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Make bags yourselfIndividual bag: Knit a clutch of felt yourself

You can not get enough of bags? Then try this self-made clutch!

This self-felted clutch is the ideal party companion
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The little bag is the perfect companion at any party and is also made very quickly. Look for yourself.

That's what you need:

  • New wool of the Lana Grossa quality "Feltro" (run length = approx. 50 m / 50 g): approx. 250 g in light blue (color 67)
  • Knitting Needle No. 8
  • Pigtail or auxiliary needle
  • suitable snap closure (eg from PRYM, article number 615244)


Smooth left Throw in left (left) stitches (M), in back rows (back) right (right) sts. Cable Knit Work on the knitting pattern, knit the sts in the back as they appear.


Before washing: 10 M and 14 R smoothly with Feltro and needle No. 8 = 10 x 10 cm. 16 M and 14 R with Feltro and Needle No. 8 in the cable pattern = 10 x 10 cm. After washing: 14 sts and 20 rs stockinette with Feltro and Needle No. 8 = 10 x 10cm.

INSTRUCTIONS 1. Knitting: Knit the bag from bottom to top in round: Cast on 96 sts with needles no. 8 and divide the sts: 16 sts basic pattern, 16 sts braid, 16 sts basic pattern, start from * 2 x. After 42 sts continue to work in the cuff pattern, evenly across the sts of the braids, each 6 sts = 84 sts. Work 7 rounds in the cuff pattern, knit 1 st in garter st, continue knitting 7 rows sts. Bind off the sts. 2nd copy: Felt the bag in the washing machine at 40 ° C. (Put an old towel and some tennis balls to the fabric in the washing machine and choose a normal wash, eg for shirts, with spin cycle and a simple heavy-duty detergent.) The washing machine should be filled to a maximum of 2/3.) Pull into shape and let it dry flat. Turn the upper edge inward and sew on the flap, placing the snap fastener in between on both sides.

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