How toCrochet a Mermaid Bag
31 steps
What you’ll need
1 ball
24/7 Cotton Yarn In Jade
Scissor
1 ball
24/7 Cotton yarn In Red
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4 mm Crochet Hook
1 ball
24/7 Cotton Yarn In Purple
Darning Needle
Make a slip knot and chain 32.
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SC in 2nd CH from hook and each stitch across.
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CH 1 & turn. SC in 1st st. Skip 2. 5 DC in next st.
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Skip next 2 st. SC in next st. Skip 2 st. 5 DC in next st. Repeat across row.
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SC into the last st. CH 3 & turn.
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2 DC in the 1st stitch. Skip 2. SC in next st. Skip 2. 5 DC in next stitch. Repeat across.
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3 DC into the last st. CH 1 & turn.
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SC in 1st st. Skip 2. 5 DC in next st. Repeat across row.
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SC into the turning CH from previous row. CH 3 & turn.
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Repeat steps 7 - 9 for a total of 21 rows.
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Turn work around and slip stitch into the beginning of the very 1st starting CH. SC across each CH.
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CH 1 & turn. SC decrease over the 1 st 2 SC. SC across. SC decrease in the last 2 SCs. CH 1 & turn.
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SC decrease over the 1st 2 SC. SC across. SC decrease over the last 2 SC. CH 1 & turn. Repeat.
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Once you have10 rows fasten off and cut red yarn.
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Wrap red yarn around 10 inch (approx.) book 40 times.
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Take yarn off and cut the yarn at one end.
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Tie a double knot at one end. Twist the yarn and lay it across the red portion of bag.
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Take a darning needle and stitch the “hair” into place. You can also use a hot glue gun.
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With purple yarn make a magic circle. SC 10 times inside. SLST into the 1st stitch. Pull tight.
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CH 6. SC into 2nd CH. SC in next CH. HDC in next 2 CHs. DC in the last CH. SLST into the next stitch
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SLST again into the next stitch. Repeat Step 22 4 more times.
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SLST into the last stitch. Fasten off and cut yarn with a long tail.
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Stitch star fish into hair.
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Flip the bottom half of the bag around. Stitch the sides together with Jade yarn.
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Repeat on other side.
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Turn bag inside out and lay flat.
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With purple CH 5. SC in 2nd CH & across. CH 1, turn. SC in each 4 sts across. Repeat for 99 rows.
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Fasten off yarn. Cut yarn leaving a long tail end.
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Attach a darning needle and stitch strap to one side of the bag. Go across multiple times to secure
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Repeat on the opposite side.
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Enjoy! (PS This bag can be used for pin trading and can hold an autograph book.)
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