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Saturday, September 16, 2006

A Purse for Anna Ness

At Crochet Depot, http://groups.msn.com/crochetdepot , we had our Mystery Crochet Along this Month and the Pattern was supplied by our kind friend
Anna Ness from
The original pattern is a multipurpose Sack . I decided to finish the pattern in a different way than the instructions called for.

You may wonder why? I shall tell you. As I was working the instructions for this sack, I got the idea that it would make a beautiful purse or handbag. So I only did the skirt for 2 rows and I closed the bottom part and added a trim. I also crocheted a string to weave near the top to pull the bag closed if you wanted to. It has an elastic band at the bottom and at the top. I think that this sack is a perfect foundation for a handbag . As a multipurpose sack you canyou can use it to hold your grocery bags, extra yarn, even pajamas. Originally this is a sack that has a skirt long enough to cover the bottom part so that you don't know that it is there. Having an elastic at the top and at the bottom gives you the ability to pull things our of either end without much problems. KUDOS to Anna Ness as I named this creation with her pattern the Anna Ness Purse. Go an visit her site http://www.lullabiesandlace.com/and you will find beautiful baby patterns and grreat vintage dishcloth patterns. Her patterns for dishcloths are so versatile that you can use your imagination and create potholders with them if you use double strands or if you incorporated some wool to your creating for insulation.

Thanks Anna for sharing your wonderful creations with us.

1 comment:

Deneen said...

That came out pretty nicely-neat idea.