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All American bag Part 2 CAL

Welcome back to part 2
I used red heart super saver for the blue and red heart with love for the white , its an off white  and I used a J hook

Puff stitch
We start with a magic circle and then pull the loop up
Then we yarn over,
Go under the circle and yarn over
Pull through the circle and yarn over and go back through the circle, yarn over
Pull through ( five loops on the hook) yarn over
Go through the circle and yarn over
Pull through the circle and yarn over and pull through all 7 loops on your hook
Push the loops together and secure your stitch with a chain

Only 6 squares left!!

Puff Center Granny - make 6- round one is white rounds 2-4 are blue

Make a Magic circle or ch 4 and join

Round 1- pull up on the loop ( 1 to 1.5 inch) make a puff stitch chain 2, make a puff stitch , chain 2, make a puff stitch, chain 2, make a puff stitch chain 2 and to chain 2
Round 2- ch3, 2dc,ch2,3dc in ch2 space,ch1  *3dc,ch2,3dc in next ch space, ch 1* repeat 2 more times join
Round 3- ch 2, 3dc,ch2,3dc chain 1, 3dc in ch1 spot,ch 1 *3dc,ch2,3dc ch1 in ch 2 spot, 3dc ch 1 in ch1 spot,* repeat two more times and join. 
Round 4 ch 2, 3dc,ch2,3dc chain 1, 3dc in ch1 spot,ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 spot ch1, *3dc,ch2,3dc ch1 in ch 2 spot, 3dc ch 1 in ch1 spot,3 dc, ch1 in next ch1 spot* repeat 2 more times and join. weave in and knot you tail.

* if the puff stitch start is too hard try it out with this as round 1

Round 1 of tradtional granny
make a magic circle or chain 4 and join
ch3,2dc,ch2,3dc,*3dc,2ch,3dc* repeat 2 more times and join. 

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Check back tomorrow for how to sew these together and on Thursday we will go over how to line the bag!!!


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