Mod Squad Bag
Good old-fashioned crochet granny squares get a fresh, modern spin with a bold, graphic color palette and leather straps in this crochet bag.
Designer Brett Bara
Finished Size About 13″ wide and 111⁄2″ tall, including edging and excluding strap.
Yarn Patons Shetland Chunky (75% acrylic, 25% wool; 148 yd [136 m]/3½ oz [100 g]; ): #78008 black (MC) 4 skeins, #78040 Aran (CC), 1 skein.
Hook Sizes H/8 (5 mm), K/10.5 (6.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.
Notions Tapestry needle; 11⁄4″ leather strips, 2 (https://www.tandyleather.com/ en/product/lightweight-cowhide-leatherstrips- 50-1-3-m); leather punch; rotary cutter.
Gauge Granny square = 3″ square with larger hook. 13 sts and 16 rows = 4″ with smaller hook.