Dannie's Felted Purse: Part 1 video
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Dannie's Felted Purse: Part 1
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Rohn Strong is crochet and knitwear designer and yarn spinner who has been crocheting since he was 6. His designs reflect a desire to push the boundaries of the crafts. Rohn creates combinations of his two favorite things: color and fashion! Full bio »

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Imagine carrying this attractive striped felted bag with zigzag detail as you meet up with girlfriends for lunch or go about your daily to-do list.

In this Crochet Skill Builders episode brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, crochet expert Rohn Strong demonstrates how to crochet this stylish purse and prepare it for felting. In part 2, he will discuss how to do the felting technique.

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Work with two strands held at once.
  • Work in opposite sides of chain.
  • Crochet the purse to prepare it for felting.
Finished Size: 12 x 13 inches felted

Materials
  • Lion Brand Fishermen's Wool medium (worsted) weight wool yarn (8 oz/465 yds/227g per skein): 1 skein each #126 nature's brown (A), #123 oatmeal (B), #098 natural (C)
  • Size K/101/2/6.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • 1/4-inch gold beads: 3
  • 1-inch teardrop beads: 3
  • Straight pins
  • Hook-and-eye closures: 3
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
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