Friday, November 28, 2008
TRIPLE FLAP BAG (C)
Worsted weight feltable yarn, approximately 7 ounces main color, 1 ounce of contrasting color
K and J hooks
3 Zinc Fender Washers 1.5 inch diameter with ½ inch hole
With main color, ch 44
ROUND 1: Make 2 sc in 2nd chain from hook, sc in each chain (41) to last chain. Work over yarn tail for remainder of this round. 3 sc in last ch. Work in the unused loops on opposite side of starting chain, sc in each chain. (42 stitches) Join with slip stitch in top of first sc. [88 sc]
JOIN STRIPS: Holding two strips with wrong sides together, sc in 25 sts. Leaving the rounded end unworked. Repeat with third strip.
Lay bag flat and center flap on one side. Sew flap to bag.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Repeat on other side. Sew strap ends together.
FELT AND BLOCK:
You can find complete felting instructions here:
I blocked my bag on a book that is 8.5 wide by 1.25 thick.
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