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Recycled Denim Carryall


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A brilliant bag made from recycled denim perfect as a knitting bag, a purse, a carryall for the beach or a couture alternative to a plastic bag. You won't be able to resist the gorgeous texture, roomy size, and comfortable straps that are perfect to carry your newest project! Notes: Bottom of bag is worked flat first, then sts are picked up from all sides to work the body of the bag in the round. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY K - knit P - purl Pm - place marker Pu&k - pick up and knit Rep - repeat Rnd - round St(s) - stitch(es) GAUGE Gauge 22 sts = 4" (10 cm) in Garter st 1 rep = 21/2" in Cable pat SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished Size Base: 5 x 15" Height: 12" Straps: 24" in length, 12" in height

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn: Kollage Yarns "Riveting Worsted", [95% cotton, 5% other; 163 yds (149m), 31/2 oz (100 g)] color #8106 cloud denim6 hanks.
  • Needles: Size 7 (4.5 mm) 24" or 32" circular needles, or size to obtain gauge, plus a spare needle for use in 3-need bind off
  • Notions: Stitch marker, Stitch holders, Cable needle, Yarn needle.

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Marly Bird
Marlaina 'Marly' Bird fled the world of financial services to launch a career in the yarn industry and she hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-crafty girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns, hosts the YarnThing podcast, is the author of Cold Weather Crochet and I Can't Believe I'm Entrelac Knitting, and co-author of Knitting for Dummies, 3rd ed. You've seen her designs in Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Crochet, Knitscene, Love of Crochet, Love of Knitting, and in the books Knitter's Book of Socks, Unexpected Afghans, Simply Crochet, Lace Yarn Studio, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, and Knitting Plus. Along with her designing and podcast, Marly has a successful YouTube channel where she teaches both knitting and crochet. On top of all that, Marly also has several online classes available with Creativebug and In her spare time, Marly is a wife to a very understanding husband, raises three kids, and because life was not crazy enough--has three dogs. For more about Marly, go to