PATTERN TILLY BOTTLE BAG
TILLY BOTTLE BAG
Photo: Marlen Keller
Approximatively 20 x 13 cm
Crochet hook U.S H/8 (5mm)-US K/10 (7mm)
Use a yarn/several yarns that fit the size of crochet hook
INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE THE BASE
Start by making a magic loop then make 10 double crochet inside for the 1st round.
Then, make 2 rounds more by adding 10 double crochet to each row (1st round : 10 double crochet, 2nd round : 20 double crochet, 3rd round : 30 double crochet). Use this video to reference : Learn how to do crochet increases
Before you start to crochet, take a look at the design overview.
(If you’re comfortable with crochet, you can go directly to the crochet diagram)
INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE THE MESH
Each square of mesh is made of 1 treble crochet in length and 3 chain stitches in width. Use this video to reference : Learn how to treble crochet
During the 1st round, to make squares, you need to skip 2 double crochet around the base between each treble crochet.
Make 6 rounds of mesh, each rounds is made of 10 treble crochet - 10 squares.
Before start to make the mesh, you can have a look on the design overview.
If you want to keep the same rythme of colors, you need to make 2 rounds of neutral colors, 1 of dark color, 2 of orange/pink colors and 1 of neutral colors.
INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE THE HANDLE
Start by making 92 chain stitches between between the 2 sides of the bag.
Each square of the handle is made of 3 chain stitches in length and 1 treble crochet in width. In total, you need to have 23 squares.