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Bronze Evening Bag
Lion Brand® Glitterspun® (old)
Pattern Number: 40338-2

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
12 inches wide x 4 inches high [30.5 x 10 cm]

PUBLISHED IN: Crochet Fantasy, Crochet! Magazine, Interweave Knits, Learn To Crochet Digest, Simply Creative Crochet, Vogue Knitting



990-135 Glitterspun® Yarn: Bronze Sparkling coppery bronze
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Additional Materials
  1. 1 small snap for closure
  2. Decorative pin or button of your choice (optional)


16 stitches = 4 inches [10 cm] in single crochet.

Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

Bag is worked in one piece.



Chain 4.

Row 1 (right side) Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across,
turn – 3 single crochet.

Row 2 Chain 1, 2 single crochet in first single crochet, single crochet in next
single crochet, 2 single crochet in last single crochet, turn – 5 single crochet.

Row 3 Chain 1, single crochet in each single crochet across, turn.

Row 4 2 single crochet in first 2 single crochets, single crochet to last 2 single
crochets, 2 single crochet in each of last 2 single crochets.

Repeat Rows 3-4 until you have 49 stitches. Mark the first and last stitches. Work even until piece
measures 13 inches [33 cm] from beginning. Fasten off.

Fold piece with wrong sides together so ends of last row match stitch markers. Sew right
and left side seams together.
Shell stitch edging

With right side facing, attach yarn with chain 1 to base of Bag flap. Single crochet 59
stitches evenly around edges of flap, turn.
Next Row Chain 1, *single crochet in next single crochet, (single
crochet, 2 double crochet, single crochet) in next stitch; repeat from * to end of row.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Position one part of snap on underside of flap near point and sew in place. Sew remaining part of snap in place on Bag front.
If desired, put decorative pin or button on outside of closure.

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