Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Tiny hemp bag for crystals


I wanted to be able to carry a few small crystals, without misplacing them :D So just a very quick bag. Great for using up end pieces of yarn.

Tiny hemp bag for crystals

Size 4 US needles dpns or cable needles
3 inches tall by 2 inches wide
5 ½ by 7, however exact gauge is not essential to this project

1 ½ yards Raspberry
5 yards Black
14 yards Gray
All yarns are 100 % hemp sport weight

Bk k1 = knit one stitch using black yarn
G k1 = knit one stitch using gray yarn
k = knit
kf/b = knit into the front loop and back loop of next stitch ( making 1 new stitch )
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
R k1 = knit one stitch using raspberry yarn
R p1 = purl one stitch using raspberry yarn
yo = yarn over

Cast on 4 stitches using gray yarn

1 ) knit
2 ) kf/b all, join in the round
3 ) knit
4 ) * kf/b 1, k1 * to end
5 ) * k1, kf/b 1, k1 * to end
6 ) * k3, kf/b 1 * to end

Knit 7 rounds

Add black yard

*G k1, Bk k1* to end
Repeat last round

Cut gray yarn, add raspberry yarn
* R k1, Bk k1 * to end
Repeat last round

* R p1, Bk k1 * to end

Cut raspberry yarn

Knit 2 rounds ( using Black yarn )

* k2tog, yo * to end

Knit 1 round.

Bind off.
Weave in ends.
 
Make cord as long as you like. I kept it short at 9 inches.
I made mine with a crochet chain stitch, using a size H hook, in the black yarn.
Weave cord through the yo’s, for drawstring.
 
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