Tired of making shawls but love to make accessories? Here’s a new idea to try, a cross body bag perfectly sized for a small project bag or carry-all when you’re out and about. This one is a keeper; compact, lined, and complete with a zipper, make it your own with vintage notions! It’s your creative process, own it and enjoy every moment of it.
Yarn: Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Tweed (90% Superwash Wool; 7% Acrylic, 3% Viscose; 218 yards [199 meters]/100 grams): 901 Garnet (1 skein)
Dimensions: 10.5″ wide x 9″ high x 1”/2.5cm deep
Gauge: 15 sts and 19 rows = 4” [10 cm] square in Stockinette on US 10 (6 mm)
Needles: US size 10/6 mm for Sides, US size 7/4.5mm DPNs or K Tunisian Hook for strap if desired
Notions: US K crochet hook with straight shaft or Tunisian hook of same size, tapestry needle, cable needle, 8″ zipper (to match yarn), sewing thread (to match yarn), sewing needle, fat quarter in coordinated colorway, 24″ cut of Pellon Peltex Shape-Flex Iron-On Woven Cotton Interfacing SF101, scissors, 20 round head pins, pressing cloth, 2 oz of water for pressing, iron, 2 vintage purse clasps 1” diameter, 2 small brass rings 0.25” diameter to attach strap, leather strap or 3’ length of chain for purse strap (optional)