Mochila Lilac Dance by Larissa Boon

Mochila Lilac Dance

March 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
3.0 mm
1094 - 1203 yards (1000 - 1100 m)
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Crochet pattern in English and Dutch.
Great pattern even for someone who hasn’t a lot of experience.

I’ve made a complete instruction PDF-file;

  • A crochet pattern to make the mochila.
  • Information and photo’s to make a ply splitted strap.
  • I will descibe how to make a cord and tassels. (I searched a long time to find out how the Wayuu people made the original cords. I finally did found out and show you how).

You recieve a PDF file (in English and Dutch) of each 26 pages where all steps are described in detail and are illustrated with photo’s .


  • Tips before you start crocheting.
  • Pattern of the bottom as an image.
  • Pattern of the side of the bag as an image.
  • Pattern of the strap as an image.
  • Ply-Split the strap and the attachment to the bag.
  • Making of the cords and the tassels.
  • You’ll find a lot of extra information in the pattern.

The Mochila is crocheted with (cotton) yarn suitable for crochet needle 4mm (but you’ll use a 3mm needle during this pattern with Drops Cotton Light):

2 or 3 skeins of Drops Cotton Light (13) if you have a loose hand you might need 3

  • 3 Skeins of Drops Cotton Light (30)
  • 3 Skeins of Drops Cotton Light (25)
  • 2 skeins of Drops Cotton Light (21)

Of couse you could also choose other colors or yarn then my Mochila. Have a lot of fun creating your own Mochila!

If you have any questions please contact me. I’ll be happy to assist you!

Supplies Needed:

  • cotton yarn for hook 4mm
  • crochet hook 3mm
  • scissor
  • needle