Tapestry Crochet Bag
Pattern Description from Interweave Online Store: “Tapestry crochet zigzag lines in shades of pink and tangerine make a colorful contrast with a deep berry background in this little shoulder bag, just large enough for a wallet and a set of keys. The bag is worked in tapestry crochet, a technique of using single crochet on a small hook to make a dense fabric that’s perfect for sturdy placemats, bags, hats, or containers.”
Finished Size: 7” (18 cm) wide and 8” (20.5 cm) tall, with 48” (122-cm) strap.
Yarn: Plymouth Fantasy Naturale (100% mercerized cotton; 140 yd (128 m)/100 g): #3794 dark red (MC), #6092 dark pink, #4548 peach, #7250 orange, 1 skein each.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 17 sts and 16 rows = 4” (10 cm) in sc (tapestry crochet).
Hook: Size G/6 (4.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Tapestry needle; safety pin for marker; tassel maker (optional).
Originally Published: Interweave Crochet, Fall 2004
Interweave store: http://www.interweave.com/store/tapestry-crochet-bag