'Paca Bag by Moira Engel

'Paca Bag

March 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in St st, unfelted
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1050 yards (960 m)
33" circumference and 12.5" tall
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Perfect for holding supplies for the beach or a backyard party, the ‘Paca Bag is a seamless knit that can hold a lot. Felting the bag makes it extra sturdy and gives it velvety texture.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 33” circumference and 12.5” tall.

Yarn Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted (100% merino wool; 210 yd / 3.5 oz): praline (brown; MC), 3 skeins; Paris teal (CC), 2 skeins.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 32” circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker; stitch holders; tapestry needle; four 3/8” inside diameter brass eyelets; grommet tools (insertion tool, hammer).

Gauge 23 sts and 27 rnds = 4” in St st, unfelted; 23 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in charted patt, unfelted; 26 sts and 46 rnds = 4”, felted.

Notes This bag is worked in the round from the bottom up.