Crochet – connecting people

tapestry crochet bag

Tapestry crochet was long on the list of my crochet projects. I have never tried it before, but I was certainly attracted by the mathematics behind it, since most things I have seen were quite geometrical 🙂

For years one of my friends wanted to have a bag crocheted by me. I think by now she has several baskets, a scarf, but she wanted a bag – because we know (and this blog is a proof) we can’t have enough of them 🙂 This summer, it was finally time for it. And I’ve decided to make it in tapestry crochet. Long story short, I found a pattern on Etsy that I thought was very dreamy and summery.

While the pattern was very well written, it took some time in making the bag. I had to do other things in the meantime, my yarn has finished too soon, so I had to reorder… But finally, I made it 🙂

I was very happy with how it came out, so I decided to send a picture to the Etsy shop. What happened after was one of the nicest conversation I had with a stranger 🙂 I will not go into details, but I will say that Maria Isabel is one of the sweetest girls, far away in Mexico, who was quite generous with compliments 😉 Thank you, Maria Isabel, for making my day!

Going back to the title of this post, to prove that crochet connects people, here it is: a girl in Mexico writes a crochet pattern, another girl in Belgium uses it, and yet another girl in Moldova will enjoy the bag:)


You can find this and other beautiful patterns at Chabe GS crochet patterns on Etsy.


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5 Comments Add yours

  1. daniellajoe says:

    Love this purse, love this post.. I love tapestry crochet too!! 🙂

    1. Irina says:

      Oh thank you Daniela 🙂

  2. mellies101 says:

    Your choice of colours really makes the design POP! Beautiful crocheting skills and a lovely gift for your friend. 🙂

    1. Irina says:

      Thanks 🙂 I just wished summer would be longer, and I would have the time to make another one for myself 🙂

  3. ChabeGS says:

    Dear Irina,

    You deserve all those compliments, your work is beautiful. I love your finished bag 🙂 Thanks so much for mentioning my work in your post, it has been great communicating with you. I’m also happy to know your bag went all the way to Moldova!!

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