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Dumpling Bags

Wool and llama fibers in a singles yarn felt beautifully to make these bags.
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Wool and llama fibers in a singles yarn felt beautifully to make these bags. With a simple top-down construction and free-form embroidery applied before felting, these sturdy, delightfully plump little bags can hold some knitting, purse necessities, or even picked flowers.
Details
Finished Size: Before felting: 11" wide and 13" high, not including strap. After felting: 9" wide and 8 1/2" high, not including strap.
Yarn: Cascade Pastaza (50% llama, 50% wool; 132 yd [121 m]/100 g): #048 raisin (MC) (alternate bag shown in #303 flesh), 2 skeins; #043 mocha, about 6 yd (5.5 m); #062 redwood, about 2 yd (1.8 m).
Yarn weight: #5 - Bulky
Gauge: 11 sts and 14 rnds = 4" in St st in the rnd with yarn doubled, before felting.
Needles: Size 13 (9 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle; one 9/16" round magnetic snap; 4" of grosgrain ribbon (for snap backing); sewing needle and thread; two 3 cm Lucite rings (available at most bead shops).
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Fall 2008

SKU: EP1709

Author/Speaker/Editor: Sharon Dreifuss

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