Bag! For Things! by Elizabeth Green Musselman

Bag! For Things!

Knitting
September 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
868 yards (794 m)
One size

This backpack slips over one shoulder and has a semi-hidden zipper. Perfect for kung fu adventures. See the rest of the book for what to pack inside (nunchuks and throwing stars).

Materials

Berroco Vintage (50% acrylic, 40% wool, 10% nylon; 217 yds / 198m per 100g skein)

  • Color A: Cracked Pepper #5107; 1 skein
  • Color B: Crimson #5154; 2 skeins
  • Color D: Mochi #5101; 1 skein

US 5 / 3.75mm needles in the following types:

  • circular, 32–40” / 80–100cm long
  • circular, 16” / 40cm long
  • dpns (not needed if using two-circulars or magic loop method)

Non-separating zipper: 16” / 40cm long, or length of opening on your finished bag minus 1–2” / 2.5–5cm
Yarn needle
Sewing needle
Sewing thread to match yarn color B
Stitch marker

Finished Measurements

Strap circumference: 40” / 101.5cm
Height: 20” / 51cm
Width: 14” / 35.5cm