Heart Felt Bag

A Heart. A Bag. Combine them together and you have a knitted bag perfect for the romantic!

Heart Felt Bag

What you need

1 skein Reynolds Lite Lopi (or other similar wool for felting)
Small amount of Gedifra Technohair
(or other eyelash type yarn)
US 11 needles and US 10.5 for strap



Instructions

Using US 11 and Reynolds Lite Lopi, cast on 18 sts

– starting with k row (RS), work st st for 29 rows

work reverse stockinette as follows:

– next row (WS): k across

– next row: p across

– next row: k across

– next row: p across

switch to st st as follows:

– next row (WS): p across

– work 4 rows st st

– follow HEART CHART

– work 5 more rows st st

– bind off loosely, knit wise
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MAKE STRAP

– with US 10.5 needles (or US 11 if you don’t have size 10.5), cast on 4 sts

– work 10 rows st st

– increase row: k1, k into f&b of next st, k into f&b of next st, k1 (6sts)

– work 13 rows st st

– increase row: k1, k into f&b of next st, k2, k into f&b of next st, k1 (8sts)

– work 9 rows st st

– work 34 rows garter st

– work 9 rows st st

– decrease row: k1, k2tog, k2, k2tog, k1

– work 13 rows st st

– decrease row: k1, k2tog, k2tog, k1 (4sts)

– work 10 rows st st

– bind off

FINISHING: Fold in half with RS out, sew side seams.

Sew strap to outside of bag, placing about 1 to 2 inches of strap along side seam.

Felt in the sink for about 50 minutes, or felt in your washing machine, checking often.
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YAY, you’re done! Hang to dry.

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Comments

  1. I love the idea of an easy felted bag with a heart, but I’d do a brighter colored heart. Thanks!

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