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Buddy Bags by annypurls


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These simple drawstring backpacks are perfectly sized to hold a child's treasures like a board book, a favourite toy or even a snack.

Knit one as a gift wrap for that baby sweater you plan to gift to a lucky baby or toddler. Or knit a pocket and buddy to adorn a simple sweater or baby blanket. The possibilities are endless!

Instructions are provided to knit all four finger puppets (buggy, birdy, beary and bunny) and all four pockets (leaf, nest, sailboat, and basket)

Finished size:
Bag measures approximately 7 inches wide by 9 inches tall.

Puppets measure approximately 2 1/2 inches tall and 3 inches in circumference.

16-inch US 6/4.0mm curcular needle
US 3/3.25mm double pointed needles (DPNs)
120 yards worsted weight yarn in main colour
70 yards worsted weight yarn in contrast colour
About 10 yards worsted weight yarn for puppet
About 20 yards worsted weight yarn for pockets

22 sts over 4 inches in stocking stitch using US6/4.0mm needles

Included step-by-step photo tutorials:
Knitting a hem closed
Making I-cord
Lining the bag

Buddy Bags
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