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Knitting Bags with knittingdaily Knitting Bag Patterns 6 FREE 1 2 3 4 6 5 1 Coney Island Bag Eunny Jang 2 Picnic Bag Lisa Shroyer 3 Lace Beach Bag Anna-Liza Armfield 4 Sow’s Ear Coin Purse Anne Merrow Market 5 SpiralMurphy Bag Marilyn 6 Pyramid Project Bag Anita Osterhaug 2 KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns .

reminiscent of those adorning early twentieth-century bathing dresses. Joining the half moons together yields a polygonal.” Anita Osterhaug. use your own judgment in evaluating the advertisers. 3-D bag that is the perfect size for carrying a sock project and yarn.” Marilyn Murphy. just for you! Eunny Jang. Editor. It’s a fun exercise in knitting topology.” Anne Merrow. changing the yarn weight and length makes a great bag for a handspindle and roving. eMag Editor: “You may not be able to make a silk purse from a sow’s ear. being created from four equilateral triangles without seams. The original bag was knit in fine silk yarn on steel needles and was sized for glasses. Here are six free knitted bag patterns. They’re the ultimate in usable knitting projects. Interweave Knits and Knitting Daily do not recommend.” Anna-Liza Armfield. Knitscene: “The Picnic Bag is made of two mirror-image halves. services. and views advertised in Knits or Knitting Daily. or views advertised in this publication. shorts. E-Media Project Manager: “This little threesided Pyramid Project Bag dangles from the wrist—very handy for holding a small knitting or spinning project and for holding the ball of yarn or fiber as you knit or spin.” We hope you enjoy these knitted bag patterns! Why not start one this weekend? Cheers. products. It’s named for its narrow eye-popping stripes. Interweave Knits: “The Coney Island Bag is a fun. each curved by two sets of sock-heel-like shaping. glossary KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns 3 . or a bottle of wine on the way to a dinner party. Interweave Yarn group: “The inspiration for the Spiral Market Bag came from Weldon’s Practical Needlework. therefore. KNITTINg DAILY Kathleen Cubley CrEATIvE SErvICES PHOTOgrAPHY Janice Tapia Chris Hartlove (unless otherwise noted) ILLuSTrATION gayle Ford DESIgNEr Projects and information are for inspiration and personal use only. approve. Nor does Knits or Knitting Daily evaluate the advertisers’ claims in any way. products. Contributing Executive Editor. shirt. services. Customer Support representative: “The Lace Beach Bag looks charmingly frivolous and acts seriously functional: You can fit a beach towel. fast way to use up scraps of brightly colored cotton. You should. but you can make silk into a Sow’s Ear Coin Purse. Editor.Knitting Bags with knittingdaily Knitting Bag Patterns Knitting bags is so much fun. 6 FREE 1 Coney Island Bag 2 Picnic Bag Lisa Shroyer 3 Lace Beach Bag Anna-Liza Armfield 4 Sow’s Ear Coin Purse Anne Merrow 5 Spiral Market Bag Marilyn Murphy 6 Pyramid Project Bag Anita Osterhaug Eunny Jang PAgE 4 PAgE 5 PAgE 6 PAgE 6 PAgE 7 PAgE 8 PAgE 9 KNITTINg BAgS WITH KNITTINg DAILY: 6 FrEE KNITTINg BAg PATTErNS A Knitting Daily eBook edited by Kathleen Cubley E D I T O r I A L S TA F F EDITOr. and your weekend reading in with ease-and still find your cell phone and keys safely tucked into an interior pouch. too. or endorse any of the advertisers.” Lisa Shroyer.

All rights reserved. knit to 2 sts before m. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. .5 mm): set of 4 doublepointed (dpn). 6 stripes total. Thread base color through rem sts and cinch to close. not including strap. 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 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 8 5 7 4 6 side fold l 1 k j 2 i h 3 g x are • Three color combinationsyellowused in this bag: Gray base with stripes (gray base). Cast on or pick up stitches as indicated. Cut yarns. Base colors begin and end each hexagon. tug gently on the old color strand to align the stripes. Not to be reprinted. carry colors in a spiral up the wrong side of the hexagons. Secure tail to WS. ending with a contrast stripe. using a yellow stripes of combination picked-up sts and knitted CO sts to attain 90 sts for each hexagon. 3 skeins each. Yarn distributed by WEBS. pm at midpoint of each needle. Before changing colors again. white base with gray stripes (white base). Notions Markers (m).) Rnd 1: Needle 1: *Ssk. Join in the rnd. k2tog. psso. rep from * to end of gray base with yellow stripes Coney Island Bag Eunny Jang Finished Size 301/2" circumference and rnd—6 sts rem. 88 yd [80 m]/50 g): gray. placing markers (pm) at midpoint of each needle—15 sts to each side of m on each needle. then pick up and knit 15 sts along one side of Hexagon 1—90 sts.75 mm): 16" circular (cir). k2tog. natural (white) and sunflower (yellow). Hexagons 3–13: Foll diagram. knit to last 2 sts. Almost jogless join: These hexagons use an easy method to hide the jog produced by knitting stripes in the round. tapestry needle.KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns 90 sts. so only pick white base with gray stripes cast on 15 sts pick up 15 sts in direction of arrow 14" tall. Rnd 2: Knit. trapping the old color. Change colors. CO 75 sts. sl m. Next rnd: Knit. don’t cut yarn. Gauge One hexagon measures 5" at widest point. always twisting old and new yarns when changing colors. Each stripe is worked for two rounds. alternate colors every two rounds as you work hexagons. cross your yarns as for intarsia (new color behind old color). k2tog. Hexagon 2 (yellow base): With yellow and the knitted method. (See Notes about color combinations and stripe patt. When changing colors within a hexagon. Each hexagon yellow base side is made up of 15 with white stripes up sts. Rep Rnds 1 and 2 five more times—18 sts rem. Distribute evenly over 3 dpn. Needles Size 7 (4. Distribute sts evenly over 3 dpn. ssk. Interweave Knits magazine. Size 5 (3. Work hexagons in numerical order following diagram. Next rnd: (base color) *Sl 1. Join in the rnd and work as for Hexagon 1. rep from * on each needle—12 sts dec’d. Yarn Valley Yarns Greenfield (100% cotton. work 11 gray base with more hexagons. Before knitting the first stitch of a new color. Continue knitting stripe in rounds. CO top 4 KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns © Interweave Press LLC. and yellow base with white stripes (yellow base). • • 14 20 bottom fold • • BaG Hexagon 1 (gray base): With gray and the knitted method (see Glossary). 4 skeins.

This CO edge will be referred to again in several places. k15 (should be aligned over gray hexagon). ssk. work as for Hexagon 14. End with a WS row*—32 sts rem. #23 apricot (dark pink). SecoNd HalF 12" tall. and 8 (there will be a gap on Side X of Hexagon 13). Row 2: (WS) Purl. do not turn. ending at top point—50 sts total. Next row: (WS) Sl 1. p1. 3. connecting as required to side hexagons. Work as for first half. use the backward-loop method to CO 100 sts. BO all sts pwise. ssk. knit 1 WS row. Use Kitchener st (see Glossary) to graft sts to 15 sts on other side of bag. Place one set of 15 sts on holder. With natural. BO rem 75 sts—15 sts rem for each strap. tapestry needle. Purl 1 WS row. not including straps. She lives in a historic bungalow with lots of yarn. purl to end. Lisa Shroyer is an editor for Interweave. Row 4: Sl 1 pwise wyf. Distribute sts evenly over 3 dpn. Weave in ends. FiNiSHiNG Eunny Jang is editor of Interweave Knits. pick up and knit 15 sts along three sides of a “notch” along top edge of bag (see diagram). turn. and #3 blush (light pink). p1. Row 1: *Ssk. Notions Marker (m). Place marker (pm) for beg of rnd. Pick up and knit 15 sts along Side A of Hexagon 13 (see diagram). Not to be reprinted. k1. pick up and knit 14 sts from working row down to CO edge. ridge patt: Rows 1. ending at bottom of 2nd strap base. Rep Rows 3 and 4 until all sts have been incorporated. k2tog. last 2 rows will end with decs without a final k1 or p1 before turning. Hexagon 15: Foll diagram. © Interweave Press LLC. p5. knit to end. turn. Rep Rnds 1 and 2. k2tog—2 sts dec’d. Next row: (RS) K1. k1—11 sts. work 4 rows in St st. until 9 sts rem. Turn and With light pink and beg at top point of one strap base. Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever. and good food. rep from * to end of row—3 sts rem. Half hexagons: (Worked back and forth in rows. PICnIC Bag Lisa Shroyer Finished Size 121/2" at widest point and Rep last 2 rows 13 more times—4 sts rem. ending with a purl rnd. turn. pm between each group of 15 sts (45 sts total). FirSt HalF The 2nd half is a mirror image of the first half. do not turn. Rep Rows 1–6 two more times. Rnds 1–3: Purl. psso. Row 6: (WS) Knit. pick up and knit 1 st for every st down shaped selvedge (19 sts). k2tog. 10. Interweave Knits magazine. KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns 5 . pick up and knit 12 sts along selvedges in V-split. Break yarn and fasten off last st. changing colors every 2 rnds. With dark pink and first half laid horizontally with strap base at right-hand side. Do not join. pick up and knit 14 sts down 2nd selvedge. Beg with a purl row. Join in the rnd and work in garter st until band measures 11/4" from pick-up. Next row: Sl 1. knit to 1 st before gap. then rep Rows 1 and 2 once. M1. k2tog. Next row: (RS) K3tog—1 st rem. Strap With gray and smaller cir needle. CO 60 sts. sewing supplies. ending with a WS row and 32 sts rem. BO 75 sts. With RS still facing. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. With WS still facing. working down one selvedge of strap base. She enjoys an active life halfway between the mountains and the ocean in North Carolina. Work in garter st until strap measures 20" from pick-up of top edging. Use white and backstitch seam (see Glossary) to sew gaps at Side X. Work a half hexagon for each of three rem notches. Weave in ends and block as desired. k1—3 sts rem. Next row: Purl. Needles Size 4 (3. The work is being forced to fold up into a pocket shape. pm at midpoint of each needle. Cut yarns. p2. Rows 2 and 4: (WS) Purl. Next row: (base color) *Sl 1. With RS still facing and working along left-hand selvedge of piece (ridge patt section). purl to 1 st before gap.) With yellow. Knit 1 WS row. then rep Rows 1 and 2 once more. p2tog. All rights reserved. CO 30 sts. Thread base color through rem sts and cinch to close. pick up and knit 180 sts around top of bag (15 sts for each segment). mark each end of CO if desired. worked out from the CO of the first half. beg with 4 rows of St st just as for first half. Rnds 4 and 6: Knit. Block as desired. k2tog. p2tog (1 st from each side of gap). beg at right-hand corner of CO edge of first half and picking up 1 st for every CO st. k1. knitting first st at top of first strap base—150 sts total. Row 3: Sl 1 pwise with yarn in back (wyb). Next row: Knit. Knit 1 row. picking up sts so that Sides C and B match Sides B and C from Hexagons 13 and 12. ending at CO edge—60 sts total. pick up and knit 60 sts. Knit 1 RS row. Work 2 rows even in St st. Work Rows 1–6 of ridge patt once. dec 1 st. 146 yd [133 m]/100 g): #1 natural. k1—2 sts dec’d. Rep Rnds 1–6 once more. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1 pwise with yarn in front (wyf). Gauge 10 sts and 14 rows = 2" in St st. Strap: Next row: (RS) Ssk. Hexagon 14 (yellow base): With yellow and the knitted method. knit to last 2 sts. Rep from * to * to turn corner. pick up and knit 19 sts up 2nd strap base. Do not join. rep from * to end—6 sts dec’d. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1 pwise wyf. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—15 sts. Yarn Queensland Collection Pima Fresca (100% cotton. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—9 sts rem. beg at top right-hand corner of Hexagon 1 or 11. 1 skein each.KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns 15 sts per side when working from existing hexagons. sl m. turn. *turn corner: Row 1: (RS) K32. 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). Hexagons 16–22: Cont to foll diagram. Join in the rnd and work as for Hexagon 1. M1. knit to last st. knit to 2 sts before first m. Next rnd: K15 (should be aligned over gray hexagon). knit to last 3 sts.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). then rep Rows 1 and 2 once more. Strap base: Row 1: (RS) Sl 1 pwise wyb. FiNiSHiNG Use ends to tack straps tog at top point of strap bases. pick up and knit 45 sts along Hexagons 13. Change to white. then carefully join work in the rnd. Work an identical 2nd strap on other side of bag. and 5: (RS) Knit.

mushroom (CC). *pick up and knit 58 sts along one long edge of base. BaSe With MC and straight needles. BO all sts. Place marker or coil-less safety pin at the top of each side edge. k2. remove center m on one side.KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns needles and MC. join MC and knit across live sts. 1 skein. 6 skeins. SHoulder Strap laCe BeaCh Bag Anna-Liza Armfield Finished Size About 43" circumference and 151/2" tall. rep from * once—184 sts. Thread I-cord through top row of yo’s. Knot ends of I-cord. Beg at base of strap. knit to last 3 sts. CO 34 sts. Remove rem m. Next row: *K1. Count 5 sts from each side of each m and place 160 yd [145 m]/50 g): #25 dusty rose. Notions Markers (m). k1. Anna-Liza Armfield spends her time working. k2tog. which creates two layers of fabric at the same time. iNterior poucH Note: All slipped sts are slipped pwise with yarn in back (wyb). Once dry. With dpn and MC. rep from * to last 2 sts. k2. playing with her family. Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd. Work Rnds 1–4 of box st twice. cir needle. With straight needles and CC. Sew pouch along purl ridge at top of flap inside of bag. Row 2: *K2. All rights reserved. 6 KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns © Interweave Press LLC. BO all sts. Stitch Guide Kfbf: Knit into front. Next rnd: (WS) P1. sewing needle and matching thread. Break yarn. Turn pouch inside out with purl side facing. Purl 1 rnd. Not to be reprinted. Size 4 (3. 20% linen. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Rep last row every row until piece measures 5" from CO. BO all sts. BodY Stitch Guide Box Stitch: (multiple of 4 sts) Rnds 1 and 4: *P2. Join CC and knit 1 rnd. Turn and work in rows as foll: Row 1: (RS) Knit. p2. The pouch is worked on straight needles using double knitting. 1 skein. Purl 1 rnd. lay body flat so base is folded in half lengthwise and all edges are even. 108 yd [100 m]/ 40 g): cinnabar (MC). Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 24" circular (cir). k1—2 sts dec’d. which • The interiorbe tucked ina the pouch ifis intended to needed to keep small items inside. ssk. new m—10 sts total between m and 82 sts along sides between marked sections. knit to end—single purl ridge on knit side. and avoiding housework. Rep Rows 1–4 until piece measures 26" from CO. ssk. Gauge 191/2 sts and 36 rows = 4" in garter st on smaller needles. knit 1 rnd. ending with a WS row. 7" zipper (shown: Coats & Clark all-purpose plastic zipper in color almond rose). CO 48 sts. Notions Stitch holder. CO 10 sts. yo. Rep Rnds 1 and 2 for patt. 23% nylon. rep from * to last 3 sts. Work in fagoting rib (see Stitch Guide) for 12"—piece should measure about 131/2" from pick-up. Remove waste yarn from 82 live sts on one side of bag and place sts on cir needle. With straight Block all pieces. BO 23 sts. Snip waste yarn in the center of marked section and remove waste yarn to reveal 10 live sts. Rep last 2 rows until 8 sts rem.25 mm): 24" circular (cir). Purl 1 rnd. Rep last 2 rows for 1". BO all sts. Purl 1 rnd. . Rep Rnds 1–4 for patt. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. and RS of base facing. Yarn Berroco Mica (31% cotton. rep from * to end. Place sts on waste-yarn holder. then rep Rnd 1 once more. p2. Fagoting rib: (multiple of 4 sts) Rnd 1: K1. 17 sts and 28 rows = 4" in box st on larger needles. Rep on opposite side of bag. rep from * to end. NoteS pouch has flap. k2. cord With MC. Work I-cord (see Glossary) for 67". Row 2: (WS) Purl. Row 1: (RS) K1. Interweave Knits magazine. Gauge 36 sts and 48 rows = 4" in St st. rep from * to end. Row 4: Rep Row 1. blogging. Weave in ends. Row 2: (WS) Purl. ssk. Pm and join in the rnd. Piece is now an open pouch. between sts. Rnd 2: *Yo. helping her friends fix their knitting problems. With CC. k2tog. 26% silk. rep from * to last 2 sts. sew one end of strap to live sts. ending with a WS row. Work in garter st until piece measures 14" from CO. Yarn distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles. separate the sides of the pouch by slipping alternate sts onto front and back needles—24 sts each needle. *yo. sl 1. 1/8 yd cotton fabric for lining. Work Rnds 1–4 of box st (see Stitch Guide) twice. k2. Rep on opposite side. Leave rem sts on yarn holder. Row 3: Rep Row 2. one side is bound off. back. and the flap is knit. purl 1 rnd. Rnds 2 and 3: *K2. Work modified box st as foll: Row 1: *P2. p2. Needles Size 1 (2. along the fold. Yarn Filatura di Crosa Luxury (100% silk. below one end of strap. CO 3 sts. then BO all sts pwise. To join strap. and front again of same st—2 sts inc’d. k2. then pick up and knit sts evenly along one side of strap. not including strap.5 mm): straight and set of double-pointed (dpn). With 2 dpn. FiNiSHiNG sow’s ear CoIn Purse Anne Merrow Finished Size 51/2" wide and 23/4" tall. tapestry needle. then the sides are separated. 34 sts along one short edge. rep from * to end.

LLI. knit to end. Next row: (WS) Sl 1. purl to end. sl 1 row: Sl 1. As the former publisher and editorial director of Interweave Knits. sl 2. k2tog. kfbf (see Stitch Guide). 56" long or desired length—4 strands total. slip sts back to right end of needle as for I-cord. purl to end. knit to last 3 sts. Fold lining fabric in half with RS tog and lay purse flat on lining fabric. k1—4 sts dec’d. ssk. leaving a 3/8" seam allowance and leaving the opening open. With needle and thread. k1—21 sts. see Glossary). Secure by tying an overhand knot on the RS. Sew sides of strips tog. Sew across the end of the zipper to make a new stop. Place the lining inside the purse. kwise. k1—5 sts rem. left lifted inc (LLI. including 2 of the CO sts. Row 13: (RS) Sl 1. k2tog. she knits simple and intriguing projects that don’t require charts. rep from *. rectaNGleS Make 4. knit to 1 st before center st. sl 1. sewing needle and matching thread. knit to center st. Next row: Sl 1. see Glossary). Row 9: (RS) Sl 1. slide sts to other end of needle. knit to last st. k2tog 6 times. k2tog. Anne Merrow is an avid knitter. leave last st on needle. pick up and knit 3 sts in BO of 2nd I-cord—7 sts. spinner. sl 1. ssp 3 times. Press down the 3/8" opening for the top. CO edge of one color A strip perpendicular to one color B strip. With RS facing. purl to end. place the sPIral Market Bag Marilyn Murphy Finished Size 18" circumference and 15" tall. Row 8: Sl 1. noting that the top right edge of each strip will protrude above the seam to form the upper edge of the bag. Rep last 2 rows 3 more times—13 sts. Trace around outside of purse. use a backstitch (see Glossary) to sew in zipper. knit to last st. Trim fringe to about 2". k3. © Interweave Press LLC. Use the knitted method (see Glossary) to CO 2 sts—3 sts on needle. Use the knitted method to CO 3 sts and work 3-st attached I-cord along selvedge edge from end to CO edge. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. purl to end. Pin zipper in opening. Row 5: (RS) Sl 1. BO all sts. Notions Tapestry needle. left edge: (3 sts on needle) *Pick up and knit 1 st from selvedge edge. purl to end. By day she is a book editor for Interweave. 90 yd [82 m]/50 g): #7310 Hinkley blue (A) and #7355 Penny Lane (B). Rep last 2 rows 13 more times—57 sts. Row 3: (RS) Sl 1. Do not turn. FiNiSHiNG CO 5 sts. Do not join. Sockupied. right lifted inc (RLI. KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns 7 . Not to be reprinted. Now that she spends more time traveling for pleasure. ssk. without turning.KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns attached i-cord: right edge: (3 sts on needle) *K2. 2 in each color. as well as editor of the new eMag. colors alternating. All rights reserved. Align the 2 L shapes as shown. working I-cord over 2 of the CO sts. Work a four-strand round braid (see Glossary). k2. k1—2 sts inc’d. Needles Size 6 (4 mm). k1—17 sts. p2sso. Row 2: (WS) Sl 1. Gauge 22 sts and 44 rows = 4" in garter st. knit to center st. Place sts on a holder. rep from *. CO 18 sts. Secure the knots to the bag using a needle and thread. leaving several inches unworked on each end for finishing. pick up and knit 1 st in center st of body CO. Braided cord (make 2): Measure out 2 lengths of each color. Purl 1 row. kfbf. Rep last row until piece measures 18" from CO. without turning. k1—15 sts rem. kfbf. Rep last 2 rows 2 more times—29 sts. Row 14: (WS) Sl 1. Row 10: Sl 1. Yarn Classic Elite Katydid (100% cotton. and join to form bottom of bag. LLI. BaG k1. Interweave Knits magazine. Marilyn Murphy has been knitting on and off since she was eight years old. Rep last 2 rows 4 more times. purl to end. Next row: Sl 1 pwise with yarn in back (wyb). Next row: (RS) BO 8 sts. 2 balls each. RLI. she has admired many projects as they’ve passed through the office. k2tog. psso. and quilter. psso. Rep with 2nd pair of strips. if necessary. BO all sts. p1—9 sts rem. RLI. pick up and knit 1 st from selvedge edge. knit to last 3 sts. Next Weave in ends. FiNiSHiNG Seaming: Referring to diagram. knit to end—2 sts inc’d. ssk 6 times. Sew the lining to the zipper tape. adjust the seam allowance to fit inside the purse. p2tog 3 times. Weave in ends. aligned at the lower edge to form an “L” shape. Row 4: (WS) Sl 1. purl to end. k2tog. not including straps. k5. p2sso rem st—1 st rem. Cut yarn and fasten off last st. p4. Join braids to bag by threading ends through the points at the top edge from the WS. knit to center st. Next row: Sl 1. Sew again over the first line of sts. k1—3 sts rem. Sew around the edges. pass first st on left needle over picked-up st. Sew neatly in place. p1. Row 11: (RS) Sl 1. Work 3-st attached I-cord (see Stitch Guide) along selvedge from base back to CO edge. Row 1: (RS) Sl 1. Sl 2 sts tog as if to knit. kfbf. Row 12: Sl 1. Row 6: Sl 1. Row 7: Sl 1. slide sts to the other end of the needle. transfer 3 held sts to needle. psso. taking care not to stretch the CO edge. Rep last 2 rows 6 more times—29 sts rem. knit to last st. k1—no change to st count. Cut both layers of fabric 3/8" from traced line. ssk.

Twist each strand clockwise until it is tightly twisted. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd. With purple. sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. waste yarn for provisional CO. Remove provisional CO from 5 sts along edge of left side and knit these sts—27 sts total. 8 KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns © Interweave Press LLC. k2tog (last st of rnd and first st of next rnd). pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total.worked with doublepointed two circulars. CO 22 sts—66 sts total. Gauge 11 sts and 11 rnds = 4" in St st. pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total. psso. NoteS With gold and the invisible provisional method (see Glossary). of you may need tension the cast-on stitches as you work across them. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem. changing to purple on Rnd 9—no sts rem. k2tog. RS facing. so you can experiment. being careful not to pull and distort bag fabric. You can arrange the colors in any way you like. Not to be reprinted. use right needle to pass 2nd on left needle over first—1 st rem. psso. Interweave Knits magazine. Work triangle. Rnd 11: Ssk 3 times—3 sts rem. Remove provisional CO from 22 sts along edge of back and knit these sts—66 sts total. Tie ends tog. BacK can be • This bagneedles. pass 2nd st over first. 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 handle. Slide sts to other end of needle. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem. sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. Pm and join in the rnd. tapestry needle. Work triangle. move the extra looseness across the row to one place. leFt Side With purple. remove provisional CO from 22 sts along bottom edge and knit these sts. k2tog. Slide sts to other end of needle. Place removable m in each dec. CO 22 sts. pass 2nd st over first. Tie ends of handle tog with an overhand knot about 5–6" from top of bag to form a hanging loop. provisional • Because of theto adjust thecast-on. and beg at corner of bottom that is not attached to back. *With a separate strand of waste yarn and cont with same strand of gold. which will be added later. sl 1. or the magic-loop method. Knot handle at top of pyramid. psso—60 sts rem. Cut yarn. Sl 2 sts to right needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. 1 skein each. and working along rem edge of bottom. In her other life. Two skeins of yarn are enough for two bags. Sl last 2 sts to left needle. Sl 2 sts to right needle. Work triangle. Pm and join in the rnd. Anita Osterhaug is a lifelong fiber junkie (knitter. changing to gold on Rnd 7—no sts rem. psso. FiNiSHiNG • Stitch Guide triangle: Rnd 1: K20. remove provisional CO from 22 sts along one edge and knit these sts. sl 1. Using the backward-loop method. Remove provisional CO from 5 sts along edge of left side and knit these sts—44 sts total. pull the extra yarn to the wrong side and leave a loop. rep from * once more—66 sts total. Hold strands beside each other and allow to twist around each other. purple. Rep Rnd 2 every rnd 8 more times—6 sts rem. CO 5 sts—66 sts total. Sl last 2 sts to left needle. CO 22 sts—44 sts total. Fasten off last st. During finishing. RS facing. k19. Sl 2 sts to right needle. All rights reserved. Felting: With bag inside out.KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns k2tog uses last st of rnd and first st of next rnd)—6 sts dec’d. Needles Size 13 (9 mm) (see Notes). pick up and knit 1 st in corner. and beg at one corner of bottom. pick up and knit 1 st in corner. dyer) and has been knitting for more decades than she cares to admit. pick up and knit 1 st in corner—24 sts total. place in washing machine with a pair of jeans for extra agitation. she is a technology writer. You could make each triangle a solid color or alternate colors every round or two on each triangle. sl rem st to right needle—23 sts rem. Work triangle (see Stitch Guide). Remove provisional CO from 22 sts along edge of back and knit these sts—44 sts total. Slide sts to other end of needle. pass 2nd st over first. sl 1. . spinner. Using the provisional method and same strand of purple. pass 2nd st over first. remove provisional CO from 22 sts along bottom edge and knit these sts. firmly CO 12 sts—39 sts total. Rnd 12: Ssk. pass 2nd st over first. Using the backward-loop method. With a separate strand of waste yarn and same strand of purple. Allow to airdry. felting will secure them. after felting. Rnd 2: *Knit to 1 st before marked st. Yarn Malabrigo Rasta (100% merino. CO 5 sts—49 sts total. k2tog. Slide sts to other end of needle. before felting. Pm and join in the rnd. Slide sts to other end of needle. pick up and knit 1 st in corner. cut the loop and weave in the ends. k19. sl st to left needle. CO 22 sts. Turn bag inside out and work in ends loosely. If necessary. removable markers. Remove placeholder yarn from top of pyramid and insert handle so that pyramid top is centered on handle. Slide sts to other end of needle. Notions Markers (m). rep from * 2 more times (last With purple. Handle: Make a twisted cord as foll: Cut a 24" length of each yarn and tie tog at one end. 12 sts and 12 rnds = 4" in St st. sl 1. 90 yd [82 m]/150 g): #863 zarzamora (purple) and #868 coronilla (gold). Wash on lowest and hottest water setting with a small amount of mild detergent. riGHt Side PyraMId ProjeCt Bag Anita Osterhaug Finished Size About 61/2" wide at base and Bottom 6" tall. sl rem st to left needle—22 sts rem. pass 2nd st over first. RS facing. weaver. firmly CO 12 sts—61 sts total. Using the provisional method and same strand of purple. leaving a 6" tail. Sts will still be quite distinct after bag is felted. after felting. Sl last 2 sts to left needle.

. *Without turning the needle. Step 4: Repeat Steps 2 (Figure D) and 3 (Figure E) to desired length. in same hole used before (Figure 4). © Interweave Press LLC. The outside left strand becomes the inside left strand.KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns GloSSarY aBBrevIatIons beg bet BO CC cm cn CO cont dec(s) dpn foll g inc k k1f&b beginning. begin. slip 1 kwise. repeating reverse stockinette stitch ribbing round(s) right side reverse single crochet single crochet skip slip slip stitch (sl 1 st pwise unless otherwise indicated) slip 1 kwise. Step 2: Bring the outside right strand under the two inside strands and then back over the right inside strand (Figure B). bring threaded needle up through both pieces of knitted fabric (Figure 1). The outside right strand becomes the inside right strand. repeat from * for desired length. working backward one row for every two rows worked forward. and knit the stitches as usual. k2 sl sts tog tbl (decrease) slip 1 kwise. Interweave Knits magazine. begins between bind off contrasting color centimeter(s) cable needle cast on continue(s). increasing knit knit into front and back of same st knit two stitches together knitwise left cross marker(s) main color millimeter(s) make one (increase) make one right (left) purl purl into front and back of same st purl two stitches together pattern(s) place marker pass slipped stitch over pass two slipped stitches over purlwise right cross remain(s). decreasing double-pointed needle(s) following. cast on desired number of stitches.e. repeat from *) repeat all instructions between asterisks alternate measurements and/or instructions instructions that are to be worked as a group a specified number of times BacKStitcH Seam Working from right to left. continuing decrease(s). Repeat from *. remaining rep rev St st rib rnd(s) RS rev sc sc sk sl sl st repeat. Not to be reprinted. pull the yarn around the back. slide the stitches to other end of the needle. then back down through both layers a short distance (about a row) to the right of the starting point (Figure 2). KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns 9 . slip 1 kwise. then back Figure 1 Figure 2 down to the right. All rights reserved. p2 sl sts tog tbl (decrease) stitch(es) stockinette stitch through back loop together wrong side with yarn in back with yarn in front yarn over repeat starting point (i. follows gram(s) increase(s). Step 3: Bring the outside left strand under the two inside strands and then back over the left inside strand (Figure C). ssk Figure 3 Figure 4 ssp k2tog kwise LC m(s) MC mm M1 M1R (L) p p1f&b st(s) St st tbl tog WS wyb wyf yo * Four-StraNd rouNd Braid Step 1: Divide the four strands into left and right groups (Figure A). *Bring needle up through both layers a row-length to the left of backstitch just made (Figure 3). one stitch in from selvedge. ** p2tog patt(s) pm psso p2sso pwise RC rem Figure A Figure B Figure C Figure D Figure E () i-cord [] With double-pointed needle.

Repeat Steps 3 and 4 until no stitches remain on needles. liFted iNcreaSe left slant Knit into the back of stitch (in the “purl bump”) in the row directly below the stitch on the needle. *Bring needle forward under waste yarn. then slip both stitches off the needle. leave this stitch on needle. right slant Insert left needle into back of the stitch below stitch just knitted. Interweave Knits magazine. then bring needle to the front. KitcHeNer StitcH Step 1: Bring threaded needle through front stitch as if to purl and leave stitch on needle. slip this stitch off. All rights reserved. grab a loop of working yarn (Figure 1). Step 3: Bring threaded needle through first front stitch as if to knit and slip this stitch off needle.com/go/kdiwk 10 KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns © Interweave Press LLC. interweave. Repeat from *. always knitting into last stitch made. hold Figure 2 Figure 1 working yarn over left index finger. Knit into the stitch on the needle. *With right needle. Bring threaded needle through next front stitch as if to purl and leave stitch on needle. Step 2: Bring threaded needle through back stitch as if to knit and leave stitch on needle. pick out waste yarn to expose live stitches. Step 4: Bring threaded needle through first back stitch as if to purl (as illustrated). and grab a second loop (Figure 2). . over working yarn. Repeat from *. knit into Figure 1 Figure 2 first stitch (or slipknot) on left needle (Figure 1) and place new stitch onto left needle (Figure 2). Not to be reprinted. over both yarns. Knit this stitch. Place slipknot on left needle if there are no established stitches.KnittingDaily presents 6 Free Knitting Bag Patterns GloSSarY iNviSiBle (proviSioNal) caSt-oN KNitted caSt-oN Place a loose slipknot on needle held in your right hand. bring needle through next back stitch as if to knit. Hold waste yarn next to slipknot and around left thumb. When you’re ready to work in the opposite direction.

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