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Crazy Daze Bag… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Crazy Daze Bag… Free Crochet Pattern!!



Crazy Daze Bag is a simple, fun pattern to work up! Using two colors, this bag is fashionable, functional and fabulous… Great to use as your everyday bag, beach bag, market bag or project bag! It is always a free pattern and will also be part of an upcoming Crochet Along!

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Materials:

Yarn ~ 200 yards each of 2 colors(you can also make this a scrapbuster and use multi colors). I used Red Heart with Love in (A) Hot Pink and (B) White

Hook ~ I


Stitches:

  • St – Stitch
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Sp – Space
  • Ch – Chain
  • Sk – Skip
  • Bl – Back loop
  • Fl – Front loop
  • Dec – Decrease
  • Sc – Single Crochet

Size:

Bottom width 16″, Top width 13″, Height 11″ all un-stretched measurements


Instructions:

Bottom~

Using Color A, ch 9

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 8 sc

Row 2-40: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. = 8 sc

Base~

*This is your right side of the project and you now will work in the round

Round 41: 2 blsc in same st as last st in row 40(makes 1st corner), blsc 37 sts evenly down side of rows, 3 blsc in last st of row 1(2nd corner), blsc in next 6 sts, 3 blsc in last st of row 1(3rd corner), blsc 37 sts evenly up side of rows, 3 blsc in 1st st of row 40(4th corner), join with sl st in next st. = 98 blsc

Round 42: Ch 1, turn flsc in each st around, join with sl st to beginning flsc. – 98 flsc

Round 43: Ch 1, turn, blsc in each st around join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 98 blsc

Round 44 – 45: Repeat rows 42 & 43

Round 46: Ch 1(do not turn), (sc,ch1,sc) in st, *sk st, (sc,ch1,sc) in next st*, repeat *to* around, sk last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. =50 (sc,ch1,sc)

*Tip- You will carry your yarn and not finish off

Drop Color A and Pick up Color B

Round 47: Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1,*(sc,ch1,sc) in next ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =50 (sc,ch1,sc)

Drop Color B and Pick up color A

Round 48: Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1,*(sc,ch1,sc) in next ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =50 (sc,ch1,sc)

Rounds 49 – 57: Repeat rounds 47 & 48 dropping/picking up your colors as indicated

Drop Color B and Pick up Color A

Round 58: Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1, *(sc,ch1,sc) in ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* 20 more times, dec sc over the next 2 sc’s two times, repeat *to* 21 times, dec sc’s over the next 2 sc’s two times, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 42(sc,ch1,sc) & 4 dec sc’s

Drop Color A and Pick up Color B

Round 59: Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1, *(sc,ch1,sc) in ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* 20 more times, dec sc over the next 2 sc’s, repeat *to* 21 times, dec sc’s over the next 2 sc’s, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 42(sc,ch1,sc) & 2 dec sc’s

Drop Color B and Pick up Color A

Round 60: Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1, *(sc,ch1,sc) in ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* 20 more times, sk sc(where your dec sc was), repeat *to* 21 times, sk sc(where your dec sc was), join with sl st to beginning sc. = 42(sc,ch1,sc)

Rounds 61-74(alternating your colors): Sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 1,*(sc,ch1,sc) in next ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. =42 (sc,ch1,sc)

Finish of and weave ends in

Now you will only work with color A

Round 75: Ch 1, sc in each sc and sk each ch 1 around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 84 sc

Round 76: Ch 1, *sc in 10 sts, dec sc over next 2 sts*, repeat *to* 6 more times, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 77 sc

Round 77: Ch 1, *sc in 9 sts, dec sc over next 2 sts*, repeat *to* 6 more times, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 70 sc

Beginning handle Round

Round 78: Ch 1, sc in 1st 11 sts, ch 40, sk next 11 sts, sc in next 24 sts, ch 40, sk next 11 sts, sc in last 13 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 48 sc & 2-ch 40’s

Round 79: Ch 1, sc in 1st 11 sts, sc in each of the next 40 ch’s, sc in next 24 sts, sc in each of the next 40 ch’s, sc in last 13 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 128 sc

Rounds 80-83: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 128 sc

Finish off

Handles – Working on 1 at a time

Join yarn with sl st to the beginning ch sp of the ch 4(bottom of the handle row), fold top of handle down to match up to bottom of handle and sl st each sc of round 83 to the matching ch sp of round 78, working all 40 sts/chs together to make a nice sturdy handle.

Finish off and weave in ends

That’s it!!! You now have a Crazy Daze Bag.. Great gift idea too!!!


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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2020 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All of my patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog, website or social media, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.



Loops & Chains Super Scrubby Dishcloth… Free Crochet Pattern!!!

Loops & Chains Super Scrubby Dishcloth… Free Crochet Pattern!!!



Loops & Chains Super Scrubby Dishcloth is a simple, fun~free pattern!!! It is a take-along, tv watching, weekend project! Great gift idea too! This easy 2 row pattern repeat pattern will always be one of your favorites!



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Materials:

  • Yarn~ Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn 200 yards
  • Hook~ I
  • Scissors

Stitches:

  • St – Stitch
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Ch – Chain
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Bl – Back Loop

Instructions:

*Tips – This is a 2 row repeat, one row will be worked in the Bl of Sc row you just worked, the second row will be worked in the unworked loop of the same Sc Row after turning.

Row 1: Ch 20, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 19 sc

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sl st in 1st st, *ch 4, sl st in next st*, repeat *to* across. = 19 bl sl sts & 18 ch 4’s (make sure all ch 4’s are pushed to the back side, which is the right side)

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st unworked loop from round 1 and each across.(opposite from the bl you sl st in from round 2), *Tip – It is easy to miss the 1st st to work in, so make sure you look at where your last st from row 2 ended and go in the opposite loop. – 19 sc

Rows 4-35: Repeat rows 2 & 3.

Edging

Row 36: 2 more sc in same st(makes a corner), sc 17 sts evenly down side of rows, 3 sc in 1st st of row 1, sc in next 17 sts, 3 sc in last st of row 1, sc 17 sts evenly up side of rows, 2 sc in 1st st of row 35, sl st in same st. finish off.

That’s it!!! You now have a Loops & Chains Super Scrubby… Great for dusting, dishes, bath time and much more!!! I hope you love it as much as I do!


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I hope you love this project!!  Make sure to share your finished projects on my Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Page and make sure to share around social media too! Why share?? Because it shares our Love of Crochet!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2020 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All of my patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog, website or social media, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.

2020 Crochet with Me!!! 7th Annual Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 12!!

2020 Crochet with Me!!! 7th Annual Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 12!!



2020 Crochet with Me, Mystery Afghan CAL… Week 12!! The final stitching week! It has been so much fun stitching this afghan with all of you, I hope you enjoyed it too… With the crazy pandemic year, this has seemed to help get me through the Shelter-In Place and I hope it has helped you too… I love this years afghan so much.. Each year I say that lol. As you finish up this last week, I hope it will bring you joy and peace… And when we look back next year when we start the 8th Annual Project… We will see a whole new future! And stay tuned soon for this pattern to be available as a PDF in full!

If this is your first Mystery CAL with me… Check out the past 6 years of the Winter Mystery Afghans and all of the other CAL’s we have done in the Crochet with Me tab at the top of the page! Each week I will post a easy section for you to complete, and in 12 weeks… You will have a fun, whimsical afghan! And don’t worry, this project will stay posted in case you want to start it anytime!

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There are a few prizes involved in this years 2020 Winter Mystery Afghan CAL..

Grand Prize – There will be a $50 Amazon Gift Card for 1 lucky winner at the end of the CAL. The grand prize will be drawn on Sunday May 31st 2020. To be eligible, you must email a picture and permission by Friday May 29th, 2020 to [email protected] showing your completed project. I previously had the Grand Prize entry to be due by May 22nd, but since that is Memorial day weekend, I bumped it out another week. Entries will be numbered by the order they arrive and the number will be drawn using a random number generator.

Monday Treasure Hunt Weekly Prize – Each Monday starting March 2nd, 2020 a $10 Amazon Gift Card will be given away to one member in the Beatrice Ryan Designs C AL Group on Facebook. Each Monday, a post will be made explaining the rules to enter. The entry time will only last part of the day… so stay tuned in the group! This upcoming Monday will be the last Monday Treasure Hunt.


Here is my color line up… You can choose your colorway to be in any order you like… The way my eye liked my colors was from lightest to darkest… A~White B~Stone C~Sweet Pink D~Light Gray E~Cameo F~Pewter


Stitches:

  • Ch – Chain
  • St – Stitch
  • Sk – Skip
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Picot ~ Sc in st, ch 3, sl st in base of sc just made

Instructions:

*This week we will be once again working on side edging using one of my favorite stitches… Moss Stitch and the Picot stitch… Super easy and quick! We will be finishing both edges

We will be starting with working around the end of edging rows… I have some pics to follow to help with placement.

With Right side facing, join color F with a sl st in the last stitch of color F picot row(see pic below) where the Picot is closest to the edge.

Row 156: Ch 1, working in the end of border rows, work 1 sc in each color F, A, B, C & D(5sc total), in last color end of row(color E) work 3 picot sts and 1 more sc in same st(this finishes the corner), *sc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk st*, repeat *to* across to the last st, (sc, 3 picot sts) in the last st, turn to work on the end of row border, 1 sc in each of the next 5 colors D, C, B, A, F, sl st in the next st and finish off. = 2- 3picot groups, 121 sc & 104 ch 1 sps.

Turn to work on the opposite boarder with right side facing.

Join Color F in the side row edge in color F(see pic)

Row 157: Repeat row 156 ending with a sl st in the base of the last picot from the row, similar to how you joined in row 156.

Just block the project into shape and you are all set!!!

Below are pics of the 2 different final corners.

That’s it!!! You now have completed your 2020 Crochet with Me Mystery Winter Afghan!!! I can’t wait to see all of your projects!!



Don’t forget to follow me on my social media sites for more fun!

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I hope you love this project!!  Make sure to share your finished projects on my Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Page and make sure to share around social media too! Why share?? Because it shares our Love of Crochet!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2020 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All of my patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog, website or social media, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.

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