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Musical Stripes

Music rather than theory informs the color choices on two chenille bags.
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SKU# EP1821

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Stripe connoisseur Sandy Cushman combined five dusky hues of soft chenille to create these casual bags, sized just right for carrying a few essentials or an entire knitting project.
Details
Finished Size: Small (large) bag: About 20 (36)" (51 [91.5] cm) around and 11 (12 1/2)" (28 [31.5] cm) tall.
Yarn: Crystal Palace Cotton Chenille (100% mercerized cotton; 98 yd [89 m]/50 g): #4065 teal and #9253 violet, 2 (2) skeins each; #8465 gray and #9024 mauve, 2 (1) skein(s) each; #3387 dark blue, 1 (2) skein(s); #6320 chartreuse, 1 (1) skein.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 12 sts and 20 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st on larger needles with yarn doubled.
Needles: Small bag - Size 11 (8 mm): Set of 4 double-pointed (dpn) and 16" (40-cm) circular (cir), optional; Size 4 (3.5 mm): Set of 4 dpn. Large bag - Size 11 (8 mm): Set of 4 dpn, 16" and 24" (40- and 60-cm) cir. Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); stitch holders, tapestry needle. One 1 1/4" (3.2-cm) button and cardboard circle 4 1/2" (11.5 cm) in diameter for small bag; 1 yd (1 m) lining fabric and cardboard circle 10" (25.5 cm) in diameter for large bag.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Winter 2001/2002

SKU: EP1821

Author/Speaker/Editor: Sandy Cushman

Format: eProject