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Spiral Stow away Shopper

from Itchy Crochet Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Spiral Stow away Shopper
Spiral Stow away Shopper
Spiral Stow away Shopper
Spiral Stow away Shopper
Spiral Stow away Shopper

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • SC
  • DC
  • Froot loop
  • Back loop
  • chain
  • slip stitch
  • worked in a spiral with two active stitches

Pattern Description:

I love a string bag, I don't love getting one out of my handbag and finding keys and headphones tangled in it. This nifty little bag folds away in to its self to keep it from getting tangled on the contents of your bag.

Any weight yarn can be used really but I do recommend a cotton yarn for lack of stretch.

A 130m
B 30m
3.5mm hook
5.5mm hook
17mm Button
24 SC + 24 rows = 4 inches


A 140m
B 40m
4mm hook
6mm hook
17mm Button
20 SC + 20 rows = 4 inches

Base = 4 inches 4ply, 5 inches DK
Handle = 12 inches 4 ply, 13 inches DK

This pattern uses SC/DC, increases, front and back loop stitches, chains, and is worked in a continuous spiral with two active stitches. (tutorials available in my blog)


24 SC + 24 rows = 4 inches
20 SC + 20 rows = 4 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 4 inch base + 12 inch handel
  • or 5 inch base + 13 inch handle


  • darning needle
  • 17mm button
  • 3.5mm hook
  • 5.5mm hook
  • or 4mm hook
  • 6mm hook
  • 4 ply 130 in A
  • 4 ply 30 in B
  • or DK 140 in A
  • DK 40 in B

Suggested yarn:

160 meters of Sport weight

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I like crochet, I like amigurumi, I am a huge geek. I feel if every one was more open about the things they “can’t” we’d appreciate the things we “can” a whole lot more.

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