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Oval Crocheted Bucket Bag Using Wool and the Gang Ra-Ra Raffia

Oval Crocheted Bucket Bag Using Wool and the Gang Ra-Ra Raffia









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The Design

“A cute carryall in durable raffia!”

It all started with a straw backpack Kit found years ago at a New York street market. The bag is no more, but Kit’s sketch survived! We like the ‘bucket’ style and chose an oval base for less bulky proportions. We created a capacious ‘backpack’, then kept scaling down until we arrived at zippered pouches. With options for a backpack or drawstring straps, you can make a bag for all reasons!

We crocheted a handy smaller version of the Oval Crocheted Bucket Bag using two colors of Wool and the Gang’s Ra-Ra Raffia and a free adaptation to our original pattern. This biodegradable, vegan yarn is made of 100% long wood fiber—essentially paper. And it’s very crochet-friendly! Lightweight, quick drying, and with an excellent structure, Ra-Ra Raffia makes a perfectly beach-ready carryall!

The Details

Small Bucket Bag: 8 1⁄2 x 4 1⁄2"/21.5 x 11cm base x 11""/28cm tall.

2 skeins Wool and the Gang Ra-Ra Raffia (273 yds/250m each): 1 skein each in 2 colors. Designate Colors A and B. Or approx. 273 yds/250m each in 2 colors of an equivalent DK-weight plant fiber yarn.

Shown in colors (A) Dune Green and (B) Desert Palm.

US E/4 (3.5mm) crochet hook, or size to obtain gauge.
US F/5 (3.75mm) crochet hook, or one size larger than gauge hook for straps.
4 locking markers, one in a different color.
Blunt darning needle to finish.

Approx. 20 sc/24 rounds = 4"/10 cm on gauge hook.

Digital Oval Crocheted Bucket Bags & Pouches pattern. (Download)

Printed Oval Crocheted Bucket Bags & Pouches pattern. (Requires shipping.)

Free digital adaptation for Wool and the Gang Ra-Ra Raffia. (Download)

COLOR: Ivory White. Creamy off-white.

COLOR: Tropez Tan. Coffee and cream.

COLOR: Desert Palm. Sandy beaches.

COLOR: Cinnamon Dust. Light terracotta.

COLOR: Dune Green. Spanish moss.

COLOR: Coal Black. Pure, deep, black.

COLOR: Midnight Blue. Deep navy blue.

COLOR: Bardot Red. Bright red with a twinge of orange.

COLOR: Rose Shimmer. Shiny metallic rose gold.

COLOR: Sunkiss Gold. Shiny metallic gold.

COLOR: Shell White. Shiny pearly white.

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