Monday, August 19, 2013

Fanny Packs are Back!! Crochet Pattern

Yes, Those Fanny packs are back in style!!


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Skill level - Easy

Stitches:
chain ch
Single Crochet  sc
Half double Crochet  hdc
Half Double Crochet Decrease - hdc dec

Materials:
Hook : H
Yarn needle
2   - 1 to 2 inch buttons
2  - 1 inch D rings
Yarn : 2  - 2.5 oz balls of Cotton- colors your choice ( yellow - C1, Orange  - C2)

Gauge-
1 inch = 4 chs
1 inch = 4 hdc

Step 1: Body of the bag -  With C1, Row 1: Ch 29,
 1 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 hdc each ch, ch 2 turn. ( 28 hdc)

Rows 2- 29  - 1 hdc each St, ch 2 turn. ( 28 hdc)

R : 30 - 1 hdc Dec with the 1st 2 sts, 1 hdc in the next 24 hdc,
 1 hdc with the last 2 hdc, ch 1 turn ( 26 hdc)

R : 31 - 1 hdc Dec with the 1st 2 sts, 1 hdc in the next 22 hdc,
1 hdc with the last 2 hdc, ch 1 turn ( 24 hdc)

R : 32 - 1 hdc Dec with the 1st 2 sts, 1 hdc in the next 20 hdc,
1 hdc with the last 2 hdc, ch 1 turn ( 22 hdc)

R : 33 - 1 hdc Dec with the 1st 2 sts, 1 hdc in the next 18 hdc,
1 hdc with the last 2 hdc, ch 1 turn ( 20 hdc)

R : 34 - 1 hdc Dec with the 1st 2 sts, 1 hdc in the next 16 hdc,
1 hdc with the last 2 hdc, ch 1 turn ( 18 hdc)

R : 35 - 1 hdc Dec with the 1st 2 sts, 1 hdc in the next 14 hdc,
1 hdc with the last 2 hdc, ch 1 turn ( 16 hdc)

R : 36 - 1 hdc Dec with the 1st 2 sts, 1 hdc in the next 12 hdc,
 1 hdc with the last 2 hdc, ch 1 turn ( 14 hdc)




Step 2 -

Side panels , make 2 with C1 -



R : 1 -  Ch 6, skip first ch, 1 hdc in each ch, ch1 turn. ( 5 hdc)

R : 2-10  -  Repeat R : 1, tie off after R: 10  (5 hdc)
Line up The Side panel to the bottom of the side of the bag and sew in place......
by sewing up the side, then across bottom and down the other side.
Repeat on the other side of bag.




Step 3 -Trim & Straps.
Trim : With C2, join yarn at the right inside corner of the bag,  sc around the top of the bag, and around the flap of the bag till you reach the center of the flap, ch 8, join ch to the last sc, ( this makes your button hole)  then sc the rest of the way around bag flap, and around the tip of bag to the sc were you started.




Straps :  with C2
Strap 1 -
R : 1 - Ch 4, 1 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc in the next 2 chs, ch 1 turn ( 3 hdc)
R : 2 - 1 hdc in each hdc, ch 1 turn ( 3 hdc)
R : 3- 35  - Repeat R : 1  leaving a 12 inch tail for sewing in place.
Strap 2 -
Repeat R: 1 - 35 from Strap 1
R : 36 - 40 - 1 sc in each st, ch1 turn (3 sc)
R : 41 - 1 sc in each sc, tie off leaving a 12 inch tail. Fold the sc end of the strap over the 2 d rings and sew flap down.
Place end of strap even with the top of the side panel and sew in place securely.
Repeat for the other side.
Sew Button onto the center front of the bag, lined up with the button hole on the flap.



Flower - With C2, ch3, 10 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join to 1st sc with a sl st to form a circle.
Ch 10, sl into the next sc, *ch10, sl st into the next sc*  Repeat from * to *  8 more times to form 10 petals, sl st into the 1st sl, tie off.
place button into the center of the flower, then sew on to the bottom right side of the bag.



Happy Stitching!

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