Neon Stripes Messenger Bag by Amanda Bryant

Neon Stripes Messenger Bag

July 2018
both are used in this pattern
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 4 rows = 1 inch
5.5 mm (I)
500 - 550 yards (457 - 503 m)
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This pattern is available for free.

Materials Used:
Red Heart Super Saver- 5 oz/141 g; 236 yds/215 m; Medium weight 100% acrylic- color Neon Stripes (about 1 Β½ skeins)
Red Heart Super Saver- 7 oz/198 g; 364 yds/333 m; Medium weight 100% acrylic- color Black (only for the strap and trim- about ΒΌ skein)
5.5 mm hook
100% cotton fabric for lining (I used Waverly Inspirations Fat Quarter pre-cut 18β€³x21β€³, available from Walmart)
Sewing thread to coordinate with lining
1 ΒΌ inch button
Stitch markers
Yarn needle
Sewing needle
Sewing pins (for lining)
Iron (for lining)

Gauge: 4 sc= 1 inch; 4 rounds or rows = 1 inch

Finished Measurements: bag 10 inches x 10 inches; flap approx. 8 inches x 9 Β½ inches ; strap 44 inches long