Squashy Bag by Kerri Shank

Squashy Bag

Knitting
October 2006
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
12 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
131 yards (120 m)
Approximately 7.5 "(19 cm) wide, 4.5" (11.5 cm) tall, and 4" (10 cm) deep with a 30" (76 cm) strap, felted.

Pattern Description from One-Skein Wonders: 101 Yarn-Shop Favorites: “This is a bag with personality. The self-striping Noro yarn blends beautifully from one color to the next, and two simple beads add sophisticated embellishment. The bag is held closed with a magnetic clasp.”

Measurements: Approximately 7.5 “(19 cm) wide, 4.5” (11.5 cm) tall, and 4” (10 cm) deep with a 30” (76 cm) strap, felted. (Note: Exact finished measurements will be determined by the yarn and the point at which you stop felting.)

Yarn: Noro Yoroi, 87% wool/7% cotton/6% silk, 3.5 oz (100 g)/131 yds (120 m), Color 4 Purple, Teal, Lime

Needles: US US 11 (8 mm) circular needle 24” (60 cm) long and two US 11 (8 mm) double-point needles for I-cord strap or size you need to obtain correct gauge

Other Supplies: Stitch markers, magnetic clasp, decorative beads or buttons, 4” (10 cm) of 1” (2.5 cm) grosgrain ribbon for clasp reinforcement, waterproof fabric glue