Knitted Felt Carnival Bag by The Mercerie

Knitted Felt Carnival Bag

Knitting
May 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch, pre-felted
US 13 - 9.0 mm
427 - 492 yards (390 - 450 m)
One size
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This pattern gives you full instructions on how to knit, and felt, this gorgeous bag. (the lovely knitted daisy is available as a separate knitting pattern)

The finished bag measurements, when felted, are approximately 35 x 30 cm. but please bear in mind that felting is not an exact science and finished measurements may vary.

Worked in the round on a 9mm circular needle, using The Mercerie’s aran weight yarn it will have a pre-felted tension of 12st x 18rws and a finished felted tension of around 18sts x 27rws. It is felted in the washing machine - and it’s very easy to do!

The knitted stitches will no longer be visible when the bag is fully felted making an extremely strong and functional bag.

You will need 3 balls of Cinnamon (orange) two balls of Candy (pink) and one ball of Berry (red).

The pattern for the lovely knitted daisy corsage is also available online.