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Emma Felt Bag

from Claire Fairall Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Emma Felt Bag
Emma Felt Bag
Emma Felt Bag
Emma Felt Bag
Emma Felt Bag
Emma Felt Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • st st = knit 1 row then purl 1 row (this makes 2 rows)
  • Inc = make a stitch by knitting into the front and then into the back of one stitch.
  • k2tog -knit the following 2 stitches together as 1 stitch.

Pattern Description:

This Beautiful curvy felted bag is big enough for everyday use, and tough enough too!
I have written this pattern in 2 versions-
Circular ( in the round) or Flat ( 2 needles stocking stitch) so you can choose which method you prefer.

My clear and detailed 9 page pattern contains instructions for-
Knitting the bag in both circular or flat versions.
Making up,
Felting
Finishing your bag,
also a section with my additional tips and tricks to get a fantastic result!

This bag is knitted first in pure wool and then felted in an ordinary washing machine.

Any felting yarns will work well for this pattern-Look to see if the yarn is called a felting/ filz wool.
Most suppliers will say if it is good for felting but always check for hand-wash only!!

Felted Size
32cm (12.5") high
30cm (12") wide

Yardage
Short strap-7 x 50g (50m)
Long strap-8 x 50g (50m)

Needle size 8mm (UK 0/ US11)

2 Options for approx strap length
Standard shoulder strap 102cm (40")
Longer across body strap 140cm (55")

BASIC SKILLS NEEDED FOR THIS PATTERN.

Stocking stitch - knit one row then purl one row.
Inc- increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and then into the back of stitch
k2tog -knit the following 2 stitches together as 1 stitch.

Gauge:

11sts x 16 rows = 10cm (4") st.st. square

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Felted Size 32cm (12.5") high 30cm (12") wide
  • 2 Options for approx strap length Standard shoulder strap 102cm (40") Longer across body strap 140cm (55")

Materials:

  • Knitting Needles 8mm (US 11)

You Will Also Need:

  • Button or sew on snap fastener
  • Stitch markers ( loops of coloured wool or small hair elastics)

Suggested yarn:

350 meters of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rico Creative Filz

Colorway:

color