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Be So Brave Knit Felted Bag FREE Pattern

Be So Brave Knit Felted Bag FREE Pattern

Felted bags are so multi-purpose! Use them in place of a purse, a crafting/project bag, a book bag, a grocery bag, and they make fantastic gifts! Especially if you fill them with other goodies, too!

I think this particular size is wonderful for a little girl purse, to for a small project bag. It would make a wonderful gift for a fellow crafter if you filled it with more yarn!

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Materials:
(2) hanks Be So Brave Yarn; 100% American Merino Wool, #4 worsted weight; 120yd (109m) per 2oz (56g); colors shown are Flamingo (A)  and American Beauty (B)
US13 (9mm) circular knitting needles
Yarn needle
Stitch marker

Gauge: 3 sts/1" before felting, 3.5 sts/1" after felting

Finished size: 12" wide x 12" tall, not including handles, BEFORE felting

10" wide x 8" tall, not including handles, AFTER felting

Instructions:
Base:

Row 1: with color B, CO 8 sts, knit across. -- 8 sts

Row 2: knit across. -- 8 sts

Rows 3 - 54: rep row 2.

Sides:

Round 1: knit across all 8 sts of last row, pick up and knit 27 sts along end of rows (1 st every other row), pick up and knit 8 sts in cast on edge, pick up and knit 27 sts along opposite end of rows (1 st every other row), place marker. -- 70 sts

Round 2: knit around. -- 70 sts

Rep round 2 for 2".

Next round: with color A, *k2, slip 2 with yarn in back. Rep from * to last 2 sts: k2. -- 70 sts

Rep round 2 until piece is 11" tall.

Handles:

Next round: K16, BO 11, K24, BO 11, k8. -- 48 sts and 22 BO sts

Next round: K16, CO 20, K24, CO20, K8. -- 88 sts

Knit 3 rounds.

BO all sts.

Weave in loose ends. Felt in the washing machine with soap, towels or jeans (for maximum agitation) on hot water cycle with a cool rinse. Repeat if necessary.

Enjoy!

xoxo, Kristin

Kristin Omdahl patterns are for your personal use only and not to be used to create items for commercial gain. All Kristin Omdahl patterns are licensed for single use and remain the intellectual property of Kristin Omdahl. This pattern may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise.
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