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Very Granny Gift Bag

Knitty Gritty
Knitting
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
US 8 - 5.0 mm

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Pattern Description: Knit granny squares, sewn into a CD-sized gift bag.

Materials (although just about any yarn and corresponding needles will work, the demo used the following):

  • needles, US size 8 (or size needed to obtain gauge)
  • 2, 3 or 4 shades of the following holiday-colored Red Heart acrylic worsted-weight yarn:
  • Christmas (burgundy, green, cream, sparkly silver), Kwanzaa (burgundy, green, black or charcoal gray, if possible, Hanukkah (sparkly silver, blue)
  • tapestry needle
  • stitch holders or large silver safety pins
  • (optional lining): 8” squares of white lining fabric (2), 8” squares of kitschy print lining fabric, thread and needle or sewing machine)

Size: The size of the bag will depend on the gauge and your yarn choice. This bag will be big enough to hold a CD. These schematics (see link, at right) show both the color combinations.

Gauge: one granny square = 3-1/2” square; garter stitch = 5 stitches per 1” and 10 rows per 1”