Counterpane Accessories Pouch
Pattern description from Handknit Holidays: “Inspired by a design in a vintage knitting book, Carrie Brenner has adapted a counterpane pattern into an updated ‘granny’ bag, complete with bamboo handles and a coordinating accessories pouch… The rugged, bulky handspun wool used for the bag offsets the femininity of the scallops. The pattern takes on a whole new feel when worked in a finer silk yarn for the smaller version, designed to be tucked into the carpet bag or carried on it’s own.”
Finished Measurements: Approximately 11.5” wide by 4.5” high
Yarn: La Lana Wools Bombyx Silk (100% silk; approximately 300 yards / 6 ounces): burgundy
- One pair straight needles size US 6 (4 mm)
- Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle, 0.75 (0.5) yarn 45” wide lining fabric, sewing needle and thread, 12-15” zipper.
Gauge: Each scallop = 3.75” wide by 2” high