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.

Littlebirdalt

A Little Bird Told Me - Felted Bag

Beginner.

Gauge: 3.75 stitches per inch or 15.0 stitches per 4 inches.

81103ada

All-About-Town Tote

Beginner.

Gauge: 3.5 stitches per inch or 14.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Anita Cunning Little Handbag

Beginner/Intermediate.

60450a

Cool Stripes Felted Bag

Beginner.

Gauge: 3.0 stitches per inch or 12.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Brightonalt

Brighton Lace Bag

Intermediate.

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

Beachbag1

Beach Bag

Beginner/Intermediate.

60778aa

Coin Purse, Felted

Beginner.

Wr1943

Dalmation Purse

Beginner/Intermediate.

Gauge: 2.5 stitches per inch or 10.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Pouch1

Fruit Pouch

Beginner/Intermediate.

80716ada

Green Living Tote

Beginner/Intermediate.

Hannah

Hannah Beaded Purse

Beginner/Intermediate.

Gauge: 3.0 stitches per inch or 12.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Heather's Cabled Purse

Beginner. This is an easy cable patterned purse.

Kms-rainbowbaga

Rainbow Bag

Intermediate.

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

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Zakka Pouch

Beginner/Intermediate.

Bag3

Sundance Beach Bag

Intermediate.

100_2923

Recycled Bag Bag

Beginner. A bag knit from recycled bags.

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Mesh Market Bag w/ Cell Phone Pockets

Beginner/Intermediate.

Hanahoubeauty

Hana Hou Felted Ukulele Bag

Intermediate. What knitter-ukulele enthusiast wouldn’t want a felted ukulele gig bag?

Gauge: 2.75 stitches per inch or 11.0 stitches per 4 inches.

70435ada

Fair Isle Tote

Beginner/Intermediate.

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