Heidi Gustad

Heidi Gustad is a knitting, crochet and yarn crafts designer obsessed with primary colors and clean lines. In addition to designing patterns, she blogs, co-hosts the Very Serious Crafts Podcast, teaches workshops, & produces and hosts videos for a variety of craft industry clients. You can keep up with her designs and more by following her blog, Hands Occupied and searching your favorite social network for the username handsoccupied.

Projects by Heidi Gustad

Purple Haze Messenger Bag

Chunky yarn combined with a bit of nylon strapping and some macrame know — how create this thick and sturdy messenger bag, perfect for school books or your laptop. Are you confused about the macrame technique? Check out our video near the bottom of the pattern for a quick tutorial!

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