This is a short crochet adventure that involves approximately 220 yards of a feltable wool, a 6.5 mm (aka “J”) hook, and this free pattern courtesy of Merri Purdy.
It is a story in which skein of yarn pictured here:
is transformed into this:
Along the way, the project gets lost, the Internet goes out, and life in general attempts to thwart the creation of this bag, but the bag persists, and the forces of nature are overcome (eventually).
Episode 1: Racing Toward Sunset
Episode 2: I finish crocheting the make-up bag
Episode 3: I resume work on my permutations cat runner
Episode 4: Storm warning
Episode 5: The project basket
Episode 6: No estimated time of resolution
Episode 7: Creative disruption