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NOW THAT YOU HAVE YOUR 17 GRANNY SQUARES ITS TIME TO PUT YOUR BAG TOGETHER
YOUR BAG IS NOW COMMING TOGETHER WITH THIS INTERESTING CONTRAST DETAIL.

HI I KNOW I WAS GOING TO POST A HANDLE TUTORIAL BUT BECAUSE OF FLOOD DAMAGE I NO LONGER HAVE THIS ITEM OR CRAFT SUPPLIES

A TUTORIAL CAN BE FOUND ON YOU TUBE WHERE I GOT THIS PATTERN IT IS BY bob wilson 123 JUST TYPE IN: GRANNY SQUARE BAG TUTORIAL PART 2 OF 3 OR PART 3OF 3

Posted by joanne.mccreath from Ipswich, Queensland, Australia • Published See joanne.mccreath's 11 projects »
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  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 1
    Step 1

    LAY YOUR SQUARES OUT INTO THIS SHAPE

    IF YOU ARE USING DIFFERENT GRANNY SQUARES THIS IS THE TIME TO PLAY AROUND WITH THE PATTERN TILL YOU ARE HAPPY WITH THEIR PLACEMENT

    NOTE THE MIDDLE ROW GOING DOWN THE PAGE OF 3 SQUARES WILL BE THE BOTTOM OF YOUR BAG

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 2
    Step 2

    PLACE 2 SQUARES RIGHT SIDES FACING OUT TOGETHER

    MATCH THE SIDES STITCH TO STITCH

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 3
    Step 3

    FIND THE CENTRE OF A CORNER BETWEEN THE 2 SETS OF 3 CROCHET

    MATCH THE 2 SQUARES TOGETHER

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 4
    Step 4

    PUT YOUR HOOK THROUGH THE SINGLE CHAIN STICH HOLE AND THROUGH BOTH LAYERS OF SQUARES

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 5
    Step 5

    SLIP STITCH TOGETHER

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 6
    Step 6

    YOU WILL NOW HALF DOUBLE CROCHET IN EVERY MATCHING STITCH THROUGH BOTH SQUARES

    WRAP YARN OVER HOOK ONCE

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 7
    Step 7

    GO THROUGH TOP OF BOTHE STITCHES MAKING SURE IT IS THE SAME MATCHING STITCH ON EACH LAYER

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 8
    Step 8

    WRAP YARN OVER HOOK AND PULL THROUGH

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 9
    Step 9

    THERE ARE NOW 3 LOOPS ON YOUR HOOK

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 10
    Step 10

    WRAP YARN OVER HOOK 1 MORE TIME
    AND PULL THROUGH ALL 3 LOOPS

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 11
    Step 11

    UNTIL 1 LOOP REMAINS

    THIS IS HOW TO DO A HALF DOUBLE CROCHET

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 12
    Step 12

    CONTINUE JOINING YOUR SQUARES TOGETHER ADDING THEM AS YOU GO WITHOUT BREAKING OFF THE YARN

    TRY TO COMPLETE AN ENTIRE ROW EACH TIME

    GOING ACCROSS ROWS FIRST THEN DOWN EACH DOWN ROW

    MAKE SURE YOU CHECK YOUR PLACING YOUR SQUARES IN THE RIGHT PLACES TO COMPLETE THE PATTERN

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 13
    Step 13

    TWO LOTS OF 2 SQUARES JOINED

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 14
    Step 14

    8 JOINED

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 15
    Step 15

    ONCE ALL YOUR ACCROSS JOINS ARE MADE ITS TIME TO DO THE DOWN ROWS

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 16
    Step 16

    WHEN YOU GET TO A CROSS ROAD IN YOUR JOINS MAKE SURE YOU GO INTO THE CENTRE CORNER STITCH ON BOTH SIDES OF THE PREVIOUS JOIN ROW

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 17
    Step 17

    ONCE ALL JOINS ARE DONE IT SHOULD LOOK LIKE THIS

    NOTE THIS IS WHERE YOU WILL CUT A LINING TO SIZE AND ATTATCH IT IF YOU WISH I WILL NOT BE DOING THIS AS I HAVE BAG INSERTS

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 18
    Step 18

    FOLD FABRIC IN HALF WITH TWO POINTS ON BOTH SIDES FACING UP

    THESE POINTS WILL BE THE TOP OF YOUR BAG AND WHERE YOU WILL ATTATCH YOUR HANDLES ( NEXT TUTORIAL)

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 19
    Step 19

    FIND THIS POINT ON YOUR BAG

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 20
    Step 20

    PULL THE POINT UP AND JOIN 1 SIDE TO ONE LAYER THEN THE OTHER SIDE TO THE BACK LAYER FORMING THE BOTTOM CURVE OF YOUR BAG

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 21
    Step 21

    YOUR BAG SHOULD NOW LOOK LIKE THIS

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 22
    Step 22

    FIND THE 2ND SQUARE DOWN FROM YOUR TOP POINT

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 23
    Step 23

    JOIN THIS AND THE OTHER SIDE AS YOU HAVE DONE JOINS PREVIOUSLY

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 24
    Step 24

    TO NEATEN UP USE YOUR CONTRAST TO HALF DOUBLE CROCHET ALL AROUND THE BAG OPENING ONCE SLIP STICH TO END

    SEW IN ALL LOOSE ENDS IF YOU HAVE ANY

    TIME TO MAKE THE HANDLES

    (NEXT TUTORIAL)

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 25
    Step 25

    TOP OPENING FINISHED

  • How to make a knit or crochet tote. Granny Square Handbag ( Sewing Your Granny Sqares Together) - Step 26
    Step 26

    INSIDE IS QUITE ROOMY

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joanne.mccreath
joanne.mccreath · Ipswich, Queensland, AU · 19 projects
DUE TO FLOOD DAMAGE I NO LONGER HAVE THIS PROJECT OR CRAFT SUPPLIES BUT A TUTORIAL BY bobwilson123 ON YOUTUBE IS WHERE I GOT THIS PATTERN JUST GO TO YOU TUBE AND TYPE IN GRANNY SQAREBAG CROCHET TUTORIAL PART 2 OF 3 OR PART 3 OF 3 FOR TWO DIFFERENT STYLES OF HANDLES I appologise for any inconvenience.
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shaina madaan
shaina madaan
great
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joanne.mccreath
joanne.mccreath · Ipswich, Queensland, AU · 19 projects
Again I am sorry to have not done the handle tutorial as yet. I live in Ipswich Australia and we have had terrible weather and flooding I will get to it soon but am in the process of a massive after flood clean up thankyou for your patience
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