Crazy Stripes "Knit" Bag

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Crazy Stripes "Knit" Bag

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Crazy stripes knit bag is a bright and fun way to display your love of knitting! Measures approx. 14 1/2" (37 cm) wide x 12 1/2" (32 cm) high. Shown in Patons Classic Wool, using 4 mm (US 6) and 4.5 mm (US 7) knitting needles.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 14½ ins [37 cm] wide x 12½ ins [32 cm] high.
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Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 14½ ins [37 cm] wide x 12½ ins [32 cm] high.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Classic Wool Worsted | Black, 00226Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast A

Classic Wool Worsted | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast B

Classic Wool Worsted | Taupe, 00227Edit Color
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Contrast C

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Contrast D

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Contrast E

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Contrast F

Classic Wool Worsted | Natural Mix, 00229Edit Color
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Contrast G

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Contrast H

Classic Wool Worsted | Burgundy, 00208Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 6/4mm
$5.99

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 7/4.5mm
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Materials not included in this kit:

½ yd [0.5 m] of lining fabric.

The materials for this project cost $45.94

Abbreviations

rep = repeat

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 14½ ins [37 cm] wide x 12½ ins [32 cm] high.

MATERIALS

Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Main Color (MC) Black (00226) 1
Contrast A () 1
Contrast B Taupe (00227) 1
Contrast C () 1
Contrast D () 1
Contrast E () 1
Contrast F Natural Mix (00229) 1
Contrast G () 1
Contrast H Burgundy (00208) 1
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. ½ yd [0.5 m] of lining fabric.

GAUGE

Approx 14½ ins [37 cm] wide x 12½ ins [32 cm] high.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: When working from chart, wind small balls of the colors to be used, one for each separate area of color. To change colors, twist the two colors around each other where they meet, on WS, to avoid a hole.

Front and Back (make alike)
With MC and larger needles, cast on 72 sts.
Work Chart in stocking st to end of chart reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right.

Change to MC, smaller needles and knit 1 row, inc 2 sts evenly across. 74 sts.
Next row: (WS). P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Next row: K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
Last 2 rows form (K2. P2) ribbing.
Work 1½ ins [4 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing. Cast off in ribbing.

Handles (make 2)
With 2 strands of MC and smaller needles, cast on 11 sts.
Work 18 ins [45.5 cm] in stocking st. Cast off.
Fold Handle in half lengthwise and sew sides tog.

FINISHING
Using MC and chain st, embroider “Knit” onto Front of Bag as shown on Diagram.
Sew sides and bottom of Bag. Sew Handles in position.

Lining: Before sewing sides tog, mark wrong side of lining according to Front and Back measurements with ¾ ins [1.5 cm] seam allowance.
Cut out lining pieces. Sew sides and bottom of lining pieces tog using a french seam. Fold and stitch along first row of (K2. P2) ribbing. Press lining to wrong side along this stitching line.

Twisted Cord: Cut 2 strands of MC 95 ins [235 cm] long. With all strands tog hold one end and with someone holding other end, twist strands to the right until they begin to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog and tie in a knot so they will not unravel. The strands will now twist themselves tog. Adjust length if desired. Sew down sides and across bottom of Bag.