Tuesday, August 16, 2011

something pretty bag

something pretty bag!

It's finished! I'm so happy with the way the bag turned out, it's exactly what I wanted. I wasn't sure about the yellow to join the squares but I loved it so much that I used it for the straps too, I think it looks perfect. This was such a fun bag to make, I'm already thinking of making more!

I didn't line the bag, I think it will be okay without a liner. Maybe one day I'll attempt to line it but for now I like it like this. It's very roomy in there, it can hold a lot of stuff.

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To make the bag, I crocheted 22 something pretty squares. To join the squares, I put them wrong side together and joined using a sc through the back loops on both squares. I used a size 5 hook and Bernat Handicrafter cotton for the whole bag in tangerine, white and pale yellow.

layout for bag


sharing at:
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46 comments:

  1. Nothing less than beautiful!!! I love the colours :))

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  2. Hey, 1st time to comment just to say the bag is absolutely lovely and inspirational, thank you for sharing both your finished bag and the pattern for the flowery squares :)

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  3. I like it! It really *came good* (as my granny would have said)!!!

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  4. This is great. Such lovely vibrant colours! Almost too good to use....!

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  5. I love it! And I agree, the yellow is perfect with that delicious tangerine color.

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  6. I think it is just so lovely and the colors are perfect. I have made three hexagon bags and loved the whole process. Congrats,
    Meredith

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  7. It's so cheery. I love it!!! Fantastic job.

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  8. You were right to use the yellow to join and for the straps, it looks great!
    Kier x

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  9. Wowwww, I like it very much !

    Marjo

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  10. That looks amazing- I love that colour combo!!!!!!

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  11. Oh my gosh, that's fab! It looks like summer, like a creamsicle or sherbet or something. I love it!

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  12. ohhhh I LOVE it, it is so pretty :)

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  13. This bag is absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful colour choice too.

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  14. I love it, this will be my next project, thanks for sharing!!

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  15. Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!! - it´s adorable - lovely greetings Doris

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  16. Wow! I LOVE the yellow with it. Nice job.

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  17. Absolutely gorgeous!!
    So summery!
    xx

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  18. It's beautiful! x so summery looking :)

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  19. Oh wow! I've seen this on Pinterest but didn't realise it was yours, it's gorgeous!

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  20. I love how you did the handles! I tried making a bag similar to this using regular granny squares, but I never could get the lining right. I might have to try again with a square that has fewer gaps. Yours looks like it will work great as a big tote without a lining!

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  21. I love the bag. Your colors are so pretty. Great job!! I love to crochet, too and posted some on my blog.

    Ruth

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  22. Your bag is perfect! It is very pretty!

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  23. iç açıcı çok güzel renklerle örülmüş harika bir çanta elinize sağlık..

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  24. Beautiful bag! I made something similar for 3 girlfriends and myself a few years ago (mine still needs to be sewed together and lined) but I don't have photos unfortunately! So pretty!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Liz

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  25. Great pattern...one for the to try list
    Thanks for sharing
    Suz x

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  26. I love it! The colors are just right and the bag turned out beautifully.

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  27. Sure is one pretty bag you have made. Enjoy taking that along on your outings.

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  28. Precioso¡¡¡¡¡ Me gustan los colores.
    Un saludo.

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  29. Absolutely adorable! I'm a bit frustrated that I've missed so many of your recent blog posts. I tend to read from my dashboard and for some reason you're not showing up there! I have to view my blog and look at my sidebar to see you! Errrrgh! But back to your bag...I WANT ONE! NOOOOOWWWWW!

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  30. how to make straps?

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  31. I absolutely love the Something Pretty squares. They look great as a bag. Well done!!

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  32. very pretty!love that colour too..

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  33. Love love love love the bag and the colors! Linking it with a reference back to you here :

    http://diapermum.blogspot.hk/2012/09/fasinations-on-friday-0914.html

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  34. This is so beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

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  35. is there any directions on how you did the straps? this is a beautiful bag.. gotta make for myself asap!

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