Dancing Diamonds Gift Bags by Sherrie Kibler

Dancing Diamonds Gift Bags

Knitting
September 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt.
US 3 - 3.25 mm
663 yards (606 m)
3¼ (5½)" wide, 2 (3½)" deep, and 4 (7)" tall.
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Present your gift with as much pizzazz as the present itself in the Dancing Diamonds Gift Bags. These bags are worked in the round from the bottom up from stitches picked up around the rectangular seed-stitch base. With one skein each of three different colors, you can get multiple bags from one set of colors.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 1

Finished Size 3¼ (5½)“ wide, 2 (3½)” deep, and 4 (7)“ tall.

Yarn Quince & Co. Finch (100% American wool; 221 yd 202 m/1¾ oz 50 g): Frost (light gray; A), Peacock (dark green; B), and Clay (peach; C), 1 skein each.

Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); size F/5 (3.75 mm) crochet hook; 10” × 6¾“ (17½” × 12”) piece of poster board; sharp needle; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23 sts and 34 rnds = 4” in charted patt.

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NOTES

  • These bags are worked in the round from the bottom up, after picking up stitches around a rectangular seed-stitch base. The facing provides additional support for the crocheted carrying ties. A removable liner is cut from poster board and tied in place at the tote’s corners.

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