#147 Bedouin Bag in 3 Sizes by Nora J. Bellows

#147 Bedouin Bag in 3 Sizes

January 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette (pre-felted gauge)
US 11 - 8.0 mm
1500 - 2250 yards (1372 - 2057 m)
Small, Medium, and Large
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Pattern Difficulty
Intrepid beginner to Intermediate: Requires knowledge of knitting and purling, picking up stitches, working in the round on circular needles, and knitting in the stitch several rows below. Some simple hand-sewing also required for finishing.

Pre-felted gauge: 12 stitches and 16 rounds = 4” (10cm) using a double-strand of worsted weight yarn.

Felted/non-felted gauge: 16 stitches and 24 rounds = 4” (10cm).

Approximately 1500 (1750, 2250) yards (1375 1600, 2057m) worsted weight, feltable wool yarn
Size 11 (8mm) 24” (60cm) or 32” (80cm) circular needle
1 Noni Amazing Snap
1 Noni metal label
4 2mm seed beads to apply Noni label
Tapestry needle
Sewing needle
Like-color sewing thread
Stitch marker
1 - 1 1/2 yards (1 - 1.4m) of lining material (if desired)

Small & Medium Only
JUL Budapest 26” (66cm) leather handle with tabs in black

Large Bag
JUL Lisbon 37” (94cm) leather handle with tabs in black

Yarn Options
Pictured felted bags were made with Stonehedge Fiber Mill’s Shepherd’s Wool. The small bag was made in Lakeshore, medium bag in Great Lakes, and large bag in Blue Spruce.