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Emma Felt Bag


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This Beautiful curvy felted bag is big enough for everyday use, and tough enough too! I have written this pattern in 2 versions- Circular ( in the round) or Flat ( 2 needles stocking stitch) so you can choose which method you prefer. My clear and detailed 9 page pattern contains instructions for- Knitting the bag in both circular or flat versions. Making up, Felting Finishing your bag, also a section with my additional tips and tricks to get a fantastic result! This bag is knitted first in pure wool and then felted in an ordinary washing machine. Any felting yarns will work well for this pattern-Look to see if the yarn is called a felting/ filz wool. Most suppliers will say if it is good for felting but always check for hand-wash only!! Felted Size 32cm (12.5") high 30cm (12") wide Yardage Short strap-7 x 50g (50m) Long strap-8 x 50g (50m) Needle size 8mm (UK 0/ US11) 2 Options for approx strap length Standard shoulder strap 102cm (40") Longer across body strap 140cm (55") BASIC SKILLS NEEDED FOR THIS PATTERN. Stocking stitch - knit one row then purl one row. Inc- increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and then into the back of stitch k2tog -knit the following 2 stitches together as 1 stitch. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY st st = knit 1 row then purl 1 row (this makes 2 rows) Inc = make a stitch by knitting into the front and then into the back of one stitch. k2tog -knit the following 2 stitches together as 1 stitch. GAUGE 11sts x 16 rows = 10cm (4") square SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Felted Size 32cm (12.5") high 30cm (12") wide 2 Options for approx strap length Standard shoulder strap 102cm (40") Longer across body strap 140cm (55") SUGGESTED YARN 350 meters of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Rico Creative Filz COLORWAY color

Recommended with this pattern

  • Knitting Needles 8mm (US 11)
  • Button or sew on snap fastener
  • Stitch markers ( loops of coloured wool or small hair elastics)

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Claire Fairall Designs
Claire Fairall Designs
My sketch book is always full of new toy and doll characters waiting to be created in yarn, I love bringing them to life with my knitting needles! I spend my days in my sunny studio with my Siamese cat for company and surrounded by colourful yarn, whilst my hands are busy clicking the knitting needles or sketching current ideas. My inspiration comes with the changing seasons and celebrations which form the backdrop of our lives. In between creating new dolls and teddy bears I have created patterns for Hachette Press which were published in "The Art of Knitting" magazine, worked with retail firms to create knitting kits. And I’m fortunate enough to work with Hoooked creating patterns with their fantastic eco-friendly yarns. If you would like to be kept up to date via email with news of my latest creations, pattern releases and exclusive offers please join my newsletter. Send an email to -