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Knit Gift Bags

designed by Darlene Dale
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Good things come in pretty packages, and with these gorgeous knit gift bags, your gift is sure to be a hit no matter what's inside! 

Sizes

Single Size
SM: 4 x 6 1/4"/10 x 16cm, M:7 1/2 x 10"/19 x 25.5cm L:8 1/2 x 11"/21.5 x 28 cm
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The materials for this project cost $26.61

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size

SM: 4 x 6 1/4"/10 x 16cm, M:7 1/2 x 10"/19 x 25.5cm L:8 1/2 x 11"/21.5 x 28 cm

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

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Simply Soft Party | Royal Sparkle, 0005Edit Color
$4.29

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Simply Soft Party | Purple Sparkle, 0006Edit Color
$4.29

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Simply Soft Party | Spring Sparkle, 0002Edit Color
$4.29

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 9/5.5mm
$8.75

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99

Materials not included in this kit:

23"/58.5cm sage green organdy ribbon (for small bag)—3/8"/10mm. 32"/81.5cm cream organdy ribbon (for medium bag)—7/8"/22mm. 1yd//91.5cm cream wired organdy ribbon (for large bag)—7/8"/22mm.

The materials for this project cost $26.61

Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

SM: 4 x 6 1/4"/10 x 16cm, M:7 1/2 x 10"/19 x 25.5cm L:8 1/2 x 11"/21.5 x 28 cm

MATERIALS

Simply Soft Party (85 g/3. oz;150 m/164 yds)
Change Color Here Royal Sparkle (0005) 1
Change Color Here Purple Sparkle (0006) 1
Change Color Here Spring Sparkle (0002) 1
Note: Yarn quantities are sufficient to make all three bags. ne circular needle, size US 9 (5.5mm), 20"/50cm or 24"/60cm long, or size to obtain gauge. 23"/58.5cm sage green organdy ribbon (for small bag)—3/8"/10mm. 32"/81.5cm cream organdy ribbon (for medium bag)—7/8"/22mm. 1yd//91.5cm cream wired organdy ribbon (for large bag)—7/8"/22mm. Yarn needle.

GAUGE

gauge is not critical for this project. 

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE

Circular needle is needed to accommodate large number of stitches in ruffle. Work back and forth on circular needle, as if working on straight needles.

 

SMALL BAG

With C, cast on 30 sts.

Row 1 (WS): K2, *p2, k2; repeat from * to end of row.

Repeat Row 1 until piece measures 5"/12.5cm from beginning, end with a WS row.

Eyelet Row (RS): K2, *yo, k2tog, k1; repeat from * to last st, k1—9 eyelets.

Ruffle

Row 1: Purl.

Row 2: K1-f/b in each st across—60 sts.

Row 3: Purl.

Rows 4 and 5: Knit.

Bind off in knit. Fasten off, leaving a long enough tail to sew side and bottom seam.

Finishing

Block if desired. Fold piece in half with WS together, bringing side edges together. Sew side and bottom seam. Using yarn needle, weave in all ends. Weave the 23"/58.5cm ribbon through the eyelet row, beginning at center front of bag. Tie ends of ribbon into a bow and trim ends.

 

MEDIUM BAG

With B, cast on 50 sts.

Beginning with a WS row (purl row), work in Stockinette st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures 8 1/2"/21.5cm from beginning, end with a WS row.

Eyelet Row (RS): K2, *yo, k2tog, k1; repeat from * to end of row—16 eyelets.

Ruffle

Row 1: Purl.

Row 2: K1-f/b in each st across—100 sts.

Row 3: Purl.

Rows 4-8: Knit.

Bind off in knit. Fasten off, leaving a long enough tail to sew side and bottom seam.

Finishing

Block if desired. Fold piece in half with WS together, bringing side edges together. Sew side and bottom seam. Using yarn needle, weave in all ends. Weave the 32"/81.5cm ribbon through the eyelet row, beginning at center front of bag. Tie ends of ribbon into a bow and trim ends.

 

LARGE BAG

With A, cast on 76 sts.

Row 1 (RS): *k2, p1; repeat from * to last st, k1.

Row 2: P1, *k2, p1; repeat from * to end of row.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 9 1/2"/24cm from beginning, end with a WS row.

Eyelet Row (RS): K1, *yo, k2tog, k1; repeat from * to end of row—25 eyelets.

Ruffle

Row 1: Purl.

Row 2: K1-f/b in each st across—152 sts.

Row 3: Purl.

Row 4: Knit.

Row 5: Purl.

Rows 6–8: Knit.

Bind off in knit. Fasten off, leaving a long enough tail to sew side and bottom seam.

Finishing

Block if desired. Fold piece in half with WS together, bringing side edges together. Sew side and bottom seam. Using yarn needle, weave in all ends. Weave the 1yd/91.5cm ribbon through the eyelet row, beginning at center front of bag. Tie ends of ribbon into a bow and trim ends.