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    Oval Crocheted Bucket Bags & Pouches

    Oval Crocheted Bucket Bags & Pouches
    • Oval Crocheted Bucket Bags & Pouches
    • Oval Crocheted Bucket Bags & Pouches
    • Oval Crocheted Bucket Bags & Pouches

    Churchmouse created a handy, smaller version of the classic bucket bag and kept scaling down to arrive at zippered pouches, perfect for notions, cosmetics, projects…. A bag for all reasons! Bucket bags come in two sizes, with options for drawstring or backpack straps. Pouches are also in two sizes, with instructions for adding a zipper and an optional fabric lining.


    • Smaller bucket bag: 8.5 x 4.5" base x 11” tall / 21.5 x 11cm base x 28cm tall
    • Larger bucket bag: 9.5 x 5.5" base x 14.5“ tall / 24 x 14cm base x 37cm tall
    • Smaller pouch: 7 x 2.5” base x 3.5“ tall / 18 x 6cm base x 8cm tall
    • Larger pouch: 7 x 2.5” base x 6.5“ tall / 18 x 6cm base x 16.5cm tall


    • Choose a non-stretchy DK- to light worsted-weight plant fiber yarn
    • Samples knit in Rowan Handknit Cotton (93 yds / 85m each) and HempForKnitting AllHemp6 (165 yds / 150m each)
    • Smaller bucket bag: Approx. 450 yds / 410m
    • Larger bucket bag: Approx. 755 yds / 690m; 25% of total in contrast color for base on two-tone bag, i.e., 4 skeins Color A and 1 skein Color B
    • Smaller pouch: Approx. 93 yds / 85m
    • Larger pouch: Approx. 175 yds / 160m
    • Yarn Suggestions: Pima 100, Remix, Organic Cotton, Wool Pop


    • US E/4 (3.5mm) crochet hook, or size to obtain gauge.
    • Bucket bags only:
      • 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 
    • Pouches only:
      • 9" / 23cm zipper; sewing needle; thread to match yarn 
      • Optional lining for pouches: A piece of light-weight fabric measuring about 40" / 102cm wide and at least 2" / 5cm longer than the height of your pouch or bag; sewing needle and thread

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

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