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Fair Isle Gift Bag


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One of a series of three gorgeous small Christmas Gift Bags (Santa Sacks) designed as an alternative to a Christmas Stocking. This pattern is so versatile and can be used as a Christmas Scented gift bag filled with herbs and spices, or alternatively filled with chocolates and small gifts for little and large people to discover on Christmas morning. Hang from the mantle piece or display under the tree. You will need approx 15 Grams of each colour for each gift bag. A small quantity of polyester toy filling for the snowballs. One pair of 4mm (UK8-USA6) knitting needles and 4 x 4mm (UK8-USA6) Double pointed knitting needles. 1 stitch holder and 1 tapestry needle. The pattern is written and charted. Very quick to knit and because you need so little yarn it's a great stash busting project. The finished sack measures approx 8" in height and 5" in width BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Stranded knitting GAUGE 22 sts and 30 rows to 10cm, 4in over stocking stitch using 4mm(UK8-USA6) Knitting Needles. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One Size: Approx 8" Height x 5" Width SUGGESTED YARN 120 yards of DK weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Any DK or Worsted weight yarn COLORWAY Green and White or Red and White

Supplies Needed

  • 15 Grams DK Yarn in Colour B
  • 1 Stitch Holder
  • 15 Grams DK Yarn in Colour A

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Knitwear Designer, Wife and Mother. Lectured in Fashion and Knitwear and worked internationally as a designer since 1970. Designs include collections published for Stylecraft and the UK Handknitting Association. Currently organising and running How to knit workshops in Leeds, West Yorkshire. UK Married to the fabulous Grump for 29 years. 2 fabulous adult children. 1 stunningly beautiful daughter in law, one stunningly beautiful granddaughter. A lover of life, knitting and everything every day has to offer.