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Matching Beach Bag and Mat Knitting Pattern

Matching Beach Bag and Mat

  • Difficulty

    Beginner

  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    Chunky / Bulky, DK / 8 ply

  • designer

    Designer

    Val Pierce

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 3 / 3.25mm, 6.5mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type

    Straight

  • Techniques

    Techniques

    Stocking Stitch, Basic Shaping, Garter

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What you need to know

Flounder & Scuttle are sure to be a hit with little swimmers

This matching beach bag and mat are a must-have this summer, and guaranteed to be the envy of lookers-on at the beach or pool. Val Pierce's striped fish-shaped bag is made to fit the mat, with some extra room for a swimsuit and a pair of goggles. The mat's motifs are sewn on afterwards, avoiding any tricky colourwork, and the chunky cotton yarn used for the majority of the bag and matt provides a sturdy material that's resilient and easy to clean.

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Techniques: Stocking Stitch, Basic Shaping, Garter

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