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DROPS Extra 0-10 by DROPS Design
Felted DROPS bag in "Alaska" with glass beads
DROPS Extra 0-10
Size after felting: approx 18 x 25 cm / 7" x 9 3/4".
Handle approx 60 cm / 23½".

Material: DROPS Alaska, from Garnstudio
150 g color no. 52, turquoise.

DROPS Straight needles size 4,5 and 5 mm / US 7 and 8.

Accessories: Turquoise glass beads -found in craft stores.

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  • DROPS ALASKA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.50 USD
NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Gauge: 17 sts x 22 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4'' on needle size 5 mm / US 8 and stockinette sts. Remember needle size is only recommended!

Felting: Felt the bag in washing machine on regular wash. Sometimes there is a big difference between washing machines so there is a good idea to do some testing when it comes to temperature. We washed on 40 C/104F.
If the bag doesn’t felt enough the first time, wash it again on higher temperature.
NOTE! The looser you knit, the more will the piece shrink.

BAG
Cast on 30 sts on needle size 4,5 mm / US 7 and K2 rows. Change to needle size 5 mm / US 8 and continue with stockinette sts until work measures approx 85 cm / 33½''.
Change to needles size 4,5 mm / US 7 again and K2 rows. Bind off.

ASSEMBLY
Fold bag double and sew side seams in outermost sts.

HANDLE
Make a braid of approx 80-100 cm / 32"-40" of 18 strands, i.e. 6 strands in each part. Fasten braid on each side of bag, on inside, by sewing and then fasten the yarn ends.
Felt the bag in washing machine - see explanation above.

BEADS
Sew glass beads along the bags upper edge.


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