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Large Fettle Project Bag with Pocket - FREE PATCH

Large Fettle Project Bag with Pocket - FREE PATCH

Regular price £35.00 GBP
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Fettle bags have been designed and made with the aim of providing years of service. Handmade by us in our Yorkshire Studio.

Large project bags will easily hold 8 x 100 gram skeins of yarn plus notions, making them perfect for larger projects (or several smaller ones).

This bag is has a  large pocket on one and is blank on the other so there's plenty of space for bags of patches.

The pocket is made from two layers of fabric so you can fix pin badges though the top layer. It's also the perfect place to fix a patch. So if you'd like a patch to iron on to your bag just leave a note at checkout telling us which patch you'd like and we'll include it free of charge.

The bag comes with a card giving care instructions and information about the materials used.


Large project bags measure 38cm wide, 26cm tall and 12.5cm deep (or 15in wide, 10in tall, 5in deep).

The bag closes with two drawstring cords. The wrist loop makes it easy to carry your bag. The loop is approximately 22cm or 9in.

The pocket is 19cm wide and 17cm deep (that's 7.5in x 7in)


Fettle bags are 100% organic ripstop cotton We wanted to make a bag which used a few materials as possible, so picking a  sturdy organic ripstop cotton meant we didn't need lining or interfacing. A variety of seam finishes are used to make sure there are no raw edges. Using fewer materials keeps costs down, reduces the environmental impact of the bag and makes it much easier to recycle.

Fabric : organic ripstop cotton from Halley Stevensons. This waxed cotton is tightly woven, hard wearing and water repellent. We use every bit of this fabric including the selvedge.

Thread : Gutermann cotton thread

Label : cotton label from The Dutch Label Shop

Cord : recycled braided cotton from Bobbiny

Care Instructions

Keep your bag in fine fettle by spot cleaning as needed. The bag can also be machine washed at 30°C, line dried and pressed with a warm iron. The fabric will pick up creases as it ages,  adding to it's character. Should you want to remove these pressing with a warm iron will restore the smooth finish of the fabric. The fabric can also be reproofed to maintain its water repellent properties.

What does fettle mean?

fettle : to prepare, to put in order, get ready, arrange, repair

in fine fettle : in very good condition or health

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