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This miniature knitting bag can be completed in an afternoon and makes an excellent ornament or gift for a knitting friend. It's also a great way to use up leftover sock yarn.
The bag is knit as one long piece and then folded at the bottom and seamed at the sides. The handle is an I-cord. The finished size is approx. 3.5 inches from the bottom of the bag to the top of the handles and 2.5 inches wide.

These instructions are for the miniature seed stitch bag.

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  • Step 1

    Using the size 3 needles, cast on 22 stitches.

  • Step 2

    Knit in seed stitch for approx. 2.5 inches.

  • Step 3

    Knit two rows in garter stitch to form the first fold at the bottom of the bag.

  • Step 4

    Purl one row. This is the bottom of the bag.

  • Step 5

    Knit two rows in garter stitch to form the second fold.

  • Step 6

    Knit in seed stitch for approx. 2.5 inches.

  • Step 7

    Bind off.

  • Step 8

    Sew side seams using mattress stitch.

  • Step 9

    Knit a 5 inch I-cord using size 2 DPNs and two stitches.

    Sew I-cord to inside seam of bag to form handle.

  • Step 10

    Make 4 or 5 tiny skeins using scrap yarn. Dab craft glue on the yarn as you form the skein so it holds its shape.

  • Step 11

    Make toothpick needles by cutting the tips off of two toothpicks and using craft glue to secure each bead to the tip of each toothpick.

  • Step 12

    Stuff the bottom of the bag with cotton or scrap yarn. Dab glue inside so it won’t come out.

  • Step 13

    Arrange the tiny skeins near the top of the bag so they are slightly peeking out. Dab glue inside the bag again to secure the skeins.

  • Step 14

    Place the toothpick needles inside the bag so the ends stick out.

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