Gather your supplies for Bag #4 in the 2022 Bag Along CAL! It’s a less complicated and more relaxing project for summer, but there are still some fun techniques to learn. See the full materials list, and enter the giveaway too!
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Knit Picks Dishie Twist
I used the color Conch for my bag, but any of the colors would work well. If you prefer solid colors rather than the twisted look, try regular Dishie instead.
Feeling adventurous? Mix both solid and twisted colors! Use 1 color for the base of your bag and another for the top. If you do this, you will need 1 extra skein for the bottom color. The bottom uses less than a full skein (around 100 yds), but the top uses more than 2 full skeins so you will still need 3 skeins for the top.
Bag #4 Materials List
- Yarn: 3 skeins of Knit Picks Dishie Twist – 100% cotton, worsted weight yarn (190 yds / 100g per skein). Shown in color #28247 – Conch.
- Hook: US size H / 5mm hook or size needed to match gauge
- Yarn needle
- Circular bag handles (see note below)
- 1-2″ button (optional)
Circular bag handles come in a variety of sizes, materials, and colors. Any size between about 4″ and 8″ in diameter should be fine. The bag may sit a little differently depending on the diameter. Any color or material you like is fine as well. I used brown, wood handles that are about 5.4″ in diameter.
15 ldc x 9 rounds = 4 inches.
The first section of the pattern can be used as a gauge swatch.
Ldc is linked double crochet. If you are not familiar with this stitch, see this Linked Double Crochet tutorial.
Bag #4 Pattern
The 4th bag pattern is the Shells and Cables Market Bag.
See the full schedule of all the bags, including links to all the patterns and tutorials, in the main Bag Along CAL post.
Bag #4 Giveaway
Never wonder what size a hook is again! Measure those mystery hooks with this handy little tool. The Brights hook set includes 9 hooks ranging from 2mm to 6mm. The metric sizes are clearly marked on the comfortable, easy-to-grip handles.
To be eligible, you must be 18 years of age or older, with a valid, US shipping address. The winner will be contacted by email, and must reply to that email and provide their shipping address within 1 week in order to receive the prize. If the winner does not reply within 1 week, a new winner will be selected. The giveaway ends on August 26th, 2022 (at 11:59pm, central time). Enter below!
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