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Pattern and Video Tutorial: Loom Knit Mesh Bag

Pattern and Video Tutorial: Loom Knit Mesh Bag

Loom Knit Mesh Bag

Designed by: Kristen at GoodKnit Kisses

Materials:

41 peg (or new 40 peg in pink) Knifty Knitter Extra Large Round Loom – Yellow

3 pegs of Spool Loom

The Ultimate Oval Loom 3

Notions: 

Yarn:

1 ball nylon crochet thread 90-100 yards

1 ball cotton 90-100 yards

*or 2 balls of cotton

 Abbreviations:

EW = E-wrap

P = Purl

Notes:

Skill Level: Beginner, level up

Uses: Personal size Mesh bag for the beach or shopping.  Fits 6 foot rolled up towel, swimsuit, sandals, water & sunscreen.

 

(Watch http://www.youtube.com/goodknitkisses for video tutorials on this bag design)

Add this project to your Ravelry cue!

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/loom-knit-mesh-bag

Flat Panel

1.   Using both strands of yarn E-wrap Cast on 14 stitches to round 41 peg Knifty Knitter loom (or new 40 peg loom). Counter-clockwise to the starter peg, work as a flat panel in ew 30 rows making sure your working yarn is back to the starter peg for the next row.

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Building Base bag:
      Leaving the panel on the loom, stretch the panel across the loom to the opposite side and place on pegs across. Now take the side stitches and place 2 stitch loops at a time on adjacent pegs to stretch flat panel to fit on all pegs of the loom. Make sure to pick up ALL side stitches so your bag will not have an open hole. This is the bottom base of the bag. Wrap all pegs ew in a full circle and knit over leaving only 1 set of two strands (the two color choices). For example the side stitches had 3 sets of two before knitting over.
Main body of the Bag:

        

Row 1: P

Row 2: EW

Row 3: P

Rows 4- 11: EW

Row 12: P

Rows 13- 17 EW

Row 18: P

Rows 19 – 23 EW

Row 24: P

Rows 25 – 29: EW

Row 30: P

Rows 31 -32: EW

Bind Off:

Use the basic bind off loosely as to not over tighten opening of bag.

Handle for mesh Bag:

Spool loom. 2 strands 1.5 times diameter of yellow loom or 52.5-54.5″ long depending on material.

Weave the icord into the top of the bag between the knit stitch columns. Row to start the weaving. Look at the top of the bag. Weave between the two top purl rows. I started mine just above the bottom purl row (it’s the 2nd to last purl row you completed). Connect the ends by tying together and weaving in the rest. Feed access handle material equally on opposite sides to pull outward, making it look like two handles. See picture. Pull both handles to drawstring close and look like a purse or pull all of one handle to make as a shoulder strap! Weave in all loose strands.

©2011 GoodKnit Kisses

The Ultimate Oval Loom 3

Kristen Mangus
Kristen is a multi-talented entrepreneur with a heart as big as Texas. She is the Owner, Host and Creative Director of GoodKnit Kisses. GoodKnit Kisses is a company positioned to inspire, encourage and empower people through education and design. She’s built a large and loyal on-line community of followers by sharing her personal passion for knitting and all things creative through YouTube video tutorials, Facebook live broadcasts, blogs and patterns. Her vision is to leave an inspired crafting world for future generations that continues to teach and reach others. She and her husband, John, have three amazing kids.

10 Comments

  1. Isabel 5 years ago

    I am a 13 year old girl and trying to do a loom knit mesh bag for my 10 year old cousin and I am really enjoying doing it because it gets me entertained and focused.And I am almost finish with the mesh bag. Love Loom knitting!!!

  2. Sage 5 years ago

    Could this work on the 58 peg loom?

  3. Cathy 5 years ago

    Do you think it would be okay to make it a bit longer or would that cause problems? If you think it would be okay, what area do you recommend increasing.. a couple of extra sets of ew 5, p1 or extra sets of ew 8, p 1?

    Thanks for the video tutorials by the way. You did an excellent job on it!

  4. Amber Weir 5 years ago

    can this be done on a smaller lion brand loom?

    • GoodKnit Kisses 5 years ago

      Yes! Cast on 1/3 the peg and knit until you have enough length to reach the other side of the loom without being too tight. You may have to knit a few more rows before the sides will have enough to stretch over to the other side without being too tight for the pegs. Once you do that continue on with the pattern. Just add sections of the design till you get your desired length! 🙂 Thanks and Happy Looming! -Kristen

  5. CReader 5 years ago

    Would this pattern work on a smaller loom?

    • GoodKnit Kisses 5 years ago

      Yes! Cast on 1/3 the peg and knit until you have enough length to reach the other side of the loom without being too tight. You may have to knit a few more rows before the sides will have enough to stretch over to the other side without being too tight for the pegs. Once you do that continue on with the pattern. Just add sections of the design till you get your desired length! 🙂 Thanks and Happy Looming! -Kristen

  6. Anonymous 6 years ago

    I just finished this little bag and put an ice cream bucket in it to use it as a knitting bag.

  7. Anonymous 6 years ago

    i’ve been knitting and crocheting for many years, but have just started loom knitting. I’m looking forward to trying this pattern. Thank you!

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