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DROPS 109-13 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS bag with pleats in ”Eskimo”.

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Finished measurements:
Width (at bottom): approx 46 cm [18”].
Height: approx 26 cm [10¼”].

Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
250 g color no 46, gray

DROPS circular needle (40 cm [16’’]) size 7 mm [US 10½] – or size needed to get 12 sts x 16 rows in stockinette st with 1 thread Eskimo= 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Tags: bags, pleat,

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Pleat: See diagram M.1 and M.2.

Moss st:
Round 1: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*.
Round 2: P over K, K over P.
Repeat row 2.

Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 112 sts on circular needle size 7 mm [US 10½] with 1 thread Eskimo. Insert 1 Marking Thread (MT) at beg of round and 1 after 56 sts (to mark the sides). Work stockinette st in the round until piece measures approx 16 cm [6¼”]. Remember the knitting gauge! Now work next round as follows: * M.1, M.1, M.2, M.2 *, repeat from *-* 2 times = 56 sts on round. K 1 round and P 1 round. Now continue with 2 threads Eskimo. K 1 round and continue in moss st – see above. After approx 8 cm [3 1/8”] moss st, K 1 round, P 1 round, K 1 round and P 1 round. On next round keep the first 4 sts on needle, bind off the next 49 sts and keep the last 3 sts on needle = 7 sts for strap. Continue in moss st on the 7 sts until strap measures approx 48 cm [19”]. Bind off.

Assembly: Sew bag tog at bottom (make sure there is a MT each side). Sew the strap tog, edge to edge so it becomes round, but leave approx 5 cm [2”] towards the bag each side. Attach strap to the other side of bag.


= slip 7 sts on cable needle behind piece, work first st on needle tog with first st on cable needle a total of 7 times.
= slip 7 sts on cable needle in front of piece, work first st on cable needle tog with first st on needle a total of 7 times.

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