French Market Bag by PetiteKnit

French Market Bag

July 2021
Lace ?
16 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Knotted Openwork
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1033 yards (945 m)
One Size
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The French Market Bag is worked from the bottom up. The bottom is flat and it is worked as a growing circle in the round on double-pointed needles, while the sides of the bag are worked in the round in the knotted openwork pattern on a circular needle. The top of the bag is finished with an i-cord edge. The lining is sewn with the same construction as the bag and then sewn onto the finished bag. At the end, the leather straps are sewn onto the top of the bag.

Size: one size

Diameter: 22 cm [8¾ inches]

Circumference: 68 cm [26¾ inches]

Height: 24 cm [9½ inches]

Gauge: 16 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 inches] in knotted openwork pattern on 4 mm [US6] needles with three strands of yarn held together

Needles: Circular needles: 4 mm [US6] / 60 cm [24 inches]; Double-pointed needles: 4 mm [US6]

Materials: 150 g Japansk Bomuld by Isager Yarn (50 g = 315 m [344 yds]) or 250 g Crealino by Lang Yarns (50 g = 165 m [180 yds]), cotton fabric for lining: 96 x 27 cm [37¾ x 10¾ inches], leather shoulder straps 2 x 94 cm [¾ x 37 inches]

★ ★ ★ (3 out of 5)
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The brown French Market Bag is knitted in Japansk Bomuld by Isager in color 59.

The rust-red French Market Bag is knitted in Crealino by Lang Yarns in the color Kobber 0015.