Maiden Studio Official

Craft: Knit

Skill Level: Intermediate

Project Type: Bags

Designer: SMARA

Our popular knitting tote is sturdy and stylish in Suede.


Knitting bag

Knitting bags can be categorized as one of the complementary fashion products which are usually made from special materials, namely in the form of knitting yarn,

the specialty of knitting bags

Besides being superior in terms of the quality of the material, bags made from knitting yarn generally also offer many other advantages, some of the features of knitting bags.

With RS facing, using crochet hook, work 1 sc in each st around bound-off edge of bag.  Join with a sl st in first sc.  Fasten off.  This is the top of the bag.  Fold bag in half and sew bottom seam.  Fold bottom of bag so that bottom seam faces you, forming a point at each side.  Using tapestry needle, sew across bottom from one side to the other 2 1/2” in from each point.  Fold points up toward sides of bag and sew end of each point to center side of bag.  Insert cardboard into bottom of bag so that it lies flat.  Measure straight up one side of bag from point to top and mark with a pin.  Measure out 2 1/2” from pin in each direction and place another pin.  Remove center pin.  Pinch top of bag together lengthwise so that the pins are on the fold.

Note:  When inserting grommets through knitted fabric, push strands of yarn apart and insert shank of grommet between stitches – do not break yarn as this may cause piece to unravel.  Following directions on package, insert a grommet  1/2” in from pin through double thickness of bag.  Repeat at all 4 corners of bag.  Remove all pins.  This should give you about a 1 1/2” pleat at each top corner of bag with a grom