Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Nautical Bag With Lining Tutorial Crochet Pattern Tutorial | Posh Pooch Designs

The Nautical Lined Bag Crochet Pattern
 By Sara Sach of

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including the Graph Pattern, Bag Pattern and Lining tutorial.
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Nautical Bag With Lining Tutorial Crochet Pattern
By Sara Sach 
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Skill: Easy to moderate

Crochet Hook – I/9  5.5MM
Yarn – Cotton Yarn, Peaches and Cream – 7 balls (17.5 oz.)
             2 Red-C1, 2 Navy – C2, 2 White – C3, 1 yellow - C4
Yarn Needle
2 bandannas – 22 X 22 inches
     Or 2 pieces of 22 X 22 inch cotton cloth
Zipper – Nylon 18 inch – color to match bag
2 D Rings - 1 inch
2 Buttons with anchors on them – ½ inch
Needle and Thread –red to match top of bag

Size : Bag -16 X 18 inches
          Pocket - 5 X 6 inches
          Strap - 1.5 X 28-34 inches

Chain (ch)
Single Crochet (sc)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Slip Stitch (slst)

This Crochet Pattern is written in 3 steps:
1.      The Anchor Pocket Graph Pattern
2.      The Bag Pattern
3.      Lining the Bag

Step 1 – The Anchor Graph Pattern – Use C1 and C4
You can find the Anchor graph Crochet Pattern at this Link:
Anchor Graph Pattern

Step 2: The Bag – starting at the bottom of the bag
When changing colors, ch after the colors change.

R : 1 – With C1 – Ch 43, 2 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 
1 sc in the next 40 chs,  2 sc in the last ch, 
Turn working down the opposite side of the ch,
2 sc in the 1st ch, 1 sc in the next 40 chs, 
2 sc in the last ch, join to 1st sc with a slst,
Ch1 (counts as 1st sc) 

(88 sts – the number of sts is the same for the all rows of the bag)

R : 2 – 1 sc in each sc around, join, ch1

R : 3 – R : 9 – Repeat R : 2

R : 10 – Change to C4, 1 hdc in each sc around, join, ch 2

R : 11 – 1 hdc in each hdc, join

R : 12 – Change to C2, ch 3, 1 dc in each hdc, join, ch 3

R : 13 – 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3

R : 14 – Repeat R : 13

R : 15 – Change to C1, 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3

R : 16 – 1 dc in each dc, join, ch3

R : 17 – Repeat R : 16

R : 18 – R : 29 – Repeat R : 12-R : 17 2 more times

R : 30- Change to C4, 1 hdc in each sc around, join, ch 2

R : 31 – 1 hdc in each hdc, join

R : 32 – change to C1, 1 sc in each hdc, join, ch1

R : 33 – 1 sc in each sc, join, ch1

 R : 34 - R : 36 – Repeat R : 33
The Handles :
Short Handle -With C2, ch 25, 1 dc in the 2nc ch from the hook,
 and in each ch, turn
Sc in each dc, 3 dc in the end of the 1st dc, 
then working down the
Opposite side of the dc row, 1 sc in each dc, tie off leaving
 a 12 inch tail of yarn for sewing onto bag.

Long Handle – Ch 50, and repeat the instructions for the short handle.

Attach the 2 d rings to the end of the long handle by 
folding the end of the handle over the rings and sew in place.
 If you are not adding the lining sew each handle on the side
 of the top of bag. Then Sew the Anchor Pocket on the front 
of the back. Also sew on the anchor buttons as seen in photo below. 

If you are making a bag lining, set these aside till needed. 
We will attach them after the liner is in place.

Step 3 – The Lining

Lay the 2 bandanna out flat on a flat surface. 
Lay the Bag on top of the bandannas.
Measure out 1 inch on all 4 sides of the bandanna, and cut them.

 Lay the Sewn edge of the Bandanna on the 1st side zipper,
 With the zipper facing up and sew in place. 
I used a zig zag stitch so it would have a little stretch.

You can use a sewing machine or hand sew.

Place the other bandanna, on the other side of the zipper and sew it in place.

Then sew across the bottom of the zipper. 

If the zipper is too long, cut off the end of the zipper.

 Fold the 2 bandanna down, wrong side out.
Unzip the zipper before you sew it closed or 
you won’t be able to get it open.
Flip to the right side.

 Sew over the corners a couple of time to re-enforce them.

Your Lining should look like a pillow ready to be stuffed.
Ok, let’s slip it into our bag.

Slide the lining into the bag. Push the corners into place.
Line up the edge of the zipper with the first row of crochet.

I was going to use white to match my lining,
But I changed to red to match the top of my bag.
Make sure you test that your zipper can moved easily
And not get caught in the fabric, zipper or yarn.

Sew the Pocket in place on the center front of the bag.

Sew your handles in place. 
Add your D rings as stated in the handles section.
Sew on your anchor buttons.
And that is it.

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