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Indispensable Bag

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Ava Coleman took a page from the past for her Indispensable Bag, a name coined in the nineteenth century for needlework project bags. This splendid bag will keep your yarn, thread, and hooks at hand. The long ribbon strings, a feature of the vintage bags, were designed so that the bag could be slipped over the back of a chair, which allowed easy access to the projects and at the same time displayed the bag.

Materials Needed
  • Louet Euroflax Sport Linen, 100% linen yarn, sportweight, 270 yards (246.9 m)/100 gram (3.5 oz) skein, 2 skeins of #18-2644 Island Moss; www.louet.com
  • Crochet hook, F/5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Satin ribbon, 2 inches (5.1 cm) wide, color of choice
  • Fabric for lining, ¼ yard (0.2 m), color of choice
Finished size: Circumference at base, 31½ inches (80.0 cm), blocked; circumference at top, 20 inches (50.8 cm), blocked
Gauge: 5 rows and 11 dc = about 2 inches (5 cm), blocked
Author/Designer: Ava Coleman

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