The zebra bag pattern by Evelyn Siatra

The zebra bag pattern

January 2011
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in colorwork stranding
US 7 - 4.5 mm
7.0 mm
738 - 984 yards (675 - 900 m)
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This fashionable, up-to-date bag are certain to catch the attention of all ; you’re sure to be asked where you bought it.

♥ Finished size: 10”/25cm width 7”/17cm hight, after felting.The shoulder strap is 15.8”/40cm long.
♥ Yarn: 100% wool category Worsted, „Classiso“ El.Mouzakis 50gr (1.76 oz)/112.5 m (123 yds): 4 skeins black, 4 skeins white.
♥ Needles: US 10.5(7mm) circular,US 7 (4.5mm) circular, US 10 (6mm) dpn. Adjust needle size to obtain correct gauge
♥ Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.
♥ Gauge: 16 st x 20 rows = 10x10cm/4”x 4” , in stockinette stitch, in colourwork (stranding)
♥ Level: intermediate
requires knowledge of knitting and purling, picking up stitches, working in the round on circular needles, stranding colourwork, knitting an I-cord and some simple hand-sewing.
The bag is worked round without turning. It begins by knitting a rectangular base, then stitches are picked up around all four edges and the bag is worked to the top. Mark first st of rnd and move marker up each round