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This traffic-stopping east-west satchel type bag has lots of structure and features a hinged interior frame. Instructions for knitted handles are also included.
Skill Level: Intermediate, 15 pages
For Size: Approximately 16" wide at top, 20" wide at bottom, 9.5" tall, and 6-7.5" deep
Approximately 800 yds of a DK Weight Yarn, plus 200 yds if knitting handles
Gauge: 6 sts = 1"
Suggested Needle/Hook Size:
US 4 (3.5mm) Straight and 32" Circular Needles, and a size C Crochet Hook
You Will Also Need:
12 Stitch Markers, several Stitch Holders,
16" vanity or doctor bag purse frame, stiffener for bottom of purse, a 1" Button for closure, and 6 1" Buttons for shanks for feet and 6 cotter pins (optional), 2 yds of lining (optional), leather purse handles are optional (for leather purse handles, you will need 8 acorn nuts and washers to accommodate them)
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