WHIRL TOTE by Olga Buraya-Kefelian

WHIRL TOTE

Crochet
September 2023
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
in Centered Double Crochet stitch pattern
3.0 mm
700 yards (640 m)
Length - approx. 24” / 61 cm; Width - approx. 18” / 46 cm
US
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WHIRL TOTE

This windmill constructed bag is worked flat in 4 pieces using raffia yarn. Featuring Centered Double Crochet stitch pattern for additional strength, it is manipulated just like in art of paper folding. Assembled and reinforced using slip stitch method, the tote acquires a dimensional look while remaining soft and malleable, with plenty of room to tote your items around!

SKILL LEVEL
Beginner Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
(blocked)
Length - approx. 24” / 61 cm
Width - approx. 18” / 46 cm

YARN
ISPIE “Raffia” (100% viscose); 273 yds / 250 m per 120 g / 4.23 oz;
3 rolls; shown in color “Light Grey”

Use coupon code CJHDW6PARCVS to get 4% off your purchase when buying Ispie Raffia on the official US website.

OR use 700 yds / 640 m of any other raffia yarn in similar weight and properties

CROCHET HOOK
Size C-D / (3 mm)
OR use size to obtain gauge

NOTIONS
Removable stitch markers or pins
Tapestry needle

GAUGE
21 sts and 9 rows in 4” / 10 cm worked in Centered Double Crochet pattern, measured once dry after blocking