Over the Rainbow Bag by Eileen Casey
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Over the Rainbow Bag

Knitting
May 2012
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
5.0 mm (H)
720 yards (658 m)
One size
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This bright and cheerful rainbow bag is sure to make you and everyone else smile! Finishing details take it up a notch from hand made to hand crafted! It’s nice and roomy too - the perfect beach accessory!

DIFFICULTY
Intermediate - techniques used: 3 needle bind-off, attached I-cord, short rows

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Width: approximately 16 inches
Height: approximately 12 inches
Gusset: 1.5 inches at narrowest point, 3 inches at widest point

MATERIALS
Schoeller+Stahl Cotton Mix 60% cotton/40% acrylic; 60yds/55m per 1.75oz/50g skein; colours:
Red, 03; 2 skeins
Orange, 20; 2 skeins
Sun, 19; 2 skeins
Emerald, 13; 2 skeins
Azure, 16; 1 skein
Royal, 17; 1 skein
Lily, 09; 2 skeins

1 24” circular US 8 (5 mm) knitting
needle Spare needles for holding sts to bind off
Stitch holders
6 stitch markers - 3 of each colour
¼ yard of fabric for lining
Set of 2 microfibre bag handles, 22-24 inches long
1½ inch button

GAUGE
16 sts/24 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch