January 3, 2012

Recycled Silk Bag



Materials:

  • 1 ball recycled silk yarn

  • 1 ball black cotton yarn that I had lying around ("Patons: Grace" would be a good substitute)

  • size 9 (5.5mm) knitting needles



Instructions:


This pattern uses seed stitch throughout.


With both strands held together, cast on 25 sts.


Rows 1-6: *(K1, P1), repeat from * across.



Row 7: Work in seed stitch for 8 sts, cast off 9 sts in seed st, work in seed stitch to end of row (there should be 8 sts on each side of cast off sts). 


Row 8: Work in seed stitch for 8 sts, cast on 9 sts, work in seed stitch to end of row (25 sts).

Continue working in seed stitch until piece measures approx. 11 inches (28cm) or until yarn is getting somewhat close to getting used up.


Repeat Rows 7-8.


Repeat Rows 1-6.


Cast off in seed st.

Weave in ends and sew sides together.