Felted Noro bag

Crochet, project 173. Completed 11/7/2008

Yarn:
1) Stripes: 1 ball Noro Kureyon (100% wool), 50 g, 109 yds. Color 240.
2) Top: 2 oz Lamb’s Pride Worsted (85% wool, 15% mohair), 4 oz/
113 g, 190 yds/173 m. Color: M-151, Chocolate Soufflé

Hook: US J-10 (6mm) hook

Gauge: About 10 HDC per 4 inches before felting

Pattern: Adapted from the “Deliberate Shrinkage Sack” pattern from Not Your Mama’s Crochet

Before felting: 9.5 inches square with 30-inch long strap

Finished size: Trapezoidal. 8.5 inches across bottom, 7.5 inches across top, and 7.75 inches tall after felting. Strap remains 30 inches long.

Leftover yarn: None

Approximate cost:
1) Noro $8.95/skein from Webs.
2) Lamb’s Pride Worsted in stash, about $8 per skein.

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