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Southampton Collection/4 Knitted Bags

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Southampton Collection/4 Knitted Bags © Moira Ravenscroft, 2013
Southampton Collection/4 Knitted Bags
Southampton Collection/4 Knitted Bags © Moira Ravenscroft, 2013
Southampton Collection/4 Knitted Bags © Moira Ravenscroft, 2013
Southampton Collection/4 Knitted Bags © Moira Ravenscroft, 2013

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit textured patterns (knit/purl)
  • Work buttonholes (instructions included)
  • Use circular / double-pointed needles

Pattern Description:

Linen bags are sturdy, practical and a great way to transport heavy loads of shopping, books and other items home from the shops or the library. However they can tend to be, well, a little on the boring side. Not any more! The four bags in this collection take craft-store linen totes and transform them into stunning and stylish accessories.

The two shopping totes in the collection are stylish and quite different in appearance:

. The Back-to-Nature Bag has a subtle blend of colors in a stitch that looks almost crocheted.

. The Sarasota Shopper features bands of texture with an understated elegance.

The collection also includes two book bags which feature long handles so they can be easily carried on your shoulder and a key ring carabiner loop on an inside tab:

. The Southampton Book Bag is textural and classic with a bright contrasting dyed liner.

. The Falmer Book Bag has a strongly graphical design in black and red.

The collection includes stitch charts and full line-by-line instructions for all four bags, and is available for immediate download. The pdf file included here is formatted for Letter-sized paper. However, it is also available in a UK version for A4 stationery. Please message me if you would prefer this version.

(c) Moira Ravenscroft, 2015
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Gauge:

18 sts & 26 rows/rounds to 10cm/4ins in pattern stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 31.5cm/12.5 ins h x 34cm/13.25 ins w x 9cm/3.5 ins d

Materials:

  • craft-store linen tote, 31.5cm/12.5 ins h x 34cm/13.25 ins w
  • 4.0mm/US#6 circ ndls in 60cm/24 in & 100cm/39 ins lengths
  • row counter
  • stitch holders
  • Dyelon or sim dye for dyeing linen bag

You Will Also Need:

  • small amt of waste yarn
  • markers
  • crochet hook
  • tapestry needle
  • sewing needle & matching thread

Suggested yarn:

300 meters of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lily Sugar N Cream Super-size

Colorway:

Natural, green, blue, turquoise, black, red


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Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women, Men, Girls
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