Friday, May 20, 2011

Knitting Bag

I made a prototype of the knitting bags that I will be selling at my yarn shop!! It's made from leftovers from my Amy Butler Purse. It's overwhelmingly girly & pink..and I LOVE it!!!

It is Butterick pattern B5006. I made Tote D, but will eventually make all of the accessories for it as well. Here is the finished tote:

I inserted magnets instead of Velcro. Velcro would probably get stuck to yarn and other valuable knitting supplies, so hopefully the magnets will work better. I used a small circular magnet and made a little pouch to sew to the main bag & flap.

 The pattern also called for cardboard in the bottom of the bag. I used this mesh stuff instead. I don't like the thought of using cardboard, just in case the bag gets wet.

Ta da!! I have a matching set!!!

Now the questions much to sell the knitting bag for??? Actually, first I need to make my mom's knitting bag for a belated Mother's Day present...and then I can start making several bags to sell in the store. 


  1. May I have your permission to use your photo of your version of B506 bag on our facebook page. You can look us up at facebook.butterickpatterns.

    Please email me at to let me know. You did a super job.

    Valery Peters

  2. What a gorgeous set! The bags look great & I love the fabric you used. Great job :)