from Lucy Neatby
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These tipsy striped squares are created by the directional biasing of the lines of decreases. Each section of the bag is knit onto a previous piece and the whole requires only minimal finishing. Limitless variations are possible.
The bag is begun with one large square (or four half- size squares) which will define the size of the bag and the other side of the bag may be one large square with the option to reverse the colours.
This bag is versatile; from a dressy evening bag to capacious shoulder bag depending on your yarn choice and size chosen. There are three sizes of bag S (M, L) which may be worked in any yarn weight.
This project is also available as a kit from my website.
Lucy is a full-time hand-knitting designer, teacher and the author of books including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-Knitters. She also shares her knitting techniques through her Learn with Lucy series of DVDs. Lucy lives in Nova Scotia.