Inspired by one of my dearest online friends, this bag took a while to design and execute, but I really love the finished results :-} It is available for download ($4.00) HERE (on Ravelry)
HERE (on Patternfish)
And just to the right side of this page :-}
Here are the Details!
-Alison is designed for carrying small lap tops and notebook computers, but works great for a small book bag or tote bag as well.
-Knitted in the round with a three needle bind off; minimal finishing is required, especially if a purchased handle is used.
-Three easy to intermediate slip stitch patterns (in written form) create a firm fabric.
-One skein of each yarn is all that is needed.
-Using semisolid yarn adds effortless complexity.
- 13 inches wide by 9 inches high.
-Brown Sheep Lambs Pride Worsted, 1 skein each in
Yarn A: Blue Skyways (M-230)
Yarn B: Strawberry Smoothie (M-200)
OR 190 yards each of two colors of 8 wpi yarn (Heavy Worsted or Aran)
Needles and Notions:
-#7 U.S. (4.5 mm) 24 to 32 inch circular needles.
- A second #7 (4.5 mm) needle used for three-needle bind off
-Darning Needle for weaving in ends.
-Optional purchased handle.
-Optional snaps, or if not for carrying computers, magnetized fasteners.
Abbreviations and Techniques:
k - knit
p - purl
sl1 - slip one stitch purlwise, with yarn in back
sl1 wyif - slip one stitch purlwise, with yarn in front
sl2 wyib - slip two stitches purlwise, with yarn in back
st - stitch
Three-needle bind off