Noni Bedouin Bag in 3 Sizes can be made felted or unfelted. Pronounced "Bed-o-win", the name refers to nomadic peoples who live in the desert landscapes. These new bags have the same sort of shape as the big salt and water bags that the nomadic peoples sometime carry. By Nora J. Bellows.
Skill Level: Intrepid Easy/Intermediate
Approximate Size of Small Bedouin: 10-10.5" (25-26.25cm) wide at the bottom x 5" (12.5cm) deep bottom x 16" (40cm) tall to opening, 34" (86cm) circumference of top opening
Approximate Size of Medium Bedouin: 13" (33cm) wide at the bottom x 8" (20.25cm) deep bottom x 21" (37.5cm) tall to opening, 38" (96.5cm) circumference of top opening
Approximate Size of Large Bedouin: 14" (30cm) wide at the bottom x 8" (20.25cm) deep bottom x 23" (58.5cm) tall to opening, 46" (116.5cm) circumference of top opening
Yarn Required for Sizes S (M, L):
Approximately 1500 (1750, 2250) yds (1375 [1600, 2057]m) of a Worsted Weight Yarn (yarn is worked doubled for felted bags, single strand for unfelted bags)
Yarn Used As Pictured: Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd's Wool Yarn in Lakeshore for Small Bag, Great Lakes for Medium Bag and Blue Spruce for Large Bag
Pre-felted Gauge: 12 sts and 16 rounds = 4" using double-strand
Felted Gauge: 16 sts and 24 rounds = 4"
Suggested Needle/Hook Size:
US 11 (8mm) 24" (60cm) or 32" (80cm) Circular Needle
You Will Also Need:
1 Noni Amazing Snap, 4 2mm seed beads, a Stitch Marker, a Darning/Tapestry Needle, a sewing needle, and like-colored sewing thread
You Will Also Need for Small and Medium Bedouin: 1 JUL Budapest 26" Leather Handle with Tabs in black
You Will Also Need for Large Bedouin: 1 JUL Lisbon 37" Leather Handle with Tabs in black
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