Stars and Stripes Bag by Nicole Riley

Stars and Stripes Bag

Crochet
June 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch
in sc
5.0 mm (H)
450 - 600 yards (411 - 549 m)
One size that can be adjusted
US
This pattern is available for free.

This Stars and Strips Bag is very easy to make and provides the availability to use many different color combinations as well as different sizes.
Be sure to check it out. It is perfect for any season. Even Christmas, Valentine’s Day or for Flags.

You will need:

  • Premier yarns Deborah Norville Collection Everyday Yarn in the colors Snow white, Royal Blue (may need a 2nd skein if you make the strap as long or longer than my version) and Really Red
  • 5.0mm hook
  • scissors
  • tapestry needle

Gauge:

4 sc x 5 rows = 1 square inch

Stitches used:

  • single crochet (plus increases and decreases)
  • Waistcoat stitch (plus increases and decreases which are made just like sc’s but in a different space) in a round and flat
  • half double crochet

 
Final size of the bag:

The bag itself is 10.5 (flat in width) x 11.5 (height) inches.