Hand Satchel Bag Pattern

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Hand Satchel Bag Pattern

HIAWATHA Super Twist Rayon Cord Art. 41, 3 tubes
Steel crochet hook No. 0 or bone crochet hook No. 3
8" TALON Slide Fastener Style 148 (available at all notion counters)
HIAWATHA Lining Material and Buckram Art. H-113
HIAWATHA Lucite Chain No. 6228

Make a chain 13" long.
1st row—Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across until row measures about 12" (number of sts must be a multiple of 3 plus 1). Ch 1, turn.
2nd row—Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat the 2nd row until piece measures 3½". Ch 1, turn.

1st row—Working in the back loop only of each st work sc across. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row—Work sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn.
3rd row (First Pattern Stitch Row)—Sc in 1st sc, * ch 1, (thread over and draw up a loop in same place as sc) 3 times; thread over and draw through all 7 loops on hook, ch 1 to fasten (puff st made), skip 2 sts, sc in next st. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Second Pattern Stitch Row—Sc in sc, * ch 1, puff st in same place as sc, sc in next sc. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Third Pattern Stitch Row—Repeat last row. Ch 1, turn.
Next row—Sc in sc, * 2 sc over puff st, sc in next sc. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Following row—Sc across, decreasing 3 sts across row. Ch 1, turn.
Work 3 rows even (5 rows of sc in all). Re­peat the 3 rows of Pattern Stitch Stripe once more.
Repeat the last 8 rows until there are 5 Pattern Stitch Stripes (there will be one puff st less on each stripe), then work 2 rows of sc decreasing to 9" across top. Fasten off.
With wrong side toward you, attach yarn and work 1 row of sc along other side of foundation chain. Ch 1, turn. Work 2nd side, starting with 1st row.
Work 1 row of sc along both side edges.

GUSSETS (Make 2)
Starting at the bottom, make a chain 4" long. Work sc across until row measures 3½". Ch 1, turn. Work even in sc until piece measures 2", then decrease 1 st at each end on next row and every 1" thereafter until only 2 sts remain. Work even until gusset is same length as sides of bag, then work 1 row of sc around gusset, working 3 sc in bottom corners. Fasten off.

Cut linings and interlining, following di­rections in kit H-113. Make bag lining (with slide fastener), inserting cardboards in gussets and bottom. Pin crocheted pieces in place on outside of lining. With sides of bag toward you, sl st gussets into place, working 3 sc in corners. Work 1 row of sc around top of bag. Sew lining in place, tacking at all seams. Sew on chain handle.