Monday, June 29, 2015

Moogly's Mesmerizing Messenger Bag

I'll start out by sharing a bag I have fallen in love with and use constantly:

I love messenger bags! And I love this simple yet elegant stitch pattern. Before making the bag I thought they might be difficult to make, but moogly explains and illustrates her simple steps  very well so that I had no problem making my bag.

Moogly gives her own instructions for how to line the bag. Lining crocheted bags is well worth it. It makes the bag so much more durable, it stretches less and nothing falls through the stitching. I sewed my lining a little differently than she did but it turned out great.

This is the bag I use the most now. I use it when shopping for more yarn, going to work or heading out on errands. I've got so many compliments on this bag I almost want to make another one, but my want to crochet list is a little long so I might not get to that for a while.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Catching Up

So, I haven't posted in a while, a very long while. Work and school have been taking up much of my time. Even though I've been busy I have still found time to crochet. I've tried various new patterns, some I love and others were worth the experience but I won't be attempting again for a while.

I'm working on some posts about patterns I've fallen in love with and others that I have created.

Also, I have created an Instagram account so I can post pictures of what I'm working on and follow some other crocheters. I haven't posted much yet, but it'll be coming soon so don't miss it!