Summer Bag CAL

This post is made in collaboration with Järbo Garn

It is  2 years ago since I released my first and only CAL so far. Now it’s finally time again! 🙂

I got the chance to create a mystery CAL together with Järbo Garn and of course I took that chance. This time we will make a lovely summer bag in the “Summer Bag CAL”.


 All information is available in Swedish on Järbo Garns blog

I believe that summer and colorful crochet belongs together and when you’ve made something that you’re proud of it’s nice to be able to easily show it to the world. That’s why we’re going to make us a lovely summer bag. A bag that could be brought to the beach or to any other summer adventure.


The summer bag is crocheted from the bottom and up in rounds. The result will be a beautiful bag with carrying straps and a lovely texture.

The pattern includes both a written description with images from the process and diagrams. The bag is mainly crocheted with standard stitches and all other stitches have a thorough description and corresponding image. The pattern is free and will be posted in English (US terms) here on my blog and in Swedish on Järbo Garns Blog.

Summer Bag CAL – Timeline and links for pattern parts

Part 1  –  Monday 2 July

Part 2  –  Thursday 5 July

Part 3  –  Monday 9 July

Part 4  –  Thursday 12 July


Yarn: 9 skeins (450 g) of  Soft Cotton from Järbo Garn (100 % Cotton, Aran weight).
2 skeins (100 g) each of color A, E and F, 1 skein (50 g) each of color B, C, D.

Hook: 3.5 mm



19 sc x 20 rows = 10 x 10 cm with hook 3.5 mm  (US crochet terms)


The size of the finished bag is around 30 cm wide and 35 cm from top to bottom.


I have put together 5 summer color combos of Soft Cotton from Järbo Garn for the summer bag:



Color A: 8871, Color B: 8861, Color C: 8824, Color D: 8888, Color E: 8885, Color F: 8862



Color A: 8844, Color B: 8893, Color C: 8886, Color D: 8884, Color E: 8863, Color F: 8802

Summer Bloom


Color A: 8824, Color B: 8888, Color C: 8825, Color D: 8887, Color E: 8890, Color F: 8800



Color A: 8848, Color B: 8876, Color C: 8885, Color D: 8870, Color E: 8892, Color F: 8862

Summer Berries


Color A: 8825, Color B: 8814, Color C: 8887, Color D: 8811, Color E: 8801, Color F: 8800

You can find Järbo Garn retailers here:


Instagram – You can find me on Instagram, intheyarngarden . I will make posts when a new part of the pattern is available. Please tag your shared images with #summerbagCAL or #sommarväskanCAL so we can take part of your creations.

Facebook – You can find me on Facebook where the CAL information also will be available.

Pinterest – All parts of the CAL will be pinned on my Pinterest as soon as they have been released.

Ravelry –  This CAL is listed on Ravelry and printable versions of the pattern will be added here. Please add the project to your Ravelry Queue.


So now you’ll just have to pick your yarn, sit back, relax and await the pattern release of part 1. I will crochet my bag in the color combo Sunset. I hope that your joining in and that I’ll see you and many lovely summer bags in July 🙂

Sneak peak of the Summer Bag 🙂

Happy crocheting!

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