Brenda’s Basketweave Bag

The terrific Brenda’s Basketweave Bag is an easygoing messenger bag sturdy enough for all your school or work needs.

Designer Faina Goberstein
Finished Size: 13½” wide, 12″ tall, and 2¾” deep.
Yarn: Lion Brand Fisherman’s Wool (100% wool; 465 yd [425 m]/8 oz [227 g]): #125 brown heather (MC), 2 skeins; #126 nature’s brown (CC), 1 skein.
Hook: Sizes G/6 (4 mm) and F/5 (3.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Stitch markers (m); yarn needle; two 1½” buttons.
Gauge: 18 sts and 14 rows = 4″ in basketweave patt with larger hook and 1 strand of yarn; 15 sts and 17 rows = 4″ in sc with smaller hook and 2 strands of yarn. Gauge measured after blocking

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