Calista Market Bag by Tian Foley
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Calista Market Bag

Knitting
March 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
568 yards (519 m)
one size
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Calista’s mercerized cotton in a chain construction, in a palette of summery classic colors, is perfect for elegant knit and crochet projects.


Perfect for the market or the beach, this bag, worked in strong and resilient mercerized cotton, will stretch and expand to carry a heavy load.

Skill Level
Intermediate

Finished Measurements
Approx 28¾” circumference; 15” tall, excluding handles

Yarn
Calista by Classic Elite Yarns
(100% mercerized cotton; 50 g = 142 y)
4 balls 3458 Scarlet

Needles
Set of 5 double pointed needles (dpn) and circular knitting needle (16”) in size US 7 (4.5 mm) or size to obtain gauge.
Optional: Circular knitting needle (24”) in size US 7 (4.5 mm) or size to obtain gauge and circular knitting needle (24”) in size US 5 (3.75 mm).

Other Materials
Removable stitch marker
Stitch holder
Stitch marker

Gauge
20 sts and 40 rnds = 4” in Gtr st with larger needle; 20 sts = 4” in Lace Pattern with smaller needle. Note: Exact gauge is not crucial to the success of this project, but if your gauge differs you may require additional yarn.