Twist Bag

With a little clever seaming, a long wavy strip twists into a cute little crocheted bag. A crocheted lining gives it heft plus a jazzy contrast color.

Designer: Brenda K.B. Anderson
Finished Size:
About 9″ diameter.
Red Heart Soft Solids (100% acrylic; 256 yd [234 m]/5 oz [140 g]): #9925 really red (MC), 1 skein.
Red Heart Designer Sport (100% acrylic; 279 yd [255 m]/3 oz [85 g]): #3515 lagoon (CC), 1 skein. Yarns distributed by Coats & Clark.
Hook Sizes: H/8 (5 mm), G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
16 colors of scrap Yarn (3 pieces of each color, each about 4″ long), 6¼” purse frame with handle (sew on style); 6 st markers (m; 1 of these markers should be in a contrasting color); Yarn needle; sewing needle and thread (matching MC).
14 sts and 8 rows = 4″ in hdc blo on larger hook with MC. Work through Rnd 9 of lining patt with CC and smaller hook. Circle should measure 4″ diameter.


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Toni Rexroat is the Online Editor of Crochet Me. Outfitted with several crochet hooks and surrounded by bins of yarn, she has been the assistant editor for Interweave Crochet magazine as well as PieceWork, Interweave Crochet’s sister magazine. She was born and raised in a little town in Wyoming where she was exposed to wool and other fibers at an early age, and began crocheting in her early teens. Enjoying a wide variety of fibery hobbies from crochet and knitting to sewing, she is determined to learn to spin so she can crochet with her own yarn.

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