Friday, June 30, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1940’s Classic Chic Tote #305 - Crochet

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Vintage 1940’s Classic Chic Tote #305

Quick & easy to create, this delightful tote will become a season-spanning favorite!

1 large spool  Corde
Interchangeable with Soutache, Ribbonette, or Straw
#5 Bone Crochet Hook
Lining Material
2 Handles

Ch 16”. 

1ST ROW:  Work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook & sc in each sc across row, ch 3 turn.

2ND ROW:  * Sk 2 sts work 5 dc in next sc, sk 2 work 1 sc in next st, rep bet * across row, end row with sc.  Ch 3, turn.

3RD ROW:  * Work 5 dc in back of sc of row below & sc in back of 3rd dc of shell of row below, rep bet * across row.

Rep 3rd row for 8 ½”.

Make 2 pieces.

Ch 3, join, ch 1. 

1ST ROW:  Work 2 sc in each st.

2ND ROW:  Work 1 sc in first st & 2 sc in next st.

3RD ROW:  Work 1 sc in first 2 sts & 2 sc in next st. 

Work even for 6 rows.

Dec in one row to 6 sts, work round & round in sc for 7”, ** then inc in each st.

Work even 6 rows.

Then dec 3 sts throughout every row 4 times, draw sts tog.  **

Draw thru sts 1” from top of bag.

Make paper patt for each crocheted piece before joinings.

Cut lining according to paper patts & sew tog. 

Shirr lining bag form to correspond with crocheted bag.

Insert finished lining in bag.  Sew in zipper [if desired].

Insert Handles.

Cardboard or lightweight plastic may be inserted between bag & lining to give shape of bag extra support.



*                                   repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
* *                                repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or                                      repeat from a given set of instructions
”                                   inch(es)
Alt                              alternate
Approx                      approximately
Beg                             begin/beginning
Bet                             between
Bl                                back loop(s)
Bo                               bobble
Bp                               back post
Bpdc                          back post double crochet
Bpsc                           back post single crochet
Bptr                           back post treble/triple crochet
Ca                               color A
Cb                               color B
Cc                               contrasting color
Ch                               chain stitch
Ch                               refers to chain or space previously
made: e.g                  ch-1 space
ch-sp                          chain space
Cl                               cluster
Cm                              centimeter(s)
Compl                                    complete
Cont                           continue
Dc                               double crochet
Dc2tog                      double crochet 2 stitches together
Dec                             decrease/decreases/decreasing
Dtr/Dtrc                   double treble/triple crochet
fl                                front loop(s)
Foll                            follow/follows/following
Fp                               front post
Fpdc                           front post double crochet
Fpsc                           front post single crochet
Fptr                           front post treble/triple crochet
G                                 gram
Hdc                            half double crochet
Hk                               hook
Inc                               increase/increases/increasing
Incl                             inclusive
K                                 knit
lp(s)                           loop(s)
M                                 meter(s)
M                                 mesh
Mc                               main color
Meas                          measure
Mm                              millimeter(s)
O                                 over (yarn over)
Oz                               ounce(s)
P                                 picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt          pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc              popcorn stitch
Pm                               place marker
Prev                           previous
PSSO                         pass slip stitch over
Rem                            remain/remaining
Rep                             repeat(s)
Rnd(s)                        round(s)
Rs                               right side
Sc                               single crochet
Sc2tog                      single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc                             short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sk                               skip
Sl st                           slip stitch
Sp(s)                          space(s)
St(s)                           stitch(es)
Tch or t-ch               turning chain
Tbl                              through back loop
Tog                             together
Tr or Trc                  treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc         triple treble/triple crochet
Ws                              wrong side
YB                               yarn back
Yd(s)                          yard(s)
YF                               yarn forward
Yo                               yarn over

Yoh                             yarn over hook