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Wednesday, 11 March 2015

"Gorgeous Granny" Bag

I have made quite a few "FAT BOTTOM" GRANNY BAGS using a "modification" of a pattern I found on the internet.  

I wanted a bag that didn't look quite as casual, with a separate lining that could be worked into the bag without sewing through the crochet square, with neat, sturdy handles.

I am quite chuffed with the bag I came up with.    Went to the shops with this bag yesterday, and quite a few ladies stopped me to admire my bag.    "Gorgeous" was the most popular comment, hence the name "Gorgeous Granny Bag"

granny bag


 I made quite a few of these with a mix of variegated and solid colour yarn.


They make lovely thoughtful gifts - each and every one of my "girlfriends" will be sporting one of these this winter!

Pattern can be found in my RAVELRY STORE

7 comments:

  1. Wow Zelna, what a beautiful granny square handbag you designed! I love it and anything to do with granny square! Thanks for sharing your pattern to make one!
    Julie xo

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  2. This is really lovely. I made a similar one last year if you want to look back on my blog. I've been asked to make another one for my sister-in-law so I'll be starting that soon.

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  3. Can't wait for tomorrow to see the pattern in Yarnorama!

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  4. Yet another gorgeous pattern in lovely bright colours and easy to follow. Thank you so much for sharing!
    Julie x

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  5. Beautiful! I love your patterns, and this looks like an excellent WIP bag. Thank you also for the very clear lining instructions - I can't stand crochet bags that just stretch and stretch and stretch...
    Take care,
    Michelle (crochetbetweentwoworlds.blogspot.com.au)

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  6. very nice model bag:)))
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    bye bye

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