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Bonnie and Clyde Bag

Knitting
May 2009
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches in stockinette with Bonnie
US 8 - 5.0 mm
510 yards (466 m)
one size
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This is a fun multi-purpose bag that is comfortable to wear and easy to use. The felted strap laces through the top and cinches closed when the bag is picked up. Straps can be worn like a backpack or held together over one shoulder.

This has a sturdy felted bottom and straps for stability that flow seamlessly into the upper portion of the bag. There is no seaming required. The top is finished with a lovely and simple picot edging.

Simple to knit and elegant to wear, this bag will become a favorite to bring with you everywhere you go. Great for the beach, a knitting project or an overnight stay.

Finished Size 28” circumference and 17” tall.

Yarn Louet Clyde (95% wool, 5% silk; 82 yd 75 m/50 g): #08 pink paradise (MC), 3 skeins.
Louet Bonnie (94% wool, 6% silk; 88 yd 81 m/50 g): #08 pink paradise (CC), 3 skeins.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn) and 24” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Tapestry needle; marker (m); smooth cotton waste yarn (or non-felting fiber).

Gauge 15 sts and 25 rows = 4” in St st in the rnd with CC.