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On-the-Go Knit Bag

By: Lily Sugar 'n Cream

Perfect for toting all of your daily essentials, the On-the-Go Knit Bag is an active knitter's best friend. This tote-style knit bag pattern features a comfortable shoulder strap, front pocket for smaller items, and plenty of space in the main compartment for groceries, books, and other items. If you've ever wanted to learn how to knit a bag, now is the time to start with one of our favorite easy knitting patterns that you are going to love.

Easy

Knitting Needle Size7 or 4.5 mm, 10 or 6 mm

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials:

  • Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds); Main Color (MC) Mod Green (01223) - 4 balls
  • Sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 6 mm (U.S. 10) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 3¼ yds [3 m] of contrast color webbing or ribbon for straps

 

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st with smaller needles.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Front and Back (make 2 alike).
With smaller needles, cast on 50 sts.
Knit 12 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.
Change to larger needles.
1st row: (WS). K2. *yo. K2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 11½" [29 cm], ending with a 1st row.
Next 2 rows: Knit.
Cast off knitwise (WS).

Side Panel (make 1).
With smaller needles, cast on 27 sts.
Knit 12 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 34" [86.5 cm], ending with a 1st row.
Knit 12 rows (garter st).
Cast off knitwise (WS).

Pocket (make 2).
With smaller needles, cast on 24 sts.
Knit 12 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.
Change to larger needles.
1st row: (WS). K2. *yo. K2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 6" [15 cm], ending with a 2nd row.
Next 2 rows: Knit.
Cast off knitwise (WS).

FINISHING
With WS tog, stitch Side Panel to front along sides and bottom. Rep for opposite side. Sew WS of Pockets to RS of either side of Side Panel, matching bottom of Pocket to bottom corners of Bag. Cut webbing or ribbon for strap in half. Machine stitch or hand sew to bag along sides and bottom as shown. Rep for opposite side.

 

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