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!
● 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
● 4mm hook
● Pair of old jeans
● Fabric for lining, 80cm/13½in (sample used Michael Miller fabric, 115cm/45in wide)
● Pair of bag handles
● 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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