I’ve just recently started to watch crochet and knitting podcasts, and watching them I discovered project bags. I’m not sure how is it even possible, but I really hadn’t known they existed! Can you imagine that?
I really liked the idea that when you finish working on your project for the day, you put it away into a beautiful project bag. Nice and neat. So I decided to make at least one for myself. Although all of the beautiful project bags I saw in those podcasts were sewn, and I have some experience in sewing, I didn’t want to sew my bag, I wanted to crochet it. And I did just that. I made myself colorful and happy crochet project bag! And I really like it!
I didn’t put too much thought into how to make it. I just grabbed my crochet hook, some colorful yarn from my stash, and started. Choosing the next color was my favorite part of the process, so I finished the bag quite quickly.
The bag isn’t too big, it’s approximately 26 cm (10″) wide and 33 cm (13″) long, and it’s ideal for smaller crochet projects like amigurimies, scarves, pillows or shawls.
It’s very simple and easy to do crochet project. I worked it in single crochet, made in back loops only.
I started with a long chain of 56 stitches, and then worked around it. After four rows, I stopped increasing and worked the next 82 rows 1 sc into each stitch. I joined the rows with slip stitch.
The yarn: I used 100% cotton yarn “Tango” and “Golf” from St. George, 125m/50g and 3.5 mm crochet hook.
And if you’re wondering who is that cute little sheep helping my photos look more interesting and appealing, it’s Anita, the sheep. I made her using the pattern from the “Amigurumi globetrotters” book by Ilaria Caliri. Nice book, by the way.