Balsam & Lavender Sachets by Donna Kay

Balsam & Lavender Sachets

September 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
260 yards (238 m)
Balsam sachet: 5" wide and 6½" tall. Lavender sachet: 8" wide and 10½" tall.
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Give the gift of aromatherapy encased in these Balsam & Lavender Sachets. One small and one large, these bags are worked in the round from the bottom up and feature motifs that resemble the aromatics inside.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size Balsam sachet: 5” wide and 6½“ tall. Lavender sachet: 8” wide and 10½” tall.

Yarn Brown Sheep Company Stratosphere (100% superwash U.S. wool; 260 yd 238 m/3½ oz 100 g): Balsam sachet: #S24 Treeline (green), 1 skein. Lavender sachet: #S39 Equinox (purple), 1 skein.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): Balsam sachet: set of double-pointed (dpn). Lavender sachet: 16” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); waste yarn for provisional CO; balsam needles or lavender buds for filler; muslin drawstring bag: 4¾“ wide × 6” tall (balsam sachet) or 7¾” wide × 9¾“ tall (lavender sachet); 3∕8” ribbon for closure; tapestry needle.

Gauge 22 sts and 30 rnds = 4” in St st.

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  • These sachets are worked in the round from the bottom up.

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