Polar Bear Pouch by Barbara Prime

Polar Bear Pouch

December 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 11 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
10 - 20 yards (9 - 18 m)
5 cm (2")
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This quick little knit makes a sweet tree ornament, or it can be worn as a necklace. Hide a surprise or a treasure inside to make it extra special!

You need to know how to knit flat and in the round, increase, decrease, and make bobbles (advanced beginner to intermediate level).

Materials to make one pouch: 5-10 g of cream or white fingering weight yarn, set of four 2.75 mm (US size 2) double pointed needles (dpns), tapestry needle, two 3 mm black beads or buttons, one 1 cm (3/8”) black button, narrow ribbon for cord (for length, see finishing instructions), thread and hand-sewing needle to attach buttons and ribbon, bell etc for embellishment (optional).
Gauge: 8 sts and 11 rows = 2.5 cm (1”) in st st
Size: 5 cm (2”) tall