#15 Carpet Bag by Linda Medina
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#15 Carpet Bag

May 2007
Aran (8 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Pillar stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
3.5 mm (E)
800 yards (732 m)
12.5" x 13" x 3" / 32cm x 33cm x 8cm
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Knit.1 Summer 2007 #15
By Linda Medina
SKU: K1SU07_15 (1109)

Pattern description from Knit.1, Summer 2007: “Sleek black wooden handles slip through flap straps at the top of Linda Medin’s button-closed carpet-bag design. The sides are knit in a pillar stitch with Schaefer Yarn’s variegated ‘Laurel’; gussets are worked separately and added later. Line the bottom with plastic canvas.”


  • 2 skeins in Frida Kahlo of Laurel by Schaefer yarns, 8oz/227g skeins, each approx 400yd/366m (mercerized pima cotton)
  • One pair size 6 (4mm) needles or size to get the gauge
  • One size E-4 (3.5mm) crochet hook
  • 1yd/1m lining fabric
  • One 1-1/8”/29mm button
  • 12½“ x 3”/32cm x 8cm plastic needlepoint canvas
  • Sewing needle and thread to match lining fabric
  • 1 pair black 16”/40mm wood handles
  • 4 stitch markers