Sweetwater Felted Hipster Bags Knitting Pattern by Lavender Hill Knits
The Sweetwater Hipster Bag in two sizes – a large bag for teens/adults and a sweet little smaller size for girls. Both are great basic felted bags that you can wear anytime. The large size knits up quickly using two strands of worsted weight yarn held together, the child’s size uses one strand. Both are knit in the round and there is no seaming! Well, maybe one seam of 6 stitches if you make the bag with felted handles. You can embellish this bag with needle felting, embroidery, a crocheted flower, or a special pin. It also looks great with no embelishment, just use an interesting button as a focal point for your bag. The Sweetwater Hipster is such a fun bag to make and wear and because it knits up quickly you can make one in all your favorite colors!!
**PDF Knitting Pattern***
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The large bag shown with the leather strap has side tabs with snaps. This allows you to remove the strap to wash the bag, and you only need to purchase one leather strap no matter how many bags you make!
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Skill level: beginner
Pattern directions include color pictures, very detailed knitting instructions, definitions of stitches used and complete instructions for turning your knitted bag into a beautiful felted bag using your washing machine. You will also receive my tutorial on making a fabric lining for the bag, if you can sew a straight line, you can make a fabric lining!
Materials needed for adult sized bag:
420-530 yards of worsted weight wool yarn
16” size 13 circular knitting needle
2 large heavy duty decorative snaps (available in craft or fabric stores) for attaching a separate strap if desired-- that way you can make several bags and just need one strap:)
46” strap (or desired length) with a metal ring on each end
¼ yard fabric if you are lining the bag
¾” or 1” button
Materials needed for child's size bag:
200 yards of worsted weight wool yarn
16" size 10.5 circular knitting needle
small amount of fabric if you are lining the bag
Finished bag measurements for large bag: (depending on how long you felt your bag) approx.
8 1/2 - 9 1/2" wide, 8-9" high, 1 3/4" deep
Finished bag measurements for child's bag:
6 3/4” wide, 6” high, 1” deep
***Please Note that this listing is not for the finished item, this listing is for the instructions on making the item****This pattern is written in English only.
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