Chianti Carry All by Marly Bird
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Chianti Carry All

September 2011
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
US 17 - 12.75 mm
1250 yards (1143 m)
see notes below
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A really big bag that is perfect for the woman who has to carry everything :-) I loved making this bag and I really hope you all will also enjoy making it as well!

Finished Size Before felting: 28” wide at widest point and 19” tall; base 13” wide and 5” deep; after felting: 21” wide and 15” tall; base 12” wide and 4” deep.
Yarn Brown Sheep Company Lamb’s Pride Bulky (85% wool, 15% mohair; 125 yd 114 m/113 g): #M-166 plum smoke (MC), 5 skeins; #M-28 chianti (CC1), 4 skeins; #VM-255 rosy velvet (CC2), 1 skein.

Needles Size 17 (12 mm) 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle; 12” purse zipper; JUL Mountain Explorer bag handle; sewing needle; invisible thread; contrast color basting thread.

Gauge 8 sts and 12 rows = 4” (before felting) in St st using 2 strands held tog.