How toCrochet a Cross-Body Bag
16 steps
What you’ll need
1 skein
Bernat Maker Home dec Yarn (Cream)
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8 mm Crochet Hook
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Embroidery Scissor
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Embroidery Needle
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Start with a slip knot and chain 22
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Single crochet into the 2nd chain from the hook and each chain across (21 SC)
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CH 1, turn, SC in each stitch across.
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Continue rows of SC until your work is about 11 inches long.
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Make a SC decrease. SC in next 17 stitches across. Make a SC decrease.
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Chain 1 and turn. Make a bean stitch in 1st stitch, CH 1, skip next stitch. Repeat across.
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Ch 2, turn. Make a bean stitch into the the bean stitch in previous row, CH 1, skip stitch, repeat.
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Continue until you have 6 rows of bean stitches. Fasten off yarn and weave in ends.
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Fold the lower half up to the last row of SC. Stitch sides together.
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Repeat on other side. Weave in ends.
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Make a slip knot and chain 100 (or as long as you would like the strap to be).
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Slip stitch into the 2nd chain from the hook and each chain across.
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Stitch one end of the strap to the bag.
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Repeat on other side
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Weave in ends. Turn bag inside out.
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Enjoy!
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