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Supplies
3 skeins Lamb's Pride Worsted in Onyx
1 skein Lamb's Pride Worsted in Cranberry Twist
US8 (5.00 mm) 30" (76.20 cm) circular needle
J/10 (6.00 mm) crochet hook
Darning needle
Phoenix Rising Chart
Stitch marker
Tape measure

Gauge
18 stitches per 4" (10.16 cm)

Instructions
Bag
Cast on 85 sts in Onyx (MC).

K in stockinette stitch for 20 rows, ending with a wrong side row. Do not turn.

Pick up 19 sts along adjacent edge; 85 sts along CO edge and 19 sts along remaining edge.

Place marker to mark the beginning of the round.

Knit in stockinette stitch for 101 rounds.

Bind off (BO).

Work chart using Cranberry Twist (CC) and duplicate stitch.

Handle
With Crochet Hook and MC chain 76 sts.

Row 1: Insert crochet hook into 2nd st from hook and sc to end, turn.

Row 2: Ch 2 and sc across to the end.

Change to CC and repeat rows1 & 2, changing back to MC at the end of Row2.

Repeat rows 1 & 2 and finish off.

Repeat for second handle.

Finishing
Trim excess CC color from the inside of the bag, leaving about ¼ - ½" (0.64 cm - 1.27 cm) tails.

Block bag to 17" x 20" (43.18 cm x 50.80 cm).

Once the bag is dry attach the handles to the bag by turning the bag inside out and measuring in 5" (12.70 cm) on either side and 1" (2.54 cm) down from BO edge. With darning needle and MC attach handles to bag securely.

Repeat for the opposite side.

Optional
Purchase one yard of fabric and a magnetic closure and line the interior of the bag.

Final Product

Phoenix Rising Bag - 1

Phoenix Rising Bag - handle

Phoenix Rising Bag - 2

Credit
shewhoknit's tutorial was taken with permission from ravelry.com.

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