Be So Brave Knit Felted Bag FREE Pattern

Felted bags are so multi-purpose! Use them in place of a purse, a crafting/project bag, a book bag, a grocery bag, and they make fantastic gifts! Especially if you fill them with other goodies, too!

I think this particular size is wonderful for a little girl purse, to for a small project bag. It would make a wonderful gift for a fellow crafter if you filled it with more yarn!

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(2) hanks Be So Brave Yarn; 100% American Merino Wool, #4 worsted weight; 120yd (109m) per 2oz (56g); colors shown are Flamingo (A)  and American Beauty (B)
US13 (9mm) circular knitting needles
Yarn needle
Stitch marker

Gauge: 3 sts/1" before felting, 3.5 sts/1" after felting

Finished size: 12" wide x 12" tall, not including handles, BEFORE felting

10" wide x 8" tall, not including handles, AFTER felting


Row 1: with color B, CO 8 sts, knit across. -- 8 sts

Row 2: knit across. -- 8 sts

Rows 3 - 54: rep row 2.


Round 1: knit across all 8 sts of last row, pick up and knit 27 sts along end of rows (1 st every other row), pick up and knit 8 sts in cast on edge, pick up and knit 27 sts along opposite end of rows (1 st every other row), place marker. -- 70 sts

Round 2: knit around. -- 70 sts

Rep round 2 for 2".

Next round: with color A, *k2, slip 2 with yarn in back. Rep from * to last 2 sts: k2. -- 70 sts

Rep round 2 until piece is 11" tall.


Next round: K16, BO 11, K24, BO 11, k8. -- 48 sts and 22 BO sts

Next round: K16, CO 20, K24, CO20, K8. -- 88 sts

Knit 3 rounds.

BO all sts.

Weave in loose ends. Felt in the washing machine with soap, towels or jeans (for maximum agitation) on hot water cycle with a cool rinse. Repeat if necessary.


xoxo, Kristin

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