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9 Free Knitting Bag Patterns
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. . ©F+W Media.com 1 Coney Island Bag Eunny Jang. or endorse any of the advertisers. 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. . . . . . use your own judgment in e valu ating the advertisers. The original bag was knit in fine silk yarn on steel needles and was sized for glasses. . . . . . . shorts. . .com 3 . . . . reminiscent of those adorning early twentieth-century bathing dresses. and views a dvertised in Knits or Knitting Daily. . . 5 yramid Project Bag Anita Osterhaug .knittingdaily. . . . . . . which makes a strong solid fabric. The Picnic Bag is made of two mirrorimage halves. . . . Anna-Liza Armfield’s Lace Beach Bag looks charmingly frivolous and acts seriously functional: You can fit a beach towel. . . . . . . The Monk’s Travel Satchel by Vicki Square is designed with five separate spaces in addition to the spacious capacity of the main compartments. . . . . . . . . . . . 6 S 4 Spiral Market Bag Marilyn Murphy. . . . . . . . approve. . Nor does Knits or Knitting Daily evaluate the advertisers’ claims in any way. . . . . . changing the yarn weight and length makes a great bag for a handspindle and roving. . . . . . . . . They’re the ultimate in usable knitting projects. . . . . . . . . . . You may not be able to make a silk purse from a sow’s ear. . . . . . . Kathleen Cubley Editor. . The inspiration for Marilyn Murphy’s Practical Needlework. . . . . . . . . . .Knitting Bags with knittingdaily 9 FreE Knitting Bag Patterns Knitting bags is so much fun. . . . 8 P 6 hevron Market Bag Kristen TenDyke. . . . . page 13 Projects and information are for inspiration and personal use only. fast way to use up scraps of brightly colored cotton. . . . . . services. . . p roducts. . . . C 7 Basketweave Shoulder Bag Nancy Dale. or views advertised in this publication. . . . . . . . . . . Interweave Knits and Knitting Daily do not recommend. . . . 6 L 3 ow’s Ear Coin Purse Anne Merrow . 100% silk yarn to make a really useful and luxurious little coin purse. . . . . . . . . . . . each curved by two sets of sock-heel-like shaping. 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. . . . . . . . . . and your weekend reading in with ease—and still find your cell phone and keys safely tucked into an interior pouch. . . products. . . . 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 . . . . and Tibet traditionally carried large bags. . or a bottle of wine on the way to a dinner party. . . but you can make silk into a Sow’s Ear Coin Purse. . . . . . . . . . . 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. . . . . . . . . just for you! Named for its narrow eye-popping stripes. . Anne Merrow’s little beauty uses luscious. Spiral Market Bag came from Weldon’s making a fabric that stretches but retains strength. . . . . . . . Inc. . . . . . . . Nepal. . . . 8 Monk’s Travel Satchel Vicki Square . . . . . . . . Lisa Shroyer joined the half moons together to make a polygonal. . . . . . . . . | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. 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. . . . . . . . You should. . . . being created from four equilateral triangles without seams. . . . . . . . therefore. . . . . . . . . too. . . . . . . . . shirt. . services. . Eunny Jang’s Coney Island Bag is a fun. . . page 4 icnic Bag Lisa Shroyer . . . . . . . . Kristen TenDyke used a dense lace motif of interconnecting points and chevrons to create the Chevron Market Bag. 5 P 2 ace Beach Bag Anna-Liza Armfield. . . . . . 3-D bag that is the perfect size for carrying a sock project and yarn. It’s a fun exercise in knitting weekend? topology. . . . . . Here are nine free knitted bag patterns. . . KnittingDaily. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
A lmost jogless join: These hexagons use an easy method to hide the jog produced by knitting stripes in the round. Base colors begin and end each hexagon. Join in the rnd. Next rnd: Knit. white base with gray stripes (white base). | 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: (base color) *Sl 1. sl m. using a yellow combination picked-up sts and knitted CO sts to attain 90 sts for each hexagon. Cast on or pick up stitches as indicated. rep from * on each needle—12 sts dec’d. 6 stripes total. Thread base color through rem sts and cinch to close. Distribute evenly over 3 dpn. natural (white) and sunflower (yellow).) Rnd 1: Needle 1: *Ssk. Hexagon 2 (yellow base): With yellow and the knitted method. Each stripe is worked for two rounds.com 4 . tapestry needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Size 5 (3. then pick up and knit 15 sts along one side of Hexagon 1—90 sts. 3 skeins each. Notions Markers (m). Needles Size 7 (4. ending with a contrast stripe.75 mm): 16" circular (cir). Before knitting the first stitch of a new color. 88 yd [80 m]/50 g): gray. Each hexagon yellow base stripes side is made up of 15 with sts. Continue knitting stripe in rounds. rep from * to end of gray base with yellow stripes rnd—6 sts rem. psso. Yarn Valley Yarns Greenfield (100% cotton. pm at midpoint of each needle. carry colors in a spiral up the wrong side of the hexagons. Hexagons 3–13: Foll diagram. Change colors. Rep Rnds 1 and 2 five more times—18 sts rem. tug gently on the old color strand to align the stripes. k2tog. 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). don’t cut yarn. k2tog. Cut yarns. knit to 2 sts before m. Secure tail to WS. trapping the old color. Distribute sts evenly over 3 dpn. not including strap. knit to last 2 sts. CO top ©F+W Media. and yellow base with white stripes (yellow base). Gauge One hexagon measures 5" at widest point. Rnd 2: Knit. 4 skeins. W hen changing colors within a hexagon. 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). CO 75 sts. always twisting old and new yarns when changing colors. work 11 gray base with stripes of more hexagons. cross your yarns as for intarsia (new color behind old color). Inc. (See Notes about color combinations and stripe patt. white so only pick up white base with gray stripes cast on 15 sts pick up 15 sts in direction of arrow 14" tall. alternate colors every two rounds as you work hexagons. k2tog. placing markers (pm) at midpoint of each needle—15 sts to each side of m on each needle. Yarn distributed by WEBS.Coney Island Bag Eunny Jang Finished Size 301/2" circumference and 90 sts.knittingdaily.5 mm): set of 4 doublepointed (dpn). Before changing colors again. Join in the rnd and work as for Hexagon 1. Work hexagons in numerical order following diagram. ssk.
pick up and knit 60 sts. Rnds 1–3: Purl. Next row: (RS) K1. Rep from * to * to turn corner. Needles Size 4 (3. rep from * to end—6 sts dec’d. k2tog. 10. work as for Hexagon 14. knitting first st at top of first strap base—150 sts total. This CO edge will be referred to again in several places. Beg with a purl row. Knit 1 row. Next rnd: K15 (should be aligned over gray hexagon). Change to white. End with a WS row*—32 sts rem. 146 yd [133 m]/100 g): #1 natural. tapestry needle. dec 1 st. Thread base color through rem sts and cinch to close. ending at top point—50 sts total. then rep Rows 1 and 2 once. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1 pwise with yarn in front (wyf). knit to last 2 sts. Half hexagons: (Worked back and forth in rows. p1. Lisa Shroyer is an editor for Interweave. Work Rows 1–6 of ridge patt once. and #3 blush (light pink). and 8 (there will be a gap on Side X of Hexagon 13). Strap With gray and smaller cir needle.com 5 . do not turn. Use Kitchener st (see Glossary) to graft sts to 15 sts on other side of bag. With RS still facing and working along left-hand selvedge of piece (ridge patt section). ©F+W Media. beg with 4 rows of St st just as for first half. BO 75 sts. beg at right-hand corner of CO edge of first half and picking up 1 st for every CO st. use the backward-loop method to CO 100 sts. BO all sts pwise. Rows 2 and 4: (WS) Purl. pick up and knit 1 st for every st down shaped selvedge (19 sts). p1. knit to 1 st before gap. turn. turn.) With yellow. ending with a purl rnd. Rnds 4 and 6: Knit. psso. M1. beg at top right-hand corner of Hexagon 1 or 11. pick up and knit 14 sts from working row down to CO edge. Row 2: (WS) Purl. not including straps. Break yarn and fasten off last st. changing colors every 2 rnds. knit 1 WS row. Next row: (WS) Sl 1. Picnic Bag Lisa Shroyer Finished Size 121/2" at widest point and Rep last 2 rows 13 more times—4 sts rem. M1. then carefully join work in the rnd. Row 4: Sl 1 pwise wyf. Weave in ends. With RS still facing. BO rem 75 sts—15 sts rem for each strap. Block as desired. Weave in ends and block as desired. pick up and knit 19 sts up 2nd strap base. ending at bottom of 2nd strap base.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). Work 2 rows even in St st. Rep Rows 3 and 4 until all sts have been incorporated. CO 30 sts. Knit 1 RS row. ending at CO edge—60 sts total. rep from * to end of row—3 sts rem. pick up and knit 45 sts along Hexagons 13. *Turn corner: Row 1: (RS) K32. Strap: Next row: (RS) Ssk. k2tog. k1—2 sts dec’d. 3. She lives in a historic bungalow with lots of yarn. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—15 sts. Use white and backstitch seam (see Glossary) to sew gaps at Side X. Row 1: *Ssk. p2tog (1 st from each side of gap). until 9 sts rem. Join in the rnd and work in garter st until band measures 11/4" from pick-up. Next row: Sl 1. #23 apricot (dark pink). Work a half hexagon for each of three rem notches. Gauge 10 sts and 14 rows = 2" in St st. pick up and knit 12 sts along selvedges in V-split. p5. Yarn Queensland Collection Pima Fresca (100% cotton. First Half The 2nd half is a mirror image of the first half. k2tog.15 sts per side when working from existing hexagons. last 2 rows will end with decs without a final k1 or p1 before turning. turn. pick up and knit 15 sts along three sides of a “notch” along top edge of bag (see diagram). Rep Rnds 1–6 once more. Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever. Finishing Use ends to tack straps tog at top point of strap bases. k2tog. p2tog. Second Half 12" tall. sewing supplies. then rep Rows 1 and 2 once more. Notions Marker (m). knit to end. Do not join. ssk (1 st from each side of gap). sl m. k1—3 sts rem. picking up sts so that Sides C and B match Sides B and C from Hexagons 13 and 12. Work as for first half. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. k1—11 sts. With WS still facing. ending with a WS row and 32 sts rem. k2tog—2 sts dec’d. p2. Cut yarns. Row 6: (WS) Knit. Hexagons 16–22: Cont to foll diagram. Finishing Eunny Jang is editor of Interweave Knits. Do not join. purl to end. Join in the rnd and work as for Hexagon 1. work 4 rows in St st. Work an identical 2nd strap on other side of bag. She enjoys an active life halfway between the mountains and the ocean in North Carolina. With dark pink and first half laid horizontally with strap base at right-hand side. Next row: (base color) *Sl 1. Ridge patt: Rows 1. Rnd 5: Knit to base of V-split on body of bag (in line with CO edge/seam between halves). Place one set of 15 sts on holder. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—9 sts rem. k1. With natural. purl to 1 st before gap. Place marker (pm) for beg of rnd. turn. The work is being forced to fold up into a pocket shape. Hexagon 15: Foll diagram. Next row: Knit. mark each end of CO if desired. knit to last 3 sts. pm at midpoint of each needle. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. do not turn. k15 (should be aligned over gray hexagon). Inc. connecting as required to side hexagons. Turn and With light pink and beg at top point of one strap base. and good food.knittingdaily. then rep Rows 1 and 2 once more. Rep Rnds 1 and 2. worked out from the CO of the first half. CO 60 sts. and 5: (RS) Knit. Row 3: Sl 1 pwise with yarn in back (wyb). ssk. pick up and knit 14 sts down 2nd selvedge. Next row: (RS) K3tog—1 st rem. Distribute sts evenly over 3 dpn. k1. Hexagon 14 (yellow base): With yellow and the knitted method. knit to last st. working down one selvedge of strap base. Next row: Purl. pm between each group of 15 sts (45 sts total). ssk. Work in garter st until strap measures 20" from pick-up of top edging. Pick up and knit 15 sts along Side A of Hexagon 13 (see diagram). Strap base: Row 1: (RS) Sl 1 pwise wyb. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1 pwise wyf. Rep Rows 1–6 two more times. Purl 1 WS row. 1 skein each. Knit 1 WS row. knit to 2 sts before first m. pick up and knit 180 sts around top of bag (15 sts for each segment).
The pouch is worked on straight needles using double knitting. ssk. 34 sts along one short edge. and avoiding housework. k2. ssk. Rep Rnds 1–4 for patt. Row 2: *K2. Purl 1 rnd. Rnd 2: *Yo. ending with a WS row. cir needle. which creates two layers of fabric at the same time. 1 skein. sl 1. knit 1 rnd. Sew pouch along purl ridge at top of flap inside of bag. k2tog. one side is bound off. between sts. BO 23 sts. CO 3 sts. Leave rem sts on yarn holder. With straight needles and CC. then pick up and knit sts evenly along one side of strap. helping her friends fix their knitting problems. BO all sts. ending with a WS row. Anna-Liza Armfield spends her time working. 23% nylon. Purl 1 rnd. rep from * to last 3 sts. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Thread I-cord through top row of yo’s. To join strap.Lace Beach Bag Anna-Liza Armfield Finished Size About 43" circumference and 151/2" tall. Rep Rnds 1 and 2 for patt. Gauge 36 sts and 48 rows = 4" in St st. p2. Size 4 (3.5 mm): straight and set of double-pointed (dpn). Row 1: (RS) K1. back. Work Rnds 1–4 of box st twice. Work Rnds 1–4 of box st (see Stitch Guide) twice. Row 4: Rep Row 1. Pm and join in the rnd.knittingdaily. rep from * to last 2 sts. Weave in ends. Work modified box st as foll: Row 1: *P2. then BO all sts pwise. then the sides are separated. separate the sides of the pouch by slipping alternate sts onto front and back needles—24 sts each needle. ssk. BO all sts. 108 yd [100 m]/ 40 g): cinnabar (MC). Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 24" circular (cir). rep from * to end. Stitch Guide Kfbf: Knit into front. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Next row: *K1. p2. 17 sts and 28 rows = 4" in box st on larger needles. Fagoting Rib: (multiple of 4 sts) Rnd 1: K1. Inc. Notes needles and MC. Rep on opposite side of bag. and front again of same st—2 sts inc’d. Rep last 2 rows for 1". yo. Remove rem m. then rep Rnd 1 once more. Rep Rows 1–4 until piece measures 26" from CO. join MC and knit across live sts. lay body flat so base is folded in half lengthwise and all edges are even. rep from * to end. blogging. 6 skeins. *pick up and knit 58 sts along one long edge of base. CO 48 sts. Rep on opposite side. Count 5 sts from each side of each m and place 160 yd [145 m]/50 g): #25 dusty rose. Yarn Berroco Mica (31% cotton. Turn and work in rows as foll: Row 1: (RS) Knit. Row 2: (WS) Purl. tapestry needle. k2. 26% silk. Row 2: (WS) Purl.com 6 . Notions Stitch holder. k2tog. Yarn Filatura di Crosa Luxury (100% silk. purl 1 rnd. Body Stitch Guide Box Stitch: (multiple of 4 sts) Rnds 1 and 4: *P2. *yo. knit to end—single purl ridge on knit side. Base With MC and straight needles. Interior Pouch Note: All slipped sts are slipped pwise with yarn in back (wyb). BO all sts. Finishing Sow’s Ear Coin Purse Anne Merrow Finished Size 51/2" wide and 23/4" tall. •T he interior pouch has a flap. Purl 1 rnd. Yarn distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles. Beg at base of strap. With dpn and MC. Knot ends of I-cord.25 mm): 24" circular (cir). Rep last row every row until piece measures 5" from CO. With straight Block all pieces. BO all sts. p2. k1. rep from * to end. playing with her family. Join CC and knit 1 rnd. Remove waste yarn from 82 live sts on one side of bag and place sts on cir needle. Turn pouch inside out with purl side facing. rep from * to end. CO 34 sts. below one end of strap. k2. sewing needle and matching thread. which is intended to be tucked in the pouch if needed to keep small items inside. Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd. k2. along the fold. Place marker or coil-less safety pin at the top of each side edge. and RS of base facing. 1 skein. Work in garter st until piece measures 14" from CO. rep from * once—184 sts. Rnds 2 and 3: *K2. Work I-cord (see Glossary) for 67". CO 10 sts. remove center m on one side. k2. Break yarn. Once dry. 1/8 yd cotton fabric for lining. mushroom (CC). Rep last 2 rows until 8 sts rem. not including strap. knit to last 3 sts. Gauge 191/2 sts and 36 rows = 4" in garter st on smaller needles. and the flap is knit. Shoulder Strap new m—10 sts total between m and 82 sts along sides between marked sections. 20% linen. Notions Markers (m). Cord With MC. k1—2 sts dec’d. Piece is now an open pouch. Next rnd: (WS) P1. Needles Size 1 (2. Purl 1 rnd. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Work in fagoting rib (see Stitch Guide) for 12"—piece should measure about 131/2" from pick-up. sew one end of strap to live sts. 7" zipper (shown: Coats & Clark all-purpose plastic zipper in color almond rose). Place sts on waste-yarn holder. With CC. Row 3: Rep Row 2. With 2 dpn. Snip waste yarn in the center of marked section and remove waste yarn to reveal 10 live sts. ©F+W Media. rep from * to last 2 sts.
Trim fringe to about 2". if necessary. knit to last 3 sts. ssk. Next row: (RS) BO 8 sts. use a backstitch (see Glossary) to sew in zipper. kfbf. Row 1: (RS) Sl 1. ssk. Now that she spends more time traveling for pleasure. Row 11: (RS) Sl 1. Rep last 2 rows 4 more times. Work a four-strand round braid (see Glossary). k1—2 sts inc’d. Place the lining inside the purse. rep from *. purl to end. knit to last 3 sts. k1—17 sts. Rectangles Make 4. Cut yarn and fasten off last st. Weave in ends. k5. ssk 6 times. LLI. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1. knit to end. Marilyn Murphy has been knitting on and off since she was eight years old. RLI. Place sts on a holder.com 7 . psso. pick up and knit 1 st in center st of body CO. With needle and thread. purl to end. she knits simple and intriguing projects that don’t require charts. slide sts to the other end of the needle. Row 9: (RS) Sl 1. p2tog 3 times. Inc. k3. purl to end. Needles Size 6 (4 mm). CO 18 sts. without turning. Align the 2 L shapes as shown. k1—21 sts. Sl 2 sts tog as if to knit. Join braids to bag by threading ends through the points at the top edge from the WS. Purl 1 row. kwise. RLI. psso. leave last st on needle. Sew across the end of the zipper to make a new stop.knittingdaily. BO all sts. including 2 of the CO sts. ssk. Gauge 22 sts and 44 rows = 4" in garter st. kfbf. Cut both layers of fabric 3/8" from traced line. knit to center st. transfer 3 held sts to needle. Left edge: (3 sts on needle) *Pick up and knit 1 st from selvedge edge. Finishing Seaming: Referring to diagram. knit to 1 st before center st. k2tog. sl 1. p1. pick up and knit 3 sts in BO of 2nd I-cord—7 sts. Row 5: (RS) Sl 1. adjust the seam allowance to fit inside the purse. Row 3: (RS) Sl 1. Next row: Sl 1. k2tog. Rep with 2nd pair of strips. k1—5 sts rem. p2sso. BO all sts. k2tog. Sew sides of strips tog. 56" long or desired length—4 strands total. purl to end. Fold lining fabric in half with RS tog and lay purse flat on lining fabric. Rep last 2 rows 13 more times—57 sts. knit to center st. Finishing CO 5 sts. Secure by tying an overhand knot on the RS. knit to last st. knit to end—2 sts inc’d. ssp 3 times. Anne Merrow is an avid knitter. k2tog. p4. and join to form bottom of bag. Row 7: Sl 1. colors alternating. Sockupied. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Use the knitted method (see Glossary) to CO 2 sts—3 sts on needle. k2tog. k2tog 6 times. Sew the lining to the zipper tape. Sew again over the first line of sts. Row 8: Sl 1. purl to end. Row 6: Sl 1. left lifted inc (LLI. Use the knitted method to CO 3 sts and work 3-st attached I-cord along selvedge edge from end to CO edge. Rep last row until piece measures 18" from CO. Sew neatly in place. right lifted inc (RLI. k1—no change to st count. working I-cord over 2 of the CO sts. With RS facing. 90 yd [82 m]/50 g): #7310 Hinkley blue (A) and #7355 Penny Lane (B). Next Weave in ends. leaving a 3/8" seam allowance and leaving the opening open. p1—9 sts rem. she has admired many projects as they’ve passed through the office. without turning. Do not join. By day she is a book editor for Interweave.Attached I-cord: Right edge: (3 sts on needle) *K2. Rep last 2 rows 6 more times—29 sts rem. Do not turn. Pin zipper in opening. k1—4 sts dec’d. pass first st on left needle over picked-up st. Rep last 2 rows 3 more times—13 sts. Row 13: (RS) Sl 1. purl to end. Next row: Sl 1. purl to end. knit to last st. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—29 sts. slip sts back to right end of needle as for I-cord. Trace around outside of purse. Next row: (WS) Sl 1. Row 10: Sl 1. k1—3 sts rem. Bag k1. not including straps. noting that the top right edge of each strip will protrude above the seam to form the upper edge of the bag. sl 1 row: Sl 1. kfbf. and quilter. see Glossary). pick up and knit 1 st from selvedge edge. Secure the knots to the bag using a needle and thread. sl 2. sl 1. psso. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. see Glossary). knit to center st. ©F+W Media. CO edge of one color A strip perpendicular to one color B strip. Row 14: (WS) Sl 1. Work 3-st attached I-cord (see Stitch Guide) along selvedge from base back to CO edge. Press down the 3/8" opening for the top. LLI. k2. p2sso rem st—1 st rem. Row 4: (WS) Sl 1. Yarn Classic Elite Katydid (100% cotton. as well as editor of the new eMag. sewing needle and matching thread. k1—15 sts rem. leaving several inches unworked on each end for finishing. Sew around the edges. As the former publisher and editorial director of Interweave Knits. Braided cord (make 2): Measure out 2 lengths of each color. 2 balls each. Next row: Sl 1 pwise with yarn in back (wyb). 2 in each color. knit to last st. place the Spiral Market Bag Marilyn Murphy Finished Size 18" circumference and 15" tall. spinner. Notions Tapestry needle. taking care not to stretch the CO edge. slide sts to other end of needle. Row 12: Sl 1. aligned at the lower edge to form an “L” shape. kfbf (see Stitch Guide). rep from *.
*With a separate strand of waste yarn and cont with same strand of gold. or the magic-loop method. Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd. pull the extra yarn to the wrong side and leave a loop. you may need to adjust the tension of the cast-on stitches as you work across them. felting will secure them. Notions Markers (m). Work triangle. remove provisional CO from 22 sts along bottom edge and knit these sts. Anita Osterhaug is a lifelong fiber junkie (knitter. firmly CO 12 sts—39 sts total. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem. You can arrange the colors in any way you like. Pm and join in the rnd. psso—60 sts rem. RS facing. pass 2nd st over first. after felting. CO 5 sts—66 sts total. pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total. Allow to airdry. and beg at one corner of bottom. Slide sts to other end of needle. You could make each triangle a solid color or alternate colors every round or two on each triangle. being careful not to pull and distort bag fabric. Felting: With bag inside out. pass 2nd st over first. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. Sl 2 sts to right needle. Sl last 2 sts to left needle. CO 22 sts. RS facing. Rnd 11: Ssk 3 times—3 sts rem. Gauge 11 sts and 11 rnds = 4" in St st. Fasten off last st. dyer) and has been knitting for more decades than she cares to admit. Using the provisional method and same strand of purple. CO 5 sts—49 sts total.knittingdaily. Work triangle (see Stitch Guide). pass 2nd st over first. two circulars. Sl 2 sts to right needle. Rep Rnd 2 every rnd 8 more times—6 sts rem. before felting. Place removable m in each dec. Remove provisional CO from 22 sts along edge of back and knit these sts—66 sts total. leaving a 6" tail. With purple. Remove provisional CO from 5 sts along edge of left side and knit these sts—44 sts total. sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. pick up and knit 1 st in corner. pick up and knit 1 st in corner. Rnd 12: Ssk. k2tog (last st of rnd and first st of next rnd). ©F+W Media. spinner. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem. pass 2nd st over first. CO 22 sts—44 sts total. Finishing • Stitch Guide Triangle: Rnd 1: K20. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. which will be added later. waste yarn for provisional CO. 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. CO 22 sts—66 sts total. cut the loop and weave in the ends. remove provisional CO from 22 sts along bottom edge and knit these sts. 90 yd [82 m]/150 g): #863 zarzamora (purple) and #868 coronilla (gold). Notes With gold and the invisible provisional method (see Glossary). Pm and join in the rnd. use right needle to pass 2nd on left needle over first—1 st rem. she is a technology writer. k2tog. changing to purple on Rnd 9—no sts rem. sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. firmly CO 12 sts—61 sts total. If necessary. sl st to left needle. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. Sl last 2 sts to left needle. Handle: Make a twisted cord as foll: Cut a 24" length of each yarn and tie tog at one end. pass 2nd st over first. Using the backward-loop method. Using the provisional method and same strand of purple. Twist each strand clockwise until it is tightly twisted. weaver. sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. and working along rem edge of bottom.k2tog uses last st of rnd and first st of next rnd)—6 sts dec’d. after felting. Slide sts to other end of needle. move the extra looseness across the row to one place. 1 skein each. k19. Two skeins of yarn are enough for two bags. In her other life. psso. pass 2nd st over first. Cut yarn. During finishing. pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total. Right Side Pyramid Project Bag Anita Osterhaug Finished Size About 61/2" wide at base and Bottom 6" tall. so you can experiment. Knot handle at top of pyramid. Remove placeholder yarn from top of pyramid and insert handle so that pyramid top is centered on handle. With a separate strand of waste yarn and same strand of purple. and beg at corner of bottom that is not attached to back. Sl last 2 sts to left needle. 12 sts and 12 rnds = 4" in St st. Remove provisional CO from 22 sts along edge of back and knit these sts—44 sts total. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. k2tog. remove provisional CO from 22 sts along one edge and knit these sts. pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total. Needles Size 13 (9 mm) (see Notes). CO 22 sts. Sl 2 sts to right needle. rep from * once more—66 sts total. sl 1. Inc. Remove provisional CO from 5 sts along edge of left side and knit these sts—27 sts total. sl 1. psso. Sts will still be quite distinct after bag is felted. Slide sts to other end of needle. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem. Wash on lowest and hottest water setting with a small amount of mild detergent. Slide sts to other end of needle. k19. Slide sts to other end of needle. Work triangle. Using the backward-loop method. Work triangle. Turn bag inside out and work in ends loosely. Pm and join in the rnd.com 8 . Left Side With purple. Tie ends tog. Yarn Malabrigo Rasta (100% merino. pick up and knit 1 st in corner. Slide sts to other end of needle. Rnd 2: *Knit to 1 st before marked st. •B ecause of the provisional cast-on. RS facing. place in washing machine with a pair of jeans for extra agitation. rep from * 2 more times (last With purple. Tie ends of handle tog with an overhand knot about 5–6" from top of bag to form a hanging loop. removable markers. purple. k2tog. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Back •T his bag can be worked with doublepointed needles. Hold strands beside each other and allow to twist around each other. psso. tapestry needle. sl 1. sl 1.
brk1. Rnd 2: *K1. tapestry needle. sl 1 yo. Rep Rnds 1–4 for patt. or yo). 7 balls.5 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). p on WS p on RS. Rnd 3: *Sl 1 yo. k1. Notions Markers (m). sl 1 yo. p on WS p on RS. Purl Brioche Stitch in Rows: (multiple of 2 sts + 1) Set-up row: (RS) Knit. Stitch Guide Sl 1 yo (counts as 1 st): Bring yarn sl 1 yo (counts as 1 st) k2tog ssk sl 1 kwise. k2. wrap yarn over needle to back of work to complete yo. cont working sts as shown tall. k2tog. replace m. rep from * to last 2 sts. sl 1 pwise. rep from * around. Row 3: K2. rep from * to last 2 sts. brk1. ©F+W Media. psso yo k1tbl *sl 1 pwise wyb. *brk1 (see Stitch Guide).knittingdaily. *k1. p1. brk1. Needles Size 4 (3. cont working sts as shown to front between needles. rep from * to end. stitch holders. sl 1 yo. Brk1: K2tog (slipped st and its companion yo). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. rep from * around. Yarn Nashua Handknits Creative Focus Cotton (100% mercerized cotton. Row 2: (RS) K1.com 9 .k on RS. rep from * around. k2. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. k2tog. *k1. rep from * around. rep from * to end. k on WS pattern repeat brk1: k2tog (yo and sl st) *sl 1 pwise wyb. 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. Row 1: (WS) K1. replace m. Rnd 4: *Brk1. Rep Rows 1–4 for patt. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers. psso yo k1tbl k on RS. k1. not including strap. Row 4: K2. 93 yd [84 m]/50 g): #24 ivory. Inc. *sl 1 yo (see Stitch Guide). Gauge 20 sts and 48 rows = 4" in purl brioche st. then place yarn in correct position to work the next st (depending on what next st is—knit. 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. k1. purl.
Join two ends of strap with three-needle BO (see Glossary). Gauge 10 sts and 16 rows = 2" (5 cm) in basketweave pattern with yarn doubled. rep from *. k5. BO 55 sts pwise. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. p5. Fold the last 4 rows of bag back and flap to inside along purl ridge. BO all sts. Yarn Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece (80% Rep Rows 1-8 for pattern. 56 sts along side edge.25 mm). Work Rnds 1–14 of Upper Brioche chart once.knittingdaily. and it also comes in handy when she self-publishes her patterns online at www. Nancy Dale has climbed all 147 peaks in the Rocky Mountains National Park and still has had time to knit and sew. Skill Level Easy. Front: With MC doubled. then slip these 15 sts to a holder for strap. Inc. With B only. Work purl brioche st in rows (see Stitch Guide) until piece measures 111/4" from CO. Rows 5 and 7: *P5.5 cm) long (for border of the back of the bag). Skill Level Intermediate. then 56 sts along 2nd side edge—140 sts total. k1.5 cm) wide. Alternate 4 rows rev St cotton. ending with Rnd 2 of patt. BO 55 sts pwise—15 sts rem on needle for strap. Notions Size E/4 (3. Sew cord to top of bag back. work 4 rows St st. Work 4 rows with MC for rev St st blocks and B for St st blocks. and beg at beg of BO edge. Transfer 15 held sts to needle.com 10 . Thread I-cord through eyelets at highest point of upper brioche patt. Needles Size 4 (3. ©F+W Media. BO (1 garter ridge). basketweave shoulder bag Nancy Dale Base CO 15 sts.com. Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd. and #18-2424-6 eggplant (B). Stitch Guide Seed stitch: (multiple of 2 sts + 1) All rows: *K1. then knit 1 row. ending with a RS row.75) or larger—for binding off. cir needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Fold last 4 rows of bag front to inside along purl ridge. Sew RS of other side of zipper to flap so that flap hides zipper teeth. Needles Size 3 (3.st with 4 rows St st for desired length. Rows 6 and 8: *K5. 2 skeins.5 mm) set of 2 double-pointed (dpn)—Icord. Work Rnds 1–12 of Lower Brioche chart once. 20% wool. rep from *. Kristen TenDyke is a designer and technical editor. overlapping 4 rows of cord with bag back at each side. Tie an overhand knot at each end of cord. Work in purl brioche st in rnds (see Stitch Guide) until piece measures 2" from pick-up rnd. rep from *. BO all sts. Place sts on holder. Back and flap: With MC. (see Glossary) for 30". 215 yd [197 m]/100 g): #005 cavern (A). rep from * to last st. join yarn. p5. work 15 sts. BO all sts. Basketweave Pattern Rows 1 and 3: *K5. k5. BO all sts. BO all sts. 4 rows with C for rev St st blocks and A for St st blocks. Work 4 rows St st across all sts. Bag Yarn Louet Euroflax (100% linen. 8 rows with A only. work Rows 1–8 of basketweave patt 11 times. Next rnd: Work 15 sts in patt. Size 5 (3. CO 3 sts. Cord: With MC. 3 skeins. Cont in patt (purl brioche st in rows) over these 15 sts until strap measures 15" from bag BO. 8 rows with B only. Work in purl brioche st in rnds for 1". Gusset/Strap With A and circ needle. 2 skeins. CO 40 sts. Cont in patt as established. and work as for first strap. 1 skein each. Work I-cord [297 m]/4 oz): #18-2414-7 antique olive (MC). rep from *. Block pieces to measurements. Weave in ends. Rows 2 and 4: *P5. purl 1 row. 325 yd With RS of base facing. pick up and knit 14 sts along BO edge. She uses her graphic-design degree in her job with Classic Elite Yarns. tapestry needle. Gauge 22 sts and 34 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st. #18-2464-2 cedarwood (A). pl. Finishing Cord: With dpn. Sew one side of zipper to folded edge.5 mm) crochet hook. and #930 candy apple (C). long straight sewing pins with colored heads. Work 2 rows rev St st across all sts. Stitch flap to bag back along BO edge. Size 4 (3. 22 sts and 36 rows = 4" (10 cm) in seed st. Monk’s travel satchel Vicki Square Finished Size 16" (40. Work Rows 1–8 of basketweave patt 3 times. 14 sts along CO edge. CO 33 sts. Work in seed st (see Stitch Guide) for 74" (188 cm). Change to C and knit 2 rows. work color patt as foll: 8 rows with MC for the rev St st blocks and A for the St st blocks. CO 5 sts. Sew lining to inside of bag. CO 40 sts. Work Rnds 1–14 of Lace chart 4 times.5 cm) deep and 19" (48. #880 twilight green (B). Tie in bow.5 mm) circular (circ)—2 pair each 29" (73. then work Rows 1–4 again—28 rows total. kristentendyke.
Lay flat to dry completely. Work in St st until back measures 14" (35. Change to C. pick up sts all around bag. Place interior 4" (10 cm) × 8" (20. finishing Bag front: With RS facing. Work seed st for 8" (20. BO and finish as for bag front. join edging beg and end together using a short 1 row seam in backstitch (see Glossary).5 cm). With RS tog. and pick up 2 sts for every 3 rows along second selvedge edge.5 cm) pocket on RS of back of bag. Work in St st for 12" (30.5 cm) from first marker both ways. Turn work and knit to end.5 cm) above bottom edge of bag. backstitch center bottom edge of seed stitch gusset/strap. Pin in place. with lower edge of pocket about 4½" (11. Work in seed st for 7½" (19 cm).5 cm) ©F+W Media. Break yarn leaving 6" (15 cm) tail. CO 45 sts. backstitch around sides and bottom of pocket. BO on WS of work. CO 33 sts.5 cm).5 cm) wide. cast on 55 sts. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Lightly press St st surface. and centered side to side. Front With B. BO in patt.5 cm) wide. using 1 circ needle to pick up and second circ needle to knit. BO in patt. pick up 1 st in each BO st across the seed st top. With C.5 cm) long and 10" (25. Work in seed st for 4" (10 cm). matching lower corners to first markers. and st for st along CO and BO edges. insert through last loop to secure. Remove all pins. slip-stitch crochet (see Glossary) pieces together. backstitch vertical seam down center of pocket to create 2 pocket spaces. Back Pocket selvedge edges. Weave in all ends and steam block all pieces. Using C and crochet hook. Using C yarn tail threaded on tapestry needle. Inc. Change to seed st and work 7" (18 cm) more for front flap. working border in one piece. Remove pins. Assembly: With A.knittingdaily.5 cm) × 10" (25. knit 1 row. both edges (see Figure A). Inside Pocket With C. and beg at upper right corner.5 cm) from CO edge. pin front of bag to gusset. Finished pocket measures 8" (20.com 11 . with lower edge With B. Place back 8" (20. knit 1 row. using C about 18" (46 cm) each side and circ needle. Bag back: RS facing: Along selvedge edge measure 6" (15 cm) from seed stitch BO. Beg here. With A. and top of bag to second markers. place first markers 7" (18 cm) from center bottom both ways on both edges of gusset. pick up 2 sts every 3 rows along selvedge edge. backstitch lower edge of each gusset pocket in place (see Glossary). Bind off. CO 77 sts. Finished pocket measures 4" (10 cm) long and 8" (20. Place gusset pockets with top edge 2" (5 cm) down (toward center back) from second marker. making sure that red edging is outside the seam.5 cm). Turn work. Pick up 2 sts for every 3 rows along 16" (40. pick up st for st across bottom edge. Using straight pins as markers.5 cm) 19" (48. Back and Flap With B. CO 77 sts.5 cm) seed st pocket on WS of back. Change to seed st for 2" (5 cm)—front measures 14" (35.Gusset pockets (make 2) With A. Bind off in pattern. Mark 14" (35. Turn work and BO using a needle 1 or 2 sizes larger than size used to work front. Pin in place.
step-bystep instructions. close to the knot. From cover to cover. Take advantage of this special risk-free o er today! Discover knitwear designs that will capture your imagination. Mark 14" (35. easy-to-understand illustrations. place on bag flap 3" (7. RISK-FREE TRIAL OFFER You don’t have to be a designer or a knitting pro to make beautiful knitted garments and accessories. whipstitch over end and 1½" (3. Using B.com 12 . Pin in place. and you don’t have to hunt all over for inspiring designs. Work second set of I-cords until 6" (15 cm) long—for loops. Remove pins. weave in all ends to WS. Vicki Square has written a contemporary take on 30 folk designs that are truly extraordinary. On RS of work. Two skeins of yarn are enough for two bags. lively articles sure to inspire. Remove all pins.5 cm) markers and lower corners at 7" (18 cm) markers. With B.8 cm) up from end to form button loop.Figure A Side Pocket 2" CB 7" 14" about 1½" (3. tie overhand knot in folded end. making sure that red edging is outside the seam.knittingdaily. With pins. Whipstitch (see Glossary) onto bag from WS. Folk Bags: 30 Knitting Patterns and Tales from Around the World is available from Interweave Press. match up 14" (35. backstitch around sides and bottom of pocket. from the beginner to the advanced. work I-cord (see Glossary) for 10" (25. Her book. Fold 10" (25. On RS of work.5 cm) from side edge. join pieces together using slip stitch crochet. catching just the back side of I-cord sts. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. With RS of gusset and back together.8 cm) above bottom edge of bag. Interweave Knits magazine gives you great projects. catching just the back side of I-cord sts. two of each length) With dpn. and centered side to side.5 cm) from lower edge on back/ flap piece.com/go/kdiwk ©F+W Media. whipstitch over the end of I-cord. so you can experiment. -round or two on each triangle. I-cord closures: (make four I-cords. Pin in place. plus well-written. Every issue is packed full of captivating smart designs. mark closure loop pieces for placement on front of bag and whipstitch onto bag from wrong side. interweave.5 cm)—for knots.5 cm) I-cord in half. Inc.
then back down to the right. begin. Step 2: Bring the outside right strand under the two inside strands and then back over the right inside strand (Figure B). begins bet between BO CC bind off contrasting color rep KNITTING BAGS WITH KNITTINGDAILY 9 FREE KNITTING BAG PATTERNS repeat. follows sk skip sl slip sl st slip stitch (sl 1 st pwise unless otherwise indicated) g gram(s) inc increase(s). working Figure 3 backward one row for every two rows worked forward. slide the stitches to other end of the needle. * 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). pull the yarn around the back. Step 3: Bring the outside left strand under the two inside strands and then back over the left inside strand (Figure C). continuing dec(s) decrease(s). in same hole used before (Figure 4). 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). and knit the stitches as usual. The outside left strand becomes the inside left strand. increasing k knit ssk slip 1 kwise. then back down through both layers a short Figure 1 distance (about a row) to the right of the starting point (Figure 2). one stitch in from selvedge. Figure 2 Figure 4 k1f&b knit into front and back of same st k2tog knit two stitches together ssp slip 1 kwise. decreasing dpn double-pointed needle(s) foll following. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. remaining With double-pointed needle. Step 4: Repeat Steps 2 (Figure D) and 3 (Figure E) to desired length.glossary Abbreviations beg beginning. Inc.e. 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. slip 1 kwise. 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). slip 1 kwise. repeat from * for desired length. *Bring needle up through both l ayers a rowlength to the left of backstitch just made (Figure 3).com 13 . bring threaded needle up through both pieces of knitted fabric (Figure 1).knittingdaily. Repeat from *. *Without turning the needle. k2 sl sts tog tbl (decrease) Working from right to left. The outside right strand becomes the inside right strand.. cast on desired number of s titches. ©F+W Media.
over both yarns. Pass first stitch over s econd stitch. grab a loop of working yarn (Figure 1). Hold waste yarn next to slipknot and around left thumb. RLI) Kitchener Stitch Left Slant (LLI) Step 1: Bring threaded needle through front stitch as if to purl and leave stitch on needle. over working yarn. 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. slip this stitch off. Repeat from *. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. always knitting into last stitch made. Repeat from * until one stitch remains on third needle. Hold them with right sides of knitting facing t ogether. then bring needle to the front. leave this stitch on needle. Knit into the stitch on the needle. then slip both needle. *Bring needle forward under waste yarn. *Knit next stitch on each needle the same way. bring needle through next back stitch as if to knit. Inc. Step 2: Bring threaded needle through back stitch as if to knit and leave stitch on needle.knittingdaily. pick out waste yarn to expose live stitches. Cut yarn and pull tail through last stitch.com 14 . ©F+W Media. repeat from *. stitches off the Right Slant (RLI) Insert left needle into back of the stitch below stitch just knitted. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 until no stitches remain on needles. When you’re ready to work in the opposite direction. Knit into the back of stitch (in the “purl bump”) in the row directly below the stitch on the needle. bring threaded needle out from back to front along edge of knitted piece. Insert a third needle into first stitch on each of the other two needles and knit them together as one stitch. Slip Stitch (sl st) Crochet Place stitches to be joined onto two separate needles. Knitted Cast-On Place slipknot on left needle if there are no established stitches. yarn over and draw loop through stitch and loop on hook. hold working yarn over left index finger. *With right needle. Three-Needle Bind-Off Whipstitch With right side of work facing and working one stitch in from the edge. Repeat from *.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. Step 4: Bring threaded needle through first back stitch as if to purl (as illustrated). Knit this stitch. Step 3: Bring threaded needle through first front stitch as if to knit and slip this stitch off needle. knit into first stitch (or slipknot) on left needle (Figure 1) and place new stitch onto left needle (Figure 2). *Insert hook in stitch. and grab a second loop (Figure 2).
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