Coulisse CAL 2020 - Part 7

This week, we will be giving the final touches to the bag. You will need to make the base, , drawstrings and the strap. Enjoy!


USEFUL INFO (for whole CAL)


Skill level: Intermediate

Yarn used: DROPS Fabel

Yarn quantities:

Yarn A: 615m (3 balls) - variegated

Yarn B: 410m (2 balls) - solid

Yarn C: 410m (2 balls) - solid

Yarn D: about 25m

Suggested colour combinations:

Combo 1: Yarn A: Blue Sea Print, Yarn B: Rust, Yarn C: Turquoise, Yarn D: Off White

Combo 2: Yarn A: Guacamole Print, Yarn B: Mustard, Yarn C: Apple Green, Yarn D: Off White

Combo 3: Yarn A: Pink Dream Print, Yarn B: Pink, Yarn C: Grey-Blue, Yarn D: Off White

About the yarn: 4 ply; 205m per 50g ball; 75% wool, 25% polyamide,

Tension: Each finished square should measure 8 cm x 8 cm

Hooks used: 3mm

Hints and Tips: Make sure your keep a loose tension when working waistcoat stitch as you will be working into the bodies of stitches.

Abbreviations: This pattern uses English Terminology

st/sts = stitch/stitches

dc = double crochet (US single crochet)

ch = chain

sl st = slip stitch

tr = treble crochet (US double crochet)

fp = front post

bp = back post

yo = yarn over

P (+ number) = picture number on grid

Special Stitches:

Waistcoat Stitch (wst): Insert hook between the ‘V’ created by the 2 vertical strands of the st below, yo and complete as for dc.

Spike stitch (sp st): Insert your hook into the skipped stitch of the row below, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops

Double back post dc (dbpdc): Back post dc around post which already has a bpdc around it. Dc should be placed under original bpdc not on top of it.


PATTERN FOR BASE


With yarn  B, 21 ch (P1)


Round 1: Dc in second ch from hook and in each ch to last ch (P2), 3 dc in last ch (P3), turn to work up other side of foundation ch, dc in each st of foundation ch to last ch, 2 dc in last ch, sl st into each of next 2 dc to make the second of these dc the new start of the round, 1 ch and work the first st of the next round in the same st as the last sl st.


Round 2: *Dc in each of next 18 dc, 2 dc in each of next 3 dc*; rep from *to* once more.

(48 dc)


Round 3: *Dc in each of next 18 dc, 2 dc in each of next 6 dc*; rep from *to* once more.

(60  dc)


Round 4: *Dc in each of next 18 dc (dc in next st, 2 dc in next st) 6 times*; rep from *to* once more.

(72 dc)


Round 5: Dc in each st around.

Round 6: *Dc in each of next 18 dc, (dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st) 6 times*; rep from *to* once more.

(84 dc)


Round 7: Dc in each st around.

Round 8: *Dc in each of next 18 dc, (dc in each of next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st) 6 times*; rep from *to* once more.

(96 dc)

Round 9: Dc in each st around.

Round 10: *Dc in each of next 18 dc (dc in each of next 4 sts, 2 dc in next st) 6 times*; rep from *to* once more.

(108 dc)


Round 11: Dc in each st around.

Round 12: *Dc in each of next 18 dc, (dc in each of next 5 sts, 2 dc in next dc ) 6 times*; rep from *to* once.

(120 dc)

Round 13: Dc in each st around.

Round 14: *Dc in each of next 18 dc, (dc in each of next 6 sts, 2 dc in next dc) 6 times*; rep from *to* once more.

(132 dc)


Round 15: Dc in each st around.

Round 16: *Dc in each of next 18 dc, (dc in each of next 7 sts, 2 dc in next dc) 6 times*; rep from *to* once more.

(144 dc)


Round 17: Dc in each st around.

Round 18: *Dc in next 18 dc, (dc in each of next 8 sts, 2 dc in next dc) 6 times*; rep from *to* once more.

(156 dc)


Round 19: Dc in each st around.

Round 20: *Dc in each of next 18 dc, (dc in each of next 9 sts, 2 dc in next dc) 6 times*; rep from *to* once more.

(168 dc)


Round 21: Dc in each st around.

Round 22: *Dc in each of next 18 dc, (dc in each of next 10 sts, 2 dc in next dc) 6 times*; rep from *to* once more.

(180 dc)


Round 23: Dc in each st around, sl st in first st. (P4)


Attach the base to the bag using the zipper method (see part 6).


PATTERN FOR DRAWSTRINGS


With yarn C, 285 ch.


Row 1: 2 sl st in first st to form a ring, dc in next st, 2 ch, tr in each st around, sl st in first st.


Fasten off.


CASING FOR DRAWSTRINGS 


Fold the bag in half and join yarn C into the top right hand st of the front of the bag.


Round 1: *Dc in first 17 sts, dc in top  sl st of zipper join* repeat from*to* 9 more times, sl st in first st.

(180 dc)


Round 2: 1 ch, bl dc in each st around, sl st in first st.

(180 bl dc)


Rounds 3-6: 1 ch, dc in each st around, sl st in first st.

(180 dc)


Fasten off.


Join yarn C in 8th front loop missed of round 1.


Row 7: 1 ch,  fl dc in each of next 76 sts (leave remaining sts unworked). Turn.

(76  fl dc)


Rows 8-11: 1 ch, dc in each of next 76 sts.

(76 dc)

Fasten off.


Rejoin yarn C in 15th unworked front loop of round 1.


Row 12: Fl dc in each of next 76 sts. Turn.


Rows 13-16: 1 ch, dc in each of next 76 sts. Turn.


Do not fasten off.


Hold both drawstrings together and place them in the ‘valley’ created by the 2 flaps worked in the front and back loops of round 1.


Join yarn C in first st of round 6.


Row 17: 1 ch, dc in each of next 7 sts, (insert your hook through first st of row 11 and next st of round 6, yo, pull up a loop, yo, finish as for dc) 76 times, dc in each of next 14 sts, (insert your hook through first st of row 16 and next st of round 6, yo, pull up a loop, yo, finish as for dc) 76 times, dc in each of next 7 sts, sl st in first st.


Fasten off.


PATTERN FOR STRAP



Join yarn B around 13th post of top rightmost square (P1).


Row 1: Fp dc around each of next 11 posts (P2). Turn.


Rows 2-100: 1 ch, dc in each of next 11 sts (P3) . Turn.


Join the strap to the other side of the bag with loose slip stitches or the flat zipper method (see part 6). (Use the opposite side of the bag as a guide to place it symmetrically).


Do not fasten off.


Row 1: Dc in each of the next 11 sl sts. Turn.


Rows 2-100: 1 ch, dc in each of next 11 sts. Turn.


Join the strap back to where you started using slip stitches to create a ‘double open strap’.


Do not fasten off.


Turn to work up one side of the double open strap. Working into both straps at the same time, dc evenly along the first edge to join them. Repeat for the other side. 


Fasten off.

 

I hope you enjoyed this week's pattern! Please upload your progress onto the Ravelry project page and my Ravelry Group or use the hashtag #coulissecal. I'd love to see all your projects!


Thanks for reading

Joe :))


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