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Jellyfish Bag

Feb 17, 2010
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An unusual bag is worked with a self-striping yarn in a pattern that creates ruffles as it is worked. The bag is worked from side to side. A full lining is inserted after knitting. An I-cord strap pulls on the lower edges of the bag, spreading the base to its full width.

Designer Meghan Jones
Finished Size 10" wide at top and 14" tall, excluding strap.
Yarn Knit One, Crochet Too Ty-Dy (100% cotton; 196 yd [179 m]/100 g): #672 blue pansy, 5 skeins.
Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). Size 3 (3.25 mm): 2 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
• Thin, smooth yarn or crochet cotton for lifeline;
• tapestry needle;
• 7" zipper;
• sewing thread;
• sewing needle;
• woven lining fabric: ½ yd of 60" wide or ¾ yd of 42" wide.
Gauge 20 sts and 25 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle.


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kate@112 wrote
on Mar 16, 2010 9:54 AM

I can't imagine that skinny little cord strap being adequate for this big bag once it gets things in it. It's too thin,  probably would be unconfortable and stretch out quite once the bag is actually in use.

Realy like the design though. Very unique.

The additional photos help. The photo in the magazine doesn't really show how the strap attaches to the bag.