Felted, crocheted bag
Approx. 25g each of black, lavender and purple mohair
Needle & strong thread
Uses UK terms
Working in stripe sequence – first two rounds in black, thereafter 1 round lavender, 1 round purple, 1 round black.
Round 1 3ch, work 7tr into third ch from hook. Join into a circle.
Round 2 2tr into each stitch.
Round 3 2ch, 1tr in same st, *2tr in next, 1tr* rep to last st, 1tr, join.
Round 4 2ch, 1tr in same st, 1tr, *2tr in next, 2tr*, finish round 2tr in 1, 1tr, join.
Round 5 2ch, 1tr in same st, 2 tr *2tr in next, 3tr* finish round 2tr in 1, 2tr, join.
Work 14 rounds straight, changing colour every round. Fasten off. Tidy up ends.
Using one strand of each colour, make a chain 150cm long. Fasten off. Tidy up ends.
Do the felting thing. I flung this in a hot wash with a few towels.
I used a round plastic food container and left the bag to dry in place.
Cut 3-colour chain in half. Sew on as handles.
© Lindsey Harley 2006