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Saturday, May 2, 2009

Crocheted Purses, Bags and Totes group on Ravelry.....Plus a Contest!

This is a list of bags/totes for the May 2009 CAL. Please let me know what you think, I will be setting up a poll for this as I am not really sure which one I want to do as I love them all. To make it fun I will be making this into a contest for the book, Crocheted Pursenalities. It will be a random draw, on May 31, 2009.

Crocheted Purses, Bag and Tote Group on Ravelry-May 2009 CAL List

1) Pattern: Yarn Bag by Lisa Gentry
Web Address: (not a free Pattern)
Calls for: Red Heart Ltd. Light & Lofty Multi, Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi)

2) Pattern: Rust Goes Green by Jill Chatelain
Web Address:
Calls For: Lily Sugar'n Cream Solid, Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)

3) Pattern: Summer Sling Tote by Priscilla Hewitt
Web Address:
Calls For: Aunt Lydia's Baby Denim, Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)

4) Pattern: Stylin' Tote Bag by Cathy Phillips
Web Address:
Calls For: Cotton, Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)

5) Pattern: A Perrrrfectly Wonderful Tapestry Crochet Kitty Bag by Carol Ventura
Web Address:
Calls For: 8 ply Gypsy cotton thread by Reynolds

6) Pattern: Confectionary Colors Grocery Bag by Lily / Sugar'n Cream
Web Address:
Calls For: Lily Sugar'n Cream Confectionary Colors, Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)

7) Pattern: Paperless Grocery Bag by Joan Barnett
Web Address:
Calls For: Red Heart Ltd. Crème de la Crème Solids, Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)

8) Pattern: Sweet Pea Tote Bag by Cathy Phillips
Web Address:
Errata available:
Calls For: Lily Sugar'n Cream Ombres & Prints, Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)

Pattern: Beads, Welts and Popcorns Bag by Suzetta Williams
Web Address:
Calls For: Patons Classic Wool Merino, Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)

Pattern: Bobbling Along Aran Tote by Celeste Young
Web Address:
Calls For: Caron One Pound, Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)

11) Pattern: Market Bag #70221A by Lion Brand Yarn
Web Address: (you may have to sign up to get the pattern)
Calls For: Lion Brand Organic Cotton, Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi)

12) Pattern: Two Tone Tote by Mary E. Nolfi
Web Address:
Calls For: Caron Simply Soft, Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi)
Caron International's Simply Soft Heather, Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi)

Please leave a comment so I know that you are entered.


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