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Nepal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ©F+W Media. . . Kathleen Cubley Editor. . services. . . . . . . . . . The Picnic Bag is made of two mirrorimage halves. changing the yarn weight and length makes a great bag for a handspindle and roving. 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 . . page 13 Projects and information are for inspiration and personal use only. . . . . . . . . . 6 S 4 Spiral Market Bag Marilyn Murphy. . . .knittingdaily. . . . . . . . . . . shirt. . . . being created from four equilateral triangles without seams. . . . . . . . . . . . or views advertised in this publication. . and Tibet traditionally carried large bags. . . . . . . . . . .Knitting Bags with knittingdaily 9 FreE Knitting Bag Patterns Knitting bags is so much fun. . . . 100% silk yarn to make a really useful and luxurious little coin purse. . . . . . p roducts. . 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. . 5 yramid Project Bag Anita Osterhaug . Inc. Spiral Market Bag came from Weldon’s making a fabric that stretches but retains strength. C 7 Basketweave Shoulder Bag Nancy Dale. 8 Monk’s Travel Satchel Vicki Square . . page 4 icnic Bag Lisa Shroyer . . . . . . . . . . . . which makes a strong solid fabric. . approve. . . . . . . . use your own judgment in e valu ating the advertisers. . . . . . . . . . Anne Merrow’s little beauty uses luscious. . 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. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. . and your weekend reading in with ease—and still find your cell phone and keys safely tucked into an interior pouch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lisa Shroyer joined the half moons together to make a polygonal. . fast way to use up scraps of brightly colored cotton. . . just for you! Named for its narrow eye-popping stripes. . . shorts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The original bag was knit in fine silk yarn on steel needles and was sized for glasses. . . . . . . . . . . . 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.com 1 Coney Island Bag Eunny Jang. . . . . . The inspiration for Marilyn Murphy’s Practical Needlework. . . . . . 3-D bag that is the perfect size for carrying a sock project and yarn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristen TenDyke used a dense lace motif of interconnecting points and chevrons to create the Chevron Market Bag. . . . but you can make silk into a Sow’s Ear Coin Purse. . . . . . . You may not be able to make a silk purse from a sow’s ear. . . . . . . . . Interweave Knits and Knitting Daily do not recommend. products. . . . . . KnittingDaily. 6 L 3 ow’s Ear Coin Purse Anne Merrow . . . . . therefore. . . each curved by two sets of sock-heel-like shaping. . . . . and views a dvertised in Knits or Knitting Daily. . . Eunny Jang’s Coney Island Bag is a fun. . Anna-Liza Armfield’s Lace Beach Bag looks charmingly frivolous and acts seriously functional: You can fit a beach towel. reminiscent of those adorning early twentieth-century bathing dresses. too. . . . . . . . . It’s a fun exercise in knitting weekend? topology. .com 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 P 6 hevron Market Bag Kristen TenDyke. You should. . . . Nor does Knits or Knitting Daily evaluate the advertisers’ claims in any way. . . . . Here are nine free knitted bag patterns. . . . . . . . . . . . or a bottle of wine on the way to a dinner party. . . services. . . . 5 P 2 ace Beach Bag Anna-Liza Armfield. 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. . . . . . . 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. . . . or endorse any of the advertisers. . .
Needles Size 7 (4. Continue knitting stripe in rounds. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Base colors begin and end each hexagon. sl m. Distribute sts evenly over 3 dpn. white base with gray stripes (white base). Thread base color through rem sts and cinch to close. k2tog.) Rnd 1: Needle 1: *Ssk. Next rnd: (base color) *Sl 1. Gauge One hexagon measures 5" at widest point. Size 5 (3. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www.75 mm): 16" circular (cir). CO top ©F+W Media. ssk. Each hexagon yellow base stripes side is made up of 15 with sts. Before changing colors again. knit to 2 sts before m. Before knitting the first stitch of a new color.knittingdaily. rep from * to end of gray base with yellow stripes rnd—6 sts rem. Cut yarns. psso. pm at midpoint of each needle. Inc. Rep Rnds 1 and 2 five more times—18 sts rem. cross your yarns as for intarsia (new color behind old color). alternate colors every two rounds as you work hexagons. Change colors. Rnd 2: Knit. k2tog.Coney Island Bag Eunny Jang Finished Size 301/2" circumference and 90 sts. Hexagon 2 (yellow base): With yellow and the knitted method. natural (white) and sunflower (yellow). 6 stripes total. Yarn distributed by WEBS. rep from * on each needle—12 sts dec’d. Work hexagons in numerical order following diagram. white so only pick up white base with gray stripes cast on 15 sts pick up 15 sts in direction of arrow 14" tall. W hen changing colors within a hexagon. Each stripe is worked for two rounds.5 mm): set of 4 doublepointed (dpn). Join in the rnd. 4 skeins. A lmost jogless join: These hexagons use an easy method to hide the jog produced by knitting stripes in the round. trapping the old color. tapestry needle. work 11 gray base with stripes of more hexagons. placing markers (pm) at midpoint of each needle—15 sts to each side of m on each needle. Join in the rnd and work as for Hexagon 1. 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). ending with a contrast stripe. Notions Markers (m). Distribute evenly over 3 dpn. 88 yd [80 m]/50 g): gray. Yarn Valley Yarns Greenfield (100% cotton.com 4 . 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. tug gently on the old color strand to align the stripes. carry colors in a spiral up the wrong side of the hexagons. 3 skeins each. not including strap. don’t cut yarn. then pick up and knit 15 sts along one side of Hexagon 1—90 sts. k2tog. always twisting old and new yarns when changing colors. using a yellow combination picked-up sts and knitted CO sts to attain 90 sts for each hexagon. Hexagons 3–13: Foll diagram. knit to last 2 sts. Cast on or pick up stitches as indicated. Next rnd: Knit. and yellow base with white stripes (yellow base). Secure tail to WS. (See Notes about color combinations and stripe patt.
rep from * to end—6 sts dec’d. mark each end of CO if desired. Use white and backstitch seam (see Glossary) to sew gaps at Side X. picking up sts so that Sides C and B match Sides B and C from Hexagons 13 and 12. Next rnd: K15 (should be aligned over gray hexagon). Weave in ends and block as desired. Rnds 4 and 6: Knit. She enjoys an active life halfway between the mountains and the ocean in North Carolina. then rep Rows 1 and 2 once more. ssk. ssk. CO 30 sts. Next row: Sl 1. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Needles Size 4 (3. then rep Rows 1 and 2 once more.com 5 . Next row: Knit. Knit 1 row. pick up and knit 15 sts along three sides of a “notch” along top edge of bag (see diagram). then rep Rows 1 and 2 once. work 4 rows in St st. p2tog (1 st from each side of gap). Weave in ends. purl to end. Turn and With light pink and beg at top point of one strap base. BO rem 75 sts—15 sts rem for each strap. Strap: Next row: (RS) Ssk. p1. Place marker (pm) for beg of rnd. pick up and knit 1 st for every st down shaped selvedge (19 sts). k1—11 sts. k2tog. Strap With gray and smaller cir needle. connecting as required to side hexagons. Gauge 10 sts and 14 rows = 2" in St st. ©F+W Media. #23 apricot (dark pink). Use Kitchener st (see Glossary) to graft sts to 15 sts on other side of bag. Lisa Shroyer is an editor for Interweave. k2tog. pick up and knit 45 sts along Hexagons 13. Next row: (RS) K1. With WS still facing. Rep Rnds 1 and 2. pm between each group of 15 sts (45 sts total). Ridge patt: Rows 1. M1. Row 2: (WS) Purl. She lives in a historic bungalow with lots of yarn. Work 2 rows even in St st. p2. sewing supplies. beg with 4 rows of St st just as for first half. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—9 sts rem. k2tog. pick up and knit 19 sts up 2nd strap base. 1 skein each. Rnds 1–3: Purl. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—15 sts. use the backward-loop method to CO 100 sts. Work an identical 2nd strap on other side of bag. Knit 1 RS row. Work as for first half. last 2 rows will end with decs without a final k1 or p1 before turning. Thread base color through rem sts and cinch to close. Hexagon 15: Foll diagram. Rows 2 and 4: (WS) Purl. Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever. k1—3 sts rem. not including straps. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1 pwise with yarn in front (wyf). With RS still facing. Row 6: (WS) Knit. k1. k2tog. tapestry needle. Do not join.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). beg at right-hand corner of CO edge of first half and picking up 1 st for every CO st. Notions Marker (m). rep from * to end of row—3 sts rem. pick up and knit 180 sts around top of bag (15 sts for each segment). Work in garter st until strap measures 20" from pick-up of top edging. 146 yd [133 m]/100 g): #1 natural. Pick up and knit 15 sts along Side A of Hexagon 13 (see diagram). Finishing Use ends to tack straps tog at top point of strap bases. Place one set of 15 sts on holder. dec 1 st. Picnic Bag Lisa Shroyer Finished Size 121/2" at widest point and Rep last 2 rows 13 more times—4 sts rem. Beg with a purl row. Knit 1 WS row. With RS still facing and working along left-hand selvedge of piece (ridge patt section). turn. p2tog. worked out from the CO of the first half. turn. k1. Break yarn and fasten off last st. Purl 1 WS row. knit to last 2 sts. With dark pink and first half laid horizontally with strap base at right-hand side. Join in the rnd and work in garter st until band measures 11/4" from pick-up. ending with a WS row and 32 sts rem. This CO edge will be referred to again in several places. Distribute sts evenly over 3 dpn. Next row: Purl. Work Rows 1–6 of ridge patt once. sl m. Yarn Queensland Collection Pima Fresca (100% cotton. knit to last 3 sts. Rep Rnds 1–6 once more. pick up and knit 12 sts along selvedges in V-split. knit to last st. Next row: (RS) K3tog—1 st rem. pick up and knit 60 sts. p1. Change to white. First Half The 2nd half is a mirror image of the first half. With natural. knit 1 WS row. knit to 2 sts before first m. Row 1: *Ssk. changing colors every 2 rnds. Half hexagons: (Worked back and forth in rows. BO 75 sts. beg at top right-hand corner of Hexagon 1 or 11. Inc. Row 4: Sl 1 pwise wyf. k15 (should be aligned over gray hexagon). do not turn. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. until 9 sts rem. p5. ending at top point—50 sts total. Second Half 12" tall. ending with a purl rnd. Hexagons 16–22: Cont to foll diagram. k2tog—2 sts dec’d. Do not join. Rep Rows 3 and 4 until all sts have been incorporated. k1—2 sts dec’d. pm at midpoint of each needle. The work is being forced to fold up into a pocket shape. Next row: (base color) *Sl 1. and 8 (there will be a gap on Side X of Hexagon 13). psso. Rep from * to * to turn corner.) With yellow. pick up and knit 14 sts down 2nd selvedge. End with a WS row*—32 sts rem. BO all sts pwise. Cut yarns.15 sts per side when working from existing hexagons. Block as desired. Rep Rows 1–6 two more times. Row 3: Sl 1 pwise with yarn in back (wyb). knitting first st at top of first strap base—150 sts total. turn. Join in the rnd and work as for Hexagon 1. and 5: (RS) Knit. work as for Hexagon 14. working down one selvedge of strap base. 10. and #3 blush (light pink). then carefully join work in the rnd.knittingdaily. M1. do not turn. CO 60 sts. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1 pwise wyf. turn. Hexagon 14 (yellow base): With yellow and the knitted method. ending at CO edge—60 sts total. purl to 1 st before gap. Rnd 5: Knit to base of V-split on body of bag (in line with CO edge/seam between halves). ssk (1 st from each side of gap). knit to 1 st before gap. Work a half hexagon for each of three rem notches. 3. and good food. knit to end. Next row: (WS) Sl 1. ending at bottom of 2nd strap base. Finishing Eunny Jang is editor of Interweave Knits. Strap base: Row 1: (RS) Sl 1 pwise wyb. pick up and knit 14 sts from working row down to CO edge. *Turn corner: Row 1: (RS) K32.
Yarn Berroco Mica (31% cotton. With 2 dpn. k2. Interior Pouch Note: All slipped sts are slipped pwise with yarn in back (wyb). ssk. Turn pouch inside out with purl side facing. Rnds 2 and 3: *K2. remove center m on one side. playing with her family. Count 5 sts from each side of each m and place 160 yd [145 m]/50 g): #25 dusty rose. Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 24" circular (cir). Inc. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Yarn distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles. Next row: *K1. and RS of base facing. BO all sts. Body Stitch Guide Box Stitch: (multiple of 4 sts) Rnds 1 and 4: *P2. With dpn and MC. Next rnd: (WS) P1. The pouch is worked on straight needles using double knitting. Purl 1 rnd. Notions Stitch holder.com 6 . Gauge 36 sts and 48 rows = 4" in St st. tapestry needle. Notions Markers (m). yo. 1 skein. mushroom (CC). 34 sts along one short edge. 1 skein. Work Rnds 1–4 of box st (see Stitch Guide) twice. With CC. Purl 1 rnd. k2. separate the sides of the pouch by slipping alternate sts onto front and back needles—24 sts each needle. rep from * to end. sew one end of strap to live sts. and the flap is knit. CO 10 sts.5 mm): straight and set of double-pointed (dpn). Rep last row every row until piece measures 5" from CO. between sts. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. then pick up and knit sts evenly along one side of strap. ending with a WS row. rep from * to last 2 sts. rep from * to last 2 sts. one side is bound off. Base With MC and straight needles. Finishing Sow’s Ear Coin Purse Anne Merrow Finished Size 51/2" wide and 23/4" tall. Anna-Liza Armfield spends her time working. Work in fagoting rib (see Stitch Guide) for 12"—piece should measure about 131/2" from pick-up. Turn and work in rows as foll: Row 1: (RS) Knit. and front again of same st—2 sts inc’d. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Rep Rnds 1 and 2 for patt. k1. Piece is now an open pouch. CO 48 sts. ending with a WS row. 23% nylon. Yarn Filatura di Crosa Luxury (100% silk. Pm and join in the rnd.25 mm): 24" circular (cir).knittingdaily. Remove waste yarn from 82 live sts on one side of bag and place sts on cir needle. 6 skeins. Rnd 2: *Yo. then rep Rnd 1 once more. Weave in ends. Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd. cir needle. Work I-cord (see Glossary) for 67". Place sts on waste-yarn holder. and avoiding housework. 108 yd [100 m]/ 40 g): cinnabar (MC). 20% linen. Place marker or coil-less safety pin at the top of each side edge. Leave rem sts on yarn holder. Snip waste yarn in the center of marked section and remove waste yarn to reveal 10 live sts. Stitch Guide Kfbf: Knit into front. k1—2 sts dec’d. Rep on opposite side of bag. 1/8 yd cotton fabric for lining. rep from * to end. then BO all sts pwise. rep from * to end. k2tog. Size 4 (3. Rep on opposite side. *yo. k2tog. 7" zipper (shown: Coats & Clark all-purpose plastic zipper in color almond rose). blogging. BO all sts. Row 2: (WS) Purl. Knot ends of I-cord. back. ©F+W Media. To join strap. Purl 1 rnd. Purl 1 rnd. Rep Rnds 1–4 for patt. Shoulder Strap new m—10 sts total between m and 82 sts along sides between marked sections. Remove rem m. rep from * to end. p2. Sew pouch along purl ridge at top of flap inside of bag. knit 1 rnd. Once dry. rep from * once—184 sts. along the fold.Lace Beach Bag Anna-Liza Armfield Finished Size About 43" circumference and 151/2" tall. Needles Size 1 (2. which is intended to be tucked in the pouch if needed to keep small items inside. sewing needle and matching thread. helping her friends fix their knitting problems. Row 3: Rep Row 2. CO 3 sts. Row 2: (WS) Purl. ssk. Fagoting Rib: (multiple of 4 sts) Rnd 1: K1. Notes needles and MC. Work in garter st until piece measures 14" from CO. purl 1 rnd. Thread I-cord through top row of yo’s. Row 1: (RS) K1. Beg at base of strap. k2. BO all sts. knit to end—single purl ridge on knit side. ssk. Cord With MC. k2. Rep Rows 1–4 until piece measures 26" from CO. lay body flat so base is folded in half lengthwise and all edges are even. Row 4: Rep Row 1. below one end of strap. knit to last 3 sts. rep from * to last 3 sts. BO 23 sts. Gauge 191/2 sts and 36 rows = 4" in garter st on smaller needles. Work Rnds 1–4 of box st twice. Rep last 2 rows for 1". Row 2: *K2. With straight Block all pieces. Work modified box st as foll: Row 1: *P2. *pick up and knit 58 sts along one long edge of base. k2. which creates two layers of fabric at the same time. Break yarn. Join CC and knit 1 rnd. CO 34 sts. p2. BO all sts. •T he interior pouch has a flap. sl 1. 17 sts and 28 rows = 4" in box st on larger needles. then the sides are separated. 26% silk. p2. Rep last 2 rows until 8 sts rem. join MC and knit across live sts. With straight needles and CC. not including strap.
ssp 3 times. knit to center st. rep from *. taking care not to stretch the CO edge. ©F+W Media. Cut both layers of fabric 3/8" from traced line. k1—no change to st count. colors alternating. k5. Needles Size 6 (4 mm). knit to last st. Work 3-st attached I-cord (see Stitch Guide) along selvedge from base back to CO edge. Join braids to bag by threading ends through the points at the top edge from the WS. Now that she spends more time traveling for pleasure. k1—5 sts rem. Row 8: Sl 1. sewing needle and matching thread. knit to end—2 sts inc’d. Gauge 22 sts and 44 rows = 4" in garter st. 56" long or desired length—4 strands total. see Glossary). Work a four-strand round braid (see Glossary). p2sso rem st—1 st rem. ssk. Sockupied. BO all sts. RLI. k1—15 sts rem. sl 1 row: Sl 1. Fold lining fabric in half with RS tog and lay purse flat on lining fabric. CO 18 sts. sl 1. Rep last row until piece measures 18" from CO. Trace around outside of purse. Next row: (RS) BO 8 sts. Rep last 2 rows 3 more times—13 sts. Purl 1 row. use a backstitch (see Glossary) to sew in zipper. pick up and knit 3 sts in BO of 2nd I-cord—7 sts. Secure by tying an overhand knot on the RS. psso. Row 6: Sl 1. Press down the 3/8" opening for the top. Next row: Sl 1. Sew again over the first line of sts. she has admired many projects as they’ve passed through the office. 2 balls each. Rep with 2nd pair of strips. as well as editor of the new eMag. purl to end. Sew sides of strips tog. purl to end. kfbf.com 7 . LLI. without turning. Cut yarn and fasten off last st. knit to last st. pick up and knit 1 st in center st of body CO. knit to last 3 sts. Rep last 2 rows 6 more times—29 sts rem. Bag k1. Pin zipper in opening. k2tog. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Notions Tapestry needle. knit to last 3 sts. RLI. 90 yd [82 m]/50 g): #7310 Hinkley blue (A) and #7355 Penny Lane (B).Attached I-cord: Right edge: (3 sts on needle) *K2. transfer 3 held sts to needle. Sew neatly in place. Row 7: Sl 1. right lifted inc (RLI. 2 in each color. k2tog 6 times. slide sts to the other end of the needle. Do not turn. Row 4: (WS) Sl 1. kwise. Left edge: (3 sts on needle) *Pick up and knit 1 st from selvedge edge. As the former publisher and editorial director of Interweave Knits. place the Spiral Market Bag Marilyn Murphy Finished Size 18" circumference and 15" tall. Place the lining inside the purse. Row 13: (RS) Sl 1. Finishing CO 5 sts. Use the knitted method (see Glossary) to CO 2 sts—3 sts on needle. purl to end. purl to end. purl to end. slip sts back to right end of needle as for I-cord. Row 12: Sl 1. leaving several inches unworked on each end for finishing. k2tog. Finishing Seaming: Referring to diagram. p2tog 3 times. Trim fringe to about 2". pick up and knit 1 st from selvedge edge. Anne Merrow is an avid knitter. including 2 of the CO sts. purl to end. kfbf. ssk. Secure the knots to the bag using a needle and thread. k1—2 sts inc’d. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1. left lifted inc (LLI. Row 5: (RS) Sl 1. k1—4 sts dec’d. without turning. leaving a 3/8" seam allowance and leaving the opening open. k2tog. Row 11: (RS) Sl 1. Row 9: (RS) Sl 1. if necessary. aligned at the lower edge to form an “L” shape. By day she is a book editor for Interweave. spinner. Use the knitted method to CO 3 sts and work 3-st attached I-cord along selvedge edge from end to CO edge. Row 14: (WS) Sl 1. knit to center st. With RS facing. Rep last 2 rows 4 more times. and join to form bottom of bag. ssk. Row 1: (RS) Sl 1. p2sso. k2tog. Marilyn Murphy has been knitting on and off since she was eight years old. Braided cord (make 2): Measure out 2 lengths of each color. sl 2. she knits simple and intriguing projects that don’t require charts. purl to end. rep from *. Align the 2 L shapes as shown. k2tog. Place sts on a holder. k3. Weave in ends. working I-cord over 2 of the CO sts. leave last st on needle. knit to end. see Glossary). ssk 6 times. psso. k2. Sl 2 sts tog as if to knit. knit to center st. knit to 1 st before center st. Row 10: Sl 1. Sew the lining to the zipper tape. LLI. BO all sts. Inc. kfbf (see Stitch Guide). Do not join. p4. pass first st on left needle over picked-up st. k1—21 sts. Rectangles Make 4. noting that the top right edge of each strip will protrude above the seam to form the upper edge of the bag. not including straps. p1. Row 3: (RS) Sl 1.knittingdaily. k1—3 sts rem. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. and quilter. CO edge of one color A strip perpendicular to one color B strip. Rep last 2 rows 13 more times—57 sts. Sew across the end of the zipper to make a new stop. p1—9 sts rem. knit to last st. slide sts to other end of needle. Next row: Sl 1. Yarn Classic Elite Katydid (100% cotton. Next Weave in ends. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—29 sts. kfbf. Sew around the edges. With needle and thread. Next row: (WS) Sl 1. Next row: Sl 1 pwise with yarn in back (wyb). sl 1. adjust the seam allowance to fit inside the purse. k1—17 sts. psso.
spinner. sl st to left needle. she is a technology writer.k2tog uses last st of rnd and first st of next rnd)—6 sts dec’d. Sl 2 sts to right needle. sl 1. Sl 2 sts to right needle. In her other life. being careful not to pull and distort bag fabric. Using the backward-loop method. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. Inc. rep from * once more—66 sts total. Hold strands beside each other and allow to twist around each other. pass 2nd st over first. pass 2nd st over first. pick up and knit 1 st in corner. Remove placeholder yarn from top of pyramid and insert handle so that pyramid top is centered on handle. before felting.knittingdaily. Using the backward-loop method. remove provisional CO from 22 sts along bottom edge and knit these sts. Using the provisional method and same strand of purple. With a separate strand of waste yarn and same strand of purple. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem. Remove provisional CO from 22 sts along edge of back and knit these sts—44 sts total. Right Side Pyramid Project Bag Anita Osterhaug Finished Size About 61/2" wide at base and Bottom 6" tall. If necessary. Tie ends tog. pass 2nd st over first. Left Side With purple. Two skeins of yarn are enough for two bags. Notes With gold and the invisible provisional method (see Glossary). waste yarn for provisional CO. psso. psso. pick up and knit 1 st in corner. tapestry needle. CO 22 sts.com 8 . pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total. cut the loop and weave in the ends. During finishing. Pm and join in the rnd. Rnd 2: *Knit to 1 st before marked st. firmly CO 12 sts—61 sts total. CO 5 sts—49 sts total. You could make each triangle a solid color or alternate colors every round or two on each triangle. Sl last 2 sts to left needle. 1 skein each. two circulars. which will be added later. pass 2nd st over first. Sl last 2 sts to left needle. firmly CO 12 sts—39 sts total. psso. Rnd 11: Ssk 3 times—3 sts rem. Remove provisional CO from 5 sts along edge of left side and knit these sts—44 sts total. *With a separate strand of waste yarn and cont with same strand of gold. sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. weaver. and beg at one corner of bottom. Slide sts to other end of needle. sl 1. pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total. felting will secure them. 12 sts and 12 rnds = 4" in St st. and working along rem edge of bottom. Sts will still be quite distinct after bag is felted. Handle: Make a twisted cord as foll: Cut a 24" length of each yarn and tie tog at one end. RS facing. pass 2nd st over first. k19. 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. use right needle to pass 2nd on left needle over first—1 st rem. pull the extra yarn to the wrong side and leave a loop. Finishing • Stitch Guide Triangle: Rnd 1: K20. •B ecause of the provisional cast-on. pick up and knit 1 st in corner. Slide sts to other end of needle. sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. changing to purple on Rnd 9—no sts rem. CO 22 sts—66 sts total. Pm and join in the rnd. Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd. removable markers. Anita Osterhaug is a lifelong fiber junkie (knitter. With purple. pass 2nd st over first. and beg at corner of bottom that is not attached to back. CO 5 sts—66 sts total. CO 22 sts. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem. You can arrange the colors in any way you like. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. dyer) and has been knitting for more decades than she cares to admit. or the magic-loop method. RS facing. Rep Rnd 2 every rnd 8 more times—6 sts rem. ©F+W Media. sl 1. Gauge 11 sts and 11 rnds = 4" in St st. Twist each strand clockwise until it is tightly twisted. Slide sts to other end of needle. Using the provisional method and same strand of purple. place in washing machine with a pair of jeans for extra agitation. k2tog (last st of rnd and first st of next rnd). Back •T his bag can be worked with doublepointed needles. Remove provisional CO from 5 sts along edge of left side and knit these sts—27 sts total. psso—60 sts rem. Slide sts to other end of needle. pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total. remove provisional CO from 22 sts along bottom edge and knit these sts. RS facing. rep from * 2 more times (last With purple. leaving a 6" tail. Yarn Malabrigo Rasta (100% merino. Remove provisional CO from 22 sts along edge of back and knit these sts—66 sts total. Work triangle (see Stitch Guide). Place removable m in each dec. Allow to airdry. k19. Tie ends of handle tog with an overhand knot about 5–6" from top of bag to form a hanging loop. Notions Markers (m). sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. CO 22 sts—44 sts total. Work triangle. Wash on lowest and hottest water setting with a small amount of mild detergent. Sl 2 sts to right needle. 90 yd [82 m]/150 g): #863 zarzamora (purple) and #868 coronilla (gold). Fasten off last st. k2tog. move the extra looseness across the row to one place. Turn bag inside out and work in ends loosely. k2tog. Slide sts to other end of needle. you may need to adjust the tension of the cast-on stitches as you work across them. Work triangle. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. after felting. purple. so you can experiment. Felting: With bag inside out. Work triangle. Needles Size 13 (9 mm) (see Notes). remove provisional CO from 22 sts along one edge and knit these sts. after felting. sl 1. k2tog. Pm and join in the rnd. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Sl last 2 sts to left needle. Rnd 12: Ssk. Slide sts to other end of needle. Cut yarn. Knot handle at top of pyramid.
rep from * to last 2 sts. p on WS p on RS. Stitch Guide Sl 1 yo (counts as 1 st): Bring yarn sl 1 yo (counts as 1 st) k2tog ssk sl 1 kwise. rep from * to last 2 sts. rep from * to end. Needles Size 4 (3. Rnd 2: *K1. 93 yd [84 m]/50 g): #24 ivory. 7 balls. Row 2: (RS) K1. k1. purl. 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. wrap yarn over needle to back of work to complete yo. Row 1: (WS) K1. Inc. Gauge 20 sts and 48 rows = 4" in purl brioche st. *k1. Rnd 3: *Sl 1 yo. Yarn Nashua Handknits Creative Focus Cotton (100% mercerized cotton. then place yarn in correct position to work the next st (depending on what next st is—knit.com 9 . replace m. rep from * around. sl 1 pwise. ©F+W Media. Row 3: K2.k on RS. k1. not including strap. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Rep Rnds 1–4 for patt. brk1. k on WS pattern repeat brk1: k2tog (yo and sl st) *sl 1 pwise wyb. Brk1: K2tog (slipped st and its companion yo). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. sl 1 yo. replace m. or yo). rep from * around. *sl 1 yo (see Stitch Guide). k2. rep from * around. sl 1 yo. cont working sts as shown tall. brk1. rep from * around. cont working sts as shown to front between needles. stitch holders. Rep Rows 1–4 for patt.knittingdaily. p1. 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. *k1. tapestry needle. Row 4: K2. Notions Markers (m).5 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). k2. p on WS p on RS. rep from * to end. brk1. psso yo k1tbl k on RS. Rnd 4: *Brk1. psso yo k1tbl *sl 1 pwise wyb. k2tog. sl 1 yo. Purl Brioche Stitch in Rows: (multiple of 2 sts + 1) Set-up row: (RS) Knit. k2tog. *brk1 (see Stitch Guide).
5 mm) set of 2 double-pointed (dpn)—Icord. BO all sts. overlapping 4 rows of cord with bag back at each side. CO 33 sts. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. work color patt as foll: 8 rows with MC for the rev St st blocks and A for the St st blocks. Cont in patt (purl brioche st in rows) over these 15 sts until strap measures 15" from bag BO. rep from *. Bag Yarn Louet Euroflax (100% linen.5 cm) long (for border of the back of the bag). Notions Size E/4 (3. cir needle. 4 rows with C for rev St st blocks and A for St st blocks. 3 skeins. Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd. Gusset/Strap With A and circ needle.25 mm). 215 yd [197 m]/100 g): #005 cavern (A). Next rnd: Work 15 sts in patt. Monk’s travel satchel Vicki Square Finished Size 16" (40. Fold the last 4 rows of bag back and flap to inside along purl ridge. 8 rows with B only. rep from *.knittingdaily. tapestry needle. ©F+W Media. Weave in ends. (see Glossary) for 30". ending with Rnd 2 of patt. then slip these 15 sts to a holder for strap. rep from * to last st. 56 sts along side edge. Yarn Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece (80% Rep Rows 1-8 for pattern.5 cm) wide. p5. then knit 1 row. #880 twilight green (B). Alternate 4 rows rev St cotton. Fold last 4 rows of bag front to inside along purl ridge. kristentendyke. CO 40 sts. then work Rows 1–4 again—28 rows total. and work as for first strap. basketweave shoulder bag Nancy Dale Base CO 15 sts. Stitch Guide Seed stitch: (multiple of 2 sts + 1) All rows: *K1.75) or larger—for binding off. Rows 2 and 4: *P5. Change to C and knit 2 rows. pl. join yarn. BO (1 garter ridge).com 10 . Rows 6 and 8: *K5.st with 4 rows St st for desired length. Skill Level Easy. Kristen TenDyke is a designer and technical editor. k5. Cord: With MC. 8 rows with A only. Nancy Dale has climbed all 147 peaks in the Rocky Mountains National Park and still has had time to knit and sew. k1. purl 1 row. and #930 candy apple (C). Work in purl brioche st in rnds for 1". rep from *. CO 5 sts. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. BO all sts. Work 4 rows St st across all sts. 325 yd With RS of base facing.5 mm) circular (circ)—2 pair each 29" (73. BO all sts. CO 40 sts. Work in purl brioche st in rnds (see Stitch Guide) until piece measures 2" from pick-up rnd. She uses her graphic-design degree in her job with Classic Elite Yarns. Work Rnds 1–12 of Lower Brioche chart once. long straight sewing pins with colored heads. Work 2 rows rev St st across all sts. Back and flap: With MC. Sew RS of other side of zipper to flap so that flap hides zipper teeth. then 56 sts along 2nd side edge—140 sts total. Work Rnds 1–14 of Upper Brioche chart once.5 mm) crochet hook. k5. Work I-cord [297 m]/4 oz): #18-2414-7 antique olive (MC). Tie an overhand knot at each end of cord. Work purl brioche st in rows (see Stitch Guide) until piece measures 111/4" from CO. #18-2464-2 cedarwood (A). Sew cord to top of bag back. Basketweave Pattern Rows 1 and 3: *K5. and #18-2424-6 eggplant (B). pick up and knit 14 sts along BO edge. and beg at beg of BO edge. BO all sts. Finishing Cord: With dpn. Stitch flap to bag back along BO edge. Block pieces to measurements. 22 sts and 36 rows = 4" (10 cm) in seed st. Work Rnds 1–14 of Lace chart 4 times.com. 2 skeins. Join two ends of strap with three-needle BO (see Glossary). Needles Size 3 (3. p5. Sew lining to inside of bag. Transfer 15 held sts to needle. 2 skeins. work 15 sts. Inc. Size 5 (3. Work Rows 1–8 of basketweave patt 3 times. Gauge 22 sts and 34 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st. Gauge 10 sts and 16 rows = 2" (5 cm) in basketweave pattern with yarn doubled. 20% wool. Place sts on holder. Needles Size 4 (3. With B only. Tie in bow.5 cm) deep and 19" (48. Cont in patt as established. Thread I-cord through eyelets at highest point of upper brioche patt. BO all sts. work Rows 1–8 of basketweave patt 11 times. Rows 5 and 7: *P5. BO 55 sts pwise. work 4 rows St st. Work in seed st (see Stitch Guide) for 74" (188 cm). BO 55 sts pwise—15 sts rem on needle for strap. Front: With MC doubled. 1 skein each. and it also comes in handy when she self-publishes her patterns online at www. Skill Level Intermediate. Work 4 rows with MC for rev St st blocks and B for St st blocks. Size 4 (3. Sew one side of zipper to folded edge. rep from *. 14 sts along CO edge. ending with a RS row. CO 3 sts.
With A. Turn work and BO using a needle 1 or 2 sizes larger than size used to work front.5 cm) from CO edge. knit 1 row. Bind off. Bag back: RS facing: Along selvedge edge measure 6" (15 cm) from seed stitch BO. Pin in place. BO in patt.5 cm) from first marker both ways.Gusset pockets (make 2) With A. BO in patt.5 cm) seed st pocket on WS of back. Place back 8" (20. using 1 circ needle to pick up and second circ needle to knit. Change to seed st and work 7" (18 cm) more for front flap. Back and Flap With B. Work in seed st for 4" (10 cm). pick up sts all around bag. using C about 18" (46 cm) each side and circ needle. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. Break yarn leaving 6" (15 cm) tail. Using straight pins as markers.5 cm). Work seed st for 8" (20. Change to seed st for 2" (5 cm)—front measures 14" (35. Pick up 2 sts for every 3 rows along 16" (40.5 cm) 19" (48. CO 45 sts.5 cm) wide. and centered side to side. knit 1 row. Work in seed st for 7½" (19 cm). Weave in all ends and steam block all pieces. Lay flat to dry completely. working border in one piece. Bind off in pattern.5 cm). matching lower corners to first markers. both edges (see Figure A).5 cm) ©F+W Media. with lower edge With B.com 11 .knittingdaily. Finished pocket measures 4" (10 cm) long and 8" (20. place first markers 7" (18 cm) from center bottom both ways on both edges of gusset. cast on 55 sts. Mark 14" (35. Work in St st until back measures 14" (35.5 cm). CO 77 sts.5 cm) × 10" (25. join edging beg and end together using a short 1 row seam in backstitch (see Glossary). Back Pocket selvedge edges. BO on WS of work. Turn work and knit to end. and st for st along CO and BO edges. and top of bag to second markers. Pin in place. Lightly press St st surface.5 cm) above bottom edge of bag. BO and finish as for bag front. CO 77 sts. with lower edge of pocket about 4½" (11. backstitch around sides and bottom of pocket. backstitch vertical seam down center of pocket to create 2 pocket spaces. Place interior 4" (10 cm) × 8" (20. Inc. Remove all pins. backstitch center bottom edge of seed stitch gusset/strap. pin front of bag to gusset. Using C and crochet hook. Inside Pocket With C. backstitch lower edge of each gusset pocket in place (see Glossary). and pick up 2 sts for every 3 rows along second selvedge edge. Using C yarn tail threaded on tapestry needle. Assembly: With A. slip-stitch crochet (see Glossary) pieces together. Beg here. pick up 2 sts every 3 rows along selvedge edge. Work in St st for 12" (30. Place gusset pockets with top edge 2" (5 cm) down (toward center back) from second marker. pick up 1 st in each BO st across the seed st top. finishing Bag front: With RS facing. CO 33 sts. Turn work.5 cm) wide. pick up st for st across bottom edge. With RS tog. Change to C. insert through last loop to secure. Front With B.5 cm) pocket on RS of back of bag. making sure that red edging is outside the seam. Remove pins.5 cm) long and 10" (25. Finished pocket measures 8" (20. With C. and beg at upper right corner.
RISK-FREE TRIAL OFFER You don’t have to be a designer or a knitting pro to make beautiful knitted garments and accessories. from the beginner to the advanced. With B. match up 14" (35. From cover to cover. whipstitch over end and 1½" (3. With RS of gusset and back together.5 cm) from lower edge on back/ flap piece. With pins. tie overhand knot in folded end. On RS of work.5 cm)—for knots. Pin in place. weave in all ends to WS. Remove pins. Work second set of I-cords until 6" (15 cm) long—for loops. join pieces together using slip stitch crochet.knittingdaily. On RS of work. and centered side to side.Figure A Side Pocket 2" CB 7" 14" about 1½" (3.8 cm) above bottom edge of bag. Her book. interweave. work I-cord (see Glossary) for 10" (25. catching just the back side of I-cord sts.5 cm) I-cord in half. plus well-written. Whipstitch (see Glossary) onto bag from WS. close to the knot. -round or two on each triangle. Vicki Square has written a contemporary take on 30 folk designs that are truly extraordinary. mark closure loop pieces for placement on front of bag and whipstitch onto bag from wrong side. Pin in place. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www.5 cm) from side edge. Take advantage of this special risk-free o er today! Discover knitwear designs that will capture your imagination. Fold 10" (25. backstitch around sides and bottom of pocket. so you can experiment.com 12 .8 cm) up from end to form button loop. Two skeins of yarn are enough for two bags. I-cord closures: (make four I-cords.com/go/kdiwk ©F+W Media. step-bystep instructions. and you don’t have to hunt all over for inspiring designs. Every issue is packed full of captivating smart designs. Folk Bags: 30 Knitting Patterns and Tales from Around the World is available from Interweave Press. place on bag flap 3" (7. catching just the back side of I-cord sts. lively articles sure to inspire. whipstitch over the end of I-cord. Mark 14" (35. easy-to-understand illustrations. making sure that red edging is outside the seam. two of each length) With dpn. Using B. Inc.5 cm) markers and lower corners at 7" (18 cm) markers. Remove all pins. Interweave Knits magazine gives you great projects.
glossary Abbreviations beg beginning.e. pull the yarn around the back. The outside left strand becomes the inside left strand. repeat from * for desired length. slip 1 kwise. bring threaded needle up through both pieces of knitted fabric (Figure 1). k2 sl sts tog tbl (decrease) Working from right to left. begin. Figure 2 Figure 4 k1f&b knit into front and back of same st k2tog knit two stitches together ssp slip 1 kwise. follows sk skip sl slip sl st slip stitch (sl 1 st pwise unless otherwise indicated) g gram(s) inc increase(s). 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. 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). *Bring needle up through both l ayers a rowlength to the left of backstitch just made (Figure 3). cast on desired number of s titches. working Figure 3 backward one row for every two rows worked forward. begins bet between BO CC bind off contrasting color rep KNITTING BAGS WITH KNITTINGDAILY 9 FREE KNITTING BAG PATTERNS repeat. remaining With double-pointed needle. *Without turning 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). Step 3: Bring the outside left strand under the two inside strands and then back over the left inside strand (Figure C). then back down through both layers a short Figure 1 distance (about a row) to the right of the starting point (Figure 2). Inc. Repeat from *. continuing dec(s) decrease(s). Step 2: Bring the outside right strand under the two inside strands and then back over the right inside strand (Figure B). ©F+W Media.. | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. increasing k knit ssk slip 1 kwise.knittingdaily. and knit the stitches as usual. The outside right strand becomes the inside right strand. 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). in same hole used before (Figure 4). Step 4: Repeat Steps 2 (Figure D) and 3 (Figure E) to desired length. slip 1 kwise. decreasing dpn double-pointed needle(s) foll following. one stitch in from selvedge. then back down to the right.com 13 . slide the stitches to other end of the needle.
Knit into the stitch on the needle. Bring threaded needle through next front stitch as if to purl and leave stitch on needle. stitches off the Right Slant (RLI) Insert left needle into back of the stitch below stitch just knitted. then bring needle to the front. repeat from *. Hold waste yarn next to slipknot and around left thumb. Knitted Cast-On Place slipknot on left needle if there are no established stitches. Inc. pick out waste yarn to expose live stitches. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 until no stitches remain on needles. Step 3: Bring threaded needle through first front stitch as if to knit and slip this stitch off needle. and grab a second loop (Figure 2). grab a loop of working yarn (Figure 1). Step 2: Bring threaded needle through back stitch as if to knit and leave stitch on needle. bring threaded needle out from back to front along edge of knitted piece. yarn over and draw loop through stitch and loop on hook. Step 4: Bring threaded needle through first back stitch as if to purl (as illustrated). RLI) Kitchener Stitch Left Slant (LLI) Step 1: Bring threaded needle through front stitch as if to purl and leave stitch on needle. Knit this stitch. Slip Stitch (sl st) Crochet Place stitches to be joined onto two separate needles. knit into first stitch (or slipknot) on left needle (Figure 1) and place new stitch onto left needle (Figure 2). *With right needle.knittingdaily. always knitting into last stitch made. *Knit next stitch on each needle the same way.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. Three-Needle Bind-Off Whipstitch With right side of work facing and working one stitch in from the edge. Cut yarn and pull tail through last stitch. then slip both needle. leave this stitch on needle. over working yarn. *Bring needle forward under waste yarn. over both yarns. Knit into the back of stitch (in the “purl bump”) in the row directly below the stitch on the needle. Repeat from *. slip this stitch off. Pass first stitch over s econd stitch. *Insert hook in stitch. hold working yarn over left index finger.com 14 . | All rights reserved | F+W Media grants permission for any or all pages in this issue to be copied for personal use | www. 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. When you’re ready to work in the opposite direction. bring needle through next back stitch as if to knit. Hold them with right sides of knitting facing t ogether. ©F+W Media. Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 1 Figure 2 Lifted Increase (LLI.
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