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Golightly Tote
Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern Number: 90136AD This glittery version of our market bag is perfect for nights on the town.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 35 in. (89 cm) circumference at widest point

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

861-100 Vanna's Glamour® Yarn: Diamond

Brilliant white with silver sparkle


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (A)

861-150 Vanna's Glamour® Yarn: Platinum

Medium silver gray with metallic silver


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
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GAUGE:
12 dc = 4 in. (10 cm) over pattern with 1 strand each of A and B held tog.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
dc2tog (dc dec) Yo, insert hook in sp between next 2 sts and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops; yo, insert hook in next sp and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops; yo and draw through all loops on hook.

NOTES:
1. Work dc into sps between st, rather than into sts.
2. Bag is worked with 1 strand each of A and B held tog throughout.


INSTRUCTIONS



BAG

With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, ch 3; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), work 11 more dc in ring; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 12 dc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, *2 dc in next sp between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 24 dc.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next sp between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next sp between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 36 dc.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 2 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 2 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 48 dc.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 3 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 3 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 60 dc.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sp around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc.

Rnd 7: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 4 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 4 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 72 dc.

Rnd 8: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 7 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 7 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 81 dc.

Rnd 9: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 8 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 8 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 90 dc.

Rnd 10: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 9 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 9 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 99 dc.

Rnds 11–22: Rep Rnd 6.

Rnd 23: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 30 sps between sts, dc2tog, *dc in next 31 sps between sts, dc2tog; rep from * once more; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 96 dc.

Rnd 24: Rep Rnd 6.

Rnd 25: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 29 sps between sts, dc2tog, *dc in next 30 sps between sts, dc2tog; rep from * once more; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 93 dc.

Rnd 26: Rep Rnd 6.

Rnd 27: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 28 sps between sts, dc2tog, *dc in next 29 sps between sts, dc2tog; rep from * once more; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 90 dc.

Rnd 28: Rep Rnd 6. Do not fasten off.

Handles

Row 29: Ch 3, dc2tog, dc in next 29 sps, dc2tog, dc in next sp; leave remaining sts unworked – 33 sts.

Rows 30-41: Ch 3, turn, dc2tog, dc in each sp across to last 3 sps, dc2tog, dc in next sp – 9 sts.

Rows 42-48: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sp across – 9 sts. Fasten off at end of Row 48.

Skip 10 sps from last st worked on Rnd 29. Join 1 strand each of A and B with sl st in next sp, ch 3 and work same as for first handle. Do not fasten off. From wrong side, sc ends of handles tog. Do not fasten off.

FINISHING

With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, sc evenly around edge of handle. Fasten off.
From right side, join 1 strand each of A and B held tog with sl st at opposite end of handle seam. Sc evenly around edge of handle. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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