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Big Cotton ‘The Loop Bag’ – Knitting Pattern


Knit yourself this 70s style loop bag with our instant downloadable pattern.
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This Big Cotton knitting pattern helps you create this super cute, 70s style cotton bag – perfect for more intermediate knitters or those who like a bit of a challenge.

Our Loop Bag was designed by fellow LAD Helen Rose, which is a fun take on the popular string shopper bags, finished with loop handles to create a loose handbag style.

This pattern uses a combination of knit stitch, yarn over and K2tog; you create a diagonal lace stitch which follows the bag around. Knit in the round so no sewing up (aside from attaching the handles) With a generous gusset you’ve got plenty of space without it being too ‘gappy’ that things fall through the holes!

Finish the bag with a pair of 13cm round handles and you’ve got a pretty and practical bag to carry your handbag essentials, extra yarn or some shopping. It can also make the perfect gift for friends or family!


You can find a video on how to attach the handles to the bag here.


Size when made

approx 42 x 34cm wide

About this knitting pattern
Gauge: 5 stitches x
11 rows = 10cm
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Knitting Kit – Big Cotton ‘The Loop Bag’


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You'll need
2 x Balls Big Cotton Yarn
8mm Circular knitting needles (60cm cord)
2x Bag Handles
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Markers
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Bag Handles


Big Cotton Recycled Yarn


Stitch Markers – large


8mm Knitting Needles


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