Upcycled Shopper by Luz Mendoza (issue 68)
Photography by Leanne Dixon
Turn an old pair of jeans into this handy bag that will carry everything from picnics to beach gear!
â— Sirdar Cotton DK, 100% cotton 100g/212m/232yds
Yarn A: Toasted 505 x 1 ball
Yarn B: Sundance 507 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Honeysuckle 508 x 1 ball
Yarn D: Darling Bud 509 x 1 ball
â— 4mm hook
â— Pair of old jeans
â— Fabric for lining, 80cm/13Â½in (sample used Michael Miller fabric, 115cm/45in wide)
â— Pair of bag handles
â— Yarn needle
Work 18 sts and 6.5 rows in pattern to measure 10 x 10cm/ 4 x 4in using 4mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.
Luz Mendoza is a crochet designer who also enjoys many other forms of textiles including sewing and knitting. Find out about her work at www.luzpatterns.com, or see more of her designs at www.ravelry.com/designers/luz-mendoza.
Designer: Luz Mendoza
Price: Magazine Only
Yarn Type: DK
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