July 11

Sky and Sunshine Bag ~ A Free Crochet Pattern

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Do you have balls of leftover yarn from used skeins rolling around? Are they overtaking bins around your home? Are you shoving them into a drawer for a rainy day? It’s always a struggle to find a use for them. They’re too little for those larger projects, but still enough to feel guilty throwing them away (at least for me). It’s time to find a use for those little babies! Though there are many stash-busting projects out there, this free stash busting bag crochet pattern is the perfect little bag for so many things… including a place to store more of those scrap yarn balls! Hopefully though, this pattern will give you a project to use up some of those. Or just use full skeins. Either way, this is a quick and fun project that is great for gifting!

Sky and Sunshine Bag Free Crochet Pattern

This pattern was designed for the Holiday Stashdown CAL 2016. You can find the CAL Facebook Group here and the CAL Ravelry Group here to follow along the entire year of free patterns! Also, find a Calculating Scrap Yardage Tutorial here.



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Free Stash Busting Bag Crochet Pattern

Materials:

 

Sizing:

Size Length Circumference
One size 12″ 21″

 

Gauge:

I hook 14 hhdc by 11 rows = 4″

 

Pattern Key:

  • Ch(s): Chain(s)
  • Hhdc: Herringbone half double crochet (see specialty stitches)
  • YO: Yarn over
  • St(s): Stitch(es)

 

Difficulty:

Easy

Sky and Sunshine Bag by Crystalized Designs

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Special Pattern Notes:

Beginning chain does not count as a stitch. Always work the first stitch into joining stitch unless noted. Join to first stitch of each round unless noted.

 

Specialty Stitching:

Herringbone Half Double Crochet (hhdc): YO and insert hook into indicated stitch, YO, pull up a loop and through one loop on hook, YO and pull through last 2 loops on hook
Herringbone Half Double Crochet 2 Together (hhdc2tog): YO and insert hook into indicated stitch, YO and pull up a loop, insert hook into next stitch and pull up a loop and pull through two loops on hook, YO and pull through last 2 loops on hook

 

Free Stash Busting Bag Crochet Pattern

With I hook, ch 26 with Color A (104yds)

R1: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, 2 hhdc, hhdc next 23 chs, 5 hhdc in last turn, turn chain to work down opposite side, hhdc next 23 chs, 3 hhdc in last ch (should already have 2 hhdc in it), join – 56 sts

R2: Ch 1, 2 hhdc in same and next, hhdc next 23, 2 hhdc next 2, hhdc next, 2 hhdc next 2, hhdc next 23, 2 hhdc next 2, hhdc next, join – 64 sts

R3: Ch 1, hhdc in same, 2 hhdc next 3, hhdc next 23, 2 hhdc next 3, hhdc next 3, 2 hhdc next 3, hhdc next 23, 2 hhdc next 3, hhdc next 2, join – 76 sts

R4-11: Ch 1, hhdc in same and each st around, join – 76 sts

Change to Color B (8yds)

R12: Ch 1, hhdc in same and each st around, join – 76 sts

Change to Color A (31yds)

R13-16: Ch 1, hhdc in same and each st around, join – 76 sts




Change to color B (16yds)

R17-18: Ch 1, hhdc in same and each st around, join – 76 sts

Change to Color A (23yds)

R19-21: Ch 1, hhdc in same and each st around, join – 76 sts

Change to Color B (23yds)

R22-24: Ch 1, hhdc in same and each st around, join – 76 sts

Change to Color A (16yds)

 

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R25-26: Ch 1, hhdc in same and each st around, join – 76 sts

Change to Color B (62yds) Finish off color A and weave in ends.

R27-28: Ch 1, hhdc in same and each st around, join – 76 sts

R29: Ch 1, hhdc in same and next 10, ch 35, skip 20, hhdc next 18, ch 35, skip 20, hhdc last 7, join – 36 hhdc & 70 chs

R30: Ch 1, hhdc in same, hhdc2tog, hhdc next 8, hhdc next 35 chs in back loop, hhdc next 8, hhdc2tog, hhdc next 8, hhdc next 35 chs in back loop, hhdc next 7, join – 104 sts

R31: Ch 1, hhdc in same, hhdc2tog, hhdc next 50, hhdc2tog hhdc next 49, join – 102 sts

R32: Ch 1, hhdc in same, hhdc2tog, hhdc next 49, hhdc2tog, hhdc next 48, join – 100 sts

Switch to a G hook

R33: Ch 1, hhdc in same and each st around, join – 100 sts

Finish off and weave in ends.

 


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