Welsh Tapestry Backpack

Issue: 164


Welsh Tapestry Backpack by Zoe Curtis

Find the pattern in 164 of Inside Crochet magazine.

Practical in purpose and full to the brim with minimalist chic, this naturalistic accessory is perfect for the cool, crisp days of winter.


* Drops Alaska Aran, 100% wool, 50g/70m/77yds

Yarn A: Off White 02 x 5 balls

Yarn B: Sage Green 65 x 2 balls

Yarn C: Olive 51 x 1 ball

* 4mm hook

* Rope or thin leather strip for the pull tie, 1mm/1/8in thick, 1.5cm/½in wide, 114cm/45in long

* Two thin leather strips for straps, 1mm/1/8in thick, 1.5cm/½in wide, 68cm/26 ¾in long

* Leather punch

* Yarn needle

* Three metal D-rings, 25mm/1in


You can use any aran-weight yarn to achieve a similar effect.


Zoe is a crochet designer living in North Devon who loves to work with natural yarns. You can find her patterns at zoecurtis.com and follow her adventures on Instagram @zoecurtiscrochet.

This pattern is tagged with:

Accessories: Bag

Designer: Zoe Curtis

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