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Felted bag

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Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Casual, Romantic
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What materials did you use? 2 x 50g balls of a hand-painted yarn I fell in love with

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What are you most proud of? Working out that I could pick up the cast-on edge meant there was no extra making-up to do after I cast off - just weave in the 2 ends and it's done!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Remember felted fabric shrinks more in the row height than width, so make sure your handle isn't too short.

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i can't download this pattern. Help?

12/15/2011 Flag

It doesn't have a pattern - I just made it up as I went. I think the handle was 8 stitches wide and about 80 rows long. Then cast on an extra 52 stitches for each side of the bag (total 120 stitches in cluding 2 sides and 2 ends of handle). There's about 72 rows before the base decreases start. If you have 120 stitches, place 4 stitch markers, and decrease 2 at each stitch marker, you'll finish the base after 15 rows. I hope that helps! .

12/15/2011 Flag