Free Knitting Patterns: Bags, Purses & Totes

A knitted bag or tote makes a great beginner or intermediate knitting pattern. Bags tend to be relatively simple to make and are useful year round. From knitted reusable groceries bags to evening clutches to felted bag. And with a felted bag, you don't need to worry as much about the uneven stitches or mistakes in your knitting, as when you felt it, those things will just vanish. This makes the felted bag ideal for the new knitter.

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It's My Bag, Baby Market Bag

Intermediate. This sturdy bag is made with roughly 350 yards worsted/aran on sizes US 6 & 7 and worked bottom up.

Gauge: 4.25 stitches per inch or 17.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Pollyanna Purse

Intermediate. This fun & sturdy purse is made with under 250 yards of worsted weight yarn and size US 7 needles.

Gauge: 5.0 stitches per inch or 20.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Funner Summer Beach Bag

Intermediate. This bag uses roughly 450 yards of worsted weight yarn and size US 8 needles.

Gauge: 4.25 stitches per inch or 17.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Birdie Backpack

Intermediate/Advanced.

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Victoria Bag

Beginner/Intermediate.

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Pretty Ditty Bag

Intermediate.

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Knitting Tote

Intermediate.

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Fun Bag

Beginner.

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Rose Briar Bag

Intermediate. This market bag uses roughly 350 yards of worsted weight yarn and size 7 needles.

Gauge: 5.0 stitches per inch or 20.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Chevron Market Bag

Intermediate. This fun market bag uses about 350 yards of worsted weight yarn and size 7 needles

Gauge: 5.0 stitches per inch or 20.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Sweater Bag

Intermediate.

Gauge: 4.5 stitches per inch or 18.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Via Diagonale Bag

Intermediate.

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Trendy Felted Handbag

Intermediate.

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Sassy Frass Scrappy Purse

Beginner/Intermediate.

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Little Black Clutch

Beginner/Intermediate.

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GlamCake Bag

Beginner.

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Eco-Friendly Expandable Shopping Bag

Beginner/Intermediate.

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Chevron Bag

Beginner.

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Best Friend Purse

Intermediate/Advanced.

Gauge: 8.0 stitches per inch or 32.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Scrapilicious Mini Tote

Intermediate.

Gauge: 4.5 stitches per inch or 18.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Pretty Ditty Bag

Intermediate.

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Lucca Bag

Intermediate. Cabled messenger bag with a fairisle flap.

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Holiday Bag

Beginner/Intermediate.

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Felted Bag

Beginner.

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Ballonnett Pouch

Intermediate.

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Market Bags, Felted

Beginner/Intermediate. A hand-knit market bag is just the thing for a trip to the neighborhood farmers market.

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Felted Loops Bag

Intermediate.

Gauge: 4.0 stitches per inch or 16.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Falling Leaves Felted Bag

Intermediate. This bag is knit using the intarsia technique, so both colors can be worked at the same time.

Gauge: 4.5 stitches per inch or 18.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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