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Banksia Bags


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BEAUTIFUL HOLES CREATE AN OPENWORK BAG IN BABY AND GRAND SIZES! Banksia grandis is a plant which grows only in the southwest of Western Australia and produces most spectacular cones to house its seeds. The openings in this bag resemble the exterior of the cone. These holes are quick and fun to make and do not involve casting on or binding off. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knitting in the round yarn-over increases Reverse Stocking Stitch knitted I-cord SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS adjustable

Recommended with this pattern

  • 100-150 Fingering or Sport Weight Yarn for the smaller bag
  • 250-300g of Worsted or Chunky Weight Yarn for the larger Banksia Bag
  • 60-80cm circular needle

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Lucy Neatby
A former navigation officer for British cargo ships, Lucy Neatby now finds herself submerged in the fabulous world of fiber. Whether designing, writing or instructing, she strives to bring out the true fun in knitting. Her website, Lucy Neatby Designs, is no different. Lucy is also the face behind a series of instructional DVDs, Learn with Lucy, and the author of popular books, including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-Knitters.