Salta Bag knitting pattern

Free Salta Bag Knitting Pattern

knit salsa bagThis knit salta bag is a perfect accessory as it is practical and stylish. The bag is a simple rectangle that is folded and seamed to create this classic design tote.

This is a perfect pattern for the beginner due to its simple style and the thickness of the yarn.  This will be a perfect kit accessory on the first try.

The texture of the chunky yarn provides a stunning contrast to the smoothness of the leather handle.

Adding a liner to your bag is optional as the fabric is dense enough to keep your valuables inside.

This pattern uses a felting technique that creates a dense fabric.  Don’t be afraid of this as it is well explained in the pattern.

Measurements: approx. 20 x 22 inches

Yarn: 5 Skeins

Needles: 12mm (US 17) size straight and 24-inch (60 cm) circular needles

– Darning Needle
– 1 Cannes Handle Set—(contains 2 leather/nylon pieces)
– Small amount of sport/fingering weight yarn (for sewing the leather)

Gauge: 6.5 stitches = 4 inches in pattern with 12 mm (US 17) size needles or size needed to achieve gauge

With 12 mm (US 17) size straight needles cast on 35 stitches. Knit every row for 20 inches (50 cm). Cast off.

You can get the Free knitting pattern here from Canadian Living…

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