Bette Bag by Marty Miller

Bette Bag

June 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet (US)
4.0 mm (G)
575 yards (526 m)
one size, see notes

Senior Editor Marina Salume spotted this vintage bag at a local flea market and we couldn’t wait to update it with a gorgeous summery yarn.

  • 3 balls #10 White (A)
  • 1 ball #20 Gold (B)
  • 1 ball #70 Petrol (C)


  • Cotton fabric 1yd/1m (for lining)
  • Walnut finish purse handles, set of 2, 12”/30.5cm long (Article W03 on the Red Heart website.
  • Sewing needle, pins, matching thread
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle


Width Approx. 16”/40.5cm (across lower edge)

Height Approx 10”/25.5cm, not including handles