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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Brown Bag

Beginner/Intermediate.

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Bamboo Handle Felted Purse

Beginner/Intermediate.

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Felted Tuck Purse

Intermediate.

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

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Visby Felted Bag

Beginner/Intermediate.

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Unbiased Bag

Beginner/Intermediate.

Yo Yo Tote

Intermediate. A deceptively simple openwork yo-yo adorns this fun mini tote.

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Yoga Mat Bag

Beginner. This lace pattern looks impressive, but it is easy to memorize and knit.

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His and Hers Laundry Bags

Beginner. Cute laundry bags for boys and girls in bright colors.

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Envelope Purse

Beginner.

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Frog Coin Purse

Beginner/Intermediate. Ribbit! His mouth is where the zipper is, so you can open & close it. approx. 8.5cm tall x 10cm wide

Gauge: 0.0 stitches per inch or 0.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Clutch Purse Handbag

Beginner. Super Easy knit, video tutorials included! approx. 16.5cm width x 10cm tall (11cm wrist strap)

Gauge: 0.0 stitches per inch or 0.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Knitted Buttercup Bag

Beginner/Intermediate. Knitted adaption of Made by Rae's famous Buttercup bag.

Ridged Capelet and Purse

Intermediate. Elegant capelet and matching bag for a night on the town.

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

Penny Felted Bag

Intermediate.

Marilyn Monroe Bag

Intermediate/Advanced.

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

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Icon Bag

Intermediate/Advanced.

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Clutch Handle Felt Purse

Beginner. Quick to knit and easy, this felt bag features a clutch handle in a second color.

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

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