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Branching Out Bag
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 70521AD
Branching Out Bag This charming bag is made using Fair Isle or stranded knitting.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 11 1/2 in. wide x 8 in. high (29 x 20.5 cm), after felting

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-125 Lion Wool Yarn: Cocoa

Warm, medium brown


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.98
Note: (A)

820-149 Lion Wool Yarn: Pearl Gray

A soft, warm-toned medium gray


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

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
20 sts + 28 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT. 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



FRONT
With A, cast on 51 sts.
Rows 1-10: Knit.
Row 11: Knit; at end of row, pivot work and pick up and k4 sts along edge of piece - 55 sts.
Row 12: Purl; at end of row, pivot work and pick up and p4 sts along edge of piece - 59 sts.
Work 14 rows in St st (k on RS, p on WS).
Chart
Next Row: Continue in St st and work Row 1 of chart.

Continue as established until chart has been completed, then work 16 rows in St st with A only.


Next Row: K20, bind off 19 sts, k20 - 40 sts.
Next Row: (K5, k2tog) twice, k6, cast on 19 sts, (k5, k2tog) twice, k6 - 55 sts.
With A, knit 14 rows.

Bind off.



BACK
Work same as Front.



FINISHING
Seam Front and Back together along side and lower edges.

Weave in ends.
Felting
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.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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