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Home : Patterns : Cool Stripes Felted Bag
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Cool Stripes Felted Bag

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Lion Brand« Lion« Wool
Pattern #: 60450
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size
About 9 x 9 in. [23 x 23 cm] after felting, not including handles

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Purchased purse handles with 5 in. [12.5 cm] base
 

Cool Stripes Felted Bag

Lion Brand« Lion« Wool

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

NOTES:

GAUGE
12 stitches = 4 in. [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side) before felting. Exact gauge is not essential for this project.


BAG
With A, cast on 39 stitches. Work in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side) until piece measures 5 in. [12.5 cm] from beginning. Change to B and work in Stockinette stitch until piece measures 10 in. [25.5 cm] from beginning. Change to C and work in Stockinette stitch until piece measures 30 in. [76 cm] from beginning. Bind off.

HANDLE CASING (make 2)
With C, cast on 27 stitches. Work in Stockinette stitch for 40 rows. Bind off.

FINISHING
Fold Bag in half and sew side seams. Weave in ends.

FELTING

Place pieces into a mesh laundry bag or zippered pillowcase. Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate. To felt additionally, dry by machine on a regular setting until almost dry. Remove from dryer and pull into shape.

Fold Handle Casing in half over one handle. Sew casing, centered, inside upper edge of one side of Bag. Repeat for second handle.


 


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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Cool Stripes Felted Bag Reviewed by Gretchen Theus on 2009-11-11 *****
This bag was super easy! Instead of bulky handle casings, I just knitted the body of the bag and then after felting, I attached handles directly to the bag. I will definitely make this bag again.


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