Black & White Striped Bag

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This free pattern originally published by The American Thread Company, Star Book No. 107.

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This Bag and hat can be made with:

The Famous “PURITAN” CROCHET COTTON, Article 40
or
“DE LUXE” Quality CROCHET COTTON, Article 346
4 balls White and 2 balls Black or colors desired for bag.
2 balls White and 1 ball Black for hat.
6 balls White and 2 balls Black will make entire set.
Steel crochet hook No. 1 or No. 2.
2 ¼ yds. Black velvet tubing.

BAG

Set is worked with a double strand of thread throughout. With White, ch 2, 8 s c in 2nd st from hook, do not join this or the following rounds. Place marker at beginning of each round.

2nd Round. 2 s c in each s c.

3rd Round. Working in s c, increase in every other s c. Work 1 round even.

5th Round. Same as 3rd round.

6th Round. Increase in every 3rd s c. Work 1 round even. 8th Round. Increase in every 4th s c. Work 2 rounds even.

11th Round. Increase in every 3rd s c. Work 2 rounds even.

14th Round. Increase in every 4th s c. Work 1 round even.

16th Round. Increase in every 5th s c. Work 2 rounds even.

19th Round. Increase in every 6th s c. Work 2 rounds even, sl st in next st after the last round to even round, ch 1, turn.

Next Round. Picking up entire st by inserting hook from front to back and to front again, work 1 s c around each s c, join, cut thread. This is the bottom of bag.

With Black, ch 60, 2 d c in 4th st from hook, skip 2 sts of ch, s c in next st, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, skip 2 sts of ch, s c in next st, repeat from * 11 times, ch 7, skip 7 sts of ch, s c in next st, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, skip 2 sts of ch, s c in next st (shell), repeat from * twice, ch 3, turn.

2nd Row. 2 dc in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from * once, ch 3, s c in next ch 7 loop, ch 3, s c in next s c, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from * 12 times, drop Black, turn.

3rd Row. Attach White, ch 3, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from * 11 times, ch 7, skip the s c in center of ch 7 loop, s c in next s c, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from * twice, ch 3, turn.

4th Row. 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from * once, ch 3, s c in next ch 7 loop, ch 3, s c in next s c, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from * 12 times, ch 3, turn.

5th Row. Work 13 shell patterns, ch 7, skip the s c in center of next loop, s c in next s c, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from * twice, ch 3, turn.

6th Row. Same as 4th row but when working s c in ch 2 loop of last shell, insert hook in ch 2 loop of last shell, pull loop through, drop White, pick up Black and complete the s c, turn. When changing color always complete last half of last st with next color.

7th Row. With Black, ch 3, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from* 11 times, ch 7, skip the s c in center of ch 7 loop, s c in next s c, work 3 shells, ch 3, turn.

8th Row. Same as 2nd row.

Pick up White and repeat from 3rd row 12 times, then repeat the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th rows once, cut thread. Sew last row to 1st row for side seam. Having the beading at top, sew around bottom of bag sewing on wrong side.

EDGE: Attach White at side seam, * ch 3, s c in center of White stripe, ch 3, s c in end of same White stripe, ch 3, s c in beginning of next White stripe, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, cut thread.

Cut 2 pieces of velvet tubing 30 inches long. Lace through beading lacing under the 2 White bars and over the Black bars and starting each piece on opposite side. Cut ends on slant so it won''t ravel.

BAND: With White, ch 13, sl st in 2nd st from hook, 1 sl st in each remaining st of ch, cut thread. Sew band around the 2 ends about 1 inch from lower edge. Finish opposite ends of velvet tubing in same manner.


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