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Cool Stripes Felted Bag
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 60450

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
About 9 x 9 in. [23 x 23 cm] after felting, not including handles

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-132 Lion Wool Yarn: Lemongrass

Medium yellowish green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Note: (A)

820-123 Lion Wool Yarn: Sage

Gentle, dusty green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 2.99
Note: (B)

820-178 Lion Wool Yarn: Dark Teal Deep greenish blue
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10.5 [6.5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 4.95


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

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


INSTRUCTIONS





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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