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Holiday Gift Bag Set
Lion Brand® Holiday Homespun®
Pattern Number: 90132AD Store Christmas presents and hostess gifts in these sparkly seasonal bags.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 6 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (16.5 x 19.5 cm)



791-200 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Starlight

Bright white with metallic gold

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Note: (A)

791-204 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Holly

Bright scarlet red with metallic gold

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Note: (B)

791-205 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Evergreen

Cool pine green with metallic gold

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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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15 sts + 22 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) over St st (k on RS, p on WS). 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.

Work 2 rows each with *C, A, and B.

Rep from * for Stripe Sequence.


With A, cast on 50 sts.

Knit 4 rows for top edge of Bag.

Next Row (RS): With B, knit.

Next Row (WS): With B, purl.

Continue in Stripe Sequence and St st (k on RS, p on WS) as established, until Stripe Sequence has been worked a total of 6 times.

Bind off.

Fold Bag in half and sew side and bottom seams.

Weave in ends.

Weave a 24 in.

(61 cm) length of A through top of Bag for drawstring.

Knot drawstring ends to prevent fraying.

Note: Use a separate ball of yarn for each block of color.

Pick up new color from under old color to twist yarns and prevent holes.

Work from Chart or from written instructions below.

Work Chart rows from right to left on RS rows, from left to right on WS rows.

With B, cast on 25 sts.

Knit 4 rows.

Row 1(RS): With B, knit.

Rows 2-42: With B, continue in St st (k on RS, p on WS).

Rows 43 and 45: With B k4, with C k17, with B k4.

Row 44: With B p4, with C p17, with B p4.

Rows 46 and 48: With B p5, with C p15, with B p5.

Row 47: With B k5, with C k15, with B k5.

Rows 49 and 51: With B k6, with C k13, with B k6.

Row 50: With B p6, with C p13, with B p6.

Rows 52 and 54: With B p7, with C p11, with B p7.

Row 53: With B k7, with C k11, with B k7.

Rows 55 and 57: With B k8, with C k9, with B k8.

Row 56: With B p8, with C p9, with B p8.

Rows 58 and 60: With B p9, with C p7, with B p9.

Row 59: With B k9, with C k7, with B k9.

Rows 61 and 63: With B k10, with C k5, with B k10.

Row 62: With B p10, with C p5, with B p10.

Rows 64 and 66: With B p11, with C p3, with B p11.

Row 65: With B k11, with C k3, with B k11.

Rows 67 and 69: With B k12, with C k1, with B k12.

Row 68: With B p12, with C p1, with B p12.

With B, work in St st for 3 rows.

With B, knit 4 rows.

Bind off.

With A embroider random French Knots on tree and a straight st star at top of tree.

Fold Bag in half and sew side seams.

Weave in ends.

Weave a 24 in.

(61 cm) length of A through top of Bag for drawstring.

Knot drawstring ends to prevent fraying.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side

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