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A full time stay at home mum, a part time social service volunteer & part time animal ‘foster-er’.

Crochet is my all time love and relaxer.. but I love craft in all forms.
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Havai Jahaj Secure Bag

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Havai Jahaj Secure Bag
Havai Jahaj Secure Bag
Havai Jahaj Secure Bag
Havai Jahaj Secure Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • ch, sc, fsc, dc, sl-st
  • working with 2 colour yarns

Pattern Description:

After my last trip abroad, when I had to empty out my neatly packed toilet bag and put everything into zip-lock bags that were provided for screening, I thought rather than worry about this removal and re-assembly, why not just divide my toiletries into zip locks, and then make lovely little 'airline - secure special bags' that would hold my zip locks?

"Havai Jahaj" is the Hindi word for 'aero plane', so the title now makes sense to you too.

This simple bag can be made in a day, hour, and is totally adjustable for your zip-lock bag. This is also a super stash-buster - the more colourful, the better .. after all, we're going on vacation !

I've made this for my medicines zip pouch that measures 61/2" (W) x 31/2" (H).

Skill Level : Easy , Advanced Beginner

This pattern has been tested using :
a) 4-ply acrylic, Oswal Mills ; 15g / 63 yds each of 2 colours ; 4 mm crochet hook ;

b) Caron Simply Soft Burgandy & Red Heart Super Saver White ; not much each ; 3.5 mm crochet hook ;
Comments :a) fsc instructions needed ; b) took about 3-4 hrs
Skill level by tester :Advanced beginner - Intermediate

c) Unbranded 4-ply fingering yarn , 12 g / 50 yds ; 4mm crochet hook Comments : Clear instructions ; took just a couple of hours


Gauge not critical

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Variable, but pattern for (W) 7" x (H) 4"


  • 4 ply light fingering yarn (#1) ; about 15 gms of two colours
  • 4 mm (US 6 , G) crochet hook

Suggested yarn:

60 yards of Fingering weight

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