Sweetheart Bag by Donna Kay

Sweetheart Bag

October 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
31 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in Blocked bag chart
US 2 - 2.75 mm
230 yards (210 m)
14-3/4" circumference, 7-3/4" tall
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This pattern is available in print for $6.50.
Errata available: interweave.com

Interweave SKU: EP7447

This little drawstring bag will have you knitting a pretty color work motif inspired by sixteenth-century embroidery. (Interweave)

Finished Size: 14 ¾“ circumference and 7 ¾” tall.

Yarn: Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift (100% Shetland; 115 yd [105 m]/7⁄8 oz [25 g]):
#815 ivy (A), #140 rye (B), 1 ball each. Distributed by Simply Shetland.

Needles: Size 2 (2.75 mm): 16” circular (cir) and double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge: 31 sts and 35 rnds = 4” measured over blocked bag chart.

Originally Published: Jane Austen Knits Fall 2012

The bag is worked circularly from lace top to shaped bottom with a simple I-cord drawstring.