Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tutorial Tuesday: Granny Sweet Purse

Hello there and Happy Tuesday to you!  This pattern was inspired by a new design that is coming out quite soon and I wanted to create an accessory to match!

THE INGREDIENTS
Less than half a skein of Cream/Brown/Green/Yellow/Orange from Red Heart Super Saver/Medium 4/ 100% Acrylic
Felt 9 in.x 12 in.
wooden set of purse handles
H/8 5.00 MM Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Craft Scissors
Fabric Glue
Needle and Thread
ABBREVIATIONS/STITCHES UTILIZED
sc=single crochet
hdc=half double crochet
dc=double crochet
tch[s]=turning chain[s]
sts=stitches
sl st= slip stitch
ch=chain

GAUGE:
10 SC = 4"
10 rows=4"

FINAL DIMENSIONS:
18 inches height
8 hdc clusters inches length

THE PATTERN
*You will repeat this Step TWICE. Creating both the FRONT as well as the Back piece to construct the bag.

STEP ONE
Chain FOR 26 STS/ 18 INCHES LENGTH/ 10 INCHES WIDTH

Cream:
R1-R8: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R9: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.
Brown:
R10: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Orange:
R11: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Cream:
R12: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Green:
R13: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Yellow:
R14: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.
Cream:
R15: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Brown:
R16: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Orange:
R17: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Cream:
R18: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Green:
R19: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Yellow:
R20: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.


Cream:
R21: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Brown:
R22: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Orange:
R23: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Cream:
R24: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Green:
R25: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Yellow:
R26: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.


Cream:
R27: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Brown:
R28: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Orange:
R29: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Cream:
R30: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Green:
R31: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Yellow:
R32: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Cream:
R33: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Brown:
R34: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Orange:
R35: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Cream:
R36: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Green:
R37: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Yellow:
R38: HDC into the first ST, Skip 2 and into the 3rd ST, [HDC three times into the SAME ST] then Skip 2 and continue the repetitive process until the end of the row and switch colors before turning work. [Note: At the end of the row, Skip 1 and HDC twice into the SAME ST and end on a single HDC.

Cream:
R39-R46: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue. At final Row [46] SL ST to complete final work.
SC around the entire completed piece solely once.




Next, with your yarn sewing needle and a strand of yarn, insert ROW 1-ROW 8 into the opening of the handle slot and sew ROW 1 to ROW 8 to secure the purse in position.

Continuing with the other side, with your yarn sewing needle and a strand of yarn, insert ROW 39-ROW 46 into the opening of the handle slot and sew ROW 1 to ROW 8 to secure the purse in position.
Next, with needle and thread or fabric glue. Align the felt onto the inside of the purse, applying the adhesive or sewing the lining onto the purse
Next, utilizing your yarn sewing needle and a strand of yarn, sew the sides of the bag together, securing it for use!




Happy Crafting!
Ashlee Elle.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Tutorial Tuesday: The Knotted Beach Bag Free Crochet Pattern.

Hello there and Happy Tuesday to you!  This pattern was inspired by an old tote bag that I've had for awhile and instead of disposing it. I wanted to utilize the materials from it to create something brand new!

THE INGREDIENTS
2 Skeins of Teal/1 Skein of Light Teal/1 Skein of White from Sugar N'Cream/Medium 4/ Cotton
 18 in. 21 in. of cotton fabric
set of purse handles
H/8 5.00 MM Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Craft Scissors
Fabric Glue
1 Set of knot handles
Needle and Thread
ABBREVIATIONS/STITCHES UTILIZED
sc=single crochet
hdc=half double crochet
dc=double crochet
tch[s]=turning chain[s]
sts=stitches
sl st= slip stitch
ch=chain

GAUGE:
9 SC = 4"
10 rows=4"

FINAL DIMENSIONS:
26.5 inches height
18.5 inches length

THE PATTERN
*You will repeat this Step TWICE. Creating both the FRONT as well as the Back piece to construct the bag.

STEP ONE
Chain FOR 50 STS/ 18.5 INCHES LENGTH

Dark Teal: 
R1: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R2: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R3: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R4: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R5: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R6: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R7: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R8: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R9: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R10: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R11: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R12: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R13: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Medium Teal: 
R14: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R15: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R16: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R17: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Light Teal:
R18: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R19: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Dark Teal:
R20: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

White:
R21: HC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Dark Teal:
R22: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Medium Teal: 
R23: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R24: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R25: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R26: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R27: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Light Teal:
R28: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R29: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.


Dark Teal: 
R30: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R31: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R32: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R33: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R34: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R34: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R36: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R37: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R38: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R39: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R40: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R41: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R42: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R43: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Medium Teal: 
R44: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R45: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R46: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R47: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Light Teal:
R48: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R49: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Dark Teal:
R50: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

White:
R51: HC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Dark Teal:
R52: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.


Medium Teal: 
R53: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R54: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R56: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R57: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Light Teal:
R58: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R59: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.


Dark Teal: 
R60: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R61: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R62: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R63: DC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R64: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Creating the strap holes
R65: SC into the first 10 STS then for the 11th ST, CH 1, insert knot, skip 1 ST and SC into the following 28 STS until you reach the 39 th ST, CH 1, insert the other side of the handle and and skip 1 ST to SC into the remaining STS.
R66: SC into all of the STS, but once you hit the CH 1, completely skip that ST to secure an SC into the following [so it will hold the strap securely] for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Reinsert your hook back into Row 1, using Medium Teal Yarn to repeat the process.
Creating the strap holes back at Row 1
R1: SC into the first 10 STS then for the 11th ST, CH 1, insert knot, skip 1 ST and SC into the following 28 STS until you reach the 39 th ST, CH 1, insert the other side of the handle and and skip 1 ST to SC into the remaining STS.
R2: SC into all of the STS, but once you hit the CH 1, completely skip that ST to secure an SC into the following [so it will hold the strap securely] for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.

Implementing Fabric
You may block your piece at this step as well as weave in your ends utilizing your yarn sewing needle.
You will lay your fabric in the middle of the piece leaving 2 inches or so of space before applying fabric glue surround the fabric unto the crocchet piece.

Sewing
Next, with your yarn sewing needle a 2 long strands of yarn, fold the piece, horizontally and inside out with the fabric facing you, you will begin to sew the edges of the piece together, securing the sides in place to become a tote.





HAPPY CRAFTING!
#THEDREAMCROCHET
XX ashlee elle.


Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tutorial Tuesday: Crochet Fabric Beach Bag! Free Crochet Pattern.

Hello there and Happy Tuesday to you!  Here's a pattern that I've been wanting to make, primarily because I've had the yarn for quite awhile and wanted to put it to good use! This bag, I feel would be perfect for a trip to the beach or anywhere to be honest!

THE INGREDIENTS
4 Skeins of fabric yarn [you can create your own using this video]
I utilized "Freedom Yarn" 75 yards each /5.3oz/ 100% Cotton /
 1 yard of fabric
set of purse handles
9.00 MM Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Craft Scissors
Fabric Glue
Needle and Thread

ABBREVIATIONS/STITCHES UTILIZED
sc=single crochet
hdc=half double crochet
dc=double crochet
tch[s]=turning chain[s]
sts=stitches
sl st= slip stitch
ch=chain

GAUGE:
7 SC = 4"
6 rows=4"

FINAL DIMENSIONS:
10 inches height
17.5 inches length

THE PATTERN
*You will repeat this Step TWICE. Creating both the FRONT as well as the Back piece to construct the bag.

STEP ONE
Chain FOR 26 STS/ 16 INCHES LENGTH
R1: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R2: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R3: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R4: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R5: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R6: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R7: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R8: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R9: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R10: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R11: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R12: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R13: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R14: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R15: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R16: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R17: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R18: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R19: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, SL ST to complete and fasten off work.
REPEAT TWICE FRONT AND BACK.

STEP TWO
Creating the Bottom piece and Side Piece of the Bag. It will be one long strip that will be sewn from one side, to the bottom, reaching the other side.
CH for 4 STS
[19 sts for the SIDES and 26 STS for the bottom for a total of 64 rows]
R1: SC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R2: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue.
R3-R64: HDC into all of the STS for the entire row, at the end of the row, turn work utilizing turning chain to continue. After final row [64] SL ST to complete and fasten off work.
STEP THREE
Utilizing your yarn sewing needle and the fabric yarn, you will sew STEP TWO to STEP ONE. Aligning the long strip around what will be the bottom of the bag. [ SEW 19 sts for the SIDES and 26 STS for the bottom for a total of 64 rows]

STEP FOUR
Cutting and measuring out the fabric, 42 inches circumference and the bottom piece is 19 inches length. Turn the bag inside out. Leave the top row of the bag free to construct the handles!  Align the fabric with the crocheted and sew needle and thread to secure [or you may use fabric glue to secure fabric surrounding the bag.]

STEP FIVE
Adding the purse handles, this STEP will be repeated TWICE for the BACK AND FRONT of the bag. With your hook and fabric yarn, insert your hook into the top row, into the 8th ST, SC, CH 1, now you will take your hook out and place the purse strap hoop through and into the following ST, SL ST to secure it. Fasten work and skip 6 STS to repeat this step, implementing the other side of the purse handle securing it in place.







HAPPY CRAFTING!
#THEDREAMCROCHET
XX ashlee elle.