Crochet Granny Squares – Giant Granny Bag





SIZE: Approximately 11 1/2 by 13″.

MATERIALS:
Knitting worsted: 2 four-oz skeins black, 1 four-oz skein turquoise; smaller amounts bright blue and yellow green.
Crochet hook size H.

SQUARES: Make 2.
With royal blue, ch 6, join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, * ch 3, 3 dc in ring, repeat from * twice, end ch 3, sl st in 3rd st of ch 3, sl st to corner.
Rnd 2: (Ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, 4 dc) in corner space, * ch 2, (4 dc, ch 3, 4 dc) in corner space, repeat from * twice, end ch 2, si st in top of ch 3, sl st to corner space.
Rnd 3: (Ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, 4 dc) in corner space, * ch 2, 4 dc in next space, ch 2, (4 dc, ch 3, 4 dc) in corner space, repeat from * twice, end ch 2, 4 dc in next sp, ch 2, si st in top of ch 3, sl st to corner space. Fasten off.
Rnd 4: With yellow green, (ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, 4 dc) in corner space, * ch 2, 4 dc in next space, ch 2, 4 dc in next space, ch 2, (4 dc, ch 3, 4 dc) in corner space, repeat from * twice, end ch 2, 4 dc in next space, ch 2, 4 dc in next space, ch 2, sl st in top of ch 3, sl st to corner space. Fasten off.
Continue working as for Rnd 4, having 1 more dc group on each side every rnd.
Rnds 5 and 6: Work in turquoise.
Rnds 7 and 8: Bright blue.
Rnds 9 and 10: Turquoise.
Rnd 11: Yellow green.
Rnd 12: Black. On Rnd 12, ch 1 between dc groups on sides.
Rnd 13: Black. Work dc groups along first side, work sc in each st along 2nd side, work dc groups along 3rd side, work sc in each st along 4th side.

FINISHING: Sew squares together leaving a side with dc groups open. Work 1 row sc around open side (top).
Tassels: Make 16. Wind yarn 4 or 5 times around a 6″ piece of cardboard. Remove from cardboard. With crochet hook, pull yarn through a st at the bottom edge, then pull through its own loop. Cut loop at bottom.
Handle: With 5 strands of yarn, work a chain approximately 36″ long. Sew handle to inside corners of bag.









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  1. Cheyenne July 3, 2015

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