DROPS / 140 / 31

Salt and Pepper Bag by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS bag with stripes and zigzag pattern in 1 therad ”Big Fabel” or 2 threads "Fabel".

DROPS design: Pattern no BF-003
Yarn group C
Measurements of bag: approx. 30 cm / 11 3/4'' wide x 32 cm / 12½'' high.

DROPS BIG FABEL from Garnstudio
100 g color no 100, off white
100 g color no 400, black
100 g color no 905, black/off white

Or use FABEL from Garnstudio
100 g colour no 100, off white
100 g colour no 400, black
100 g colour no 905, black/off white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') SIZE 5.5 mm / US 9 – or size needed to get 19 sts with zigzag pattern (= diagram A-1) = width 10 cm / 4'' with 1 thread Big Fabel or 2 threads Fabel.
DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') SIZE 4.5 mm / US 7 - for garter st.

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, stripes, zigzag,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K sts on all rows.

GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle):
* K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.

See diagram A-1 for zigzag pattern, A-2 for dec and A-3 for stripes. 1 repetition = 19 sts in width.

Worked in the round on circular needle, bottom up.
LOOSELY cast on 114 sts on circular needle size 5.5 mm / US 9 with 1 black thread Big Fabel or 2 threads Fabel.
Switch to circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 and work 4 rounds in garter st - see explanation above. Switch back to circular needle size 5.5 mm / US 9 and continue with zigzag pattern according to A-1 and stripes according to A-3. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 27 cm / 10½'', finish the piece with circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 and black.
First work A-2 one time vertically = 90 sts, then continue in garter st until piece measures 32 cm / 12½'', loosely bind off.

Worked back and forth on needle.
Cast on 10 sts with black on needle size 4.5 mm / US 7, work in garter st back and forth for approx. 75 cm / 29½'', bind off.

Sew bag tog at the bottom, tip against tip.
Fasten the strap in each side of bag – sew edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.


= K
= P
= 1 YO between 2 sts, on next round K YO twisted to avoid holes
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
= K 2 tog
= black
= black/off white
= off white

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