I love this style, with the flap and handle in one. The bag looks durable, and you can use any applique or initials to embellish it.
The pattern calls for J. & P. Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, a No. 4 or 5 steel crochet hook, a stick of wood and snap fasteners.
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