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Japanese Knot Bag Crochet Pattern

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  • 5 page crochet pattern , *Suitable for beginners


This simple knot bag fascinated me when I first spotted a beautiful version made from vintage kimono fabric. I just had to see if I could replicate the smooth curves and interesting knotted loop closure. This is a medium size bag carried with your hand through the large loop and the bag hanging down. The large loop passes through the small loop to close the bag and the felt folds gently to give the great curves. This bag is crocheted in Filz (felting) wool which will shrink when washed to create a thick felt fabric.

Felted size- Bag- 20cm/8” tall, 23cm/9” wide Bag and strap- 48cm/19” high

Recommended Yarn Rico Creative Filz If you wish to use a substitute yarn: – Cascade 220 ( held double), Feltro, Twilleys Freedom wool, Grundl filz wool these all work well. Hand wash not superwash or man made fibre blends . If using a substitute yarn your project may felt to a different size

Basic skills and abbreviations used in this pattern sts= stitches ss= slip stitch dc= double crochet (US single crochet) inc= work 2dc in next dc (1dc increase) sk1dc= skip one dc and work following dc rep= repeat R=round

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Materials you need at home:

  • Hook size 8mm (UK 0 –US 11) , , *Materials – 7 x 50g balls , , *You will also need- Row marker