Felted Floral Bag by Jeanette Sloan

Felted Floral Bag

June 2010
Jamieson & Smith 2 ply Jumperweight
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows
in Stocking stich on 5.5 mm needles before felting
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1875 yards (1715 m)
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This is a generous sized felted bag that’s knitted in Jamieson & Smith’s 2 ply Jumperweight but DOUBLED throughout.

Short row shaping is used to create the curved base and the large flowers are worked in intarsia with beading and bullion knot details in the centre and fine tendrils worked in to the background with Swiss darning.

Jamieson & Smith 2 ply Jumperweight is used double throughout
A sh FC44 Brown x 7 25g
B sh 43 Fuchsia x 2 25g
C sh 125 Orange x 2 25g
D sh 91 Gold x 1 25g
E sh 23 Lemon Yellow x 1 25g
F sh 29 Turq/Green Mix x 1 25g
Also needed:
120 x size 6.0 glass beads in Yellow
Small amounts of the following colours;
G sh FC38 Chestnut x 1 25g
H sh FC22 Pink x 1 25g

One x Large Shallow curved bamboo handle col Burnt Bamboo ( code HBAT17N) sourced from here
One pair of Large Horseshoe Handle Hooks col Antique Brass ( code HKQ-34-AB) sourced from here