Dumpling Bags by Sharon Dreifuss (She-Knits)

Dumpling Bags

August 2008
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in stst in the round with Pastaza doubled (or LP Bulky single-stranded), before felting
US 13 - 9.0 mm
272 yards (249 m)
Before felting: 11" wide and 13" high, not including strap. After felting: 9" wide and 8ยฝ" high, not including strap.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Needles: Size 13 (9 mm): 16โ€ circular (cir) and set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.


  • Markers (m);
  • tapestry needle;
  • one 9โ„16โ€ round magnetic snap;
  • 4โ€ of grosgrain ribbon (for snap backing);
  • sewing needle and thread;
  • two 2 cm Lucite rings (available at bead shops).