East Wash Backpack
SKILL LEVEL: Experienced
SIZE AND MATERIALS:
Bag is approx 13” tall x 11” wide; Top strap is 7” long; Bottom strap is 17.5” long
Featured Yarn: Leinen Los by Schoppel Wolle 70% Wool, 30% Linen - 328yds / 100g (shown in Color 8495); 3 balls.
addi Needles: 3.25mm (approx 3 US) 47” circular needle
or size(s) needed to obtain gauge;
optional needle(s): 3.25mm (approx 3 US) short circular needle or long DPNs (for working straps flat)
Additional Notions: 2 extra DPNs of same or smaller size; 8 stitch markers; scrap yarn; 2 stitch holders; cable needle; tapestry needle; 14” zipper; JŪL Lisbon Chain.
All yarn and needles distributed by skacel collection, Inc.
22.25 sts and 32.5 rows = 4” x 4” in St st
23.5 sts and 49.25 rows = 4” x 4” in Slipped Stitch and Garter
Note: Both gauges given with yarn held doubled.
To save time, check your gauge and read all instructions thoroughly before beginning.
This project is best worked using Magic Loop, as the flexible cables of the circular needles make the shaping in the tight corners easier to work.