HIP CROCHET CARRY BAG

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Hip Crochet Carry Bag
– Hip To Be Square Crochet Along –

This Hip Crochet Carry Bag is part of the Hip To Be Square Crochet Along.
Granny Inspired Squares ranging in difficulty from Easy to Challenging.

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Hip Crochet Carry Bag

Difficulty Level/Skill Required: Easy to Intermediate

Basic stitches in simple variations, simple repeats, color changes, shaping and finishing.
Includes more involved stitch combinations like the popcorn stitch.

You will need to know basic stitches like the DC (double crochet).

The squares are the most complex to make for this project.

Bag – simple construction, joining, shaping and finishing.

Supplies/Materials:

Yarn –Moya 100% Cotton Double Knit (cotton yarn).
Weight – DK (11 wpi) Approx. – 740 yards (675 m)
Hook – 3, 50 mm (E) – Clover
Scissors
Yarn needle
2 x Buttons (approx. 2 cm/ 2, 5 cm (1 inch)

Abbreviations: US Terminology
CH – chain
SL ST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet (UK – DC)
HDC – half double crochet (UK – HTR)
DC – double crochet (UK – TR)
RS – right side
WS- wrong side

Gauge:
Not necessary for this project to be perfect.
However if you use a different yarn and/or hook sizing will differ.
Using the SAME hook and yarn will ensure your squares are consistent in size.

Size:
Bag: Bottom – approx. 10 inches (26 cm) in width
Length – approx. 10 inches (26 cm) in width (not including flap or strap)

Colors:
A – Butternut 2 x 50g
B – Lagoon 1 x 50g
C – Grapefruit 2 x 50g

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Instructions:

Squares:
Make 1 of each square design = 6 Squares.
Hip Raised Corners Granny Square
Hip Anemone Granny Square
Hip Wistera Granny Square
Hip Interlock Granny Square
Hip Eight Loops Granny Square
Hip Spiked Tile Granny Square

Bottom:

With A – CH 4 or make a magic circle.

Note: CH 3 at the start of each round counts as 1 DC.

RND 1: CH 3; work 11 DC into ring; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (12 DC)
RND 2: CH 3; work 1 DC into SAME ST; work 2 DC into each ST all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (24 DC)
RND 3: CH 3; work 1 DC into SAME ST; work 1 DC into next ST.
*Work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next ST.** Repeat all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (36 DC)
RND 4: CH 3; work 1 DC into SAME ST; work 1 DC into next  2 STS.
*Work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next  2 STS.** Repeat all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (48 DC)
RND 5: CH 3; work 1 DC into SAME ST; work 1 DC into next  3 STS.
*Work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next  3 STS.** Repeat all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (60 DC)
RND 6: CH 3; work 1 DC into SAME ST; work 1 DC into next  4 STS.
*Work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next  4 STS.** Repeat all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (72 DC)
RND 7: CH 3; work 1 DC into SAME ST; work 1 DC into next  5 STS.
*Work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next  5 STS.** Repeat all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (84 DC)
RND 8: CH 3; work 1 DC into SAME ST; work 1 DC into next  6 STS.
*Work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next  6 STS.** Repeat all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (96 DC)
RND 9: CH 3; work 1 DC into SAME ST; work 1 DC into next  7 STS.
*Work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next  7 STS.** Repeat all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (108 DC)
RND 10: CH 3; work 1 DC into SAME ST; work 1 DC into next  8 STS.
*Work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next  8 STS.** Repeat all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (120 DC)
RND 11: CH 3; work 1 DC into SAME ST; work 1 DC into next  9 STS.
*Work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next  9 STS.** Repeat all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (132 DC)
RND 12: CH 3; work 1 DC into SAME ST; work 1 DC into next  10 STS.
*Work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next  10 STS.** Repeat all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (144 DC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Joining The Squares:

With A

Using the SL ST method join squares together on one side, until all 6 squares form a long strip.
Then join first and last square together to form a circle.

Bottom of Square circle:

Special Instructions:
5SCtog over join – insert hook into corner SC; insert hook into Popcorn SC; insert hook into join; insert hook into Popcorn SC; insert hook into corner SC – complete SC stitch.

With A – starting in FIRST SC on any square (last round of square instructions)

RND 1: Work 1 SC into each SC (23 SC); work 5SCtog over join (see special instructions);
*work 1 SC into each SC of next square; work 5SCtog over join.**
Repeat from * to ** 4 more times; SL ST into first SC worked. (144 SC)

RND 2: CH 1; work 1 SC into each ST all around; SL ST into first SC worked. (144 SC)

RND 3: CH 1; work 1 HDC into each SC all around; SL ST into first HDC worked. (144 HDC)

For next round work HDC stitches into the back loop (third loop) of previous HDC stitches.

RND 4:  CH 1; work 1 HDC into next HDC all around; SL ST into first HDC worked. (144 HDC)

For next round work SC stitches into the back loop (third loop) of previous HDC stitches.

RND 5: CH 1; work 1 SC into each HDC all around; SL ST into first SC worked. (144 SC)

With wrong sides facing together – join bottom piece to square piece as follows:
Insert hook through both current SC and bottom piece DC.

Joining Round: CH 1; work 1 SC into each SC/DC all around; SL ST into first SC worked. (144 SC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Top of Square Circle:

Special Instructions:
5SCtog over join – insert hook into corner SC; insert hook into Popcorn SC; insert hook into join; insert hook into Popcorn SC; insert hook into corner SC – complete SC stitch.

With B – starting in FIRST SC on any square (last round of square instructions)

RND 1: Work 1 SC into each SC (23 SC); work 5SCtog over join (see special instructions);
*work 1 SC into each SC of next square; work 5SCtog over join.**
Repeat from * to ** 4 more times; SL ST into first SC worked. (144 SC)

RND 2: CH 1; work 1 HDC into each SC all around; SL ST into first HDC worked. (144 HDC)

For next round work HDC stitches into the back loop (third loop) of previous HDC stitches.

RND 3:  CH 1; work 1 HDC into next HDC all around; SL ST into first HDC worked. (144 HDC)

For next round work SC stitches into the back loop (third loop) of previous HDC stitches.

RND 4: CH 1; work 1 SC into each HDC all around; SL ST into first SC worked. (144 SC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With C – join into any SC.

Note: CH 3 at the start of each round counts as 1 DC.

RND 5: CH 3; work 1 DC into next 9 SC; work 2DCtog. *Work 1 DC into next 10 SC; work 2DCtog.**
Repeat from * to ** all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (132 DC)
RND 6: CH 3; work 1 DC into next 8 DC; work 2DCtog. *Work 1 DC into next 9 DC; work 2DCtog.**
Repeat from * to ** all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (120 DC)
RND 7: CH 3; work 1 DC into next 7 DC; work 2DCtog. *Work 1 DC into next 8 DC; work 2DCtog.**
Repeat from * to ** all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (108 DC)
RND 8: CH 3; work 1 DC into next 6 DC; work 2DCtog. *Work 1 DC into next 7 DC; work 2DCtog.**
Repeat from * to ** all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (96 DC)
RND 9: CH 3; work 1 DC into next 5 DC; work 2DCtog. *Work 1 DC into next 6 DC; work 2DCtog.**
Repeat from * to ** all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (84 DC)
RND 10: CH 3; work 1 DC into next 4 DC; work 2DCtog. *Work 1 DC into next 5 DC; work 2DCtog.**
Repeat from * to ** all around; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH. (72 DC)

RND 11: CH 1; work 1 SC into each DC all around; SL ST into first SC worked. (72 SC)
RND 12 – 14: CH 1; work 1 SC into each SC all around; SL ST into first SC worked. (72 SC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

The Flap:

Note: The flap is worked over 36 stitches. – with 2 stitch markers or pieces of yarn – mark where you would like your flap.

With C – with right side face towards you; join into first marked SC.

ROW 1: CH 1; work 1 SC into 36 SC across; TURN

ROW 2: CH 1; work 1 SC into 36 SC across; TURN

ROW 3: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 32 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 4: CH 1; work 1 SC into 34 SC across; TURN

ROW 5: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 30 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 6: CH 1; work 1 SC into 32 SC across; TURN

ROW 7: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 28 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 8: CH 1; work 1 SC into 30 SC across; TURN

ROW 9: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 26 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 10: CH 1; work 1 SC into 28 SC across; TURN

ROW 11: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 24 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 12: CH 1; work 1 SC into 26 SC across; TURN

ROW 13: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 22 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 14: CH 1; work 1 SC into 24 SC across; TURN

ROW 15: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 20 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 16: CH 1; work 1 SC into 22 SC across; TURN

ROW 17: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 18 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 18: CH 1; work 1 SC into 20 SC across; TURN

ROW 19: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 14 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 20: CH 1; work 1 SC into 16 SC across; TURN

ROW 21: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 12 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 22: CH 1; work 1 SC into 14 SC across; TURN

ROW 23: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 10 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 24: CH 1; work 1 SC into 12 SC across; TURN

ROW 25: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 8 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 26: CH 1; work 1 SC into 10 SC across; TURN

ROW 25: CH 1; SC2tog; work 1 SC into next 6 SC; SC2tog; TURN
ROW 26: CH 1; work 1 SC into 8 SC across; TURN

ROW 27: CH 1; work 1 SC into 8 SC across; TURN
ROW 28: CH 1; work 1 SC into 8 SC across; TURN

Button Section:

Bobble – CH 4; work 4DCtog into 4th CH from hook; SL ST into 4th CH from hook.

ROW 29: CH 1; work 1 SC into first SC; work 1 HDC into next ST; work [1 DC; 1 TR] into next ST; work Bobble; SKIP 2 STS; work [1 TR; 1 DC] into next ST; work 1 HDC into next ST; work 1 SC into last ST.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With C – join yarn at the bobble (insert hook into the TR stitch) – with right side facing towards you.

Work either the crab stitch (reverse single crochet) or SC evenly all-around bag opening and flap.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Strap:

With C – CH 7.

ROW 1: work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook; work 1 SC into remaining 5 CH; TURN (6 SC)
ROW 2: CH 1; work 1 SC into 6 SC across; TURN

Repeat ROW 2 for length of strap required. (Bag Strap featured – 45 cm (18 inches)

Button Section:
2nd LAST ROW: CH 1; work 1 SC into first SC; CH 4; SKIP 4 SC; work 1 SC into last SC; TURN
Last ROW: CH 1; work 1 SC into first SC; work 4 SC into 4 CH space; work 1 SC into last SC.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Strap Finishing:

Work either the crab stitch (reverse single crochet) or SC evenly all-around strap.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Sew strap into position and weave in ends.

Bag Finishing:

Sew Buttons into position.

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