Tunisian weave stitch gives a sturdy texture to this all-season crocheted messenger bag. Make it your own with a color combo of your choice and your own vintage buckle.
Designer: Beth Nielsen
Finished Size: 12″ wide, 12″ tall, and 4″ deep.
Yarn: Lion Brand Wool-Ease (80% acrylic, 20% wool; 197 yd [180 m]/3 oz [85 g]): #620-159 mustard (MC), #620-194 denim twist (CC), 2 skeins each.
Hook Size: H/8 (5 mm) Tunisian hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: St markers (m); Yarn needle; 2″ belt buckle; 1 size 10 sew-on snap.
Gauge: 15 sts and 21 rows = 4″ in Tunisian weave st.