Showing posts with label free crochet pattern using cotton yarn. Show all posts
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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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