Ripon Bag by Helen Ardley

Ripon Bag

October 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in over slipped stitch pattern on 4mm needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
732 yards (669 m)
30cm x 34cm (12in x 13!in)
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Arrow-like motifs decorate this chic tote bag designed by Helen Ardley.
The colourwork is produced by working a slip stitch pattern in two natural shades.
The bag is finished with garter stitch striped edgings, faux leather
handles, and a fabric lining. The yarn used is Wendy’s Ramsdale DK, a 100% wool using a blend of Masham fleece from the Yorkshire Dales, which is also dyed, spun and balled in Yorkshire.

Additional notions required: Bag handles (sample uses Knit Pro
faux leather bag handle, 57cm)
Lining fabric, 37cm x 66cm (14!in x 26in)

Wendy Ramsdale DK (DK weight; 100% wool; 112m/122yds per 50g ball)
A Skipton (3302); 3 x 50g balls
B Malham (3301); 3 x 50g balls