Espalier Bags Knitting Pattern from the Summer in France Collection by Lavender Hill Knits
“Espalier” is a French term referring to the method of training a tree or plant to grow flat against a wall or trellis. The beautiful stitch pattern used for these two bags is reminiscent of the “Belgian Fence” pattern used in espalier and is highlighted by a pretty spray of long stitches that give a floral or leaf effect. They are wonderful Spring/Summer bags, or try making it in wool for a pretty winter bag. So easy you'll want to make several in different colors!
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Pattern directions include lots of color pictures, very detailed knitting instructions, definitions of stitches used and complete instructions for making a fabric strap(s) and lining the bag. Pattern is only available in English.
Skill level: intermediate, plus some sewing skills
Materials needed for Hipster Bag:
Size US 6 (4mm) 16” circular knitting needles
Size US 6 (4mm) double point knitting needles
200 yards of DK weight yarn
Metal strap adjuster and d-ring
Materials needed for Tote:
Size US 8 (5mm) 16” and 24” circular knitting needles
310 yards of worsted weight yarn
2 leather handles with d-rings on both ends or 4 metal d-rings if making fabric straps
Materials needed for Both Bags:
size F or G crochet hook
1 yard fabric
1 yard fusible interfacing
Hipster: 9” long, 8” wide, 2” deep
Tote: 11” long, 12” wide, 3” deep
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