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Welcome to Part 2 of the Bonnaroo Boho Crochet Purse CAL!
I’m LOVING all the photos you guys have shared! It’s such an honor to work with so many talented crocheters (and photographers)!
You must be super excited for part 2- so I’m excited to announce that this part will allow you to complete your purse! Woohoo! I can’t wait to see your finished projects on Ravelry! To give you a little incentive to finish quickly, I’ll be holding another contest! The first 10 people to comment with a link to their finished purse project on Ravelry will be gifted a copy of the pattern on Ravelry!
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Now let’s get started crocheting!
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H8/5mm Crochet Hook – Try the new Furls Streamline ergonomic hook!
Note: we won’t be working with the strap for this section, and I’ll include instructions for a crochet strap. BUT I’m in LOVE with the leather strap I found on Amazon! It’s well worth every penny.
Part 2 of the Bonnaroo Boho Bag CAL
Sc- single crochet
Dc – double crochet
Sk – skip
Tr- treble crochet
Gauge and Finished Size
7 double crochet and 4.5 rows per 2”
Since this isn’t a garment, your gauge isn’t super crucial. However, it will affect the size of your finished bag, as well as yardage required. So if you’re choosing a stash yarn, try to make sure you have a little extra, or get creative with your tassels like one of my testers did!
Pattern Instructions – Part 2 of the Bonnaroo Boho Crochet Bag CAL
Body of Purse
Row 8. Ch 1, continue around and crochet 26 sc evenly across flat edge, ch 26, and slip st to join in the round. [26 sc, 26 ch]
Round 9: Ch 1, sc in each sc and ch around, slip st to join. [52 sc]
Using D rings? Attach them in Round 10 by crocheting over them. Place them at opposite sides of the bag, and secure them with at least two stitches.
Round 10: Ch 2, turn, dc in each st around, slip st to join. [52 dc]
Round 11-21: Repeat Round 10.
Row 22: Ch 1, holding right sides of bag together, slip stitch evenly across. [26 sl]
Finish off and weave in all ends.
Cut 30 15” lengths of yarn, and divide into 5 groups of 6. Using a lark’s head knot, attach fringes and trim into a pleasing shape. I cut my center tassel at 7”, the next two at 6”, and the outer two at 5”.
Attach your leather handle to the D rings at each end of the bag.
Optional Crocheted Purse Strap
Row 1: Attach yarn to corner of bag with a slip stitch; ch 1 and sc 2. [2 sc]
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, place 3dc in each sc. [6 dc]
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, dc in each st across. [6 dc]
Repeat Row 3 until strap measures 48”, or the length that suits you!
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc3tog two times. [2 sc3tog]
Row 5: Attach to the opposite corner of the bag with two slip stitches. [2 sl]
Fasten off and weave in your ends.
Simple Chained Purse Strap
Chain 150 stitches, or approximately 48 inches (or your desired length). Fasten off, slip the ends into the purse through a stitch at each side of the bag, and double knot. Trim or weave in ends.
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