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Rising Sun Bag FREE pattern from Blue Star Crochet Company

Hi guys...

It's FREE pattern Friday!

I'm bringing you another pattern, this time it is a bag pattern I designed some time ago for a monthly subscription box and now the rights have returned to me, I'd like to share it with you all!


It is an easy pattern creating a lovely bag that will have so many uses! Use it as a project bag for your current WIP or pack some stuff when you heading down to the beach.
This pattern lends itself to so many different colour combinations!

I would love to see you Rising Sun Bags so if you do decide to make one share it over on Instagram tagging @bluestarcrochet or with #risingsunbag

It is made in Cygnet yarns DK in Cranberry, Barley and Royal.
You can shop for this yarn HERE

If you would like a printer friendly PDF version of this pattern click HERE

STITCHES AND ABBREVIATIONS

Ch- chain stitch

Sl st- slip stitch

Dc- double crochet

Htr- half treble crochet

Tr- treble crochet

Rnd- round

Prev- previous

Ch-sp – chain space

Rep- repeat

RS- right side

WS- wrong side

BLO- back loop only

FLO- front loop only



YARN

Cygnet DK in Barley (A), Cranberry (B), Royal (C) X 1 ball of each
DK yarn, 298 m per 100 g ball. You can shop for yarn HERE.



TENSION

It is not crucial for this pattern, the circle after completing round 3 measures 6.5cm across using 3.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.



PATTERN NOTES

- 2 ch at the beg of each rnd doesn’t count as a st

- the st at the bottom of beg 2 ch counts as a st and the 1st st is always worked into this stitch unless otherwise specified




PATTERN

CIRCLE

Make 2.

Start with 3.5mm crochet hook and yarn A

Rnd 1- create magic loop, 2 ch (doesn’t count as a st throughout the pattern), work 12 tr into magic loop starting into st at the bottom of 2 ch, sl st to 1st tr. [12 tr]

Rnd 2- 2 ch, 2 tr in each st around, sl st to 1st tr. [24 tr]

Rnd 3- 2 ch, (1 tr, 2 tr in next) 12 times, sl st to 1st tr. [36 tr]

Rnd 4- 8 ch, counting the st at the bottom of 8 ch as 1 tr, miss 3 tr, sl st in next tr; (8 ch, miss 3 tr, sl st in next) rep around; fasten off and break yarn. [9 loops]

Rnd 5- join B in 2nd missed tr from prev rnd, (8 ch, miss 3 tr, sl st in next tr BEHIND the loop created in prev rnd; 8 ch, miss 3 tr, sl st in next tr IN FRONT of the loop created in prev rnd;) rep around; working the last sl st to 1st st where yarn B was joined. (See photo below) [9 loops]

Rnd 6- 3 ch behind the loops, at the back of your work, 1 dc into 1st A loop, 3 ch, 1 dc into 1st B loop; (3 ch, 1 dc in next loop alternating A & B loops) rep around, 3 ch, sl st to 1st dc. [18 ch-spaces, 18 dc]

Rnd 7- 2 ch, 2 tr in 1st dc; (2 tr in next 3 ch-sp, 1 tr in next dc; 3 tr in next 3 ch-sp, 1 tr in next dc) 9 times in total omitting the last tr, sl st to 1st tr instead. [64 tr]

Rnd 8- 2 ch, start working in the st at the bottom of 2 ch throughout the pattern, [(4 tr, 2 tr in next) twice, 5 tr, 2 tr in next] 4 times in total, sl st to 1st tr. [76 tr]

Rnd 9- 2 ch, [(5 tr, 2 tr in next) twice, 6 tr, 2 tr in next] 4 times in total, sl st to 1st tr. [88 tr]

Rnd 10- rep Rnd 4 [22 loops]

Rnd 11- join A and rep Rnd 5 [22 loops]

Rnd 12- rep Rnd 6 working 1st dc into B loop and alternating A and B loops. [44 ch-spaces, 44 dc]

Rnd 13- 2 ch, (1 tr in dc, 2 tr in next 3 ch-sp) rep around, sl st to 1st tr. [132 tr]

Rnd 14- 2 ch, (10 tr, 2 tr in next) 12 times, sl st to 1st st. [144 tr]

Rnd 15- 2 ch, (11 tr, 2 tr in next) 12 times, sl st to 1st st. [156 tr]

Rnd 16- rep Rnd 4 [39 loops]

Rnd 17- join B and rep Rnd 5 [39 loops]


Rnd 18-  3 ch behind the loops at the back of the work, 1 dc into 1st A loop, 2 ch, 1 dc into 1st B loop; (2 ch, 1 dc in next loop alternating A & B loops) rep around, 2 ch, sl st to 1st dc. [78 ch-spaces, 78 dc]

Rnd 19- in this round 2 ch-sp counts as one stitch, so each tr or increase is either made into dc or 2 ch-sp. 2 ch, starting in same st at the bottom of 2 ch (12 tr, 2 tr in next) 12 times, sl st to 1st tr. [168 tr]

Rnd 20- 2 ch, (13 tr, 2 tr in next) 12 times, sl st to 1st tr. [180 tr]

Rnd 21- 2 ch, (14 tr, 2 tr in next) 12 times, sl st to 1st tr. [192 tr]

Rnd 22- rep Rnd 4 [48 loops]

Rnd 23- join A and rep Rnd 5 [48 loops]

Rnd 24- rep Rnd 18 working 1st dc into B loop and alternating A and B loops. [96 ch-spaces, 96 dc]

Rnd 25- in this round 2 ch-sp counts as a stitch, so each tr or increase is either made into dc or 2 ch-sp. 2 ch, starting in same st at the bottom of 2 ch (7 tr, 2 tr in next) 24 times, sl st to 1st tr. [216 tr]

Rnd 26- 2 ch, (17 tr, 2 tr in next) 12 times, sl st to 1st tr. [228 tr]

Rnd 27- 2 ch, (18 tr, 2 tr in next) 12 times, sl st to 1st st. Fasten off and break yarn. [240 tr]



BOTTOM AND SIDES

Join C in any tr from the last rnd of the circle

Row 1- with RS facing 1 ch (doesn’t count as a st), starting in the same st at the bottom of 1 ch, work 180 htr in BLO, turn your work. [180htr]

Row 2- Row 10- 1 ch, starting in the same st, 180 htr, turn. Do not fasten off. [180 htr]

Turn inside out with WS facing and line up the 2nd circle. With C work 1 dc through FLO of the bottom of the bag and BLO of the 2nd circle 180 times.

Fasten off and break yarn.




HANDLES

Make 2.

With B chain 120, fasten off and break yarn.

Row 1- join C in last chain, 2 ch (doesn’t count as a st), starting in same st at the bottom of 2 ch, work 1 tr in each ch across [120 tr]

Row 2- 2 ch, 120 tr. Fasten off and break yarn.

Row 3- join C in 1st ch on the underside of foundation ch, 2 ch, work 1 tr into each ch across on the underside of the foundation chain. [120 tr]

Row 4- rep Row 2

Sew the handles onto the bag referring to the photos for placement.

Sew in all ends.




THIS PATTERN WAS DESIGNED AND WRITTEN BY VERONIKA CROMWELL OF BLUE STAR CROCHET COMPANY. PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL AND DO NOT SHARE, COPY, ALTER OR RESELL THIS PATTERN AS YOUR OWN. YOU CAN SELL FINISHED ITEMS PRODUCED FROM THIS PATTERN, A LINK TO THE ORIGINAL PATTERN AND CREDIT TO ME AS THE DESIGNER WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. THANK YOU.

Happy hooking

-Veronika x

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