Purple Maze Messenger Bag by Dena Childs
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Purple Maze Messenger Bag

December 2006
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
One Size
This pattern is available for free.

The Purple Maze Messenger Bag is a felted messenger bag knit in the round in stockinette with a slip stitch pattern for the flap. Great around town or around campus.

Finished Size:
Before felting: height-17”, width-17”, depth-5”, strap length-55”
After felting: height-10 1/2”, width-12”, depth-3 3/4”, strap length-38”

Yarn: Valley Yarns Amherst 100% Merino Wool; 109 yards per 50 gram ball
Main color - 7 balls Charcoal
Contrasting color - 1 ball Soft Grape

Needles: 24” circular US 10 1/2
Other Materials: tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holder

Gauge: Approximately 13 1/3 sts and 18 1/2 rows = 4” in Stockinette knit with one strand throughout. Exact gauge is not important.