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Home : Patterns : Satchel Grande
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Satchel Grande

Lion Brand« Wool-Ease« Thick & Quick«
Pattern #: 70051A
Rating: ***** (based on 17 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
11 in. high x 18 in. wide x 6 in. deep (28 x 45.5 x 15 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This oversized purse is a great, stylish option for an overnight bag.
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Wool-Ease« Thick & Quick«

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•  640-149 Wool-Ease« Thick & Quick Yarn: Charcoal
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 11 [8 mm]   $  
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Additional Materials
2 wood dowels 1/2 in. (13 mm) diameter x 15 in (38 cm) long
 

Satchel Grande

Lion Brand« Wool-Ease« Thick & Quick«

GAUGE:

10 1/2 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Seed stitch.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

PATTERN STITCH
Seed Stitch (uneven # of sts)
Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2: P the knits and k the purls.
Rep Row 2 for Seed st.

BAG
Cast on 35 sts. Beginning with a p row, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 9 rows (for casing). Increase 12 sts evenly across next row - 47 sts. Place markers on each side edge. Work in Seed st for 11 in. (28 cm). Place markers on each side edge. Work in Seed st for 6 in. (15 cm) more. Place markers on each side edge. Continue in Seed st for 11 in. (28 cm), end with a WS row. Place markers on each side edge. K 1 row, decreasing 12 sts evenly across row. Continue in St st, beginning with a p row, for 9 rows (for casing). Bind off.

SIDE PANELS (make 2)
Cast on 15 sts. Work in Seed st for 11 in. (28 cm). Bind off.

FINISHING
Sew Side Panels to sides of Bag, aligning corners and lower edges of Side Panels with markers. Fold St st casing in half to inside of Bag and sew in place. Slide dowels into casings and sew ends closed.
Handles (make 2)
Cast on 5 sts. Work in Seed st for 25 in. (63.5 cm). Bind off.

Sew long side edges together. Sew each end of Handle securely to inside edge of casing, about 3 in. (7.5 cm) from end of dowel.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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k = knit p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing) RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side  


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Pattern Average Rating: ***** (based on 17 reviews)
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Satchel Grande Reviewed by patty will on 2010-11-19 *****
I can't tell you how much I appreciate all the hints the reviewers have given me. I can just about make anything as long as there are directions. I'm pretty sure about adding the cording for added strength but I have no clue on how to line the satchel. Please help and please keep your reviews coming because I love to knit and crochet and you guys are really creative.


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