Can sharks be cute? I would say no before. But when I saw this charming family, I just fell in love with them. Well, my children, too, of course. More precisely, they are the first, and I already after them))) So the Shark handbag was born. Share the free crochet pattern with you today.
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Yarn: Any cotton 100% Weight/Yardage 100g/105 yds: JubileeYarn Medium Gauge Worsted Weight Yarn – Dainty Light or other with the same highlights: 2 skein of light blue color – for Bag.
You can use Cascade Ultra Pima Fine, 100% cotton or Schachenmayr Catania for the making all the bag, but you need to double strand the yarn for it.
Notions: Scissors, needle with large eye (I use for sewing and embroidery the same yarn that for crocheting).
Crochet hook: 4/E (3,5 mm)- for Bag, 0 (2 mm) – for Sharks.
Abbreviations (US terms):
ch – chain
st st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
hdc – half double crochet
MR – magic ring
Skill Level: Medium
Row 1: Ch 37, dc in the 4th st from the hook, 5 dc in the same st, dc in the next 32 sts, 6 dc in the last st.
Rotate, you are now working on the opposite side of the foundation chain. Dc in the next 32 sts, ss in the 3rd ch.
Row 2: ch 3, dc in the next 75 sts, ss in the 3rd ch.
Row 3-14: repeat row 2.
Row 15: ch 3, dc in the next 15 sts, ch 20, skip 18 sts, dc in the next 20 sts, ch 20, skip next 18 sts, dc in the next 4 sts, ss in the 3rd ch.
Row 16: ch 3, dc in the next 15 sts, 21 dc in the chain space (20 chain we made in the previous row), dc in the next 20 sts, 21 dc in the chain space (20 chain we made in the previous row), dc in the next 4 sts, ss in the 3rd ch. Break yarn and fasten off.
Find the shark description HERE.
Assembling the bag.
Let’s sew the sharks to the bag (I use for sewing and embroidery the same yarn that for crocheting). Sew the grandma with orange color yarn, grandpa with light green color yarn, mother with pink color yarn,
father with blue color yarn and baby shark with yellow color yarn. Your bag is ready.
Hope this is what you ended up with! If you need help with the pattern or you have other questions please leave a comment here on my blog!
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