DROPS / 120 / 5

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DROPS bag in ”Paris” with flounces.

DROPS design: Pattern no W-380
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Measurements: approx width 30 cm / 11 3/4'' x height 25 cm / 9 3/4''

Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
300 g color no 17, off-white
50 g color no 30, jeans blue

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') size 5 mm/US 8 – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') size 3.5 mm/US 4 – or size needed to get 19 seed sts = width 10 cm / 4'' – use 2 circular needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 to make joining the pieces easier.

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, flounce,

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SEED ST:
ROUND 1: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*.
ROUND 2: P over K and K over P.
Repeat round 2.
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BOTTOM PART OF BAG:
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 112 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with off-white and work SEED ST – see above – for 5 cm / 2'' – P 1 round and put piece aside.

FLOUNCE 1: Cast on 168 sts on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 with jeans blue and P 1 round. Change to off-white and K 8 rounds. Change to circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and work next round as follows:
* K1, K2 tog *, repeat from *-* = 112 sts. P 1 round.

JOINING PIECES:
Place flounce 1 on the bottom part of bag and work the 2 pieces tog, i.e. K tog 1 st from each part all the way round = 112 sts. Continue in off-white seed st for 5 cm / 2'', put piece aside.

FLOUNCE 2: Like flounce 1 and now work first and second flounce tog as described under Joining Pieces. Continue in off-white seed st for 5 cm / 2'' – make sure to have the same no of rounds after flounce 2 as between flounce 1 and 2.

FLOUNCE 3: Like flounce 2.

FLOUNCE 4: Like flounce 2 but after joining flounce 4 to the rest of the bag P 1 round and then work next round as follows: * K2, K2 tog *, repeat from *-* = 84 sts. Continue in off-white seed st for 5 cm / 2'', K 1 round, P 1 round and bind off in K sts.

ASSEMBLY:
Place bag double and sew tog at bottom.

STRAPS:
Cast on 6 sts with off-white on needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and work seed st for 35 cm / 13 3/4'', bind off. Make 2 straps and sew to each side of bag – approx 3 cm / 1 1/8'' in from each side - sew edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.

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