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Small Origami Bag

Folk Bags: 30 Knitting Patterns and Tales from Around the World
Knitting
October 2003
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in seed stitch using Everett Silk
US 3 - 3.25 mm
515 yards (471 m)

From Folk Bags:
“Origami is so distinctly Japanese that it seemed the perfect vehicle for creating a Japanese-style design, moving from folding paper to folding a knitted fabric. My bag does not specifically emulate a Japanese bag….So I let origami inspire me to design to bags with a combination of elements derived from young girls’ paper purses, wallets, and party containers. I defined the texture and color of the bags to be reminiscent of Japanese tastes.”

Finished size: 6” (15cm) deep x 8” (20.5cm) wide

Additional supplies: 2 buttons