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My name is Anastacia, and I am the scrap yarn/one skein queen. I buy my yarn mainly at yard sales/thrift stores, so I got used to making do with what I could find. So most of my patterns are designed ...

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Felted Bag Test a Long

from Anastacia Knits Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Felted Bag Test a Long
Felted Bag Test a Long
Felted Bag Test a Long
Felted Bag Test a Long
Felted Bag Test a Long
Felted Bag Test a Long

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • single crochet
  • working in the round
  • crocheting loosely

Pattern Description:

This pattern began life when an online buddy of mine requested a "large, sturdy bag, with good handles, yet still girlie". The bag is felted, with double handles (sturdy), and comes in three different sizes so you can make the right size for you.

This was originally a crochetalong on my Ravelry group, for lots of inspiration please visit:


Use only 100% wool, NOT SUPERWASH, acrylic, cotton, etc., or the bag will NOT felt. Directions for felting are included.

Photos: brown shows the large version, long handles, using vintage fabric for the trim. Red shows the small version, short handles, with 1" wide ribbon for trim.

Thanks to Anne McFarland annewithyarn@gmail.com for tech editing. Bag has been thoroughly tested.


9 sc and 10 rows=4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small: 11" across by 10" high by 1" deep
  • Medium: 12.5" across by 14" high by 2" deep
  • Large: 14" across by 16" high by 3" deep


  • 400-1000 yards 100% wool yarn (non-superwash)

You Will Also Need:

  • size L crochet hook
  • scrap of fabric, lace, or ribbon for trim

Suggested yarn:

1000 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Lion Wool Solids