knitting little bag

skill level Intermediate


to start

with 2 strands of fun fur held together ,loosely CO 20 sts.

work in garter stitch (knit every row) for 1.5″ /4 cm

change to 1 strand of CiCi and knit 2 rows.decreasing 3 sts evenly spaced across 1 st row.(17 sts)

work in rev st st (purl the RS rows,knit the WS rows) until piecemeasures 12.5″ / 32 cm .

change to 2 strands of fun fur and knit 1 row increasing 3 sts evenly spaced across row.(20 sts)

work in garter stitch until piece measures 14″ / 36 cm .BO all sts.

handles (make 2)

With 2 strands of Fun Fur held together, CO 5 sts.

Row 1: Slip 1 st. k4.

Repeat row 1 until piece measures 12″/30cm. Bind off.


Fold purse in half and sew side seams, then stitch handles to each side of purse.


finished measurements

7″/18cm wide x 7″/18cm long


Lion Brand’s Fancy Fur, 55% polyamide/45% poly¬≠ester, 1.750z/50g = approx 39yd/35m, 1 ball of Turquoise

Paton’s CiCi, 68% acrylic/32% nylon, 50g = approx 37yds/33m, 1 skein of Mardi Gras

Knitting needles 10US/6mm or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle



10 sts = 4″/10cm in CiCi

Remember, your gauge must match for your size to match.


source the michaels book of needlecrafts

knitting,crochet & emroidery