Faux Wayuu Mochila

One of my friends asked if I can make her a Wayuu Mochila (mochila being Spanish for bag) for her birthday. The Wayuu are Indians living in South America, in Venezuela and Colombia to be specific, so no, as a girl from The Netherlands I can't make her a Wayuu Mochila, but yes, I can make her a Dutch mochila. To practice a bit, I first made this one for myself, so the one I make for my friend hopefully will not have the little faults this one has.



My Girly Bags were featured by Embracing Change and Creative Crochet Workshop this week!!

Thank you so much, Stacey and Joanita!!


  1. Very well done. I am just starting to learn te technique and it can be a little tricky getting the shapes crisp.

    It will be fun to see what you make next.

  2. I love the colors! Thanks for sharing at the Pleasures of the NWs DIY Party!

  3. wow, really gorgeous! can't wait to see the next one! how about leather straps? that could be fantastic. thanks so much for sharing on craft schooling Sunday!

  4. What a beautiful bag!! Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Pinned! Have a great week!

  5. Wow, how pretty!

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  6. This is really beautiful and thanks for sharing it at Cooking and Crafting with J & J.

  7. Oh my goodness - this is just beautiful! What are you going to use it for? I see myself going to the farmers market...

  8. Absolutely beautiful! Love the pattern!

  9. How beautiful!
    Thank you for joining us at Thoughts of Home.
    Hope to see you next week too.

    White Spray Paint

  10. I love it! Your color work is incredible! I have been experimenting with making similar bags, but without the changing of colors in this way. I've been changing at the new round and "dipping" into previous rounds. You know... taking the easy way out! haha I really should give something like this a try. Yours is very inspiring!
    Thank you for sharing with #FiberTuesday link party!

  11. Lovely as always Liz, I don't see any faults, it looks amazing and I love the happy colours as well!

  12. What a beautiful bag! The detail in the stitching is fantastic, Liz. Thank you for sharing this project with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop. Hope to 'see' you again this week!

  13. Looks beautiful and completely flawless to me! You're friend will be thrilled when you make one for her! :)

  14. Awesome ! Whereally can I get the pattern please ? Thanks xx

    1. Thank you! I didn't use pattern, I made it up myself.


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