Cute HELLO KITTY Crochet Messenger Bag Free Pattern

Captivating and charming...
The pattern is free below, or you can purchase the printable, ad-free version from my Ravelry Shop HERE



Size

18 cm long & 20 cm wide.

Gauge

17 stitches dc = 4” (10 cm); 10 rows dc = 4” (10 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Materials

♥ Yarn: 1 ball of 50 grams in each color (A&B) and small amount of yarn in C.
A: Champagne White (603),
B: Blush Pink (654),
C: Pure Black (602).
♥ Crochet Hook: 3.5 mm,
♥ Scissors.

Stitches

Abbreviations

A, B, C = Color A, B, C; ch(s) = chains; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; cm = centimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); inc= Single Crochet Increase (2 sc in 1 st); [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

Special Stitches

Decreasing in single crochet:
sc2tog (single crochet 2 together) = [Insert hook in indicated stitch or space and draw up a loop] twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
sc3tog (single crochet 3 together) = [Insert hook in indicated stitch or space and draw up a loop] 3 times, yarn over and draw through all 4 loops on hook.

Notes

1. The bag is crocheted into Front Loops Only (flo).
2. The Hello Kitty face is worked in rounds.
3. The two braces are worked separately.
4. The Hello Kitty face elements are worked separately.

Written instructions

Face (make 2)

Note: The turning chain-one and sl st does not count as stitchs; therefore, after turning chain-one in each round you should insert the crochet hook under first loop of the last sc stitch of the previous round not the sl st.
With A, ch 8.
Round 1: Ch 1, inc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 6 ch, 4 sc in last ch, turn sideways and continue along other side of the foundation ch, sc in remaining loop of each of next 6 ch, inc in 7th ch, join with sl st in the turning ch.
Round 2: ch 1, turn, inc 2, sc 7, inc 3, sc 7, inc, join with sl st in the turning ch.
Round 3: ch 1, turn, [inc 2, sc 8, inc 3] 2 times, join with sl st in the turning ch.
Round 4: ch 1, turn, sc, inc, sc 17, inc, sc 16, join with sl st in the turning ch.
Round 5: ch 1, turn, [[inc, sc] 2 times, sc 9, inc, sc, inc 4] 2 times, join with sl st in the turning ch.

Round 6: ch 1, turn, sc in each st to end of the round, join with sl st in the turning ch.
Round 7: ch 1, turn, [[sc, inc] 3 times, sc 8, [inc, sc] 4 times, sc 3, inc] 2 times, join with sl st in the turning ch.
Round 8: ch 1, turn, sc in each st to end of the round, join with sl st in the turning ch.
Round 9: ch 1, turn, [[sc 2, inc] 3 times, sc 8, [inc, sc 2] 4 times, sc 4, inc] 2 times, join with sl st in the turning ch.
Round 10: ch 1, turn, sc in each st to end of the round, join with sl st in the turning ch.
Round 11: ch 1, turn, [[sc 3, inc] 3 times, sc 8, [inc, sc 3] 4 times, sc 5, inc] 2 times, join with sl st in the turning ch.
Round 12: ch 1, turn, sc in each st to end of the round, join with sl st in the turning ch.
So an oval is made and you are ready to work the ears across the top edge of this oval.
Row 1: ch 1, turn, sc 35, sc2tog in the next two sts.
Row 2: ch 1, turn, skip one st, sc 33, sc2tog in the next two sts.
Row 3: ch 1, turn, skip one st, sc 31, sc2tog in the next two sts.
Row 4: ch 1, turn, skip one st, sc 9, sc2tog in the next two sts.
Row 5: ch 1, turn, skip one st, sc 7, sc2tog in the next two sts.
Row 6: ch 1, turn, skip one st, sc 5, sc2tog in the next two sts.
Row 7: ch 1, turn, skip one st, sc 3, sc2tog in the next two sts.
Row 8: ch 1, turn, skip one st, sc, sc2tog in the next two sts.
So the first ear is made and you are ready to work the second one.
Join A with slip st in the 12th st from end of row.
Row 1: ch 1, skip one st, sc 9, sc2tog in the next two sts.
Row 2: ch 1, turn, skip one st, sc 7, sc2tog in the next two sts.
Row 3: ch 1, turn, skip one st, sc 5, sc2tog in the next two sts.
Row 4: ch 1, turn, skip one st, sc 3, sc2tog in the next two sts.
Row 5: ch 1, turn, skip one st, sc, sc2tog in the next two sts.

Edging

Edging is worked around the face from the second ear made to the first one.
Round 1: join B with slip st in st at bottom of second ear made, ch 1, [sc in each st to the top corner, [3 sc in 1 st] 2 times in the two upper sts, sc in each st to the next corner, sc3tog in next 3 sts, sc in each st to the bottom of next ear, sc3tog in next 3 sts] 2 times, slip st to join.
Back face is done (cut yarn) and you have to continue the following three rows only for the front face (without cutting yarn).
Row 1: ch 3, turn, dc in each st to the bottom of next ear.
Row 2: ch 3, turn, dc in each st to the end of the row.
Row 3: ch 3, turn, dc in each st to the end of the row.

Bag handles (make 2)

The bag handles is worked in double strand crochet.
With B, ch 160 from bottom of one ear to the bottom of the second one in the same face.

Bow (make 2)

With B, ch 18.
Row 1: ch 1, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 17 chs.
Rows 2-6: ch 1, turn, sc in each st to end of row.

Hello Kitty face elements

Eyes & nose(make 3)
With C, ch 3.
Round 1: ch 1, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, 4 sc in next ch, turn sideways and continue along other side of the foundation ch, sc in remaining loop of next ch, 3 sc in next ch, slip st in the first turning ch.

FINISHING

Attach faces: Join with B and slip st.
Attach Bows: wrap the yarn around the middle about 5 times for each one to form two bows. Then, attach them with B in their appropriate positions. The first one is just under the right ear. The second one is in the middle of the back handles.
Attach Hello Kitty eyes: place the elements in their appropriate positions (in line with the foundation chain and with leaving 3 stitches after the foundation chain in each side) and join with C and slip st.
Attach Hello Kitty nose: place the element in her appropriate position (one stitch under the foundation chain center point) and join with C and slip st.

Whiskers

Whiskers length: they take 4 stitches.
Whiskers positions: 2 stitches after the eyes. The middle whiskers are in line with the foundation chain.
Distance between whiskers and the middle one: one stitch in the side of the eyes and two stitches in the other side.

Weave in ends. Block if necessary.

Charts

Front Face Chart

Back Face Chart

Hello Kitty face elements Chart

Bow Chart




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4 comments:

  1. what does it mean,"join with sl st in the turning ch."??

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    1. You have to join with a slip stitch in the first chain of each round.

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