Just So Bag by Andrea Babb

Just So Bag

Knitting
November 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch on smaller needles with 2 strands of yarn held together
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
1116 yards (1020 m)
15" wide and 13¼" tall
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

This durable knitted bag shows off pretty lace sides. Lace inspired by Japanese technique opens up the sides of this structured bag. Lace is worked on both right and wrong sides; body is knit in stockinette. (Interweave)

Finished Size: 15” wide and 13¼“ tall.

Yarn: Rowan Pure Wool Aran (100% superwash wool; 186 yd [170 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #696 tough, 6 skeins. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.

Yarn Weight: #4 - Medium

Needles: Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook; cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; one pair wood dowels 15” × ½“; four 1¼” wood round knobs with flattened side.

Gauge: 19 sts and 29 rows = 4” in St st on smaller needles with 2 strands of yarn held tog.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits Winter 2012