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#1 TurtleLvr

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Posted 09 October 2009 - 07:12 AM

Here's the pattern. I hope you like it!
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Round Cluster Bag
by Sue Usiatynski

Materials:
Redheart Super Saver in 2 colors
Size H hook
Yarn needle
Button

Finished size:
base 8”, height 9”

Abbreviations:
beg = beginning
BLO = back loop only
CC = contrasting color
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
dec = decrease
MC = main color
Rnd = round
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st = stitch

Special stitches:
beg cluster: ch 2 (YO, insert hook in st, YO, draw up loop, YO pull through first 2 loops) repeat ( ) 2 times, YO pull through all 3 loops remaining on hook.

3 dc cluster: (YO, insert hook in st, YO, draw up loop, YO, pull through first 2 loops) repeat ( ) 3 times, YO, pull through all 4 loops remaining on hook.

Reverse sc: insert hook in previous stitch, YO, draw up loop, YO, pull through all loops on hook.

Note: ch 3 counts as first dc throughout.

Pattern:

With MC ch 4; join with sl st to make ring.

Rnd 1: ch 3; 9 dc in ring; join with sl st. (10 dc)

Rnd 2: ch 3; 1 dc in joining; 2 dc in next; (2 dc in next) repeat ( ) 9 times; join with sl st at top of ch 3. (20 dc)

Rnd 3: ch 3; 2dc in next; (dc in next, 2 dc in next) repeat ( ) 9 times; join with sl st at top of ch 3. (30 dc)

Rnd 4: ch 3; dc in next; 2 dc in next; (dc in next 2; 2dc in next) repeat ( ) 9 times; join with sl st at top of ch 3. (40 dc)

Rnd 5: ch 3; dc in next 2; 2dc in next; (dc in next 3; 2dc in next) repeat ( ) 9 times; sl st at top of ch 3. (50 dc)

Rnd 6: ch 3; dc in next 3; 2dc in next; (dc in next 4; 2dc in next) repeat ( ) 9 times; sl st at top of ch 3. (60 dc)

Rnd 7: ch 3; dc in next 4; 2dc in next; (dc in next 5; 2dc in next) repeat ( ) 9 times; sl st at top of ch 3. (70 dc)

Rnd 8: ch 3; dc in next 5; 2dc in next; (dc in next 6; 2dc in next) repeat ( ) 9 times; sl st at top of ch 3. (80 dc)

Rnd 9: ch 1; sc in joining; sc BLO around; join with sl st in first sc. Change color to CC. (80 sc)

Rnd 10: With CC make beg cluster; skip next sc; (3dc cluster in next; skip next sc) repeat ( ) 38 times; sl st in top of beg cluster. (40 clusters)

Rnd 11-12: beg cluster in joining; (3dc cluster in top of next cluster) repeat ( ) 38 times; sl st in top of beg cluster. Change color to MC. (40 clusters)

Rnd 13: With MC ch 1; 2 sc in joining; (2sc in top of each cluster) repeat ( ) 38 times; sl st in first sc. (80 sc)

Rnd 14: ch 3; dc in each sc around; sl st in top of ch 3. (80 dc)

Rnd 15: ch 1; sc in top of ch 3; sc in each dc around; sl st in first sc. Change color to CC. (80 sc)

Rnd 16-21: repeat rows 10-15.

Rnd 22-27: repeat rows 10-15. DO NOT change colors at end of row 27.

Rnd 28: sc in joining and next 9 sc; chain 30; skip next 20 sc; be careful not to twist ch and sc in next 20; chain 30; skip next 20 sc; be careful not to twist ch and sc in next 10; join with sl st in first sc. (40 sc and 60 ch)

Rnd 29: sc in joining and next 9 sc; sc in 30 ch; sc in next 20; sc in 30 ch; sc in next 10; join with sl st in first sc. (100 sc)

Rnd 30: sc in joining and around; join with first sc. (100 sc)

Rnd 31: reverse sc in previous sc and around. Finish off. Weave in ends. (100 sc)



Closure:

ch 7 leaving a long tail for sewing to bag.

Row 1: sc in second ch from hook and each ch across; ch 1; turn. (6 sc)

Row 2-6: sc in each sc across; ch 1 turn. (6 sc)

Row 7: sc dec; ch 2; skip 2 sc; sc dec; ch 1; turn. (4 sc)

Row 8: sc in first sc; sc in the 2 ch; sc in last sc. Finish off. Weave in this end.

To attach closure and button:

Center closure between handle on back part of bag (where joining st are from the rnds) and whip st into place. Attach button on front of bag.


Copyright of Sue Usiatynski 2009.
Do not sell this pattern. This pattern is for personal or charity use only.
This pattern is not for commercial use without my written consent.



If you find any errors or have problems with my pattern, please PM me and let me know. If you would like a PDF version of the pattern, please PM me your e-mail address. Thanks!


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#2 kittyloverdeb

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Posted 09 October 2009 - 10:40 AM

Thank you SO much!!! I love this bag and can't wait to make one! :hug

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#3 TurtleLvr

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Posted 09 October 2009 - 11:28 AM

Deb, make sure you post a picture when you do make it. I'd love to see it!

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Posted 09 October 2009 - 11:29 AM

Kewl!
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Posted 09 October 2009 - 12:14 PM

Great looking! Thank you so much for sharing!
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#6 Monique39

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Posted 09 October 2009 - 12:43 PM

Very pretty!

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Posted 09 October 2009 - 05:41 PM

Love the bag & especially love the colors. Thanks!
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#8 TurtleLvr

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Posted 10 October 2009 - 02:31 PM

Thanks! I hope if anyone makes it they will post a picture!

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Posted 10 October 2009 - 08:04 PM

Thanks for sharing the great pattern!!!!!
It is really cute!!!
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#10 TurtleLvr

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Posted 11 October 2009 - 07:32 AM

Thanks!

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Posted 11 October 2009 - 07:55 AM

Cute bag! Thanks for sharing! :cheer
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Posted 12 October 2009 - 06:43 PM

Cool! I can picture this in some of the beautiful fall variegated yarns that are out right now.

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Posted 12 October 2009 - 07:49 PM

Love the purse!! Thanks for sharing the pattern TurtleLvr!!

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Posted 13 October 2009 - 06:30 AM

You're welcome! Enjoy!

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