Beginner Backpack by Mary C. Gildersleeve

Beginner Backpack

bulky wool
3 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
270 - 300 yards (247 - 274 m)
one size (felted: 8" high x 20" around)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This is a great beginner project -- simple construction that’s felted to hide uneven gauge issues. The bulky wool felts up into a great, practical bag …

There are lots of tips and hints for this first project.