Brooklyn by Martin Storey


January 2004
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch using larger needles before washing
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
600 yards (549 m)
One size only in stated instructions with recommended yarn
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This pattern is available for free.

From the Knit Rowan website:
This mens satchel style bag has been designed by Martin Storey using Original Denim yarn (cotton). It was originally featured in Rowan Knitting Magazine no 35 and is now available to download.

This is a FREE pattern available to members of the KnitRowan website.

Finished dimensions:
Completed bag measures approximately 21 cm (8.5 inches) wide and 22 cm (8.5 inches) deep.

Yarn Information:
Photographed in Memphis 229
6 skeins
600 yards

QTY (1) large press fastener
120 cm of 4 cm wide Petersham ribbon
30 cm of 114 cm wide fabric for lining

Gauge notes:

  • Before washing: 20 stitches and 28 rows to 10cm (4 inches) measured over stockinette stitch using larger needles.
  • Machine wash all pieces before completing sewing together.
  • Denim will shrink in length when washed for the first time. Allowances have been made in the pattern for shrinkage.