Perfect as a first lace project, this pattern features charts as well as written directions. Knit in sport weight cotton or linen, it's stretchy enough to handle a trip to the Farmer's Market but sits easily on the shoulder.
Yarn: 430 yards of sport weight or light worsted weight yarn. Samples used 2 skeins of Cascade Ultra Pima (220 yards/100g skein) or 2 skeins of Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece (215 yards/100g skein)
Needles: 24" long size 6US circular needle
Size: Approx. 14" wide and 12.5" tall when blocked flat. This bag is designed to stretch when in use.
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Place Marker (PM) at end of row 38, after “live” stitches on needle.
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With same circular needle, Pick Up and Knit (PU&K) 19 sts along short side of bottom after marker. (pick up one st in each sl st), Place Marker (PM). PU&K 51 sts along second long side of bottom (the cast on edge), PM. PU&K 19 sts along second short side of bottom, Place Contrast Color Marker (CCM). Total 140 stitches in round, beginning with CCM. Knit one round. Note: If picked up sts are very loose, tighten stitches by knitting through back loop (tbl) of the stitch on the needle, for this round only.