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The Frugal Knitting Haus was founded in July of 1989. It began around the innovative patterns of our founder, designing quick and simple patterns using up leftover scraps of yarn. Since her start, ...

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Knit Barrel Bag

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Knit Barrel Bag
Knit Barrel Bag

Pattern Description:

We love this ?really neat? ridge stitch pattern so much from our ?moon hat? that we put it into a bag pattern! This is fun to knit, and not too boring! This is knit circular, with a unique ?flower? type bottom closure. This will be a wonderful bag to take on your shopping trips, or a trip to the zoo with the children. Also good for a beach bag, for suntan oil, beach towel, sandals, and more! Knit up a couple of these bags, and give one to your friend for her birthday! Uses worsted weight yarns, 29 ?circular needle, US # 10.5.


Gauge: 3 sts = 1 inch, and 7 rows = 1 inch measured over bag pattern stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished size: Measured after sewing and completion: about 12 " high and about 13 1?2 " wide.


  • Worsted weight yarn, approx. 10 ounces divided, or 5 ounces each of 2 colors. 1 - 29 " circular needle, size 10 1/2. Plus crochet hook size K for tie.

Suggested yarn:

920 yards of Worsted weight


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