Children and adults will love this felted frog bag. Use the front legs as a shoulder strap. The mouth and body make the main portion of the bag.
Designer Laura Rintala
Finished Size Purse pocket measures 9″ wide and 5″ high; 17″ from top of strap to lower back-leg pads, after felting.
Yarn Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted (85% wool, 15% mohair; 190 yd [173 m]/113 g): #M-191 kiwi (green), 2 skeins; #M-183 rosado rose (pink), #M-11 white frost, and #M-05 onyx (black), 1 skein each.
Needles Size 10 (6 mm): 16″ circular (cir) and set of 5 double-pointed needles (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Markers (m);
• stitch holder;
• tapestry needle;
• size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook;
• sewing needle and matching thread;
• one small insect button.
Gauge 17 sts = 4″ in St st, before felting.
Row 3: (RS) With pink, k30, sl m; with green, k13, k1f&b, k1, pm (between 2 center sts), k1, k1f&b, knit to end–62 sts; 30 pink, 32 green.
Instructions for Frog’s crocheted tongue are given after the Leg instructions, and it is sewn on before felting. The decorative button is sewn on after felting.