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Draw String Sack Bag Knitting Pattern
7" around and 9" high Gauge:
16 sts=4" in seed st with larger needles Materials:
Size 9 US (5.5 mm) 16" circular needles
Size 8 US (5 mm) straight needles for handle
Size H crochet hook
Deco-Ribbon by Crystal Palace Yarns
70% acrylic, 30% nylon
50 grams/80 yards
3 balls Color #9146 (Woodgrain) Instructions Tip Make the Handle Cord first and then use up all remaining Deco-Ribbon for the bag. Body
With circular needle, CO 83 stitches. Join and work in seed stitch (*k1, p1; rep across) until work measures 8½" from beginning. BO. Bottom
With circular needle, CO 21 stitches. Working back and forth, work seed stitch until piece measures 5" from beginning. BO Sew bottom of bag to bottom edge of body of bag so that the seam allowance is on the outside of the bag to form a ridge (see photo below).
Above shows the bottom of the bag.
With straight needles, CO 120 Sts. Using crochet hook, BO these 120 Sts. Weave handle through top of bag, then knot ends of drawstring together to form an attractive finish. If you prefer you can knit I-Cord for the handle. Weave in ends on WS.
Above shows the top of the bag.