Week 2: Starting the body, switching between colors, enclosing non-working ends in stitches.
Week 1 post
Getting familiar with front post, back post stitches.
Making a swatch.
Completing the bottom.
Week 2 post
Bag bottom, starting body. Special stitches: shallow BPdc, FPdc at the top of embossed element.
Switching between colors.
Enclosing non-working end in embossed crochet stitches.
Week 3 post
Finishing bag body, upper edge backing.
Spiral cord straps, optional lining.
Corfu Bag Make Along event is hosted at Facebook Outstanding Crochet and Friends group.
I added additional helpful videos to the ones you already have in the pattern file. Thanks to all Outstanding Crochet and Friends group members for inspiring extras!
This time around I decided that Make Along weekly pages will get updated as we go because everybody crochets at a different pace, so check out regularly!
Our finished Corfu Bags so far (more coming!) File name is author's name:
The group energy is amazing! Together, we already came up with 4 methods of enclosing yarn in front post stitches!
Choose the one that works for you:
Videos from Corfu Bag Make Along participant Maria Vukolova on enclosing yarn without strands on WS and twisting:
You have to join Outstanding Crochet and friends private Facebook group to watch these videos.