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#1 mrsvickers

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 07:00 AM

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Shells Wristlet Bag


La Espiga nylon cord, 1 spool
H/5mm crochet hook
Stitches needed:
Slip stitch (sl st)
Single crochet (sc)
Single crochet decrease (sc dec)
Double crochet (dc)
Note: worked in continuous rounds, do not join or turn work until you get to the straps.

Chain 16

Round 1- sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each of next 13 stitches (14 sc made), work 3 sc in last stitch, working in other side of foundation chain, sc in each of next 13 stitches. 3 sc in last stitch.

Round 2- 2 sc in turning chain (corner turned), sc in each of next 13 stitches, 2 sc in each of next 3 stitches (corner turned), sc in each of next 14 stitches.

Round 3- 2 sc in each of next 3 stitches (corner turned), sc in each of next 15 stitches, 2 sc in each of next 3 stitches (corner turned), sc in each of next 16 stitches.

Round 4- * 2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc in next stitch *, repeat from * to * two more times, sc in each of next 16 stitches, * 2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc in next stitch *, repeat from * to * two more times, sc in each of next 15 stitches.

Round 5- * 2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc in next stitch *, repeat from * to * three more times, sc in each of next 17 stitches, * 2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc in next stitch *, repeat from * to * three more times, sc in each of next 19 stitches.

Round 6- * 2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc in each of next 2 stitches *, repeat from * to * two more times, sc in each of next 19 stitches, * 2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc in each of next 2 stitches *, repeat from * to * two more times, sc in each of next 26 stitches.

Round 7- place stitch marker in next stitch to mark as beginning of round, sc in each stitch around.

Round 8- * skip next 2 stitches, 5 dc in next stitch, skip next 2 stitches, sc in next stitch (shell made)*, repeat from * to * around to first shell.

Round 9-Round 24- * skip next 2 stitches, 5 dc in next stitch (in top of shell of previous round), skip next 2 stitches, sc in next stitch *, repeat from * to * around for 16 rounds moving stitch marker after each round.

Work one more shell moving stitch marker to end of this shell.

Round 25- sc in each stitch around up to stitch marker.

First Strap

Row 1- sc in each of next 15 stitches, ch1, turn.

Row 2- sc dec in first 2 stitches, sc in each of next 11 stitches, sc dec in last 2 stitches ( 13 stitches made), ch 1, turn.

Row 3- sc in each stitch across, ch 1, turn.

Row 4- sc dec in first 2 stitches, sc in each of next 9 stitches, sc dec in last 2 stitches ( 11 stitches made), ch 1, turn.

Row 5- repeat row 3.

Row 6- sc dec in first 2 stitches, sc in each of next 7 stitches, sc dec in last 2 stitches ( 9 stitches made), ch 1, turn.

Row 7- repeat row 3.

Row 8- sc dec in first 2 stitches, sc in each of next 5 stitches, sc dec in last 2 stitches ( 7 stitches made), ch 1, turn.

Rows 9 and 10- repeat row 3.

Finish off.

Second Strap

Row 1- on body of bag after first strap, skip 1 stitch, join yarn with a sl st in next stitch, ch 1, sc in same stitch, sc in each of next 14 stitches (15 stitches made), ch 1, turn. Note: this row may be worked over tail of yarn.

Row 2- repeat as for first strap rows 2 through 10, do not finish off.

Rows 11 through 22- sc in each stitch across (7 stitches made), ch 1, turn.

Row 23- sc in each stitch across (7 stitches made), finish off.

Third Strap

Work same as for second strap.

Fourth Strap

Row 1- on body of bag after first strap, skip 1 stitch, join yarn with a sl st in next stitch, ch 1, sc in same stitch, sc in each of next 14 stitches (15 stitches made), ch 1, turn. Note: this row may be worked over tail of yarn.

Rows 2 through 10- work same as for first strap.

Finish off.

Finishing

Sew or crochet tops of straps together (short to short, long to long).

Work a sc edging around strap openings.

Pull long strap through short strap.

Enjoy!

Danielle

P.S. If there are any errors in this pattern please let me know.



#2 Knittykim

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 07:51 AM

:yay
Wow!! That is "tres jolie"!! Quite attractive and looks like it can be used for dressier occassions. Where do you get your cording?? I can't find much around Florida, unless it's at Home Dept!!:think
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#3 Berniluvscrochet

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 07:58 AM

I am sooo excited :woo Can't wait to try this one!
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Posted 20 April 2005 - 08:30 AM

ooh, pretty! :clap
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#5 creativegoodness

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 09:14 AM

oh, thanks so much for posting this!!! I can't wait to try it! Another great wristlet pattern!!!!:hook

#6 MiCountess

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 09:20 AM

That is a beautiful purse :heart Thanks for sharing your pattern
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#7 mumbles17

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 09:20 AM

thats very pretty!

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#8 YaYa Yarnhood

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 09:24 AM

Thank you for sharing! :cheer

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 09:39 AM

very nice !

#10 Yarnster

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 09:46 AM

Awesome!! Thank you so much for sharing your pattern! :manyheart I love your bag so so much :clap I'm trying it tonight :yay

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#11 bythehook

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 10:19 AM

Very beautiful bag. Thanks for sharing the pattern.

#12 lilacsandroses

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 10:34 AM

Thank you for sharing. Printing it out as I type.

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 10:43 AM

Thank you for sharing, it's very pretty~

#14 TepperWear

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 11:26 AM

Thanks so much, I love that pattern, can't wait to make it.

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 11:39 AM

Very pretty, must try it too! Especially since I just learned how to crochet in rounds....why didn't someone tell me it was so easy?? LOL


Great Pattern!!:manyheart
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#16 mrsvickers

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 12:21 PM

:) Thank you all for the wonderful comments! :)
Knittykim, I get my nylon cord at Hobby Lobby. Wal-Mart also has some but only in black or white. I haven't found an online source yet, but, if anyone else knows of one please share.
Danielle

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 12:28 PM

Thanks for sharing. I have some of this cording and can't wait to make this purse with it. Thanks so much!

#18 mrsvickers

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 12:54 PM

:clap Ifound some online! Find it at www.craftsetc.com , and also at an ebay store called The 3rd Zone Inc. Look for La Espiga nylon cord or thread #18.

Danielle

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 12:55 PM

What a lovely pattern!! Thanks for sharing. :)

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Posted 20 April 2005 - 05:13 PM

awesome looking wristlet bag!! thanks for sharing:clap

I'm on round 7 so far...