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Gwen Bortner (@EntrelacQueen) teaches knitting techniques at workshops and conferences across the country. She's been published in Knitter's Magazine, Creative Knitting and lots of other places. You ...

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Zigzag Entrelac Bags

from Knitability, LLC
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Zigzag Entrelac Bags
Zigzag Entrelac Bags
Zigzag Entrelac Bags

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic familiarity with entrelac
  • Crochet Provisional Cast-on

Pattern Description:

This pattern is several variations of the original Zigzag Bag published in Cast On magazine in Fall 2009. With three variations provided, it should be easy to see how this basic design can be modified to make the perfect custom bag for you, big, small, short, tall or any combination you desire!


18 sts and 28 rows - 10cm (4") in Stockinette Stitch Pre-felted

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Various size option available


  • Worsted Weight Wool in 1 - 3 colors, 250yds - 600 yds
  • 5.5 mm (US #9) 24" circular

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch holders
  • Extra needl the same size or smaller
  • Purse Handles

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