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DROPS 109-24 by DROPS Design

DROPS felted bag in ”Eskimo” with star pattern border.

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Measurements before felting: approx width 54 cm x length 32 cm.
Measurements after felting: approx width 35 cm x length 21 cm.
Materials: DROPS Eskimo
150 g colour no 14, dark grey
100 g colour no 01, off-white
50 g colour no 46, mid grey
50 g colour no 31, light blue

DROPS circular needle size 9 mm (80 cm)
– or size needed to obtain 10 sts x 14 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - 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 American English, please click here.
Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows.
Pattern: See diagram M.1 – the entire pattern is worked in stocking st. Note: Make sure that threads are fairly loose on WS when changing colours otherwise the pattern will shrink more than the rest of the bag when felted.

Bag: Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 108 sts on circular needle size 9 mm with dark grey and work 8 rounds stocking st, then 4 rounds stocking st with mid grey and 2 rounds with light blue. Change to off-white and work Pattern – see diagram for M.1 and Note above. Remember the knitting tension! After Pattern work 2 rounds light blue, 4 rounds mid grey and 6 rounds dark grey, at the same time dec 18 sts evenly on last round as follows: * K4, K2 tog *, repeat from *-*. P 1 round and cast off. Sew bag tog at bottom.
Straps: Make 2 straps, 1 for each side of the bag. Count 8 sts in from the side of the bag. Pick up 1 st in each of the next 4 sts on needle size 9 mm with dark grey. Work garter st back and forth on needle until strap measures approx 65 cm, cast off. Attach strap 8 sts in from the other side of bag. Repeat on the other side of bag.
Felting: Wash bag in washing machine with a powder free of enzymes and optical bleach, at 40 degrees with normal spin and without pre-wash. Shape bag when still wet and leave to dry flat. Subsequently wash bag at a wool programme.


= off-white
= dark grey
= grey
= light blue

Comments (8)

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Suzan 28.01.2016 - 20:23:

Met 1 bol grijs nr 46 kom ik niet uit. Ondanks gebruik van pennen 8 ipv 9. Jammer. Nu maar 3 toeren grijs ipv 4

Gitte 23.07.2008 - 10:51:

Den er nem at strikke, og er blevet rigtigt pæn. Jeg vil prøve at lave den så den bliver højere.

Maja 29.06.2008 - 11:17:

Tjusig väska ta med den beskrivningen

Helena 23.06.2008 - 17:41:

Super fin

Jacqueline 19.06.2008 - 13:25:

Traditie in een hip jasje,leuk

Strikkabella 30.05.2008 - 11:56:

Flotte farger!

Betina 30.05.2008 - 10:17:

Flot taske

Marie 30.05.2008 - 00:22:

Älskar stickade och virkade väskor hoppas alla kommer med recept.

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