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Colorado Springs, Colorado

I love making beautiful things that are elegant and deceptively simple.

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Waza Purse

from Kris Jaeger
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Waza Purse
Waza Purse Waza Purse

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Chain, single crochet, color changes

Pattern Description:

Using the natural colors of handspun Churro wool, this tapestry crochet purse evokes memories of my childhood visit to Waza National Park in Cameroon. The strap is adjustable to suit your preference and the metal pendants aren't just decorative. They also serve as a closure.


22 sts and 19 rows=4" (10cm) in double crochet.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11" (28cm) in diameter and 12.5" (32.5cm) tall.


  • F-5(3.75mm) crochet hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Locking stitch marker

You Will Also Need:

  • 1.5" (4cm) pendant or bead

Suggested yarn:

850 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:



Natural brown, black, and gray.