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Satchel Grande
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 70051A This oversized purse is a great, stylish option for an overnight bag.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
11 in. high x 18 in. wide x 6 in. deep (28 x 45.5 x 15 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-149 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Charcoal

Dark gray


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 11 [8 mm]
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
2 wood dowels 1/2 in. (13 mm) diameter x 15 in (38 cm) long
GAUGE:
10 1/2 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Seed stitch. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
PATTERN STITCH
Seed Stitch (uneven # of sts)
Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2: P the knits and k the purls.
Rep Row 2 for Seed st.


INSTRUCTIONS



BAG
Cast on 35 sts.

Beginning with a p row, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 9 rows (for casing).

Increase 12 sts evenly across next row - 47 sts.

Place markers on each side edge.

Work in Seed st for 11 in.

(28 cm).

Place markers on each side edge.

Work in Seed st for 6 in.

(15 cm) more.

Place markers on each side edge.

Continue in Seed st for 11 in.

(28 cm), end with a WS row.

Place markers on each side edge.

K 1 row, decreasing 12 sts evenly across row.

Continue in St st, beginning with a p row, for 9 rows (for casing).

Bind off.



SIDE PANELS (make 2)
Cast on 15 sts.

Work in Seed st for 11 in.

(28 cm).

Bind off.



FINISHING
Sew Side Panels to sides of Bag, aligning corners and lower edges of Side Panels with markers.

Fold St st casing in half to inside of Bag and sew in place.

Slide dowels into casings and sew ends closed.
Handles (make 2)
Cast on 5 sts.

Work in Seed st for 25 in.

(63.5 cm).

Bind off.

Sew long side edges together.

Sew each end of Handle securely to inside edge of casing, about 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from end of dowel.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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