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Drawstring Bag Knitting Pattern

Designed by Barbara Breiter

draw string bag

There are an infinite number of variations for this bag. Make it larger or smaller by changing the weight of the yarn used or knitting it over more or fewer sts or more or fewer rows. Vary the frequency of the stitch patterns or use different ones. Or knit it in various colors.

Materials:
About 300 yards worsted weight yarn
Size 8 US knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge:
20 sts=4"

Size:
10" long and 11" wide

Instructions

CO 113 sts.
Knit in garter st for 3". Knit in St st for 3". Knit in garter st for 3".

Continuing in garter st, k6, BO 4 sts (k10, BO 4 sts) 7 times, k6.

Next row: Continuing in garter st, CO 4 sts (use the Cable Cast On) over the BO sts.

Knit in garter st one additional inch. BO.

Fold in half. Seam bottom and side. Weave in ends on WS.

Handles (Make 2)
CO 3 sts and knit I-Cord for 20" or desired length. You could also braid yarn together, crochet a chain, or knit 3 sts in garter st until 20" in length.

Finishing
Sew one handle to the inside of the bag beginning at the side seam. Weave in and out of openings half way across. Repeat for the other handle starting at the point you left off for the first handle. Tie handles together in a knot at ends.

Line if desired.

©Barbara Breiter. This design may not be reproduced in any manner without the expressed written consent of the author.

See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.


Also see Knit A Bit, for more bag patterns by Barbara Breiter