Heather Travel Bag and Blanket by Amy Price

Heather Travel Bag and Blanket

July 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
7.5 stitches and 5 rows = 4 inches
in Triangle stitch and single crochet rows
6.5 mm (K)
1800 - 2000 yards (1646 - 1829 m)
One size but is easily adjustable
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Here is my Battle of The Stitches entry for round 2!!!

When the time comes to pack a bag, whether at the beach or at the campground, space is at a premium. The Heather Travel Bag and Blanket provides the user with a modular bag and blanket system, saving space inside the bag by conveniently attaching the blanket to the outside of the Patriotic colored bag. So whether the trip requires a multitude of snacks or a few extra pairs of swim-trunks, make the Heather your choice for comfort and storage. The pattern comes with easy to follow, written instructions with a small photo tutorial to better explain the specific stitches used.

I love this bag so much that I bring it everywhere and the blanket is just as awesome. We can either sit on it and have a small picnic or use it as a blanket.

K 10.5 (6.5mm) Hook or hook needed to obtain gauge
Worsted Weight Cotton yarn
MC – Peaches and Cream – Indigo (11 balls 120yds/109m - 2.5oz/70.9gm)
CC1 – Lily Sugar ‘n Cream – Off White (One skein 710yds/650m - 14oz/400gm)
CC2 – Peaches and Cream – Rouge Red (5 balls 120yds/109m - 2.5oz/70.9gm)
Darning (yarn) Needle
Eight 1 ¾” (44mm) Buttons
9sts X 9rows = 3” of Thermal single crochet stitch
7 ½ sts = 4” of Triangle stitch