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Zip-N-Zag Bag

from Love Is All You Knit
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Zip-N-Zag Bag
Zip-N-Zag Bag
Zip-N-Zag Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Provisional cast on, knitting stranded color work in the round, basic bind off, three needle bind off (instructions included), sewing in a zipper, sewing in a fabric lining, making a tassel

Pattern Description:

A perfect accessory for Spring, the Zip-N-Zag Bag is a zippery, zig-zaggy, tassely pouch perfect for stashing your makeup or a small knitting project on the go.


22 stitches and 25 rounds = 4"/10 cm in stranded colorwork pattern, worked in the round on larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 9.25"/23.5 cm wide and 6.25"/16 cm tall


  • 300 yards/275 meters of worsted weight yarn in two contrasting colors (150 yards/137 meters of each color) Sample shown in Berroco Vintage Worsted (50% acrylic, 40% wool, 10% Nylon, 217 yards/198 meters/100g) in #5145-Cast Iron (Color A) and #5102-Butter Cream (Color B) Needle A: Size US 8/5.0 mm 16"/40 cm circular needle (or size needed to obtain gauge) Needle B: Size US 5/3.75 mm 16"/40 cm circular needle (or 3 sizes smaller than above) Tapestry needle for weaving ends Stitch Marker 9"/23 cm plastic zipper Fabric for lining, cut to 9.5"/24.5 cm wide x 12.5"/32 cm long Sturdy thread for sewing zipper and lining Sewing needle Pins

Suggested yarn:

300 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Berroco Vintage


#5145-Cast Iron and #5102-Butter Cream

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