Moiré Shoulder Bag

I loved combining the different stitches to create the unique look of this Moiré Shoulder Bag. I knew I wanted to use the Houndstooth stitch for a purse design, but it needed something to set it apart from similar patterns. I think the bold print created by the ripples does just that. I actually got the inspiration for this design from this gorgeous satin pillowcase that I saw on Etsy. The shop owner, Kathryn, makes these pillowcases by hand in … Continue reading

Dragonfly Beach Tote Crochet Pattern

We’ve been enjoying warm weather for a while now and are spending lots of time at the beach. I wanted to create a bag that would be functional for carrying our beach stuff and fun to show off, too! I think I managed to capture that with the bright, rainbow colors of this Red Heart Soft yarn. { Add it to your Ravelry Queue or Favorites } Skill Level: Easy Finished Size: 18” wide by 15” tall (not including handles) … Continue reading

Stitch ‘N’ Style Handbag

It’s been an absolute pleasure hosting this summer blog-hopping handbag crochet-along with Maria of Pattern Paradise and Wendy of The Hooked Haberdasher. Below you’ll find a collage of the wonderful bags made by the all of the participants. They enjoyed crocheting with us and loved the final product! The entire Stitch ‘N’ Style Handbag Pattern is now available as a *PDF download here* Happy hooking!   Save Save … Continue reading

Favorite July CAL~ Stitch ‘n’ Style Handbag Week # 4

Welcome to the July Crochet-Along featuring the Stitch ‘n’ Style Handbag! I have teamed up with two wonderful ladies, Maria from Pattern Paradise and Wendy from The Hooked Haberdasher, to design this gorgeous bag and I couldn’t be happier with the results. Starting on July 1st, we will be rolling out the instructions weekly on each of our websites, so you will get to visit with all of us! You can also follow along by joining our Facebook Event here. … Continue reading