Saturday, April 24, 2010

Striped Yoga Bag!

So sorry my fellow knitters and subscribers...had hand surgery this week...making it a little hard to knit, type and a few other things! The good news is, that I will be able to go back to yoga in a few weeks, so I thought I'd celabrate and knit up a cool yoga bag!

17 ins [43 cm] circumference x 24 ins [61 cm] long.

Bernat® Handicrafter® Stripes (42.5 g / 1.5 oz): 4 balls of #21712 (Lime Stripes).
Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) circular knitting needle 16 ins [40.5 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE: 13 sts and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

Note: For continuous stripes, join new ball at same point in color sequence where previous ball ended.

Cast on 30 sts.
Do not join.
1st row: (RS). Knit into front
and back of each st. 60 sts.
2nd row: Purl.
Join in rnd and knit in rnds for 25 ins [63.5 cm].
Next rnd: (Eyelet rnd). *K2. yfwd. K2tog. Rep from * to end of rnd. Knit 2 rnds. Cast off knitwise.

Weave yarn through cast on sts and draw up tightly. Fasten securely.
Drawstring: Cast on 100 sts. Cast off. Weave through eyelet rnd.
Strap: Cast on 5 sts. Knit for 32 ins [81.5 cm].
Cast off.
Sew ends of Strap to Bag.

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