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The BOHO BUM BAG CROCHET PATTERN

Updated: Feb 18












Designed by Heather Cummings -For Intermediate Crocheters


The pattern in this document is property of CozyCreativeCrochets. This pattern is for personal use only. Distribution of this pattern in whole or in part is not allowed. Please don’t forget to tag me in your makes!

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Materials


Any Worsted Weight Yarn #4 I used Lily’s Sugar and Cream Cotton and Circulo Natural 4/6 yarn. Approx. 220 yards


5mm Hook or a 5.25mm hook if your tension is on the tighter side. I tend to crochet loose.

Threading Needle


Scissor


Measuring Tape

                                                                                                                                                                                        

Abbreviations-


CH-Chain

ST- Stitch

SL St- Slip Stitch

DC- Double Crochet

YO- Yarn Over

SC-Single Crochet

REP- Repeat

CH SP- Chain Space

WS- Wrong Side

RS- Right Side


SPECIAL STITCHES


Butterfly Puff Stitch- Yarn over, insert hook in same stitch and draw up a loop( 3 loops on hook) [yarn over, insert hook into same stitch and draw up a loop] 4 times (11 loops on hook) yarn over and pull through all 11 loops, CH. 2 , Yarn over, insert hook in same stitch and draw up a loop (3 loops on hook) [yarn over, insert hook into same stitch and draw up a loop] 4 times (11 loops on hook) yarn over and pull through all 11 loops. CH 1 (CH 1 counts as a ST)






INSTRUCTIONS - Make (4)- Each square should measure 6 inches by inches


Make a Magic Circle


Round 1: CH 2 (Counts as your 1st DC) Work DC into the Ring, CH2, Work 3DC into the Ring, CH2, 3DC, CH2, 3DC, CH2, DC. Join with a SL ST to the beginning CH 2. (3 DC on each side)

                                                                      

Round 2: SL ST into CH 2 SP. *Work a Butterfly Puff in CH 2 SP, Work 2DC in next DC, DC in DC, 2DC in last DC. REP from * 3 times. Join with a SL ST to CH 2 SP of the 1st Butterfly Puff. SEE ABOVE UNDER SPECIAL STITCHES. (4 Butterfly Puffs and 5DC on each side)

                                                                                                                                                                 Round 3: *Work a Butterfly Puff in CH 2 SP, Work 2DC in DC, DC in each of the next 3 DC, Work 2 DC in the last DC. REP from * 3 Times. Join with a SL ST to CH 2 SP. ( 4 Butterfly Puffs and 7 DC on each side)

                                                              

Round 4: *Work a Butterfly Puff in CH 2 SP, Work 2DC in DC, DC in each of the next 5 DC, Work 2 DC in the last DC. REP from * 3 Times. Join with a SL ST to CH 2 SP. ( 4 Butterfly Puffs and 9 DC on each side)

                                                                     

Round 5: *Work a Butterfly Puff in that CH 2 SP, Work 2DC in DC, DC in each of the next 7 DC, Work 2 DC in the last DC. REP from * 3 Times. Join with a SL ST. Fasten off. Weave in all ends. (4 Butterfly Puffs, 11 DC on each side)

                                                                                                                                                                   Connecting your squares together-


To start we will connect one of the middle squares and side squares together using SC.

RS facing up- Attach your yarn to the bottom corner CH 2 SP’s of both squares and using SC work your way up the squares til your reach the CH 2 SP on the opposite end attach them too.

               

Repeat the same process for the other side.

                                       

Now take your last square and attach starting the top right at the CH 2 SP’s. Attach Using SC going through all the ST’s going down, across the bottom including the CH 2 SP’s and back up the other side leaving the top unattached. Fasten off.

                                       

To attach the side squares that you folded in half


Attach at the 1st DC next to the butterfly puff in the corner. Use SC through each ST til you reach the CH 2 SP and attaching them as well.

Repeat this same process on the other side.

                                            

STRAP- Attach yarn to CH 2 SP of the Butterfly Puff in the corner.

                                                                       

Row 1: CH 1, Work Butterfly Puff into the same space. Turn.


Row 2: Work Butterfly Puff in CH 2 SP. Turn


Row 3-32: REP Row 2 til you reach your desired length for your strap.


Attach with a SL ST to the other CH 2 SP. Fasten off and weave in all ends.


And you’re Finished! I can’t wait to see all your bags.


Some suggestions if you wanted to add more closure on top in the middle would be a button or a zipper.


Please don’t forget to tag me in all your makes!

Thank you, Heather XO



                                                                                                                                                                                        



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