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Home : Patterns : Glittery Evening Bag
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Glittery Evening Bag

Lion Brand® Glitterspun®
Pattern #: kgs-glitteryBag
Knit a chevron slip stitch evening bag.he bag is knit in the round, and closes with a drawstring. The slip stitch pattern creates a firm fabric so your pennies won’t fall out!
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
8 x 10 in. [20.5 x 25.5 cm]

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Glitterspun®

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Color (B)
Glitterspun®

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Glitterspun®
Sorry, product is discontinued; no colors are available.
*Glitterspun® (Article #990). 60% acrylic, 27% Cupro, 13% Polyester; package size: 1.75oz/50.00 gr. (115yds/105m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  990-170 Glitterspun Yarn: Gold
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$ 7.99  
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Note: (A)
•  990-153 Glitterspun Yarn: Onyx
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Note: (B)
Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 8   $ 5.95  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Glittery Evening Bag

Lion Brand® Glitterspun®

GAUGE:

18 sts + 38 rows = 4 in.[10cm] in Chevron Slip Stitch pattern. 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

STITCH EXPLANATION:

Chevron Slip Stitch
Rnd 1:
With A, *k1, sl 1; rep from * around.
Rnd 2: With A, knit.
Rnd 3: With B, *k1, sl 1; rep from * around.
Rnd 4: With B, knit.
Rep Rnds 1-4 for Chevron Slip Stitch.

BAG
With B, cast on 92 sts. Join, being careful not to twist sts. Place marker for beg of rnd. Work in Chevron Slip Stitch Pattern until piece measures 8 in.[20 cm] from beg, end with Rnd 4. Cut A.

With B, knit 2 rnds.

Make eyelets
Next Rnd:
K2, bind off 2, *(k5, bind off 2 sts for eyelet), rep from * to last 4 sts, k4.
Next Rnd: Knit, casting on 2 sts over bound-off sts of previous rnd.
Knit 1 rnd, purl 1 rnd.
Bind off.

Knitted Drawstring Cord (worked on 2 double-pointed needles)
With A, cast on 6 sts.

*Slide sts to other end of dpn and knit them, pulling yarn tightly across the back of the work. (Do not turn work.) Repeat from * until Cord measures 16 in. [40.5 cm]. Bind off.

FINISHING
With B, sew cast-on edge of Bag closed. With wrong side facing and bottom seam centered, flatten Bag so that each edge forms a triangle. Following diagram, sew across ends, 1 in. [2.5 cm] from triangle point on each end.

Turn Bag to right side and thread Knitted Cord through eyelets, beginning and ending in same eyelet. Knot Cord ends. If desired, sew knot together permanently.

Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
p = purl rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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