Pippi by Verena Zeilinger


September 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Seed Stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
241 - 252 yards (220 - 230 m)
One Size
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This colourful tote-bag is inspired by the strongest girl in the world, Pippi Longstocking of the same-titled book by famous and fabulous Astrid Lindgren.

Tote-bags are uncomplicated, casual, fun, often colourful and true companions for a lifetime – as is Pippi Longstocking.

This bag is knit in a very short time because of working with bulky-weight-yarn, featuring seed stitch and slipped stitches, i-cord-handles and fringes.

It can be worn with fringes inside for an understated look or outside for a saucier one , both sides of the bag are equally beautiful.

Materials: 1x 6mm/US 10 (circular) needle
1x 6mm Double pointed needles for making I-Cords
(or use circular needles using magic loop method!)
1x Tapestry needle (to weave in yarn ends)

Yarn: Bulky Weight Yarn, approx. 232g or 220m/240.6yds
MC - approx. 162g, CC1 – approx. 24g, CC2 and CC3 – each approx. 23g
Have in mind that yardage is an estimate!
Yarn shown in pictures: Malabrigo Yarn Chunky (91m/100yds = 100g), in colours
Sunset (MC), Tuareg (CC1), Rhodesian (CC2), Verde Adriana (CC3)

Gauge: 14 x 24 = 10cm/4inches using Seed Stitch

Skills: Seed Stitch (explained in pattern), knitted I-Cord
Measurements (after blocking): Length: 32cm/12.6inches; Width: 29cm/11.4inches; Length of I-cord-handles: 80cm/31.5inches