Saturday, June 17, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1940’s Two-Tone Shell Pattern Bag #1030 - Crochet

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Vintage 1940’s Two-Tone Shell Pattern Bag #1030

Chadwick’s Red Heart Knitting Worsted, 1 oz – 3 balls of Main Color [MC]
J & P Coats or Clark’s ONT Pearl Cotton, size #5 – 2 balls of Contrast Color [CC]
Bone Crochet Hook #5
¼ yd Felt
2 Bone Rings
11” Zipper
½ yd Grosgrain Ribbon

NOTE:  Use knitting worsted single; use 3 threads of pearl cotton together.

1 sc & 1 shell = 1”
2 rows = 1”

Starting at center with MC, ch 2.

1ST RND:   6 Sc in 2nd ch from hk.

2ND RND:  2 Sc in each sc around [12 sc].

3RD RND:  * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc.  Rep from * around [18 sc].

4TH & 5TH RNDS:  Sc in each sc around.

6TH RND:  Rep 3rd rnd [27 sc].

7TH RND:  Rep 4th rnd.

8TH RND:  * 2 Sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc.  Rep from * around [36 sc].

9TH & 10TH RNDS:  Rep 4th rnd.

11TH RND:  * 2 Sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc.  Rep from * around [45 sc].

12TH RND:  Rep 4th rnd.

13TH RND:  * 2 Sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc.  Rep from * around [60 sc].

14TH RND:  Rep 4th rnd.

15TH RND:  * Sk 1 sc, 5 dc in next sc [shell made], sk 1 sc, sc in next sc.  Rep from * around.  Drop MC.

16TH RND:  Attach CC & make sc in each st around.  Drop CC.

17TH RND:  Pick up MC.  * Sk 2 sc, sc in next sc, sk 2 sc, 5 dc in next sc.  Rep from * around.  Drop MC.

18TH TO 21ST RNDS INCL:  Rep 16th & 17th rnds alternately.

22ND, 23RD & 24TH RNDS:  With MC, * sc in center st of shell, shell in next sc.  Rep from * around.

25TH TO 30TH RNDS INCL:  Rep 16th & 17th rnds alternately.

31ST & 32ND RNDS:  Rep 22nd rnd.

At end of 32nd rnd, sl st in next st.  Fasten off.

Ch 6.

1ST ROW:  Sc in 2nd ch from hk & in each ch across.  Ch 1, turn.

2ND ROW:  Sc in each sc across.  Ch 1, turn.

Rep 2nd row until piece meas 18”.

Line handle with ribbon to prevent strap from stretching.

Cut piece of cardboard for bottom, then line bag with felt.

Sew zipper in place across top.

Sew rings at sides.

Sew handle to rings.
[Original instructions omitted that rings should first be completely covered with CC in sc.]

Make paper patt for each crocheted piece before joinings & lay aside to be used later.

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].

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