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Sunday, September 30, 2018

Chunky Craft Bag

(It is holding a few adult coloring book and colored pencils)
Things you will need:
6 of the Zippy looms 2 Zippy connectors, and the 1 set of Zippy corners to make a rectangle.
Loom hook
I used little over 2 balls of hometown USA yarns each of Pittsburgh yellow and Minneapolis Purple. 
Row counter.
Stitch markers (optional).
A yarn needle (optional).
Crochet hook (optional).

Techniques you will need to know:
How to Yarn over cast on.
How to U-knit.
How to Purl.
How to bind off using the modified drawstring cast off.

Pattern:

Number the pegs Starting at the middle of one of the shorter sides of the loom.
Set row counter
Place slip knot on pegs 3 and yarn over cast on pegs 4, 5, 6, and 7.
Row 1 Skip peg 7 U knit back to peg 3.
Row 2 Skip peg 3 U knit back to peg 7.
Repeat Row 1 and 2 until you get to 36 rows, find first row of loops and place them on pegs 8,9, 10,11, and 12.
Cut yarn leave about 6 inches to weave in later.

Reset row counter
Place slip knot on pegs 17 and yarn over cast on pegs 18,19, 20, and 21.
Row 1 Skip peg 21 U knit back to peg 17.
Row 2 Skip peg 17 U knit back to peg 21.
Repeat Row 1 and 2 until you get to 36 rows, Find first row of loops and place them on pegs 22, 23, 24, 25, and 26.
Cut yarn leave about 6 inches to weave in later.

Reset row counter again
Place slip knot on peg 1 yarn over cast on peg 2.
U-knit pegs 3 to 12, yarn over cast on pegs 13 to 16.
U-knit pegs 17 to 26, yarn over cast on pegs 27 and 28.
Row 1 U-knit.
Row 2 to 9 U-knit 1, Purl 1, repeat to the end the row.
Row 10 & 11 U-knit 2, Purl 2, repeat to the end the row.
Row 12 & 13 Purl 2,  U-knit 2, repeat to the end the row.
Row 14 & 15 U-knit 2, Purl 2, repeat to the end the row.
Row 16 & 17 Purl 2,  U-knit 2, repeat to the end the row.
Row 18 & 19 U-knit 2, Purl 2, repeat to the end the row.
Row 20 & 21 Purl 2,  U-knit 2, repeat to the end the row.
Row 22 & 23 U-knit 2, Purl 2, repeat to the end the row.
Row 24 & 25 Purl 2,  U-knit 2, repeat to the end the row.
Row 26 & 27 U-knit 2, Purl 2, repeat to the end the row.
Row 28 & 29 Purl 2,  U-knit 2, repeat to the end the row.
Row 30 U-knit.
Row 31 Purl.
Row 32 U-knit.
Row 33 Purl.
Row 34 U-knit.
Row 35 Purl.
Row 36 U-knit.
Row 37 U-knit 1, Purl 1, repeat to the end the row.
Row 37 U-knit.
Row 38 Purl 1,  U-knit , repeat to the end the row.
Row 39 to 42 U-knit.
Cast off by using the modified drawstring cast off, then weave in stragglers and use.


Saturday, March 24, 2018

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Zippy Strawberry Bag

Due to height differences you may need to adjust the length of the strap.
I am 5ft 7 in tall in the picture.  Inspired by Virginia at Simply intertwined. Video of her bag Handle(here) and her Berry bag (Here)