Wednesday, March 09, 2005
Fuzzy Little Bag Picture
Copyright to Judith Prindle
Cha Cha or any eyelash yarn Size 7 double point needles
Gauge; Not important but my bag turned out to 3&1/2 x 3&1/2.
Cast on 30 stitches
Working in rounds, knit untill your bag is the length you want.
Bind off using the three needle bind of method.Hide ends.
Turn bag around, pick up 15 stitches along open top of bag.
Knit 7 rows.
Next Row: Knit 1 stitch, knit 2 stitches together, knit 9 stitches, knit 2 stitches together, knit 1 stitch. (13 stiches)
Next Row: Knit across.(13 stitches)
Next Row: Knit 1 stitch, knit 2 together, knit 7 stitches, knit 2 together, knit 1.(11 stitches)
Next Row; Knit 2, knit 2 together, bind off 3, knit 2 together, knit1.(6 stitches)
Next Row: Knit (6 stitches). No, you do not add stitches over the bind off, this is your button hole.
Next row; Knit 1, knit 2 together 2 times, knit 1. (4 stitches)
Next Row: Bind off these 4 stitches.
Pick up 3 stitches on the side of your bag next to the flap. Work I-cord strp with these 3 stitches until it is the length you want. Mine is 30 inches.
Sew on button of your choice.
NOTE;If you can, sit down to work the strap when you have time to finish it in one sitting. It is difficult to see the right side of your work with this type
of yarn, especially if you aren't used to working with it.