Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Hexagon Market Bag
Lion Brand® Kitchen Cotton
Pattern Number: L20064 Crochet each of these hexagons in colorful Kitchen Cotton and seam them together to form this cute, trendy bag. The finished project is perfect for summer vacations and beach trips.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 12 x 14 in. (30.5 x 35.5 cm), not including handles

CORRECTIONS: (applied )
HEXAGON I (make 2) Note: In next rnd, take care to work dc as instructed, not clusters. Rnd 4: With RS facing, join D with sl st in any corner ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as first dc), (2 dc, ch 3 2, 3 dc) in same ch-3 sp, 3 dc in each of next 2 ch-3 sps, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-3 sp, 3 dc in each of next 2 ch-3 sps; repeat from * 4 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 72 dc at the end of this rnd.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

831-113 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Hot Pepper

Bright red


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.69
Note: (A)

831-147 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Grape

Red-violet


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.38
Note: (B)

831-174 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Olive

Deep dusty green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.69
Note: (C)

831-170 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Kiwi

Bright chartreuse


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.69
Note: (D)

831-108 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Blue Ice

Dusty sky blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.69
Note: (E)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
One Hexagon = about 6 in. (15 cm) across. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
3-dc Cl (3 double crochet cluster) Yarn over, insert hook in indicated st, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook (2 loops rem on hook), (yarn over, insert hook in same st, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) 2 times (4 loops rem on hook) yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.
4-dc Cl (4 double crochet cluster) Yarn over, insert hook in indicated st, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook (2 loops rem on hook), (yarn over, insert hook in same st, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times (5 loops rem on hook) yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.

NOTES:
1. Bag is made from 10 Hexagons, 2 each of 5 different color combinations.
2. Hexagons are worked in the rnd with RS facing at all times.

Do not turn at the ends of rnds.


3. Handles are worked in rnds of sc, after the Hexagons have been sewn tog.


INSTRUCTIONS



HEXAGON I (make 2)
With A, ch 6; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 2, 3-dc Cl in ring, (ch 3, 4-dc Cl in ring) 5 times, ch 3; join with sl st in top of first cluster - 6 clusters at the end of this rnd.

Fasten off A.
Rnd 2: With RS facing, join B with sl st in any ch-3 sp, ch 2, (3-dc Cl, ch 3, 4-dc Cl) in same ch-3 sp (corner made), *ch 3, (4-dc Cl, ch 3, 4-dc Cl) in next ch-3 sp (corner made); rep from * 4 more times, ch 3; join with sl st in top of first cluster - 12 clusters at the end of this rnd.

Fasten off B.
Rnd 3: With RS facing, join C with sl st in any corner ch-3 sp, ch 2, (3-dc Cl, ch 3, 4-dc Cl) in same ch-3 sp (corner made), ch 3, 4-dc Cl in next ch-3 sp, *ch 3, (4-dc Cl, ch 3, 4-dc Cl) in next ch-3 sp (corner made), ch 3, 4-dc Cl in next ch-3 sp; rep from * 4 more times, ch 3; join with sl st in top of first cluster - 18 clusters at the end of this rnd.

Fasten off C.
Note: In next rnd, take care to work dc as instructed, not clusters.
Rnd 4: With RS facing, join D with sl st in any corner ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as first dc), (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-3 sp, 3 dc in each of next 2 ch-3 sps, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-3 sp, 3 dc in each of next 2 ch-3 sps; repeat from * 4 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 72 dc at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off.



HEXAGON II (make 2)
Make same as Hexagon I, using B for Rnd 1, C for Rnd 2, D for Rnd 3, and E for Rnd 4.



HEXAGON III (make 2)
Make same as Hexagon I, using C for Rnd 1, D for Rnd 2, E for Rnd 3, and A for Rnd 4.



HEXAGON IV (make 2)
Make same as Hexagon I, using D for Rnd 1, E for Rnd 2, A for Rnd 3, and B for Rnd 4.



HEXAGON V (make 2)
Make same as Hexagon I, using E for Rnd 1, A for Rnd 2, B for Rnd 3, and C for Rnd 4.



FINISHING
Following Assembly Diagram, whipstitch the Hexagons tog.

Fold piece along dashed lines, matching A with B, and C with D.

Whipstitch side seams.



Handles
From RS, join B with a sl st in side seam between Hexagons I and III.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, *work 14 sc evenly spaced across side of Hexagon III to ch-2 sp at top point, ch 72, beg at ch-2 sp at point of Hexagon I, work 14 sc evenly spaced across side of Hexagon I to side seam (first handle made); rep from * for 2nd handle; join with sl st in first sc - 144 ch and 56 sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc and ch around; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnds 3 and 4: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off.



Edging
From RS, join B with sl st in any st on inside edge of first handle.

Work sc evenly spaced around inside edge of handle and top edge of Bag; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.
Rep edging on 2nd handle.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
k = knit
p = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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