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Sock Candy Bag

from Mushroom Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sock Candy Bag
Sock Candy Bag
Sock Candy Bag
Sock Candy Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, k2tog, ssk
  • Use double point needle

Pattern Description:

The design for this elegant drawstring bag was inspired by a sample in Gayle Roehm's class on stitches from Japanese designs.

The bottom of the bag is worked in linen stitch to create a firm base and then stitches are picked up and worked in the round using a Japanese lace pattern to create an expandable body. The top is worked in stockinette stitch for stability and finished off with a picot edge.

Instructions for creating the drawstring ties are included.


6 stitches = 1" in stockinette stitch


  • Fingering weight yarn - 200 yards
  • US Size #2 double point needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
  • US Size #2 - 16" circular needle or two US Size #2 circular needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
  • US Size D Crochet hook (for provisional cast on)

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch Markers
  • Waste yarn
  • Tapestry needle

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