Last week I receive a box of new goodies from Red Heart Yarns!
When I opened the box and saw the Sassy Fabric I thought, “What am I going to do with this?” I’ve never used anything like it so of course it’s the first thing I grabbed to play with. I did a little searching and found a lot of scarf patterns. They’re pretty but I wanted to do something different.
A little about the Sassy Fabric. You can visit Red Heart’s Website and see how it works but basically running along one end are small oval holes (this is where you insert your hook) and along the other side are scallops. Overall I liked the Sassy Fabric. It’s very light and has a lot of movement to it. While the Sassy Fabric is on the pricier side a little goes a long way for this project.
Now to the pattern! 🙂
Sassy Ruffle Bag
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1 skein of Red Heart with Love Pewter
1 skein of Red Heart Yarn Boutique Sassy Fabric Red Dot
St = stitch
Ss = slip stitch
Fk hdc = forked half double crochet
Approx. 12 sc by 15 rows = 4” square
*Gauge is not important for this project but if you’d like the exact measurements be sure to check your gauge.
Finished bag is approx. 14” by 10” (laying flat, not including the handles).
Forked Half Double Crochet (fk hdc):Yo, insert hook into 1st st indicated, pull up a loop, yo, insert hook into next st indicated, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 3 loops on hook, yo, pull through 3 remaining loops on hook.
- Please read ALL instructions before beginning.
- The bag will be worked as one piece in the round, at the end of each round you will join with a ss into the first st of the round. The ch 1 or 2 at the beginning of the round does not count as a st.
- This stitch will work with any number of stitches so you may start with any number of chains if you’d like to make the bag larger or smaller. *Just note you will have to change the stitch counts for the handles
Round 1 – 3 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in the next 32 chs, 3 hdc in the last ch, continue working on the opposite side of the ch, hdc in the next 32 chs, join. (70)
Round 2 – Ch 1, 2 hdc in the 1st 3 sts, hdc in the next 32 sts, 2 hdc in the next 3 sts, hdc in the next 32, join. (76)
Round 3 – Ch 2, fk hdc in last st of the previous round and the 1st st of the previous round (this st will go over the ch 2), *fk hdc in the same st as the previous fk hdc and the next st; repeat from * across, join. (76)
Round 4-6 – Repeat round 3.
*You will now add the Sassy Fabric ruffles.
Round 7 – Ch 1, Insert hook, from front to back into first hole of the Sassy Fabric, sc in the 1st st (when you complete the sc you will pull the last loop through the hole of the Sassy Fabric), *insert hook into the next hole of the Sassy Fabric, sc in the next st; repeat from * around, join, fasten off the Sassy Fabric. (76)
Repeat rounds 3-7 two more times.
Round 18-23 – Ch 1, sc in every st around, join. (76)
Lay the bag down flat, join where the line is pointing in the photo.
Round 1 – Ch 1, sc in the first 7, ch 40, skip 25 sts, sc in the next 13, ch 40, skip 25 sts, sc in the last 6, join. (26 and 2 ch-spaces)
Round 2 – Ch 1, sc in the first 7, sc 40 time in the ch-space, sc in the next 13, sc 40 times in the ch space, sc in the last 6, join. (106)
Round 3-4 – Ch 1, sc in every st around, join. (106)
Round 5 – Ch 1, rev sc in every st around, join. (106)
Fasten off, weave in all ends.
If you have any questions feel free to ask!
**I have been given a skein of Sassy Fabric from Coats & Clark for this pattern. Even though I love the fabric, the generous donation from Coats & Clark has not biased my opinion of the product.