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How To Make A Hobo Bag

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: iLoveToCreate
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Tulip® Custom Color Lab Cotton Yarn Dye Kit® Open Stock: Candy Apple, Marsala, Citron, Into the Woods, Cool Pool
  • Tulip® Custom Color Lab Cotton Yarn Dye Kit®: Cool (Emerald dye), Modern (Robin’s Egg Blue dye)
  • Tulip® Custom Color Lab Cotton Yarn Dye Project Kit®
  • Fingerless Gloves (Lilac dye)
  • Tulip® Custom Color Lab 100% cotton yarn skeins, Chunky weight (3)
  • Large plastic table cover
  • Rubber bands
  • Washable laundry bag
  • 24" circular knitting needles, size 8/5.00 mm & size 10/6.00 mm or sizes needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle

DIRECTIONS:

    Yarn Dyeing:
  1. Secure skeins tightly with rubber bands. Thoroughly wet skeins with water and wring out excess.
  2. Lay skeins out on rack that is on covered work surface.
  3. Wearing protective gloves, mix dyes according to package instructions.
  4. Apply dye to yarn skeins in desired technique. Cover with plastic and allow to set 6-8 hours.
  5. Rinse skeins under running water to remove excess dye.
  6. Place skeins in laundry bag and wash.
  7. Remove bands and allow yarn to air dry.

    • Knitting Instructions:
    • Gauge 10 sts and 14 rows = 4" in st st on larger needles

    • Bottom:
    • CO 24 sts onto larger needles.
    • Work in st st for 8" ending with a RS row; do not end off.

    • Sides:
    • Pm to denote beg of rnd.
    • Rnd 1: PU and k 12 sts along side of Bottom, PU and k 24 sts across cast-on edge, PU and k 12 sts along second side of Bottom, k across 24 sts at top of Bottom. 72 sts
    • Rnd 2 and all even numbered rows until Ribbing: Knit.
    • Rnd 3: *K2tog, yo. Rep from * around.
    • Rnd 4: Remove marker, sl 1, pm for new start of rnd, *k2tog, yo. Rep from * around.
    • Rep Rnds 4 – 5 for pattern, changing colors after every 6 rows.

    • Ribbing:
    • Change to smaller needles and new color of yarn
    • Rnd 1: *K1, p1. Rep from * around.
    • Rep Rnd 1 for pattern until ribbing measures 2".
    • Bind off 66 sts in pattern.

    • Strap:
    • Knitting in rows, continue on in ribbing pattern as established until strap measures 30". Bind off.

    • Finishing:
    • Sew bound off edge of strap opposite beg of strap.
    • Weave in all ends.

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Tulip® Custom Color Lab Cotton Yarn Dye Kit Modern

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$14.99 $11.24
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Tulip® Custom Color Lab Cotton Yarn Chunky Weight

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$4.99 $3.74
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Dritz Sweater Wash Bag

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$5.99 $2.99
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Tulip Needle Company Knina Knitting Needles 24'' Size 8

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$13.99
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Tulip Custom Color Lab Cotton Yarn Dye

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$5.99 $4.49

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DMC Tapestry Hand Needles Size 28

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$1.49

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Tulip Needle Company Knina Knitting Needles 24'' Size 10

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$13.99
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