Groovy Berry Crochet Messenger Bag Crochet-Along - Pt 1: Introduction
Welcome to AllFreeCrochet's I Love Yarn Day 2016 celebrations! This year's theme is "Stitch It Forward," and though #ILoveYarnDay is on October 15th, we're going to #StitchItForward all week by leading a fantastic crochet-along, led by the wonderfully talented Mary Beth Temple. Every day this week, we'll be providing a step-by-step video tutorial explaining how to complete the colorful and eye-catching, four panel Groovy Berry Crochet Messenger Bag.
For more information (and for a chance to win a fabulous grand prize) be sure to check out today's post over on our blog.
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge11 sts and 5 rows = 4” in pattern for Back
Finished Size20” wide x 16” tall x 3” deep
- Patons Shetland Chunky [75% acrylic/25% wool; 100 g; 148 m/135 yds); 5 skeins #24107878046 Oxford Grey (MC), 1 skein each #24107878310 Lilac Lace (A), #24107878008 Aran (B), and #24107878416 Pretty in Pink (C)
- Crochet hook size I/9/5.50mm or size needed to obtain gauge
- Tapestry needle
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