The Alterations – A Clusterful Drawstring Bag

A double crochet practical variation in a soft purple.

Project Information:

  • Project Type: Drawstring Bag
  • Skill Level: Beginner – Easy
  • Estimated Completion Time: .75 -1.5 hours

Notes:

  • Slipstitch (slst) does not count as a stitch throughout pattern.
  • Chain 1 (ch1) does not count as a stitch throughout pattern.
  • The pattern is written with US abbreviations.

Stitches utilized for each variation as follows.

For Single Crochet:

  • Slst – slipstitch
  • Sc – single crochet
  • Hdc – half double crochet

For Half Double Crochet:

  • Slst – slipstitch
  • Sc – single crochet
  • Hdc – half double crochet

For Double Crochet:

  • Slst – slipstitch
  • Sc – single crochet
  • Hdc – half double crochet
  • Dc – double crochet

Single Crochet Variation:

Begin with magic circle. Chain 1.

Round 1: 6 sc into magic circle; do not join with slst to top of first sc. Place marker. (6 sc)

Round 2: 2 sc into first sc and into each sc around. Do not join; place marker. (12 sc)

Round 3: 2 sc into first sc, 1 sc into second sc. * 2 sc into next stitch. 1 sc into next stitch. Repeat from * to last sc. Do not join; place marker. (18 sc)

Rounds 4-5: 2 sc into first sc, 1 sc into next two sc. * 2 sc into next stitch. 1 sc into next two sc. Repeat from * to last sc. Do not join; place marker. (24 sc, 32 sc)

Rounds 6-8: 1 sc into first sc and into each sc around. Do not join; place marker. (32 sc)

Round 9: 1 sc into first sc and into each sc around. Join with slst to top of first sc; remove marker. (32 sc)

Rounds 10-11: Ch1. Hdc into first sc and into each sc around. Join with slst to top of first hdc. (32 hdc)

Round 12-14: Ch1. Sc into first hdc and into each hdc around. Join with slst to top of first sc. (32 sc)

Rounds 15-16: Ch1. Hdc into first sc and into each sc around. Join with slst to top of first sc. (32 hdc)

Round 17: Ch1. Sc into first sc and into each hdc around. Join with slst to top of first sc. (32 sc)

Eyelet – Round 18: Ch1. Sc into first sc. Ch2. * Sc into third sc from hook. Ch2. Repeat from * to last sc. Join with slst to top of first sc. (11 sc. 11 ch2 spaces)

Round 19: Ch1. Sc into first sc and into each stitch around. Join with slst to top of first sc. (33 sc)

Optional – Round 20: Slst into second sc from hook and into each sc around. Join with slst to first slst. (32 slst)

Drawstring: Chain 63. Slst into second chain from hook and across.

A double crochet variation sittin’ pretty on an old-fashioned phone.

Round 9: 1 sc into first sc and into each sc around. Join with slst to top of first sc; remove marker. (32 sc)

Rounds 10-11: Ch1. Hdc into first sc and into each sc around. Join with slst to top of first hdc. (32 hdc)

Round 12: Ch2. Dc into first hdc and into each hdc around. Join with slst to top of first dc. (32 dc)

Rounds 13-14: Ch1. Hdc into first sc and into each sc around. Join with slst to top of first hdc. (32 hdc)



Half Double Crochet Variation:

Begin with magic circle. Chain 1.

Round 1: 6 sc into magic circle; do not join with slst to top of first sc. Place marker. (6 sc)

Round 2: 2 sc into first sc and into each sc around. Do not join; place marker. (12 sc)

Round 3: 2 sc into first sc, 1 sc into second sc. * 2 sc into next stitch. 1 sc into next stitch. Repeat from * to last sc. Do not join; place marker. (18 sc)

Rounds 4-5: 2 sc into first sc, 1 sc into next two sc. * 2 sc into next stitch. 1 sc into next two sc. Repeat from * to last sc. Do not join; place marker. (24 sc, 32 sc)

Rounds 6-8: 1 sc into first sc and into each sc around. Do not join; place marker. (32 sc)

Round 9: 1 sc into first sc and into each sc around. Join with slst to top of first sc; remove marker. (32 sc)

Rounds 10-15: Ch1. Hdc into first sc and into each sc around. Join with slst to top of first hdc. (32 hdc)

Round 16: Ch1. Sc into first hdc and into each hdc around. Join with slst to top of first sc. (32 sc)

Eyelet – Round 17:  Ch1. Sc into first sc. Ch2. * Sc into third sc from hook. Ch2. Repeat from * to last sc. Join with slst to top of first sc. (11 sc. 11 ch2 spaces)

Round 18: Ch1. Sc into first sc and into each stitch around. Join with slst to top of first sc. (32 sc)

Optional – Round 19: Slst into second sc from hook and into each sc around. Join with slst to first slst. (32 slst)

Drawstring: Chain 63. Slst into second chain from hook and across.

Double Crochet Variation:

Begin with magic circle. Chain 1.

Round 1: 6 sc into magic circle; do not join with slst to top of first sc. Place marker. (6 sc)

Round 2: 2 sc into first sc and into each sc around. Do not join; place marker. (12 sc)

Round 3: 2 sc into first sc, 1 sc into second sc. * 2 sc into next stitch. 1 sc into next stitch. Repeat from * to last sc. Do not join; place marker. (18 sc)

Rounds 4-5: 2 sc into first sc, 1 sc into next two sc. * 2 sc into next stitch. 1 sc into next two sc. Repeat from * to last sc. Do not join; place marker. (24 sc, 32 sc)

Rounds 6-8: 1 sc into first sc and into each sc around. Do not join; place marker. (32 sc)Rounds 13-14: Ch1. Hdc into first sc and into each sc around. Join with slst to top of first hdc. (32 hdc)

Round 15: Ch1. Sc into first hdc and into each hdc around. Join with slst to top of first sc. (32 sc)

Eyelet – Round 16: Ch1. Sc into first sc. Ch2. * Sc into third sc from hook. Ch2. Repeat from * to last sc. Join with slst to top of first sc. (11 sc. 11 ch2 spaces)

Round 17: Ch1. Sc into first sc and into each stitch around. Join with slst to top of first sc. (33 sc)

Optional – Round 18: Slst into second sc from hook and into each sc around. Join with slst to first slst. (32 slst)

Drawstring: Chain 63. Slst into second chain from hook and across.

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