Cocktail Bag Pattern

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Cocktail Bag Pattern

HIAWATHA Super Corde Art. 38 or 39, 3 tubes or
HIAWATHA Super Twist Rayon Cord Art. 41, 3 tubes or
HIAWATHA Nylon Corde Art. 48, 2 tubes (180 yd. tubes)
Steel crochet hook No. 0 or bone crochet hook No. 3
2-6" TALON Slide Fasteners Style 148 (available at all notion counters)
HIAWATHA Lining Material and Buckram Art. H-113
HIAWATHA Lucite Handle No. 6235

Make a chain 3¾" long.
1st rnd—3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, 5 sc in end ch, then working along other side of foundation chain work sc in each ch across, 2 sc in same ch where 1st 3 sc were worked.
2nd rnd—2 sc in each of 1st 3 sc, sc in each st across to end, 2 sc in each of 5 end sc, sc in each st across other side, ending with 2 sc in each of last 2 sc.
Work sc around, increasing 3 sts at each end on next rnd and 4 sts at each end on following rnd alternately, until piece is about 3¼" wide and 7" long. Work 1 rnd even. Sl st in next st.

1st rnd—Ch 1, then, working in back loop only of each st, work sc around, increasing if necessary so that number of sts will be a multiple of 6. Join to 1st sc.
2nd rnd—Ch 1, * popcorn in next st—to make a popcorn work 5 dc in same st, drop loop from hook, insert hook in top of 1st dc and draw dropped loop through—sc in next 5 sc. Repeat from * around. Join to top of 1st popcorn.
3rd rnd—Ch 1, work sc in each popcorn and each sc around. Join.
4th rnd—Ch 1, work sc in 3 sc, * popcorn in next st, sc in 5 sc. Repeat from * around.
5th rnd—Same as 3rd rnd.
6th rnd—Same as 2nd rnd.
Work 1¼" of sc, then repeat 2nd to 6th rnds. Repeat pattern until there are 3 pop­corn st stripes, work 1 rnd of sc. Join, fasten off

Same as Bottom and 1st rnd of Sides. Work 1 more rnd of sc, join, fasten off.

Cut linings and interlining, following di­rections in kit H-113. Cut piece of card­board exact size of top and bottom ovals. Cover one oval with lining material and sew in place in top of bag. Make bag lin­ing, inserting other cardboard in bottom between buckram and inner lining. Insert lining in bag, sew slide fasteners in place as illustrated, and sew lining securely to top of bag; also tack along bottom edge. Sew other side of each slide fastener in place to top of bag, then join top and side of bag across back. Make a piece of sc 1¼" x 2" and sew on handle. For pulls make a chain 1" long, work same as first 2 rnds of bot­tom, sl st, make a chain ½" long, and at­tach to slide fastener tabs. Roll oval pieces into cylinders and sew securely.