Saturday, 19 October 2013

A big bag !!!

Some weeks ago, I was browsing this book....



and I found this bag....



and having some chunky yarn (mostly "katia azteca" and some "Sirdar Squiggle super chunky") and a new 8mm hook (note that the bag shown above is worked with a 2,5mm hook!!!!!), well .... I wanted to have a try!!!
After 8 rounds I had enough even because it was becoming huge and I didn't see the end of it!!!
So I stopped to crochet it and put in a basket for a better moment!
Two days ago I picked up the work again and yesterday morning I completed it!!!
Wanna see???






Such a big satisfaction !!!! This will be a great gift for Christmas, don't you think so?
Who will be the lucky one? For sure, someone who lives in a cold country as the yarns used are a nice soft blend of wool and acrylic!!!!





My husband helped me for some pics..




It was my first try with the puff stitch!!! I really love the result!!!!



.....my orange Buddha loves to play hide and seek!!!!

Happy Weekend, xxxxx Alessandra

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14 comments:

  1. i ADORE your bag ale! brava to you, it's stunning, such pretty colors and stitch. i think i need to look for that book too.
    so lovely!

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  2. forgot to say i love your orange buddha too!

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  3. It's pretty Ale - looks like it will hold a lot of stuff. :)

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  4. Very pretty and handy... You will be able to use for many different occasions ! :)

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  5. Your bag looks great, still on my to do list is a crochet bag.

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  6. O my, that looks like a large and very useful bag:) Well done Ale!
    Happy weekend to you too!

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  7. wooooow... i love this bag and your choose of colors.
    have a great weekend!
    xxo, martina♥

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  8. Congrats !! That is quite a big bag !!

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  9. Oh! my Alessandra that is a BIG chunky bag!!! I am a big bag girl I really hate small bags as I have so much to carry. Colours are great too because you'll see where your bag is straight away.:-)


    keep well

    Amanda :-)

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  10. Your puff stitch looks great! Nice work. =)

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  11. Ohhh really nice Alessandra and also the colors of the yarn you have used! Love it!

    grtzzz and have a nice weekend!

    Angeline

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  12. Alessandra, I love your bag! The colors combined with the puff stitch are absolutely gorgeous!! The recipient of your gift will be one lucky girl!

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  13. Very nice!! I'm really like popcorn stitches at the moment!
    Kate :}

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