darla Sims for Crystal Palace Yarns

Perky Popcorn Trimmed Bag
[for the matching free Crocheted Hat pattern - click here]

Materials
[Note:
If you crochet both the Hat and the Bag,
you will need only one ball of Popcorn to complete both,
and 4 balls of Deco-Ribbon.]

2 - 50 gr balls Crystal Palace Deco-Ribbon, #121
1 - 50 gr ball Crystal Palace Popcorn, 'Fruit Salad', #431

Crystal Palace Bamboo Hooks sizes H & I or size needed to obtain gauge
Yarn needle
Plastic marker
6" diameter wooden handbag handles

Gauge using larger hook: 3 sts = one inch

Note: Wrong side is facing as you work. When working with Popcorn, push popcorns to Right Side of work.

Upper Bag
Using Deco-Ribbon, beg at lower edge of hat, chain 62. Join taking care not to twist.
Rnd 1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 hdc), hdc in next ch and in each ch to end. Place marker on last st to identify beg. Do not join rnds.

Cont to work in hdc until length measured above marker is 5". Tie in Popcorn and now carry both Deco-Ribbon and Popcorn tog.

Bottom of Bag
Work per instructions now without counting rnds as follows: *1 sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc tog; rep from * until 7 sts remain. Cut yarns, leaving tail. Thread tail of Deco-Ribbon into yarn needle, sl st in each st, draw sts tog and sew top closed securely.

Edging
Rnd 1: Working along upper edge of hat, using smaller hook and Deco-Ribbon Ribbon held tog with Popcorn, 1 sc in each st around; join.
Rnds 2- & 4: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st as joining, sc around; join. Fasten off at end of Rnd 3.

Handle Flap
Row 4: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st as joining, 1 sc in each of next 18 sts, turn.
Rows 5 - 8: Ch 1, sc to end: 18 sc. Fasten off at end of 8.

Second Flap
Row 4: Skip next 12 sts, attach Deco-Ribbon to next st, ch 1, sc in same st as joining, 1 sc in each of next 18 sts, turn.
Rows 5 - 8: Ch 1, sc to end: 18 sc. Fasten off at end of 8.

Fold each flap over handle and whip stitch in place on inside of bag.

posted 02/07/2012

copyright 2006 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with crocheters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or crochet guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Yarn Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns Deco-Ribbon and Popcorn are welcome to use this free crochet pattern for their customers.