Scallop Edging For Small Bags
Pattern Created by Sandi Marshall
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This scallop design edging is sized for adding to small bags, with the example shown on a crocheted cell phone bag. The edging is worked over an area of 16 stitches. In the example shown, I crocheted it along the bottom edge of my Open Path Cell Phone Bag design.
Materials Used In The Example: Small amount worsted weight yarn, US size H hook
Finished Size of Edging: About 5 1/2 inches wide, at widest point x 1 3/4 inches tall
Abbreviations: ch = chain, dc = double crochet, ea = each, sc = single crochet, sl st = slip stitch, sp = space
How To Slip Stitch (sl st) = Insert hook in stitch, wrap yarn over hook, pull yarn
through the stitch and through the loop on the hook, at the same time.
How to Crochet In A Chain Space: http://crochet.about.com/library/blchainspace.htm
How to Skip a Stitch: http://crochet.about.com/library/weekly/aa071804.htm
In this example, I used Caron Simply Soft Shadows yarn, color 0002 Plum Mist (a self-striping yarn with subtle color changes). This edging is shown added to my Open Path Cell Phone Bag. That pattern can be printed out from http://crochet.about.com/library/weekly/aa081206.htm
Designed by Sandi Marshall, copyright 2006 by Sandi Marshall, licensed to About.com, Inc.
To begin: Attach yarn in the first stitch on the bottom edge of the bag.
Row 1: Holding the bag upside down, work along the bottom edge of the bag.
(ch 3, skip next stitch, sc in next stitch) 8 times.
Row 2: Turn, sl st in first ch-3 sp, ch 1, (dc, ch 1) 5 times all in next ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch-3 sp, (dc, ch 1) 5 times all in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sl st in last ch-3 sp.
Row 3: ch 1, turn. sl st in first ch-1 sp (right before the first dc), (ch 3, skip next dc, sl st in next ch-1 sp) 5 times, skip next sc, sl st in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, skip next dc, sl st in next dc, ch 3, skip next dc, sl st in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, skip next dc, sl st in next dc, ch 3, skip next dc, sl st in next ch-1 sp, skip next sc, skip next dc, sl st in next ch-1 sp, (ch 3, skip next dc, sl st in next ch-1 sp) 5 times.
End off. Weave in ends.
Pattern created by Sandi Marshall, copyright 2006 by Sandi Marshall, licensed to About.com, Inc.
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