Psychadelic Hobo Bag

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Psychadelic Hobo Bag

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Bag with a 70's vibe, the perfect accessory for summer! Shown in Bernat Handicrafter Cotton.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 12 ins [30.5 cm] square (excluding handles).
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The materials for this project cost $9.92

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Approx 12 ins [30.5 cm] square (excluding handles).

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Color Info

Handicrafter Cotton | Psychedelic Ombre, 23600Edit Color
$5.97

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Materials not included in this kit:

Pair of purchased bamboo or plastic handles 7 ins [18 cm] diameter.

The materials for this project cost $9.92

Abbreviations

Sl1Pwyif = Slip next stitch purlwise with yarn at front.

yb = bring yarn into back of work

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 12 ins [30.5 cm] square (excluding handles).

MATERIALS

Default
Handicrafter Cotton (42 g/1.5 oz;62 m/68 yds)
Psychedelic Ombre (23600) 3
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Pair of purchased bamboo or plastic handles 7 ins [18 cm] diameter.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Cast on 59 sts.
Beg with a knit row, work in stocking st until piece from beg measures approx 2½ ins [6 cm], ending with a purl row.
1st row: (RS). *K1. Sl1Pwyif. yb. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K2. *Sl1Pwyif. yb. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows until work from beg measures 21 ½ ins [54.5 cm], ending with a WS row.
Beg with a knit row, work in stocking st until piece from beg measures 24 ins [61 cm], ending with a purl row. Cast off knitwise.
Finishing
Mark position on each side edge 4 ins [10 cm] up from cast on edge and 4 ins [10 cm] down from cast off edge. Fold Bag in half, matching markers. Sew side seams from markers to fold. Fold cast on and cast off edges through handles and sew in position to last and first rows of stocking st to secure handles. With WS facing, fold 2 bottom corners of Bag flat. Using backstitch, sew straight across 1½ ins [4 cm] down from top corner to form bottom of Bag.