My inspiration for the Mochi bag comes from the picture on my site of the three mochi. It symbolizes myself and my two daughters. I'm usually feeling like the sleepy white one after chasing and playing with them all day. So I decided to sketch out a three band tote.
(For personal use only. Pattern must be linked back to if posting elsewhere on the internet please.)
sc = single crochet
fdsc = foundation single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
rnd = round
Row 1: Fdsc 32 in white.
Row 2 - 10: Sc once in each st around - 32 sts
Rnd 1: Sc in the back loops only around the entire base. - 75 sts
Rnd 2-11: Sc once in each st around in white. - 75 sts
Rnd 12 - 22: Switch to green yarn and sc in each st around. - 75 sts
Rnd 23-33: Switch to pink yarn and sc in each st around. On the end rnd 33 fasten off with sl st. Hide any yarns and stitch the mochi faces into each section. - 75 sts
Row 1: Using two strands of Tan yarn with a long beginning tail fdsc 82, ch 1 and turn. - 82 sts
Row 2 - 6: Sc once in each st, ch 1 and turn. On 6th row fasten off with sl st and leave long sewing tail. - 82 sts
Sew each end of the strap to the sides of the bag and hide your threads.