Spring in Bloom Reticule

Spring in Bloom ReticuleSpring in Bloom Reticule by Jessica Anderson, from Knitting Traditions Spring 2016

Embroidery has taken off in the knitting community over the past few years, and this little bag is the perfect chance to bring both crafts together. Inspired by color and simple flower motifs, this piece knits up quickly in the round using basic knitting techniques familiar even to a beginner. An I-cord handle and decorative tassel finish the bag.

Finished Size 11¾” circumference and 7″ tall.

Yarn Spud & Chloë Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk; 248 yd [227 m]/2¼ oz [65 g]): #7800 popcorn (white; MC), #7805 anemone (blue; CC1), #7820 wildberries (purple; CC2), #7818 green bean (CC3), and #7817 goldfish (gold; CC4), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Blue Sky Alpacas.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Size C/2 (2.75 mm) crochet hook; marker (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 30 sts and 36 rnds = 4″ in St st.

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