Ovoid Bag by Donna Childs

Ovoid Bag

May 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 sts and 20 rows = 3'' in sc
3.5 mm (E)
873 yards (798 m)
8" wide, 8" tall, and 1½" deep, excluding strap.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

The Ovoid Bag is the perfect little carryall for the essentials, such as your phone, car keys, and wallet. The front and back are worked in a half-oval from the center out, creating an oblong geometric shape. A cotton/linen blend yarn keeps this project feeling fresh and summery.

Difficulty Beginner

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size 8” wide, 8” tall, and 1½“ deep, excluding strap.

Yarn Sugar Bush Yarns Cabot (70% Pima cotton, 30% linen; 291 yd 266 m/3½ oz 100 g): #9011 mango (MC), 2 skeins; #9001 western white (CC), 1 skein.

Hook Size E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions 1” button, 1; safety pins; yarn needle.

Gauge 19 sts and 20 rows = 3” in sc.

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  • Bag is worked from the center out, increasing at bottom edge to create curve.

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