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The Twist Bag by Cynthia Pilon Designs

Cynthia Pilon Designs

Brand
Color
Dynamite Blue M160
Blue Suede M194
Jaded Lagoon M126
Smokey Sage M158
Grey Heather M03
Charcoal Heather M04
Deep Charcoal M06
Onyx M05
Prairie Fire M181
Raspberry M83
Creme M10
Aran M140
Sandy Heather M01
Brown Heather M02
Blooming Fuschia M189
Wild Violet M173
PRE-ORDER any 1 color
Polvoriento CH074
Marron Oscuro CH181
Holly Hock CH148
Geranio CH044
Black CH195
Butter CH061
Pattern Only

The Twist Bag is a soft, casual bag with a single shoulder strap and an asymmetrical opening. The bag is created in the round in one piece, with the shoulder strap grafted in the middle (complete instructions are provided if you haven’t grafted before). A short strap pulls across the opening and buttons for closure. Comprehensive instructions are provided for felting the piece in a washing machine.

"I have found that many of my customers are accomplished knitters but are unsure of their felting skills. There are many little tips that can help with felting that are too varied or random to include in every pattern. [The monthly] newsletter will answer direct questions and offer some tips that will help you achieve the outcome you want.   Thanks!" --Cindy

Kit includes printed & pdf pattern, 2" horn button & selected yarn. For yarn winding services, click here.  Please add Dark or Light Horn button at checkout in the "Notes" section, or we can select one for you, too.

 Bulky Weight

DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Eco+ by Cascade Yarns (100% Wool; 250g/478yds): 1 Skein.  

ALTERNATE YARN: Chunky by Malabrigo  (100% Merino Wool; 100g/104 yds): 5 Skeins. Beautiful variegated colors on super soft merino wool.

ALTERNATE YARN: Lamb's Pride Bulky by Brown Sheep Co. (85% USA Wool / 15% Mohair; 113g/125 yds: 4 Skeins.  USA grown, milled & dyed.  Mohair adds a shimmer and heathered effect to the yarn, plus a little fuzziness to the finished product. Use Color Brite Blue to closely match the sample shown.

ALTERNATE YARN: NatureSpun Bulky by Brown Sheep Co. (100% USA Wool; 200g/
155 yds): 3 Skeins.  USA grown, milled & dyed 3-ply yarn.  Use color Boy Blue to closely match the sample shown.  PRE-ORDER now available in any color.  Please allow at least 7 business days for your order to arrive at your location.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: approximately 8 in. wide x 11 in. tall x 8 in. deep
YARDAGE: 430 yds
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - felting

NEEDLES: Size US 10 / 6mm 16-24" circular needle & set of Double Points, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch marker, tapestry needle
GAUGE: 14 sts = 4" in stockinette stitch, unfelted.  

Images courtesy of Cindy Pilon with yarn images by Yarn Loop



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