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Monday, April 20, 2020

Holt Bag

A Free Crochet Pattern



My great grandma Holt loved a good accessory. She had an extensive collection of rings, handbags and scarves. Oh the joys of being a little girl and getting permission to go in her closet to look at it all. When I was asking my sister what I should name this bag she suggested I name it after Grandma Holt. I'm pretty sure she would have loved this bag and the fact that I even make things for a profit. She herself was a very independent woman, and I am always thankful of the example she made.

This is a fun belt bag, that has a great art-deco look to it. My favorite kinds of bags are bags that are hands free. It is a quick project. I'm able to complete it in under 4 hours, and that is including putting in a liner.


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Pattern Details

Designer: Julia Schwartz
Yarn: Any 100% worsted cotton yarn. you will need 4 oz. or 200 yards
Hook: H/ 8 5mm
Notions: Tapestry needle, regular sewing needle, 3 small buttons, 2 in belt buckle, fabric for liner
Size: 8 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches
Gauge: 6 sc x 7 rows = 4 inches
Stitches Used: Chain (ch), Slip Stitch (sl st), Single crochet stitch (sc), front post double crochet (fpdc), sc 2 stitches together (sc2tog), sc 3 stitches together (sc3tog) 
Copyright: Julia Schwartz.

Do not reproduce, copy, distribute, or sell this pattern without permission of the designer. This pattern must not be translated, reproduced, or circulated in another language without prior consent. If you have questions about this pattern please contact Julia.diligence@gmail.com.


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Pattern Instructions


Bag Front and Back (repeat section twice)

Row 1: Ch 27, sc in 2nd ch from the hook and in each ch across for a total of 26 sc.

Row 2 and every even row: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st. (26 sc)

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, {sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc around the corresponding sc of row 1, sk 1 st}, repeat {to} 7xs, sc in each of the last 2 sc. (8 fpdc, 18 sc)

Row 5:  Ch 1, turn, {sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc around the corresponding fpdc, sk 1 st}, repeat {to} 2 xs, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in each of the next 4 sts, fpdc, around the next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in the next st, fpdc in the next fpdc, {sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc around the corresponding fpdc, sk 1 st}, repeat {to} 1 x, sc in each of the last 2 sts. (8 fpdc, 18 sc)

Row 7: Ch 1, turn, {sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc around the corresponding fpdc, sk 1 st}, repeat {to} 2 xs, fpdc around next fpdc, sk 2 sts, sc in each of the next 6 sts, fpdc around each of the next 2 fpdc, sk 2 sts, {sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc around the corresponding fpdc, sk 1 st}, repeat {to} 1 x, sc in each of the last 2 sts. (8 fpdc, 18 sc)


Row 9: Ch 1, turn, {sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc around the corresonding fpdc, sk 1 st}, repeat {to} 1 xs, sc in each of the next 2 sc, sk 1 fpdc, fpdc in the next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in each of the next 8 sts, fpdc in the next fpdc, sk 1 st,  sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc around the corresponding fpdc, sk 1 st}, repeat {to} 1 x, sc in each of the last 2 sts. (6 fpdc, 20 sc)

Row 11: Ch 1, turn, {sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc around the corresponding fpdc, sk 1 st}, repeat {to} 1 xs, sc in next st, fpdc in next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in each of the next 10 sts, fpdc in next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in next st, {fpdc around the next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in each of the next 2 sts}, Repeat {to} 1 x. (6 fpdc, 20 sc)

Row 13: Ch 1, turn, {sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc around the corresponding fpdc, sk 1 st}, repeat {to} 1 xs, fpdc in next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in each of the next 12 sts, fpdc in next fpdc, sk 1 st, {fpdc around the next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in each of the next 2 sts}, Repeat {to} 1 x. (6 fpdc, 20 sc)

Row 15: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc around the corresponding fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in each of the next 2 sts, sk 1 fpdc, fpdc in the next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in each of the next 14 sts, {fpdc around the next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in each of the next 2 sts}, Repeat {to} 1 x. (4 fpdc, 22 sc)

Row 17: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc around the corresponding fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in next st, fpdc in the next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in each of the next 16 sts, fpdc in the next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in next st, fpdc in the next fpdc, sk 1 st, sc in each of the last 2 sts. (4 fpdc, 22 sc)

Row 19-31: Repeat rows 17 and 2. At the end of row 31 finish of with a long tail.

When finished with both sides, determine which will be front and which will be back. For the back add the strap as follows:




Row 1: Skip10 stitches in row 31, attatch yarn at st 11 with a ch, sc in same st, sc in each of the next 4 sts. (5 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1 turn, sc in each of the next 5 sts. (5 sc)

Repeat row 2 for 44 rows:

Row 47: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next st, sc2tog for last 2 sts.

Row 48: Ch 1 turn, sc in 3 sc, (3 sc)

Row 49: Ch 1 turn, sc3tog. finish off. and Weave in your ends.

Front of bag




Add the buttons and belt buckle. See picture for reference on where they go.

Sew the sides of the bag together with a wip stitch and sides facing together. 

Flip the bag to right side out and add a liner if wanted. 


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Monday, June 4, 2018

Summer Festival Clutch

A Free Beginner Friendly Crochet Pattern 


I've got a great beginner friendly pattern for you all today. The only stitches in this clutch are sc and sl st. It doesn't get easier than that. I have been noticing a trend for the summer of circular clutches and baskets for hand bags. I love the artisan look that is being developed in fashion as of late. So here is my take on the trend. 

This is a little clutch is just the right size to have your bare essentials. My girls love it to put their little special things in. I used Bernat Handicrafter for the yarn. I love the color that I chose. It makes it look more like a basket and I finished it with a simple embroidery design. of long stitches to make the flower. I added some lazy daisy stitches for the leaves in a secondary color. 



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Designer: Julia Schwartz

Yarn: Bernat Handicrafter variegates cotton yarn color: Sonoma Print. 400g / 14 oz, 650 meters / 710 yards

Hook: H/8 5mm

Notions: yarn needle, Button, Sewing thread, 2 colors of embroidery thread

Size: 17 inches circumference 

Gauge: 13 sc and 14 rows with sc st. 

Stitches Used: sc, sl st

Notes: The clutch is made by making the front and back peices, and the side piece is wip stitched to both front and back to make the wrist strap. 

Copyright:
Julia Schwartz. Do not reproduce, copy, distribute, or sell this pattern without permission of the designer. This pattern must not be translated, reproduced, or circulated in another language without prior consent. If you have questions about this pattern please contact Julia.diligence@gmail.com.


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Pattern Instruction 


Front and back of bag (make two circles)


Round 1: With an adjustable loop, make 6 sc in the loop, pull the loop tight and sl st into beginning sc. (6sc)
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in the same st, {2 sc in the next sc} Repeat {to} 4 times, sl st into beginning sc. (12 sc)
Round 3: Ch 1, sc in same st,  2 sc in the next sc, {sc in the next sc, 2 sc in the next sc} Repeat {to} 5 times, sl st into beginning sc. (18 sc)
Round 4: Ch 1, sc in the same st, sc in next st, 2 sc in the next st, {1 sc in each of the next 2 sc, 2 sc in the next sc}, Repeat {to} 5 times, sl st into beginning sc. (24 sc)
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in the same st, sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in the next st, {1 sc in each of the next 3 sc, 2 sc in the next sc}, Repeat {to} 5 times, sl st into beginning sc. (30 sc)
Round 6: Ch 1, sc in the same st, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in the next st, {1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 2 sc in the next sc}, Repeat {to} 5 times, sl st into beginning sc. (36 sc)
Round 7: Ch 1, sc in the same st, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in the next st, {1 sc in each of the next 5 sc, 2 sc in the next sc}, Repeat {to} 5 times, sl st into beginning sc. (42 sc)
Round 8: Ch 1, sc in the same st, sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in the next st, {1 sc in each of the next 6 sc, 2 sc in the next sc}, Repeat {to} 5 times, sl st into beginning sc. (48 sc)
Round 9: Ch 1, sc in the same st, sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in the next st, {1 sc in each of the next 7 sc, 2 sc in the next sc}, Repeat {to} 5 times, sl st into beginning sc. (54 sc)
Round 10: Ch 1, sc in the same st, sc in next 7 st, 2 sc in the next st, {1 sc in each of the next 8 sc, 2 sc in the next sc}, Repeat {to} 5 times, sl st into beginning sc. (60 sc)
Round 11: Ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st into beginning sc. (60 sc) 
Finnish off

Side and Wrist strap

Row 1: Ch 7, sc in the second ch from hook, sc in each ch. (6 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st. (6 sc) 
Repeat row 2 for a total of 75 rows or until it measures 20 inches 
Finish off

Assembling the bag

  • For the front of the bag, embellish with embroidery and add a button to the to the center.
  • Wip stitch the first 45 sts of the front piece with the first 45 rows of the side and wrist strap. 
  • Repeat with the back side. 
  • Fold the left over rows of the side and sew it together to form the wrist strap.
  • For button flap, On the back, find the middle sc of unused sts, attach yarn and ch 20, sl st into starting sc, finish off. 
  • Weave your ends

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Garden Party Clutch: A Crochet Pattern



I sure do get distracted easily. I told you, my readers that I would slowly move my patterns over from Crochetvolution.com. I really wasn't thinking it would be this slowly. Since it is getting to be wedding season, I thought it would be a good time to bring this free clutch pattern over to the blog. As always it will still be at Crochetvolution . But it's nice to have all my patterns in one spot.

This is a great little bag to keep your essentials in when you need to get glammed up. I was at wedding this weekend and everyone had such fantastic clutches, and I was stuck with my big diaper bag. Oh well, one day I can have it all together.

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Garden Party Clutch


Size: One Size

Materials:
  • Aunt Lydia’s crochet thread Fashion 3 [100% Mercerized cotton; 150yd/137m per skein]; color: white (2 skeins), copper mist (30 yards)
  • D/3 (3.25mm) hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Straight pins
  • 2 toggle buttons
Gauge: Gauge is not significant in this design.

Special Stitches
Picot: Ch 4, sl st in st just made.

Note: The clutch is started at front flap and worked in one piece, with the button straps added last.




Directions:

First flower motif:
R 1: Make an adjustable ring. Ch 1, *sc in ring, ch 8.* Repeat from * to * 3 times, slip stitch into starting sc. (4 sc and 4 ch-8 spaces.)

R 2: Ch 1, *make 12 sc in ch 8 space.* Repeat from * to * 3 times, slip stitch into starting sc.

R 3: Slip st into sc and next sc, ch 1, 1 sc in st just used, sc in next 3 sc, 2 dc in next 2 sc, sc in next 4 dc, skip 2 sc.* Sc in next 4 sc, 2 dc in next two sc, sc in next 4 sc, skip 2 sc.* Repeat from * to * 2 times, sl st into starting sc.

R 4: Working in back loops only, sl st into sc and next sc, ch 1, 1 sc in st just used, sc in next st, [1 hdc and 1 dc] in next dc, picot, 1 dc and 1 hdc in next dc, sc in next 2 st, skip 6 sc, ch 6. *Sc in next 2 st, [1 hdc and 1 dc] in next dc, picot, [1 dc and 1 hdc] in next dc, sc in next 2 st, skip 6 sc, ch 6.* Repeat from * to * two times, sl st into beginning sc. Finish off.

Second and third flower motif:

R 1- 3: Follow the pattern for first flower motif.

R 4: Working in back loops only, sl st into sc and next sc, ch 1, 1 sc in st just used, sc in next st, [1 hdc and 1 dc] in next dc, 1 joining picot, [1 dc and 1 hdc] in next dc, sc in next 2 st, skip 6 sc, ch 3, joining ch, ch 2, sc in next 2 st, 1 hdc and 1 dc in next dc, 1 joining picot, [1 dc and 1 hdc] in next dc, sc in next 2 st, skip 6 sc, ch 6. *Sc in next 2 st, [1 hdc and 1 dc] in next dc, 1 picot, [1 dc and 1 hdc] in next dc, sc in next 2 st, skip 6 sc, ch 6.* Repeat * to * 1 time, sl st into beginning sc. Finish off.

Bag:

Row 1: Starting on the right side of the front side of the joined flower motif (you will be working row 1 across the flowers), *Make sc in next 4 st, make 6 sc in ch 6 sp, sc in next 4 st, 1 sc in each of the picots.* Repeat *to *, sc in next 4 st, 6 sc in ch 6 sp, sc in last 4 st. (46 sc)

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in same st, *[1 sc, 1hdc, and 1 dc] in post of dc just made, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next st, 1 hdc in next st, 1 dc in next st.* Repeat from * to * to end.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn *sc in dc, hdc in hdc, dc in sc, [1 sc, 1 hdc, and 1 dc] in post of dc just made, skip 3 stitches.* Repeat from * to * to end, sc in dc.

Row 4: Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in same st, *[1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc] in post of dc just made, skip the sideways dc, sc in dc, hdc in hdc, dc in sc.* Repeat from * to *.

Repeat rows 3 and 4 till it is 8 inches in height or desired length. Finish off.



Button Straps: (make 2)

Row 1: 6 foundation dc

Row 2: Ch 3, 4 fpdc, dc in 3rd ch of previous row

Row 3: Ch 3, skip 2 fpdc, bpdc in next 2 fpdc, bpdc in skipped fpdc, dc in 3rd ch of previous row.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 till it is 9 inches or desired length. Ch 6, sl st into first st of last row, ch 1, turn, sc evenly around ch. Finish off.

For optional wrist strap, make just like button straps without the chain and sc on the end.

Finishing:
Sew on the two button straps. Each one should fall in between two flowers. Be sure to leave the button holes hanging off the edge of the flower motif. Fold clutch part in half to make the
pocket and whip stitch up the two sides. Sew on the buttons where the button loops fall. Sew on the wrist strap.

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