Create a contrasting lining as you go with
double-density motifs stitched together into a hobo-style bag. The only sewing
involved is attaching the handles to the bag.
Designer Brenda K. B. Anderson
Finished Size 18" wide by 12½"
tall. MC part of strap: 20" long (not including metal O-rings).
Yarn Red Heart Soft Yarn (100%
acrylic; 256 yd [234 m]/5 oz [140 g]): #4422 tangerine (MC), 3 skeins; #9820
mid blue (CC), 2 skeins. Note: You will need only a small amount of the 3rd
skein of the MC.
Hook Size G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook
size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions 17 st markers (short
pieces of yarn or safety pins will work fine); yarn needle; 4 solid 1.5"
diameter metal O-rings. Optional: 2 balloons for blocking purposes.
Gauge Lining square:
4.25" by 4.25". Motif worked through Rnd 4: 4.25" by 4.25".