Easy Fair-Isle Felted Bag by Liat Gat

Easy Fair-Isle Felted Bag

June 2012
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
3.5 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
250 - 300 yards (229 - 274 m)
One size: 9" long x 7" wide x 10" tall
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This pattern is available for free.

This Fair-Isle felted bag pattern is an easy pattern for learning two-color knitting. Felt the bag in the washer to make a soft and sturdy purse or knitting project bag.

I’ve included links to KNITFreedom videos for each technique you need to know, and some optional tricks that will help you if you are using Magic Loop.

Pattern Details — Fair Isle Felted Bag

Skills Required:
Knitting in the round
Basic pattern-reading skills

Tricks You’ll Learn:
How to read a Fair-Isle color chart
How to pick up and knit stitches
How to make an i-cord

Finished Measurements:
After felting, the bag will be approximately 9 inches (23 cm) long by 7 inches (18 cm) wide by 10 inches (25 cm) tall.

Options: You can knit the bag handles and attachment loops, or buy leather or plastic purse handles for a more formal look.

The Fair Isle Felted Bag Pattern is FREE to all KNITFreedom newsletter subscribers. This is a quick project that you can make in a day or two — great for a gift.