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Small Tech Bag

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Well, with school coming soon I figured I would share this fun little tech bag pattern for all you last minute gifters out there that need one more thing to add to your student’s going away gift.

My teenager actually came up with this idea.

She goes for a week every summer to see her grandma and now has just as much tech for her phone as she does make-up and clothes. So she decided she needed a nice small cinch style tech bag to put her portable charger, cords and headset in. So we came up with this fun and super easy pattern. My daughter started it up and then I went back refined and typed up the pattern.

Please note:

This pattern is written using standard U.S. terms. Basic Crochet stitch knowledge is assumed.

Finished Measurements

(all are approximate)

Length

  1. 6.5 inches

Circumference:

  1. 6.5 inches

Width:

  1. 3.25 inches

Yarn I Used

  1. Lion brand Bonbons – Party – 650 (I used purple, magenta, aqua, gold & orange)

Crochet hook

  1. 3.25mm crochet hook

Notions

  1. Scissors

  2. needle for weaving in ends.

Notes:

  1. Gauge isn’t super important, but just remember, if you use larger yarn and hook, the bag will be bigger Or… Vise-versa, if you use smaller yarn and hook, you will get smaller bag. See the comparison of the bag I did and the bag my daughter (below) for an example

The smaller one on the right used the same yarn, but a 3.0 mm hook (and more chains to start) It comes to approximately 5 inches in length instead of 6.5 inches.

Terms to Know:

  1. ch= chain

  2. sc = single crochet

  3. hdc = half double crochet

  4. slst = slip stitch

  5. all numbers in () are total stitch count at the end of each round.

  6. * * = Repeat instructions between * and * the number of times indicated

OK, On to the pattern!

Start with Color 1….

Ch 19

Round 1: 3 Sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, Sc 16, 3 Sc in the last stitch. Turn so that you can crochet into the other side of the ch 16 Sc across, slat into the first Sc (38)

See the below images for details on round 1.

Round 2: ch1, Sc, 3Sc in next stitch, 18sc across, 3Sc in next stitch, 17sc across (42)

Round 3-6: ch1, hdc around, slst into first (42)

Switch color 2

Round 7-10: ch1, hdc around, slst into first (42)

Switch color 3

Round 11-13: ch1, hdc around, slst into first (42)

Switch color 4

Round 14-17: ch1, hdc around, slst into first (42)

Color 5

Round 18-21: ch1, hdc around, slst into first (42)

Back to color 1

Round 22-25: ch1, hdc around, slst into first (42)

Color 2

Round 26-27: ch1, hdc around, slst into first (42)

Color 3

Round 28: ch 1, sc around, slst into first (42)

Round 29: ch 1, *[sc, hdc, 3dc, hdc, sc] in on stitch, skip 3*, repeat ** around to the last 2, slst in first Sc.

Weave in Ends

When you done with that, take a long amount of the yarn color you want and weave it through the shells to create your cinch. Tie your choice of beads on each end and done.

When you’re done… Take a Picture!

Please share your completed Small Tech Bag with me on Instagram @thesmithcountry or use #TheSmithCountry and tag me on facebook, @thesmithcountry! I always love seeing the patterns I create come to life in your homes.

Please be respectful

Do not sell or distribute the Small Tech Bag Pattern in any way, including as your own. Instead, share the original blog post link! You can sell finished products made from this pattern. I do ask that you give credit to Jenn Smith; The Smith Country, LLC as the pattern designer and link to the blog post. If you have any questions regarding distribution or translation of this pattern, please see my Terms and Conditions or e-mail me directly. Thank you for your consideration!

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