12 Aug 2009

Bags of Bags!

I wanted to put a page together with links to all the BYOB - Bring Your Own Bag variations I have been blogging about recently. Keep up the good work by knitting your own bags and say "No Plastic Bags for Me!" at the checkout.

Click on the links below for more information: 

Centre: BYOB - two bags using different MC yarns 

Centre: Basketweave variation in blue/pink and white 
R: BYOB's in "Fired Earth" colourway 

L: Broad striped variation 
R: Purple BYOB and Fibonacci variation

Both photos above: New BYOB 2.0 pattern, now with four sizes

Above: BYOB Market Bag knit-along blogpost series 

Set of bags ready for the supermarket with: 
2 linen bags, 
a bottle carrier,
and 2 or 3 BYOB bags in various sizes 

I usually put several of these "sets" of bags together ready to grab as I leave the house then I have everything I need when I arrive at the shops. I hope you enjoy re-visiting these blogposts and making your own bag variations.

To see all the knitting patterns I now have available for knitted bags, please click here. In addition to the bags pictured above, you will also be able to see details above the five fabric-lined bags which are included in the Southampton Collection and also a backpack, the Westernesse Bag.

Happy Knitting! 



  1. I love this. LOVE it.

    I was talking to a woman who works with children at a group home. She said that, when they come into care, after being removed from their homes, their things come with them in garbage bags. When I saw this it gave me an idea.

    I'm going to try to knit one a month and give to Social Services for those children, At least each can have something colorful to call her own. And it ain't a garbage bag. Thanks!

    Sue Shankle, MSW

  2. That's a brilliant idea, Sue. They can keep their teddies in their own bag. Moi x


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