Celtic Earth Handbag by Donna Estin

Celtic Earth Handbag

Knitting
June 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
216 yards (198 m)
One Size
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Made of recycled fibers, this fun bag features Celtic symbols and knotted eyelet lace. The handbag is large enough to hold today’s gadgets with a handy strap for hands-free mobility. It opens easily and quickly, and shuts with a secure I-Cord to tie for extra security. It features a sturdy Garter Stitch bottom for stability. Instructions are charted & written out, for knitter’s choice. This handbag is a favorite for those who resist the use of leather.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: One Size

Finished Measurements: W X L: 8.5 x 9.5”/21.5x24cm

Materials and Equipment
Berroco REMIX (100g/3.5oz, 216yds/200m, 30% Nylon, 27% Cotton, 24% Acrylic, 10% Silk, 9% Linen), 1 ball, #3930

Size 4 (3.5mm) dpn for I-cord
Size 5 (3.75mm) needles
Size 6 (4mm) circular 12-16” needle or size needed to obtain gauge
Cable Needle
Tapestry Needle
4 Stitch markers (in 2 different colors)

Gauge 20 sts & 28 rnds = 4”/10cm over Stockinette Stitch on circular needles