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Beautifull easy hand bag with simple squares crocheted together (JUST THE FLOWERS) more to come
THIS IS A SWEET BAG THAT IS PRETTY SIMPLE TO MAKE WITH A LITTLE PATIENCE. I AM ONLY A BEGINNER WHO DOES NOT KNOW HOW TO READ A PATTERN SO IF I CAN DO IT I AM SURE YOU CAN TOO. HOPEFULLY MY GUIDE IS EASY TO UNDERSTAND. GOOD LUCK AND PLEASE ADD YOUR PICS OF YOUR BAGS

just the flower (how to) here look for my other tutorial soon

Posted by joanne.mccreath from Ipswich, Queensland, Australia • Published See joanne.mccreath's 11 projects »
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  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 1
    Step 1

    I STARTED WITH A 4.00 MM CROCHET HOOK (AUSTRALIAN), 2 100 GRAM BALLS OF SOFT TOUCH KOALA MYRTLE 8 PLY YARN, 1 100GRAM BALL OF CARNIVAL 8 PLY YARN AND A PAIR OF SCISSORS

    just the koala yarn for flowers

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 2
    Step 2

    KOALA MYRTLE YARN IS VERY SOFT AND FLEXIBLE ($1.20 PER BALL)

    CARNIVAL IS A STIFFER YARN ($3.26 PER BALL)

    I find the softer yarn makes a prettier flower but its up to you what you use

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 3
    Step 3

    1 4.00 MM CROCHET HOOK

    SOMETHING TO CLIP YARN

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 4
    Step 4

    TO MAKE THE FLOWER:

    MAKE A MAGIC CIRCLE
    (IF YOU DONT KNOW HOW YOUTUBE CAN SHOW YOU)

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 5
    Step 5

    MAKE SURE THE TAIL IS AT LEAST A COUPLE OF INCHES LONG AS YOU WILL NEED THE ROOM IN THE RING AND TO TIE OFF THE END

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 6
    Step 6

    CHAIN 4 THIS WILL BE CLASSED AS YOUR FIRST TRIPPLE CROCHET

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 7
    Step 7

    MAKE A TRIPPLE CROCHET INTO THE MAGIC CIRCLE.
    START BY WRAPPING THE YARN AROUND YOUR HOOK TWICE

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 8
    Step 8

    PUT HOOK THROUGH MAGIC CIRCLE AND PICK UP A LOOP OF YARN PULL IT THROUGH MAGIC CIRCLE FORMING 4 LOOPS ON HOOK

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 9
    Step 9

    WRAP YARN AROUND HOOK MAKING 5 LOOPS ON HOOK

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 10
    Step 10

    PULL YARN THROUGH FIRST 2 LOOPS LEAVING 3 LOOPS ON HOOK

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 11
    Step 11

    WRAP YARN AROUND HOOK AGAIN FORMING 4 LOOPS

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 12
    Step 12

    PULL THROUGH FIRST 2 LOOPS AGAIN LEAVING 2 LOOPS

    SORRY PICS ARE A BIT FUZZY OLD CAMERA

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 13
    Step 13

    WRAP YARN ONE MORE TIME AROUND HOOK TO FORM 3 LOOPS

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 14
    Step 14

    PULL YARN THROUGH ALL LOOPS LEAVING 1 LOOP ON HOOK
    THIS IS YOUR TRIPPLE CROCHET FINISHED

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 15
    Step 15

    REPEAT YOUR TRIPPLE CROCHET UNTILL YOU HAVE MADE 5 INCLUDING YOUR 4 CHAIN AS YOUR FIRST ONE

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 16
    Step 16

    CHAIN 4

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 17
    Step 17

    TURN YOUR WORK SO THE BACK IS FACING YOU

    NOTE THAT THE 4 CHAIN IN THE FIRST ROW IS TO YOUR FAR LEFT

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 18
    Step 18

    TRIPPLE CROCHET INTO 2ND HOLE IN TOP OF LAST ROW YOU SHOULD EASILY SEE IT THEN REPEAT TRIPPLE CROCHET INTO THAT HOLE AND NEXT ONE AS WELL

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 19
    Step 19

    TURN WORK BACK SO FRONT IS FACING YOU IT SHOULD LOOK LIKE THIS

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 20
    Step 20

    NOW THIS CAN BE A LITTLE TRICKY FOR SOME

    FOLD WHERE THE FIRST AND SECOND ROWS MEET TO THE BACK OF YOUR WORK

    THEN SLIP STITCH ONTO THE MAGIC CIRCLE ON THE FAR LEFT SIDE OF YOUR WORK

    MAKE SURE THE SLIP STICH IS FAIRLY TIGHT

    THIS FORMS YOUR FIRST PETAL

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 21
    Step 21

    CHAIN 4
    THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF YOUR NEXT PETAL

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 22
    Step 22

    REPEAT THE PETALS UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED 8

    AFTER LAST SLIP STICH TO LEFT OF WORK CUT YARN WITH A 1 INCH OR SO TAIL

    PULL YARN THROUGH LOOP AGAIN

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 23
    Step 23

    CLOSE MAGIC CIRCLE AS TIGHTLY AS YOU CAN WORKING THE PETAL SO YOU CLOSE THE CENTRE HOLE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE

    BE CAREFULL NOT TO SNAP YOUR YARN

    TIE OFF

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 24
    Step 24

    FINISHED FLOWER

    YOU CAN USE THIS FLOWER ANY WAY YOU WISH

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bag. Granny Square Hand Bag - Step 25
    Step 25

    YOU WILL NEED 17 FLOWERS FOR THE HAND BAG

    (YES I KNOW THERE IS NOT 17 IN THE PIC STILL HAVE A FEW TO MAKE)

    THE NEXT HOW TO WILL SHOW HOW THE FLOWERS WILL BE MADE INTO GRANNY SQARES

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