Sandy River by Melissa Tyler
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Sandy River

February 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in SC
5.5 mm (I)
819 yards (749 m)
One Size
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This pattern was originally published as Close Knit’s contribution to the 2018 Rose City Yarn Crawl, March 1 – 4, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. Each shop’s pattern(s) will be available free with purchase at that shop during the Rose City Yarn Crawl. All patterns will also be available for download individually or as part of our 2018 Collection: Waterways: 2018 Rose City Yarn Crawl Pattern Collection.

Blue skies reflected in blue water, greenery everywhere, rocks, and, of course, sand – The colors and textures found in the landscape of Oregon’s Sandy River has inspired the Sandy River backpack. Whether you’re planning a trip to the park, your favorite coffee shop, or even a picnic on the banks of the Sandy River itself, this sweet sack has room for all of the essentials.

3 skeins (one skein each color) of Hampton by Cascade Yarns (70% Pima Cotton/30% Linen; 273 yds/100g), shown in colors 08 Ecru (MC), 12 Navy (CC1), and 10 Green Tea (CC2)

Finished Measurements
13” high, measured from base to top edge x 13 ¼” wide, measured before folding in sides. Base: 9” x 4”

18 sc over 4”

Size I/9 crochet hook

Tapestry needle

Skill Level
Advanced Beginner