Noni 405 3 Diagonal Backpacks
This backpack, with its unconventional diagonal body and flap shape, is chic, sleek, and fun in three vibrant variations that can be made to wear over either the right or left shoulder.
The shape of this bag was inspired by a backpack worn by a young Australian man I saw walking the streets of Hong Kong. This felted version is meant to evoke the spunky urban landscape and mix of cultures in world cities.
For those who like to keep it simple, there is a plain contrast color flap. The concentric circles of intarsia on the flap of Eye of the Buffalo were originally inspired by a Jasper Johns painting that featured this brilliant combination of gold and turquoise. The bulls eye is finished with optional crimson lines of chain stitch embroidery. The graphic green O that dazzles against a fiery orange background is also knit in simple intarsia ideal for intrepid beginners.
The bag with its flap is knit in one piece. The curved strap, which fits the shape of the body beautifully, is knit separately and attached after felting.
Unfelted Gauge: 3 sts and 4 rows per inch with Cascade 220 double-stranded on US 11
Materials: US 11 circular needles
Eye of the Water Buffalo 6 sk MC, 1 sk each of 3 CC
"O" and Just Green 3 sk of MC, 3 sk of CC
Felted Dimensions: 4" short end height, 12" tall end height, 15" width, 3" depth
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- A bit confusing
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Comments about Noni 405 3 Diagonal Backpacks:
The pattern needs to be read thoroughly before beginning and reviewed a few times while knitting, but, other than that, I really was pleased with the end product.
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