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Two Flavors Pattern

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Difficulty: Beginner

Two flavors gives you two versatile little bags in one pattern: The small bag (little flavor) is the perfect change purse, or (as it is in my own bag) the perfect little tote for lip balm, a tiny vial of perfume, and my favorite lipstick. It is also the perfect tiny-going-to-a-party bag. Quick to knit and decorate, it is the perfect gift-knitting project for every woman on your list, from bridesmaids, to little lasses, to hostesses, to teachers who will love it.

The larger bag (big flavor) will not only fit even the largest smart phone like the Galaxy Note II!), but is roomy enough for pen, slim wallet, and keys.

Both bags are a waiting canvas for your creativity: the big bag is an heirloom keepsake decorated with slender i-cord vines with beaded leaves punctuated with diminutive cherry blossoms. Decorate your bright pink little bag with tiny spikes and you will be amazed at how girly spikes can be. Because both bags are so small, you can even cover them with a chaos of flowers from Noni Flowers.

Click on the Additional Details tab for more information about dimensions, yarn amounts, materials, and bag kits that include everything you need to complete this project.  

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Finished Dimensions

Little Flavor

      3" (7.5cm) wide
      3.75" (9.5cm) tall

Big Flavor

     5" (12.5cm) wide
     7” (17.5cm) tall


Pattern Difficulty

Interpid Easy: Requires knowledge of knitting and purling, knitting in the round on circular needles, and some hand-sewing during the finishing process.


Gauge

Pre-felted gauge: 20 stitches and 28 rounds = 4" (10cm) in St st with a double-strand of worsted weight yarn.


Materials

Yarn Requirements

Little Flavor: 60 yds (55m)
Big Flavor: 110 yds (100.5m)

Needles and Other Materials

2 Size 8 (5mm) 16" (40cm) circular needles
Size 8 (5mm) double-pointed needle
Stitch markers in 2 colors
Tapestry needle or metal double-pointed needle
Locktite Superglue Extra Time Control clear-drying glue to glue bag into frame
For the small flavor bag, use Noni Just the Change Hardware Kit (166-KT-H)

Kit includes:

3.5" (9cm) classic purse frame
10" (25cm) classic purse chain

Large Flavor hardware kit no longer available.


Cover Samples

Pictures Samples were made in Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd's Wool. Main picture is shown in Lime with Noni Sparkle Rivets in citron. Little flavors pictured in Raspberry, Lime with citron Sparkle Rivets, Fuschia, Antique Rose, and Hot Pink. Bags on end shown in Pink.


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