Skill level Intermediate
32″/81cm circumference; 14″/36cm deep
Lion Brand’s Wool-Ease Thick & Quick, 80% acrylic, 20% wool, 6oz/170g = 106 yd/97m per ball, 3 balls Spice and 1 ball Charcoal
Lion Brand’s Wool-Ease Thick & Quick, 6oz/170g, 106 yd/97m per ball,
86% acrylic, 10% wool,
1″ /2.5cm glass bead or charm
Starting with spice, ch 4, join with sl st.
Spiral around, mark beginning of round. Distribute increases evenly around.
Rnd 1: Sc 8 in ring.
Rnd 2: Sc 12. (4 sc and 4 sc inc)
Rnd 3: Sc 15. (9 sc and 3 sc inc)
Rnd 4: Sc 19. (11 sc and 4 sc inc)
Rnd 5: Sc 24. (14 sc and 5 sc inc)
Rnd 6: Sc 29. (19 sc and 5 sc inc)
Rnd 7: Sc 34. (24 sc and 5 sc inc)
Rnd 8: Sc 40. (28 sc and 6 sc inc)
Rnd 9: Sc 46. (34 sc and 6 sc inc)
Rnd 10: Sc 50. (42 sc and 4 sc inc)
Rnd 11: Sc 54. (46 sc and 4 sc inc)
Rnd 12: Sc 60. (48 sc and 6 sc inc)
Rnd 13: Sc 67. (53 and 7 sc inc)
Rnds 14-17: Sc 67.
Rnd 18: Drop spice in front, pick up wheat, sc 67.
Rnd 19: Drop wheat, pick up charcoal, sc 67.
Rnd 20-21: Drop charcoal, pick up spice, sc 67.
Rnds 22-23: Sc 67 with charcoal.
Rnd 24: Sc 67 with spice. Repeat rnds 18-24.
For 9 rnds, sc 67 with spice.
For 3 rnds, sc 67 with charcoal. For 1 rnd, sc 67 with spice
For 1 rnd, (sc 5, ch 1, skip 1), repeat around.
Last row, sc around. Do not fasten off.
Row 1: Continue with spice, and sc 9, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, dc 18, turn. Row 3: Ch 3, dc 18, turn.
Row 4: (Do not chain), skip first stitch and dc 15, skip 1, dc in last stitch, turn.
Row 5: Skip 1, dc 13, skip 1, dc in last stitch, turn.
Row 6: Skip 1, dc 11, skip 1, dc in last stitch, turn.
Row 7: Skip 1, dc 9, skip 1, dc in last stitch, turn.
Row 8: Skip 1, dc 7, skip 1, dc in last stitch, turn.
Row 9: Skip 1, dc 5, skip 1, dc in last stitch, turn.
Row 10: Skip 1 .. dc 3, skip 1, dc
in last stitch, turn.
Rows 11-13: ch 3, dc 3.
Row 14: Ch 3, join with sl st in last stitch to form loop for fastener.
Cut, fasten off, and tie ends, then turn bag inside out.
Hold bag upright back facing you. Insert hook, through (into, under, and back out) second stitch to the left of center just above top gray row, sc one, and repeat four more sc across to the left. Turn.Ch 4, dc 4, turn, for 16 rows.
Turn bag upside down. Insert hook into last stitch of strap, making sure the strap isn’t twisted.
Insert hook through second spice row past the bottom wheat row, two stitches from center. Sc one, turn bag, insert hook through next stitch in bag, as well as through next stitch in strap and sc one.
Repeat for remaining stitches of strap. Sc once more into bag alone, ch 1, cut, pull through and tie inside bag.
Repeat instructions for left strap starting in 7th st to the right of center in the spice row Just above the gray row.At the end of strap, insert hook through last stitch in strap and through 7th stitch to the right of center in spice row just under last wheat row, sc across, and finish same as left strap.
Using charcoal, ch 115. Cut and fasten off.
Insert one end of tie through front hole in second row from the top (where you ch 1 and skipped l ). leaving the end coming through front hole, and bring chain through each hole around.