Sam Felt bag by Claire Fairall Designs
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Sam Felt bag

Knitting
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
11 stitches = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
492 - 547 yards (450 - 500 m)
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This useful felt bag has crisp shaping with contrast edging and an interesting layered edge seam feature.
The internal pocket is an ideal size to keep your I pad/notebook or similar sized device safe and secure. The front pocket and large main compartment will hold all your other essential items.
The flap secures with 2 magnetic closures or buttons and the strap will fit neatly over your shoulder.

This bag is knitted first in pure wool and then felted in an ordinary washing machine.
My clear and detailed 6 page pattern contains detailed instructions and photos to guide you step by step through, knitting, sewing up and felting your bag.

Felted Size
26cm / 10 ¼ inches high
21cm / 8 ½ inches wide
10cm / 4 inches deep
Strap length approx 104cm /41inches (longer options included)

Recommended Yarn
Main Colour 5 x 50g/50m Grundl Filzwolle Uni Shade02 (Grey) (extra needed for longer strap)
Contrast 4 x 50g/50m Grundl Filzwolle Color Shade 22 (Green variegated)

If you wish to use a substitute yarn-
Yarn weight 5 or 6
Bulky / Chunky( sometimes called Craft or Rug) or Super Bulky / Super Chunky
12 -14 ply
Alternatively - Aran / Worsted weight held double ( 2 strands together) or triple
If you are using a substitute yarn your project may felt to a different size.

Tension - 11sts x 16 rows = 10cm (4”) st.st. square

You will also need
2 x magnetic closures or buttons

Straight Knitting needles 8mm (UK 0 /US 11)
2 x Double pointed needles 8mm (UK 0 /US 11)

Basic skills needed for this design.

No shaping needed just simple socking stitch (knit row purl, one row)
I include a full photo tutorial to explain attached I-cord edges

SUITABLE FOR- Confident beginner knitters.
If you can do stocking stitch and follow a pattern I explain the rest as you go along.