Round Trip Raffia Bag by Debra Arch

Round Trip Raffia Bag

May 2019
1 motif = 3.25”
3.75 mm (F)
575 - 600 yards (526 - 549 m)
4.25” wide x 13” deep, excluding handles
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A unique shape, construction and stitching techniques make this a stunner of a bag. Worked in raffia with delicate bead accents, you’ll love bringing this bag along on all your summer holidays — whether they’re far away destinations or local staycations, this bag will turn heads wherever you go.

Yarn: Paper Mart Raffia Ribbon (1/4” wide x 100 yds per spool), #00 Kraft 6 spools

Pepperell Brass Plated Metal Rings: 21- #R3M 3” diameter; 2- #R6M 6” diameter and 2- #R12M 12” diameter from www.Pepperell.Com

Lima Beads Czech Glass Dark Opaque Red Bronze Picasso Round 6mm bead, 6- 11” strands from

National Nonwovens TOY002 Wool Felt #615 Champagne, 1 yd x 36” wide from

Sulky #12 weight cotton thread #1128 Dk. Ecru from

18 small safety pins, scissors, small eye hand sewing needle, clear nylon thread, tapestry needle, stitch marker