This kit includes yarn, the pattern with instructions for all sizes, a list of all abbreviations and a glossary of terms. Plus, a link is provided to Knitting Help on my web site. All in a backpack project bag.
For your convenience, we’ve collected definitions for abbreviations, links to tutorial videos that may make knitting your project easier and more fun, as well as guides to techniques and tailoring. Visit the Knitting Help page on our website.
This playful pattern is worked in a combination of classic stockinette and a fun mesh stitch. With optional eyelets at the lower corners, you can choose to attach the drawstring I-cords to create a backpack or eliminate them to make a simple drawstring shoulder bag.
HiKoo’s Popcycle - Sport - 50% Bamboo, 50% Polyester from recycled plastic bottles
Popcycle is an eco-yarn. It is exceptionally soft with a wonderful hand, yet cool and extremely strong. It looks beautiful due to a subtle tweed effect that is the result of each fiber taking the color differently when dyed. But the best part is there are 2 plastic bottles in each hank of yarn. A study in 2016 showed that Americans consumed 50 billion plastic bottles and only recycled 23%. Just one million plastic bottles recycled saves 250 barrels of oil and eliminates 180 metric tons of CO2 emissions from being released into the atmosphere. So, knitting with this sturdy, soft, cool, beautiful fingering weight yarn feels good in more ways than one.
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Gauge: 26 sts = 4"/10cm, in stockinette
Suggested Needles and Notions:
The following are recommended but not included in the kit.
- US4/3.5mm needles or size needed to obtain gauge
- Darning needle
- Stitch Markers
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A link to this Downloadable Pattern will be provided after checkout, as well as via email. Downloadable Patterns are nonrefundable.