Chile Pepper Duffel
Cleverly-seamed circle motifs are sewn together to form the body of the tubular bag. Bottom of bag is worked in the round and edging is added after seamed motifs have been attached. Sewn-in fabric lining and straps for finishing.
Designer Judith L. Swartz
Finished Size: About 16″ high × 10″ diameter × 12″ wide (when laid flat).
Yarn: Red Heart Sport (100% acrylic; 279 yd [255 m]/3 oz [85 g]): #3369 cocoa (MC), 2 skeins; #3301 latte (A), and #3290 brick (B), 1 skein each.
Yarn distributed by Coats & Clark.
Hook: Sizes F/5 (3.75 mm) and H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle; safety pins for holding pieces tog while sewing; ½ yd calico fabric for lining; matching thread; handsewing needle; straight pins.
Gauge: 19 sts and 20 rows = 4″ in sc, 18 sts and 8 rows = 4″ in dc with smaller hook.
Skill Level: Easy