Art Bag by Wendy McDonnell

Art Bag

October 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
275 - 300 yards (251 - 274 m)
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This little bag is the perfect canvas for a bit of bead art work, hence the name Art Bag. I have made many bags in the past, all with different types of texture, making something essential into something beautiful.

Yarn: Yarn Fairy Worsted, 218 yards/100g, about 270 yards

Needles: US size 7/4.5mm circular, 32 inches Sewing/beading needle

Beads: 6/0 seed-33, 20x15mm leaf-9, 20x15mm petal-9, 9mm cone flowers-3, 10mm flat flowers-3, 10x6mm leaf-6, 12x10mm butterfly-4 All beads in color and finish to contrast yarn color

Thread: Sewing thread to match yarn-5 yards

Floss: J&P Coats or DMC embroidery floss. Mouline (Kelly green) 1 hank for embellishment-can also be used as sewing thread

Gauge: 16 sts, 22 rows over 4 inches in stockinette blocked

Finished Measurements: 10” wide by 7 “ tall after felting

Fea level: Beginning knitting, beginning/intermediate embroidery

Kits: Available on Kits page of Blog. Contains everything you need: yarn, all beads, sewing & embroidery needles, floss even an organizer box to contain the beads.