Cute Crochet Book Bag
This free crochet pattern is a great project for anyone to do. It holds books of many sizes. This is great for those students going back to school, young or old. It's a great pattern you will get complemented on. Find this crochet pattern in the 25 Quick and Thrifty Crochet Patterns eBook.
- Crochet hook size G-6 (4mm)
- Yarn, any worsted weight (double knit) yarn, preferably cotton. Approx 100g
Form a basic granny square (make 2)
(Chain 6 stitches.join to form loop)
Rnd 1:Chain 3, dc twice into loop, (ch 1 , 3 dc into loop)3 times. Join to top of first chain 3 with sl st (do not turn at end of this or any round)
Rnd 2: chain 4, (3dc 1ch 3dc 1ch in next chain space)3 times. In next chain space: 3dc 1ch 2dc, join to third chain at beginning of round)
Rnd 3: chain3 2dc in space. Ch 1. (3dc 1ch 3 dc in next space, 1 ch 3 dc in next space, 1 ch) 3 times, 3 dc 1ch 3dc in next space, 1 ch, sl stitch to top of 3 chain at beginning of round. Continue to form a granny square with 7 rounds.)
On one edge of each square dc 29 stitches, turn, chain 3 dc 29 stitches across. Continue until you have 5 dc rows, then sc two rows.
Place the two rectangles, wrong sides together, and join with sc along 3 edges, then go back along this sc with reverse sc also known as crab(or rope) stitch.
Pick up 7 stitches at side (where join is), and SC for approx 130 rows, or until strap is desired length. (remembering to allow for stretching), then attach to opposite side.