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Sponge Bag Crochet Pattern
WS. Wrong Side
RS. Right Side
dc. Double Crochet
sl st. Slip Stitch
Size: Approximately 8.5” wide x 10” in length
1 x 100 gram ball of Random coloured DK Yarn
4.50mm & 4.00mm crochet hooks
Polythene bag for lining approx 9 x 8 inches, 1.5 mtrs of 6mm wide ribbon in white
TENSION/GAUGE - 10trand 4 complete patterns measure approx 2” x 2” (5cm x 5cm) on
a 4.00mm hook
Sponge Bag - With 4.50mm hook make 42ch, change to 4.00mm hook, 1dc into 2nd ch from
hook, 1dc into each ch to end. Turn. (41dc).
Next Row - 1ch, ss into base of 1ch, * 1tr into next dc, ss into next dc, * rpt from
* to * to end. Turn.
1st Pattern Row - 3ch, 1tr into each stitch to end. Turn. (40tr + 3ch)
2nd Pattern Row - 1ch, ss into base of 1ch, * 1tr into next tr, ss into next tr,
* rpt from * to * to end. Turn.
1st and 2nd Pattern Rows form the pattern, rpt 34 more times until 36 complete patterns
have been worked in all or work measures 20 inches from beginning. Turn.
Next row - 1ch, 1dc into each stitch to end. Fasten off.
Finishing – Fold in half and ss or over sew side seams together, sew in and tie of
any loose ends of yarn. Place polythene bag over wrong side of work to form lining,
it should fit to approximately the third row of tr’s at top of work. Thread ribbon
neatly through third row of alternate tr’s catching in top of polythene bag to secure