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Flamenco in Crochet

(126C)
Difficulty: Easy

The flamenco bag in crochet is a medium-sized bag that was inspired by the luxurious skirts worn by the flamenco dancer. This bag gives the impression of romance and movement even when sitting on a table. It is a roomy bag that can go anywhere, from the park, to a stroll in the city, to a fancy evening out.

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Finished Dimensions

10" (25cm) wide across front/back at bag top
15" (37.5cm) wide across front/back at bag bottom
9" (22.5cm) tall

 

Pattern Difficulty

Intrepid Beginner: Requires knowledge of basic crochet stitches, increasing and decreasing, working in the round, and some simple hand-sewing.

Gauge

Pre-felted Gauge: 11 stitches and 13 rounds = 4" (10cm) with a double-strand of worsted weight yarn.

Materials

Yarn Requirements

750 yards (640m) worsted weight feltable yarn
560 yards (512m) worsted weight, feltable embellished yarn Plain bag: 1310 yards (1198m) worsted weight yarn

Hooks and Other Materials 

Size L (8mm) hook
10" (25.5cm) purse handle/frame with chain
6 Noni 24mm bag feet
Locking stitch markers
Sewing needle
Nylon sewing thread
11.25 x 13.5 in sheet of stiffener
'A Noni Design' label

Pictured Samples

Pictured bag was made with Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd's Wool in Garnet held together with Tilli Tomas Flurries in Ruby Wine (We are sorry that Flurries no longer available).


First Edition Paper Patterns

Round 4: Ch 1, turn; *sc 117 stitches across long side; sc2tog, sc to 2 stitches before end of short side, sc2tog; repeat from * for remaining long and short sides; slip stitch in chain formed at beginning of round.

Round 5: Ch 1, turn; * sc2tog, sc to 2 stitches before end of short side, sc2tog; sc 117 stitches across long side; repeat from * for remaining short and long sides; slip stitch in chain formed at beginning of round.

Round 29: Ch 1, turn; *sc2tog across short side, sc 117 stitches across long side; repeat from* for remaining short and long sides. Slip stitch in chain formed at beginning of round - 236 stitches.