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Summer Garden Tool Bag

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lily® Sugar’n Cream™
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lily® Sugar’n Cream: 9 skeins Sage Green (MC), 6 skeins Cornflower Blue (A), 2 skeins Hot Green (B)
  • Size U.S. G or 6 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Finished Size: Approx 15" long x 6" wide x 11" deep.

DIRECTIONS:

    • Front and Back Panels [make 2].
    • With 2 strands of MC tog, ch 51.
    • Row 1: [RS]. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 50 sc.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn. Rep last row until work from beg measures 9-1/2", ending with a WS row.
    • Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn. Break MC.
    • Next row: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn. Rep last row twice more.
    • Next row: [Holes for Handles]. Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 16 sc. Ch 3. Miss next 3 sc. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. Ch 3. Miss next 3 sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
    • Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn. Rep last row twice more. Fasten off.

    • Side Panels [make 2].
    • With 2 strands of MC tog, ch 20.
    • Row 1: [RS]. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 19 sc.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn. Rep last row until work from beg measures same lengths as front and back before color changing, ending with a WS row. Join A.
    • Next row: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn. Rep last row 6 times more. Fasten off.

    • Join Panels:
    • Arrange panels to form a bag, having side panels opposite each other. With WS of 2 panels tog, join 2 strands of MC with sl st at bottom left corner. Ch 1.
    • Working through both thicknesses, work 1 row of sc evenly along side edge, changing to A where necessary. Fasten off. Rep for rem Panels to form box.

    • BASE
    • With 2 strands of MC tog, ch 51.
    • Row 1: [RS]. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 50 sc.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn. Rep last row until work from beg measures 6”, ending with a WS row.
    • Join base to sides:
    • Place lower edge of sides behind base with WS of work tog, aligning corners of base with fold lines and joining row of sides. Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, work 1 rnd of sc around all 4 sides of base. Join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

    • Handles [make 2].
    • With 2 strands of A, ch 53 loosely.
    • Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn. 52 sc.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn. Rep last row once more. Fasten off.
    • With RS of basket facing, push ends of handle through holes on side panel to WS. Sew ends tog, being careful not to twist handle. Fasten ends securely.

    • Pockets [make 2 sets].
    • Note: Pocket is worked from top down.
    • With 2 strands of B, ch 75.
    • Row 1: [RS]. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Rep last row 4 times more. Join A.
    • With A, rep last row until work from beg measures 7 “, ending with a WS row. Fasten off.

    • Bottoms of pockets:
    • With RS of work facing, miss first 6 sc. ***Join B with sl st to next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 13 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
    • Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Rep last row for 1¾”, ending with a WS row. Fasten off.****
    • With RS of work facing, miss next 12 sc.*** Rep from *** to *** once more, then from *** to **** once. Sew sides of bottoms to missed sts to form 3-D pocket.
    • Sew 1 set of pockets to front and back. Mark dividing lines for 3 pockets. With A, sew through both thicknesses from bottom to top of pockets along dividing lines.

    • ABBREVIATIONS:
    • beg = beginning
    • ch = chain
    • MC = Main Color
    • rem = remaining
    • rep = repeat
    • rnd = round
    • RS = right side
    • sc = single crochet
    • sl st = slip stitch
    • st(s) = stitch(es)
    • Tog = together
    • WS = wrong side

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