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9 Free Knitting Bag Patterns
9 FreE Knitting Bag Patterns Knitting Bags with knittingdaily 1 2 4 3 5 6 7 8 9 Kathryn Martin Joe Coca ©F+W Media.com 2 . | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Inc.knittingdaily.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . C 7 Basketweave Shoulder Bag Nancy Dale. . . . . . . . ©F+W Media. or endorse any of the advertisers. fast way to use up scraps of brightly colored cotton. . . . Kristen TenDyke used a dense lace motif of interconnecting points and chevrons to create the Chevron Market Bag. . . You’ll appreciate this when you’re stuffing it full of fresh veggies at the farmer’s market! The Basketweave Shoulder Bag by Nancy Dale is knit from flax yarn held double. .com 1 Coney Island Bag Eunny Jang. . . . . . . . . . . . . Nor does Knits or Knitting Daily evaluate the advertisers’ claims in any way. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . approve. . . . page 4 icnic Bag Lisa Shroyer . . . . . . You should. . . . . . too. . . Lisa Shroyer joined the half moons together to make a polygonal. . Interweave Knits and Knitting Daily do not recommend. . . . . . . . . . . . . They’re the ultimate in usable knitting projects. . . The Monk’s Travel Satchel by Vicki Square is designed with five separate spaces in addition to the spacious capacity of the main compartments. .com 3 . . . . Kathleen Cubley Editor. . . . or views advertised in this publication. 100% silk yarn to make a really useful and luxurious little coin purse. . . . and Tibet traditionally carried large bags.knittingdaily. . . 6 S 4 Spiral Market Bag Marilyn Murphy. . . . . . . . . 3-D bag that is the perfect size for carrying a sock project and yarn. . shorts. The inspiration for Marilyn Murphy’s Practical Needlework. . . . . . . services. . . . . . It’s a fun exercise in knitting weekend? topology. . 6 L 3 ow’s Ear Coin Purse Anne Merrow . . . . . . | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. . . . . or a bottle of wine on the way to a dinner party. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The three-sided Pyramid Project Bag by Anita Osterhaug dangles from the wrist—very handy for holding a small knitting or spinning project and for I hope you enjoy these knitted bag holding the ball of yarn or fiber as you patterns! Why not start one this knit or spin. .Knitting Bags with knittingdaily 9 FreE Knitting Bag Patterns Knitting bags is so much fun. . KnittingDaily. . . . being created from four equilateral triangles without seams. . . . . . . . Anna-Liza Armfield’s Lace Beach Bag looks charmingly frivolous and acts seriously functional: You can fit a beach towel. . . . . . You may not be able to make a silk purse from a sow’s ear. . . . . . 8 P 6 hevron Market Bag Kristen TenDyke. . Eunny Jang’s Coney Island Bag is a fun. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nepal. . . . . . . . . . and views a dvertised in Knits or Knitting Daily. . 8 Monk’s Travel Satchel Vicki Square . . . and your weekend reading in with ease—and still find your cell phone and keys safely tucked into an interior pouch. . . . 5 yramid Project Bag Anita Osterhaug . . . Spiral Market Bag came from Weldon’s making a fabric that stretches but retains strength. . . but you can make silk into a Sow’s Ear Coin Purse. Inc. . . Anne Merrow’s little beauty uses luscious. . . products. . . . . Here are nine free knitted bag patterns. . . . . . . . . just for you! Named for its narrow eye-popping stripes. . . . . . . which makes a strong solid fabric. . . . . . . . . . shirt. . changing the yarn weight and length makes a great bag for a handspindle and roving. . reminiscent of those adorning early twentieth-century bathing dresses. . . The original bag was knit in fine silk yarn on steel needles and was sized for glasses. . services. . . . use your own judgment in e valu ating the advertisers. . . . . . . . . therefore. . . . page 13 Projects and information are for inspiration and personal use only. . . 5 P 2 ace Beach Bag Anna-Liza Armfield. . . . . The Picnic Bag is made of two mirrorimage halves. . each curved by two sets of sock-heel-like shaping. . . . . . KNITTING DAILY Kathleen Cubley C r e a t i v e s e r v ic e s PRODUCTION Designer photography Janice Tapia Chris Hartlove (unless otherwise credited) Illustration Gayle Ford Glossary . . 9 page page page page 7 page page 9 page 10 page 10 knitting bags with knittingdaily 9 free knitting bag patterns A Knitting Daily eBook edited by Kathleen Cubley E d i t o r ia l S t aff Editor. . . . . . . p roducts. It has a zipper closure so you won’t lose any of your valuables! The religion of Nepal is a mixture of Buddhism and Hinduism and the monks who traveled southwest China. . . . . .
alternate colors every two rounds as you work hexagons. Notions Markers (m). white base with gray stripes (white base). Size 5 (3. trapping the old color. Next rnd: (base color) *Sl 1. carry colors in a spiral up the wrong side of the hexagons. ssk. Work hexagons in numerical order following diagram. k2tog. pm at midpoint of each needle.75 mm): 16" circular (cir). Continue knitting stripe in rounds. Inc. Hexagon 2 (yellow base): With yellow and the knitted method. 3 skeins each. Rep Rnds 1 and 2 five more times—18 sts rem. Change colors. CO top ©F+W Media. don’t cut yarn. not including strap. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Cut yarns. Join in the rnd and work as for Hexagon 1. Before knitting the first stitch of a new color. knit to 2 sts before m. using a yellow combination picked-up sts and knitted CO sts to attain 90 sts for each hexagon. tug gently on the old color strand to align the stripes. Yarn distributed by WEBS. 6 stripes total. Cast on or pick up stitches as indicated. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Next rnd: Knit. Needles Size 7 (4. Gauge One hexagon measures 5" at widest point. Notes yellow base with white stripes side fold white base with gray stripes top cast on 15 sts f pick up 15 sts in direction of arrow 11 6 side fold l 1 k •T hree color combinations are used in this bag: Gray base with yellow stripes • • (gray base). e 9 d 12 b 10 c 13 a x a 17 c 15 b 18 e 16 d 19 f l 22 k j 21 i h g bottom fold 8 3 5 7 2 4 j i h 14 20 x g • • Bag Hexagon 1 (gray base): With gray and the knitted method (see Glossary). Each stripe is worked for two rounds. white so only pick up white base with gray stripes cast on 15 sts pick up 15 sts in direction of arrow 14" tall. Rnd 2: Knit.Coney Island Bag Eunny Jang Finished Size 301/2" circumference and 90 sts.com 4 . Distribute evenly over 3 dpn. tapestry needle. ending with a contrast stripe. natural (white) and sunflower (yellow). placing markers (pm) at midpoint of each needle—15 sts to each side of m on each needle. sl m. 4 skeins. knit to last 2 sts. always twisting old and new yarns when changing colors. Yarn Valley Yarns Greenfield (100% cotton. k2tog. Each hexagon yellow base stripes side is made up of 15 with sts. W hen changing colors within a hexagon.5 mm): set of 4 doublepointed (dpn). work 11 gray base with stripes of more hexagons. A lmost jogless join: These hexagons use an easy method to hide the jog produced by knitting stripes in the round. Thread base color through rem sts and cinch to close. Distribute sts evenly over 3 dpn.) Rnd 1: Needle 1: *Ssk. CO 75 sts. and yellow base with white stripes (yellow base). then pick up and knit 15 sts along one side of Hexagon 1—90 sts. psso. Join in the rnd.knittingdaily. cross your yarns as for intarsia (new color behind old color). k2tog. rep from * on each needle—12 sts dec’d. 88 yd [80 m]/50 g): gray. Hexagons 3–13: Foll diagram. Secure tail to WS. Before changing colors again. Base colors begin and end each hexagon. (See Notes about color combinations and stripe patt. rep from * to end of gray base with yellow stripes rnd—6 sts rem.
purl to end. Weave in ends. pick up and knit 12 sts along selvedges in V-split. working down one selvedge of strap base. work as for Hexagon 14. Place one set of 15 sts on holder. Rep Rnds 1–6 once more. do not turn. Change to white. work 4 rows in St st. Finishing Use ends to tack straps tog at top point of strap bases. Use Kitchener st (see Glossary) to graft sts to 15 sts on other side of bag. End with a WS row*—32 sts rem. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—15 sts. With RS still facing. pick up and knit 60 sts. 1 skein each. Work a half hexagon for each of three rem notches. ending at CO edge—60 sts total. With dark pink and first half laid horizontally with strap base at right-hand side. knit to 2 sts before first m. k2tog. *Turn corner: Row 1: (RS) K32. k2tog. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—9 sts rem. beg with 4 rows of St st just as for first half. k1—2 sts dec’d. Next row: (base color) *Sl 1. Join in the rnd and work in garter st until band measures 11/4" from pick-up. ©F+W Media. sl m. knit to last 3 sts. Picnic Bag Lisa Shroyer Finished Size 121/2" at widest point and Rep last 2 rows 13 more times—4 sts rem. Rnds 1–3: Purl. knit to 1 st before gap. Place marker (pm) for beg of rnd. k15 (should be aligned over gray hexagon). Purl 1 WS row. Row 3: Sl 1 pwise with yarn in back (wyb). BO all sts pwise. Rep from * to * to turn corner. With natural. Work an identical 2nd strap on other side of bag. Block as desired. Row 1: *Ssk. ssk (1 st from each side of gap). Row 2: (WS) Purl. pm between each group of 15 sts (45 sts total). k2tog. Lisa Shroyer is an editor for Interweave. Ridge patt: Rows 1. BO rem 75 sts—15 sts rem for each strap. p2tog (1 st from each side of gap). With RS still facing and working along left-hand selvedge of piece (ridge patt section). Next row: Knit. Beg with a purl row. Knit 1 RS row. mark each end of CO if desired.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). do not turn. Rnd 5: Knit to base of V-split on body of bag (in line with CO edge/seam between halves). Second Half 12" tall. pick up and knit 14 sts down 2nd selvedge. Use white and backstitch seam (see Glossary) to sew gaps at Side X. beg at right-hand corner of CO edge of first half and picking up 1 st for every CO st. #23 apricot (dark pink). knit to last 2 sts. Hexagon 14 (yellow base): With yellow and the knitted method. Next row: (WS) Sl 1. connecting as required to side hexagons. Thread base color through rem sts and cinch to close. p1. k1—11 sts. Strap base: Row 1: (RS) Sl 1 pwise wyb. Distribute sts evenly over 3 dpn. Pick up and knit 15 sts along Side A of Hexagon 13 (see diagram). 146 yd [133 m]/100 g): #1 natural. p5. turn. knitting first st at top of first strap base—150 sts total. Knit 1 WS row. not including straps. ending with a purl rnd. p2tog. pick up and knit 180 sts around top of bag (15 sts for each segment). knit to end. BO 75 sts. Next row: Purl. knit to last st. purl to 1 st before gap. beg at top right-hand corner of Hexagon 1 or 11. p2. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1 pwise wyf. ending at bottom of 2nd strap base. Rows 2 and 4: (WS) Purl. sewing supplies. k1. and 5: (RS) Knit. She enjoys an active life halfway between the mountains and the ocean in North Carolina.15 sts per side when working from existing hexagons. 10. Yarn Queensland Collection Pima Fresca (100% cotton. Notions Marker (m). knit 1 WS row. use the backward-loop method to CO 100 sts. k2tog—2 sts dec’d. turn. picking up sts so that Sides C and B match Sides B and C from Hexagons 13 and 12. Rep Rnds 1 and 2. pick up and knit 19 sts up 2nd strap base. rep from * to end—6 sts dec’d.com 5 . rep from * to end of row—3 sts rem.knittingdaily. Cut yarns. then carefully join work in the rnd. Next row: (RS) K3tog—1 st rem. Hexagons 16–22: Cont to foll diagram. CO 30 sts. Do not join. Work 2 rows even in St st. and 8 (there will be a gap on Side X of Hexagon 13). Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever. Strap: Next row: (RS) Ssk. Half hexagons: (Worked back and forth in rows. psso. k2tog. Rep Rows 3 and 4 until all sts have been incorporated. and good food. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. First Half The 2nd half is a mirror image of the first half. M1. Turn and With light pink and beg at top point of one strap base. until 9 sts rem. pick up and knit 15 sts along three sides of a “notch” along top edge of bag (see diagram). Next row: Sl 1. Work Rows 1–6 of ridge patt once. worked out from the CO of the first half. and #3 blush (light pink). last 2 rows will end with decs without a final k1 or p1 before turning. Rep Rows 1–6 two more times. ssk. then rep Rows 1 and 2 once more. pick up and knit 45 sts along Hexagons 13. Join in the rnd and work as for Hexagon 1. pick up and knit 1 st for every st down shaped selvedge (19 sts). Gauge 10 sts and 14 rows = 2" in St st. This CO edge will be referred to again in several places. then rep Rows 1 and 2 once more. turn. dec 1 st. ending at top point—50 sts total. 3. Work in garter st until strap measures 20" from pick-up of top edging. Row 4: Sl 1 pwise wyf. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. pm at midpoint of each needle. Needles Size 4 (3. M1. turn. Strap With gray and smaller cir needle. Next row: (RS) K1. CO 60 sts. pick up and knit 14 sts from working row down to CO edge. p1. With WS still facing. Finishing Eunny Jang is editor of Interweave Knits. changing colors every 2 rnds. Row 6: (WS) Knit. k1—3 sts rem. Weave in ends and block as desired. Inc. The work is being forced to fold up into a pocket shape. Rnds 4 and 6: Knit. Work as for first half. ssk. Hexagon 15: Foll diagram. then rep Rows 1 and 2 once. Knit 1 row. Next rnd: K15 (should be aligned over gray hexagon). Break yarn and fasten off last st. Do not join. ending with a WS row and 32 sts rem. k1.) With yellow. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1 pwise with yarn in front (wyf). She lives in a historic bungalow with lots of yarn. tapestry needle.
Row 3: Rep Row 2. k2. Rep on opposite side. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. k2tog. 34 sts along one short edge. With 2 dpn. knit 1 rnd. BO all sts. Turn and work in rows as foll: Row 1: (RS) Knit. Purl 1 rnd. Remove waste yarn from 82 live sts on one side of bag and place sts on cir needle. then rep Rnd 1 once more. Sew pouch along purl ridge at top of flap inside of bag. Next rnd: (WS) P1. 1 skein. rep from * to end. Thread I-cord through top row of yo’s. Snip waste yarn in the center of marked section and remove waste yarn to reveal 10 live sts. one side is bound off. cir needle. Finishing Sow’s Ear Coin Purse Anne Merrow Finished Size 51/2" wide and 23/4" tall. remove center m on one side. Row 2: (WS) Purl. rep from * to end. k2. Inc. rep from * once—184 sts. Rep Rnds 1–4 for patt. back. rep from * to last 2 sts. Notions Markers (m). along the fold. p2.25 mm): 24" circular (cir). •T he interior pouch has a flap. Row 4: Rep Row 1. Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd. k2. Work I-cord (see Glossary) for 67". Cord With MC. Yarn distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles. sewing needle and matching thread. helping her friends fix their knitting problems. ssk. rep from * to last 3 sts. Work in fagoting rib (see Stitch Guide) for 12"—piece should measure about 131/2" from pick-up.knittingdaily. BO all sts. Size 4 (3. Shoulder Strap new m—10 sts total between m and 82 sts along sides between marked sections. Rep on opposite side of bag. between sts. and RS of base facing. Base With MC and straight needles. With straight needles and CC. With dpn and MC. blogging. Break yarn. sl 1. BO 23 sts. p2. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Knot ends of I-cord. knit to end—single purl ridge on knit side. 1 skein. CO 48 sts. separate the sides of the pouch by slipping alternate sts onto front and back needles—24 sts each needle. not including strap. and avoiding housework. CO 34 sts. tapestry needle. Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 24" circular (cir).com 6 .Lace Beach Bag Anna-Liza Armfield Finished Size About 43" circumference and 151/2" tall.5 mm): straight and set of double-pointed (dpn). Yarn Berroco Mica (31% cotton. Rnds 2 and 3: *K2. To join strap. CO 3 sts. Once dry. Purl 1 rnd. Rep last 2 rows until 8 sts rem. rep from * to last 2 sts. BO all sts. Needles Size 1 (2. Rnd 2: *Yo. Pm and join in the rnd. ssk. then pick up and knit sts evenly along one side of strap. Leave rem sts on yarn holder. With CC. Rep last row every row until piece measures 5" from CO. Turn pouch inside out with purl side facing. Work modified box st as foll: Row 1: *P2. ssk. k2tog. Work Rnds 1–4 of box st twice. Notions Stitch holder. Gauge 36 sts and 48 rows = 4" in St st. lay body flat so base is folded in half lengthwise and all edges are even. The pouch is worked on straight needles using double knitting. join MC and knit across live sts. Join CC and knit 1 rnd. Piece is now an open pouch. Fagoting Rib: (multiple of 4 sts) Rnd 1: K1. purl 1 rnd. Rep Rows 1–4 until piece measures 26" from CO. Gauge 191/2 sts and 36 rows = 4" in garter st on smaller needles. p2. k1. ©F+W Media. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. knit to last 3 sts. Stitch Guide Kfbf: Knit into front. Rep Rnds 1 and 2 for patt. Beg at base of strap. Next row: *K1. ending with a WS row. Weave in ends. 20% linen. mushroom (CC). Row 2: (WS) Purl. below one end of strap. BO all sts. 1/8 yd cotton fabric for lining. playing with her family. Purl 1 rnd. Place sts on waste-yarn holder. k2. and front again of same st—2 sts inc’d. 108 yd [100 m]/ 40 g): cinnabar (MC). rep from * to end. yo. 23% nylon. ending with a WS row. 26% silk. then the sides are separated. Place marker or coil-less safety pin at the top of each side edge. and the flap is knit. k2. Anna-Liza Armfield spends her time working. CO 10 sts. Interior Pouch Note: All slipped sts are slipped pwise with yarn in back (wyb). rep from * to end. Body Stitch Guide Box Stitch: (multiple of 4 sts) Rnds 1 and 4: *P2. Work Rnds 1–4 of box st (see Stitch Guide) twice. *yo. then BO all sts pwise. 7" zipper (shown: Coats & Clark all-purpose plastic zipper in color almond rose). sew one end of strap to live sts. Count 5 sts from each side of each m and place 160 yd [145 m]/50 g): #25 dusty rose. which is intended to be tucked in the pouch if needed to keep small items inside. Yarn Filatura di Crosa Luxury (100% silk. Row 1: (RS) K1. Work in garter st until piece measures 14" from CO. which creates two layers of fabric at the same time. Notes needles and MC. Purl 1 rnd. Remove rem m. k1—2 sts dec’d. 6 skeins. *pick up and knit 58 sts along one long edge of base. 17 sts and 28 rows = 4" in box st on larger needles. With straight Block all pieces. Row 2: *K2. Rep last 2 rows for 1".
Rep last 2 rows 4 more times. Work a four-strand round braid (see Glossary). k2tog. Anne Merrow is an avid knitter. By day she is a book editor for Interweave. Sl 2 sts tog as if to knit. p2tog 3 times. Row 10: Sl 1. Row 4: (WS) Sl 1. k2. rep from *. 2 in each color. Place sts on a holder. purl to end. k1—17 sts. 2 balls each. ©F+W Media. k1—21 sts. pick up and knit 1 st in center st of body CO. Do not turn. not including straps.knittingdaily. knit to end—2 sts inc’d. With RS facing. Sew the lining to the zipper tape. Inc. place the Spiral Market Bag Marilyn Murphy Finished Size 18" circumference and 15" tall. p1. use a backstitch (see Glossary) to sew in zipper. Row 1: (RS) Sl 1. Left edge: (3 sts on needle) *Pick up and knit 1 st from selvedge edge. Marilyn Murphy has been knitting on and off since she was eight years old. sl 1 row: Sl 1. including 2 of the CO sts. Rep with 2nd pair of strips. As the former publisher and editorial director of Interweave Knits. Trace around outside of purse. Sew neatly in place. purl to end. ssk 6 times. purl to end. 56" long or desired length—4 strands total. Next row: (RS) BO 8 sts. slide sts to the other end of the needle. and join to form bottom of bag. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—29 sts. Cut yarn and fasten off last st. as well as editor of the new eMag. k2tog. left lifted inc (LLI. p2sso rem st—1 st rem. Sew across the end of the zipper to make a new stop. Gauge 22 sts and 44 rows = 4" in garter st. knit to last 3 sts. Bag k1. Rep last row until piece measures 18" from CO. Needles Size 6 (4 mm). knit to last st. sewing needle and matching thread. Join braids to bag by threading ends through the points at the top edge from the WS. Align the 2 L shapes as shown. knit to last st. knit to end. slip sts back to right end of needle as for I-cord.com 7 . Secure by tying an overhand knot on the RS.Attached I-cord: Right edge: (3 sts on needle) *K2. Sockupied. Next row: (WS) Sl 1. k1—15 sts rem. Row 12: Sl 1. CO edge of one color A strip perpendicular to one color B strip. taking care not to stretch the CO edge. Cut both layers of fabric 3/8" from traced line. knit to center st. Finishing CO 5 sts. Row 7: Sl 1. pass first st on left needle over picked-up st. Sew again over the first line of sts. k2tog. she has admired many projects as they’ve passed through the office. Row 9: (RS) Sl 1. Press down the 3/8" opening for the top. Use the knitted method to CO 3 sts and work 3-st attached I-cord along selvedge edge from end to CO edge. knit to center st. Do not join. Pin zipper in opening. see Glossary). Rep last 2 rows 13 more times—57 sts. leave last st on needle. working I-cord over 2 of the CO sts. With needle and thread. leaving a 3/8" seam allowance and leaving the opening open. rep from *. k1—5 sts rem. k5. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. adjust the seam allowance to fit inside the purse. aligned at the lower edge to form an “L” shape. Row 6: Sl 1. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Now that she spends more time traveling for pleasure. right lifted inc (RLI. Trim fringe to about 2". psso. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1. k1—4 sts dec’d. Row 14: (WS) Sl 1. Rectangles Make 4. Yarn Classic Elite Katydid (100% cotton. purl to end. Next Weave in ends. and quilter. Row 3: (RS) Sl 1. see Glossary). Next row: Sl 1 pwise with yarn in back (wyb). Braided cord (make 2): Measure out 2 lengths of each color. p4. Next row: Sl 1. Fold lining fabric in half with RS tog and lay purse flat on lining fabric. if necessary. LLI. Secure the knots to the bag using a needle and thread. noting that the top right edge of each strip will protrude above the seam to form the upper edge of the bag. without turning. Use the knitted method (see Glossary) to CO 2 sts—3 sts on needle. pick up and knit 1 st from selvedge edge. sl 1. pick up and knit 3 sts in BO of 2nd I-cord—7 sts. kfbf. p1—9 sts rem. LLI. leaving several inches unworked on each end for finishing. Row 13: (RS) Sl 1. purl to end. transfer 3 held sts to needle. knit to last 3 sts. BO all sts. sl 2. Rep last 2 rows 3 more times—13 sts. kfbf. purl to end. Next row: Sl 1. kfbf. Rep last 2 rows 6 more times—29 sts rem. Work 3-st attached I-cord (see Stitch Guide) along selvedge from base back to CO edge. spinner. ssp 3 times. k1—3 sts rem. purl to end. Sew sides of strips tog. Weave in ends. RLI. ssk. RLI. ssk. k1—2 sts inc’d. k2tog 6 times. knit to last st. Sew around the edges. Row 5: (RS) Sl 1. sl 1. kwise. Notions Tapestry needle. k1—no change to st count. without turning. 90 yd [82 m]/50 g): #7310 Hinkley blue (A) and #7355 Penny Lane (B). kfbf (see Stitch Guide). k3. BO all sts. knit to 1 st before center st. Place the lining inside the purse. knit to center st. psso. k2tog. Row 11: (RS) Sl 1. Purl 1 row. colors alternating. slide sts to other end of needle. Finishing Seaming: Referring to diagram. k2tog. p2sso. she knits simple and intriguing projects that don’t require charts. ssk. psso. Row 8: Sl 1. CO 18 sts.
CO 5 sts—49 sts total. With a separate strand of waste yarn and same strand of purple. changing to purple on Rnd 9—no sts rem. k19. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. pick up and knit 1 st in corner. Using the backward-loop method. sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. k2tog. Handle: Make a twisted cord as foll: Cut a 24" length of each yarn and tie tog at one end. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. pull the extra yarn to the wrong side and leave a loop. pass 2nd st over first. removable markers. k2tog. felting will secure them. Remove provisional CO from 5 sts along edge of left side and knit these sts—27 sts total. Slide sts to other end of needle. sl 1. pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total. sl st to left needle. Work triangle. Sl last 2 sts to left needle. sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. pass 2nd st over first. Turn bag inside out and work in ends loosely. k2tog. Slide sts to other end of needle. rep from * 2 more times (last With purple. Knot handle at top of pyramid. place in washing machine with a pair of jeans for extra agitation. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem. Sl 2 sts to right needle.com 8 . Two skeins of yarn are enough for two bags. Pm and join in the rnd. k2tog (last st of rnd and first st of next rnd). 12 sts and 12 rnds = 4" in St st. Pm and join in the rnd. Sl 2 sts to right needle. so you can experiment. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. Sl last 2 sts to left needle. pass 2nd st over first. you may need to adjust the tension of the cast-on stitches as you work across them. With a separate strand of waste yarn and same strand of Pull a double thickness of purple through top of pyramid as a placeholder for hand le. spinner. 90 yd [82 m]/150 g): #863 zarzamora (purple) and #868 coronilla (gold). •B ecause of the provisional cast-on. two circulars. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Rep Rnd 2 every rnd 8 more times—6 sts rem. Slide sts to other end of needle. Inc. Finishing • Stitch Guide Triangle: Rnd 1: K20. Using the backward-loop method. ©F+W Media. sl 1. being careful not to pull and distort bag fabric. dyer) and has been knitting for more decades than she cares to admit. after felting. Right Side Pyramid Project Bag Anita Osterhaug Finished Size About 61/2" wide at base and Bottom 6" tall. If necessary. Tie ends of handle tog with an overhand knot about 5–6" from top of bag to form a hanging loop. RS facing. Tie ends tog. pick up and knit 1 st in corner. 1 skein each. remove provisional CO from 22 sts along one edge and knit these sts. and beg at one corner of bottom. Using the provisional method and same strand of purple. use right needle to pass 2nd on left needle over first—1 st rem. pass 2nd st over first. RS facing. firmly CO 12 sts—61 sts total. Notes With gold and the invisible provisional method (see Glossary). Remove provisional CO from 22 sts along edge of back and knit these sts—66 sts total. cut the loop and weave in the ends. CO 22 sts. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. Left Side With purple. CO 22 sts. Sl 2 sts to right needle. weaver. waste yarn for provisional CO. firmly CO 12 sts—39 sts total. CO 22 sts—66 sts total. psso—60 sts rem. You could make each triangle a solid color or alternate colors every round or two on each triangle. Anita Osterhaug is a lifelong fiber junkie (knitter. psso. pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total. Pm and join in the rnd. During finishing. Place removable m in each dec. pass 2nd st over first. purple.knittingdaily. Remove provisional CO from 22 sts along edge of back and knit these sts—44 sts total. Felting: With bag inside out. sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. Notions Markers (m). Needles Size 13 (9 mm) (see Notes). Back •T his bag can be worked with doublepointed needles. Yarn Malabrigo Rasta (100% merino. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem. Remove placeholder yarn from top of pyramid and insert handle so that pyramid top is centered on handle. pick up and knit 1 st in corner. Cut yarn. remove provisional CO from 22 sts along bottom edge and knit these sts. CO 5 sts—66 sts total. rep from * once more—66 sts total. k19. Fasten off last st. RS facing. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem.k2tog uses last st of rnd and first st of next rnd)—6 sts dec’d. Slide sts to other end of needle. With purple. Work triangle (see Stitch Guide). psso. Gauge 11 sts and 11 rnds = 4" in St st. remove provisional CO from 22 sts along bottom edge and knit these sts. Rnd 2: *Knit to 1 st before marked st. Twist each strand clockwise until it is tightly twisted. and working along rem edge of bottom. Rnd 12: Ssk. sl 1. Hold strands beside each other and allow to twist around each other. pass 2nd st over first. Rnd 11: Ssk 3 times—3 sts rem. move the extra looseness across the row to one place. Work triangle. In her other life. and beg at corner of bottom that is not attached to back. You can arrange the colors in any way you like. sl 1. after felting. CO 22 sts—44 sts total. tapestry needle. Sl last 2 sts to left needle. Work triangle. Wash on lowest and hottest water setting with a small amount of mild detergent. Sts will still be quite distinct after bag is felted. psso. Slide sts to other end of needle. Remove provisional CO from 5 sts along edge of left side and knit these sts—44 sts total. before felting. Allow to airdry. Slide sts to other end of needle. *With a separate strand of waste yarn and cont with same strand of gold. or the magic-loop method. she is a technology writer. which will be added later. leaving a 6" tail. Using the provisional method and same strand of purple. Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd. pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total.
Gauge 20 sts and 48 rows = 4" in purl brioche st. cont working sts as shown tall. Purl Brioche Stitch in Rows: (multiple of 2 sts + 1) Set-up row: (RS) Knit. rep from * to last 2 sts. rep from * to end. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers. or yo). sl 1 yo. Rnd 3: *Sl 1 yo. Stitch Guide Sl 1 yo (counts as 1 st): Bring yarn sl 1 yo (counts as 1 st) k2tog ssk sl 1 kwise. p on WS p on RS. Rnd 4: *Brk1. Rnd 2: *K1. tapestry needle. p on WS p on RS. Purl Brioche Stitch in Rounds: (mul- Lower Brioche 11* 9 7 5 3 1 14 st repeat Lace Upper Brioche pattern repeat 13* 11 9 7* 5 3 1 14 st repeat 14 st repeat 13* 11 9 7* 5 3 1 tiple of 2 sts) Rnd 1: *P1. *sl 1 yo (see Stitch Guide). 7 balls. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. k1. Notions Markers (m). *k1. k1. rep from * around. wrap yarn over needle to back of work to complete yo. psso yo k1tbl k on RS. replace m. Row 3: K2. k on WS pattern repeat brk1: k2tog (yo and sl st) *sl 1 pwise wyb. *brk1 (see Stitch Guide). Yarn Nashua Handknits Creative Focus Cotton (100% mercerized cotton. brk1. sl 1 yo. rep from * around. rep from * around. then place yarn in correct position to work the next st (depending on what next st is—knit. sl 1 pwise. k2. brk1. k on WS Chevron Market Bag K r i s t e n Te n D y k e Finished Size 28" circumference and 15" brk1: k2tog (yo and sl st) sl 1 yo (counts as 1 st) k2tog ssk sl 1 kwise. k2. psso yo k1tbl *sl 1 pwise wyb. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. p1. Inc. Brk1: K2tog (slipped st and its companion yo). rep from * to last 2 sts.5 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Row 1: (WS) K1. brk1. 93 yd [84 m]/50 g): #24 ivory.k on RS. sl 1 yo. Row 4: K2. cont working sts as shown to front between needles. replace m. k2tog. *k1. ©F+W Media. purl.com 9 . stitch holders. Row 2: (RS) K1. not including strap. Rep Rnds 1–4 for patt. rep from * to end. Rep Rows 1–4 for patt. rep from * around.knittingdaily. k1. Needles Size 4 (3. k2tog.
She uses her graphic-design degree in her job with Classic Elite Yarns. and beg at beg of BO edge. Finishing Cord: With dpn. and #18-2424-6 eggplant (B). Work purl brioche st in rows (see Stitch Guide) until piece measures 111/4" from CO. Weave in ends. Basketweave Pattern Rows 1 and 3: *K5. 2 skeins. Work 4 rows St st across all sts.75) or larger—for binding off. Sew one side of zipper to folded edge. then slip these 15 sts to a holder for strap. Nancy Dale has climbed all 147 peaks in the Rocky Mountains National Park and still has had time to knit and sew. CO 40 sts.com 10 . Sew cord to top of bag back. p5. Skill Level Intermediate. Work Rnds 1–14 of Upper Brioche chart once. BO all sts. Work Rows 1–8 of basketweave patt 3 times. 22 sts and 36 rows = 4" (10 cm) in seed st. work 4 rows St st. BO all sts. and work as for first strap. overlapping 4 rows of cord with bag back at each side. 8 rows with A only. BO 55 sts pwise. Work I-cord [297 m]/4 oz): #18-2414-7 antique olive (MC). Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd. 56 sts along side edge. Sew RS of other side of zipper to flap so that flap hides zipper teeth. Tie an overhand knot at each end of cord. k1.5 mm) set of 2 double-pointed (dpn)—Icord. 1 skein each. Next rnd: Work 15 sts in patt.com. Work in seed st (see Stitch Guide) for 74" (188 cm). CO 40 sts. pick up and knit 14 sts along BO edge. 14 sts along CO edge. Rows 6 and 8: *K5. Gauge 10 sts and 16 rows = 2" (5 cm) in basketweave pattern with yarn doubled. BO all sts. k5. ©F+W Media. Work 4 rows with MC for rev St st blocks and B for St st blocks.st with 4 rows St st for desired length. Needles Size 4 (3. Back and flap: With MC. rep from *. Cord: With MC.25 mm). Thread I-cord through eyelets at highest point of upper brioche patt. 4 rows with C for rev St st blocks and A for St st blocks. Kristen TenDyke is a designer and technical editor. work 15 sts. Rows 5 and 7: *P5. Size 5 (3. then knit 1 row. Needles Size 3 (3. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. tapestry needle. join yarn. Work in purl brioche st in rnds (see Stitch Guide) until piece measures 2" from pick-up rnd. Place sts on holder. Bag Yarn Louet Euroflax (100% linen. work Rows 1–8 of basketweave patt 11 times.knittingdaily. Fold the last 4 rows of bag back and flap to inside along purl ridge. 3 skeins. then 56 sts along 2nd side edge—140 sts total. rep from *. then work Rows 1–4 again—28 rows total. ending with Rnd 2 of patt. Front: With MC doubled. BO (1 garter ridge). Gauge 22 sts and 34 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st. #880 twilight green (B). cir needle. CO 5 sts. Notions Size E/4 (3. (see Glossary) for 30". work color patt as foll: 8 rows with MC for the rev St st blocks and A for the St st blocks. Skill Level Easy.5 mm) circular (circ)—2 pair each 29" (73.5 cm) long (for border of the back of the bag). rep from *. Cont in patt (purl brioche st in rows) over these 15 sts until strap measures 15" from bag BO. CO 33 sts. Alternate 4 rows rev St cotton. long straight sewing pins with colored heads. ending with a RS row. k5. Change to C and knit 2 rows. Work 2 rows rev St st across all sts. BO all sts. Inc. Stitch Guide Seed stitch: (multiple of 2 sts + 1) All rows: *K1. kristentendyke. Join two ends of strap with three-needle BO (see Glossary). purl 1 row. basketweave shoulder bag Nancy Dale Base CO 15 sts. CO 3 sts. Work Rnds 1–12 of Lower Brioche chart once. pl. rep from *. Transfer 15 held sts to needle. Yarn Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece (80% Rep Rows 1-8 for pattern. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. p5.5 cm) wide. Block pieces to measurements. Monk’s travel satchel Vicki Square Finished Size 16" (40. Cont in patt as established.5 cm) deep and 19" (48. #18-2464-2 cedarwood (A). and it also comes in handy when she self-publishes her patterns online at www. Rows 2 and 4: *P5. and #930 candy apple (C). Work Rnds 1–14 of Lace chart 4 times. Fold last 4 rows of bag front to inside along purl ridge. 2 skeins. With B only. Gusset/Strap With A and circ needle. Sew lining to inside of bag. 325 yd With RS of base facing. 20% wool.5 mm) crochet hook. 215 yd [197 m]/100 g): #005 cavern (A). rep from * to last st. BO 55 sts pwise—15 sts rem on needle for strap. Tie in bow. Work in purl brioche st in rnds for 1". Stitch flap to bag back along BO edge. BO all sts. 8 rows with B only. Size 4 (3.
Turn work and knit to end.5 cm) ©F+W Media. Pin in place. Remove all pins. Place gusset pockets with top edge 2" (5 cm) down (toward center back) from second marker. with lower edge With B. CO 77 sts. knit 1 row. backstitch vertical seam down center of pocket to create 2 pocket spaces. using 1 circ needle to pick up and second circ needle to knit. backstitch around sides and bottom of pocket. Back and Flap With B.com 11 . and st for st along CO and BO edges. BO on WS of work. using C about 18" (46 cm) each side and circ needle. Change to C.5 cm) × 10" (25. CO 45 sts. Remove pins. Place interior 4" (10 cm) × 8" (20. cast on 55 sts.5 cm) from first marker both ways. Inc. pick up sts all around bag. pick up 2 sts every 3 rows along selvedge edge. Bind off. making sure that red edging is outside the seam.Gusset pockets (make 2) With A. Using C yarn tail threaded on tapestry needle. Work in seed st for 7½" (19 cm). and centered side to side. Turn work. Beg here. matching lower corners to first markers.5 cm) wide. Work in seed st for 4" (10 cm). pick up st for st across bottom edge. Change to seed st for 2" (5 cm)—front measures 14" (35. working border in one piece. Finished pocket measures 4" (10 cm) long and 8" (20. With RS tog. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. slip-stitch crochet (see Glossary) pieces together. CO 33 sts.5 cm). Work in St st for 12" (30. With A. backstitch center bottom edge of seed stitch gusset/strap. and pick up 2 sts for every 3 rows along second selvedge edge. Turn work and BO using a needle 1 or 2 sizes larger than size used to work front. Change to seed st and work 7" (18 cm) more for front flap. insert through last loop to secure. Using C and crochet hook.5 cm) long and 10" (25. With C. Lay flat to dry completely. Bind off in pattern. Pin in place. BO in patt.5 cm) 19" (48. Finished pocket measures 8" (20. BO and finish as for bag front. Front With B. Lightly press St st surface. both edges (see Figure A).5 cm) above bottom edge of bag. Place back 8" (20. pick up 1 st in each BO st across the seed st top. join edging beg and end together using a short 1 row seam in backstitch (see Glossary). Weave in all ends and steam block all pieces. Work in St st until back measures 14" (35.knittingdaily.5 cm) wide. finishing Bag front: With RS facing. pin front of bag to gusset. Bag back: RS facing: Along selvedge edge measure 6" (15 cm) from seed stitch BO. Work seed st for 8" (20. Using straight pins as markers. Mark 14" (35. with lower edge of pocket about 4½" (11.5 cm) from CO edge. CO 77 sts.5 cm) pocket on RS of back of bag. and top of bag to second markers.5 cm). Assembly: With A.5 cm) seed st pocket on WS of back. Inside Pocket With C. Break yarn leaving 6" (15 cm) tail. Back Pocket selvedge edges. BO in patt.5 cm). Pick up 2 sts for every 3 rows along 16" (40. and beg at upper right corner. place first markers 7" (18 cm) from center bottom both ways on both edges of gusset. backstitch lower edge of each gusset pocket in place (see Glossary). knit 1 row.
easy-to-understand illustrations. Whipstitch (see Glossary) onto bag from WS.5 cm) from lower edge on back/ flap piece. catching just the back side of I-cord sts. weave in all ends to WS. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. place on bag flap 3" (7. With RS of gusset and back together.5 cm) I-cord in half. so you can experiment.5 cm)—for knots. tie overhand knot in folded end. step-bystep instructions. and centered side to side. Work second set of I-cords until 6" (15 cm) long—for loops.8 cm) above bottom edge of bag. Her book. making sure that red edging is outside the seam.5 cm) from side edge. Mark 14" (35. Two skeins of yarn are enough for two bags.com 12 . from the beginner to the advanced. Take advantage of this special risk-free o er today! Discover knitwear designs that will capture your imagination. Fold 10" (25. work I-cord (see Glossary) for 10" (25. From cover to cover. RISK-FREE TRIAL OFFER You don’t have to be a designer or a knitting pro to make beautiful knitted garments and accessories. -round or two on each triangle. With pins. Using B. whipstitch over end and 1½" (3. On RS of work. Inc. backstitch around sides and bottom of pocket. close to the knot. lively articles sure to inspire. match up 14" (35. Pin in place. Remove pins. Vicki Square has written a contemporary take on 30 folk designs that are truly extraordinary.knittingdaily. and you don’t have to hunt all over for inspiring designs.8 cm) up from end to form button loop.5 cm) markers and lower corners at 7" (18 cm) markers. Every issue is packed full of captivating smart designs. plus well-written. I-cord closures: (make four I-cords. On RS of work. Remove all pins. Folk Bags: 30 Knitting Patterns and Tales from Around the World is available from Interweave Press. With B. catching just the back side of I-cord sts. join pieces together using slip stitch crochet.Figure A Side Pocket 2" CB 7" 14" about 1½" (3. interweave. Interweave Knits magazine gives you great projects. Pin in place.com/go/kdiwk ©F+W Media. whipstitch over the end of I-cord. two of each length) With dpn. mark closure loop pieces for placement on front of bag and whipstitch onto bag from wrong side.
bring threaded needle up through both pieces of knitted fabric (Figure 1). follows sk skip sl slip sl st slip stitch (sl 1 st pwise unless otherwise indicated) g gram(s) inc increase(s). Figure 2 Figure 4 k1f&b knit into front and back of same st k2tog knit two stitches together ssp slip 1 kwise. begins bet between BO CC bind off contrasting color rep KNITTING BAGS WITH KNITTINGDAILY 9 FREE KNITTING BAG PATTERNS repeat. slip 1 kwise. in same hole used before (Figure 4). * repeat starting point p1f&b purl into front and back together patt(s) pattern(s) pm place marker Figure A Figure B Figure C Figure D Figure E psso pass slipped stitch over p2sso pass two slipped stitches over [ ] instructions that are to be worked as a group a specified number of times I-Cord pwise purlwise RC right cross rem remain(s). *Bring needle up through both l ayers a rowlength to the left of backstitch just made (Figure 3). increasing k knit ssk slip 1 kwise.e. continuing dec(s) decrease(s). pull the yarn around the back. remaining With double-pointed needle. one stitch in from selvedge. repeat from *) * * repeat all instructions between asterisks ( ) alternate measurements and/or instructions M1R (L) make one right (left) p purl of same st p2tog purl two stitches Step 1: Divide the four strands into left and right groups (Figure A). slip 1 kwise. The outside right strand becomes the inside right strand. Step 3: Bring the outside left strand under the two inside strands and then back over the left inside strand (Figure C). k2 sl sts tog tbl (decrease) Working from right to left. Step 2: Bring the outside right strand under the two inside strands and then back over the right inside strand (Figure B). slide the stitches to other end of the needle. and knit the stitches as usual. Repeat from *. cast on desired number of s titches. repeat from * for desired length. ©F+W Media. repeating stitch Backstitch Seam rev St st reverse stockinette rib ribbing rnd(s) round(s) RS right side cm centimeter(s) cn CO cable needle cast on rev sc reverse single crochet sc single crochet cont continue(s). then back down through both layers a short Figure 1 distance (about a row) to the right of the starting point (Figure 2). working Figure 3 backward one row for every two rows worked forward. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. *Without turning the needle. Step 4: Repeat Steps 2 (Figure D) and 3 (Figure E) to desired length. decreasing dpn double-pointed needle(s) foll following.glossary Abbreviations beg beginning.knittingdaily.com 13 . p2 sl sts tog tbl (decrease) Four-Strand Round Braid st(s) stitch(es) St st stockinette stitch kwise knitwise LC left cross tbl through back loop tog together WS wyb wrong side with yarn in back m(s) marker(s) MC main color mm millimeter(s) M1 make one (increase) wyf with yarn in front yo yarn over (i. then back down to the right. begin. Inc. The outside left strand becomes the inside left strand..
Knitted Cast-On Place slipknot on left needle if there are no established stitches. then slip both needle. Inc. then bring needle to the front. Slip Stitch (sl st) Crochet Place stitches to be joined onto two separate needles. Repeat from *. stitches off the Right Slant (RLI) Insert left needle into back of the stitch below stitch just knitted. Repeat from *. knit into first stitch (or slipknot) on left needle (Figure 1) and place new stitch onto left needle (Figure 2). Step 3: Bring threaded needle through first front stitch as if to knit and slip this stitch off needle. *Insert hook in stitch. pick out waste yarn to expose live stitches. *Bring needle forward under waste yarn. over both yarns. bring needle through next back stitch as if to knit. Three-Needle Bind-Off Whipstitch With right side of work facing and working one stitch in from the edge. bring threaded needle out from back to front along edge of knitted piece. Hold them with right sides of knitting facing t ogether. ©F+W Media. *Knit next stitch on each needle the same way. Bring threaded needle through next front stitch as if to purl and leave stitch on needle. Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 1 Figure 2 Lifted Increase (LLI. When you’re ready to work in the opposite direction. grab a loop of working yarn (Figure 1). always knitting into last stitch made. Knit into the stitch on the needle. Insert a third needle into first stitch on each of the other two needles and knit them together as one stitch. repeat from *. Repeat from * until one stitch remains on third needle. Knit this stitch. slip this stitch off. Cut yarn and pull tail through last stitch. Hold waste yarn next to slipknot and around left thumb. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Step 4: Bring threaded needle through first back stitch as if to purl (as illustrated). leave this stitch on needle. Pass first stitch over s econd stitch.knittingdaily. and grab a second loop (Figure 2). hold working yarn over left index finger. Step 2: Bring threaded needle through back stitch as if to knit and leave stitch on needle. Knit into the back of stitch (in the “purl bump”) in the row directly below the stitch on the needle.com 14 . *With right needle.glossary Invisible (Provisional) Cast-On KNITTING BAGS WITH KNITTINGDAILY 9 FREE KNITTING BAG PATTERNS Place a loose slipknot on needle held in your right hand. over working yarn. yarn over and draw loop through stitch and loop on hook. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 until no stitches remain on needles. RLI) Kitchener Stitch Left Slant (LLI) Step 1: Bring threaded needle through front stitch as if to purl and leave stitch on needle.
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