Lewis Bag Knitting Pattern
Novelty multi-stitch chunky bag with pom pom ties
“Extreme textures and innovative techniques make this oversized chunky knit bag a real statement piece.”
- Jo Storie
Skills Required: You will need to be able to do simple shaping and basic stitches like garter st, ribbing and making bobbles. This pattern also features a mock cable, an I-cord and pom poms.
Yarn Type: Any Chunky weight yarn, I used Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky 100% undyed wool.
Sizes to Fit:
Knitted measurements approx: width 45cm / 17¾, depth 40cm / 15¼in, handle height 20cm/ 8in
You will need approx 735m / 804yds
*50g(approx. 120m / 131yds).
Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.
You will need:
1 pair of 8mm (US 11) straight needles
2 x 8mm (US 11) double pointed needles
Tapestry needle for sewing
Stitch holders and pom pom makers (optional)
11.5 sts x 15 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) over st st using 8mm (US 11) needles.
*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.