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Twisted Ribbon Bag

from Katherine Vaughan Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Twisted Ribbon Bag
Twisted Ribbon Bag
Twisted Ribbon Bag
Twisted Ribbon Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on & bind off, knit & purl stitches
  • Twisted stitches
  • I-cord

Pattern Description:

The name of this bag comes from the twisted stockinette stitch that forms its body - and the fact that it is knit from one skein of Lion Incredible ribbon yarn.

Although the bag is knit on small needles to give it some good firmness, it still needs to be lined. The twisted stockinette stitch gives both visual and knitting interest, and makes the bag a bit tighter to boot. Note: Ktbl = Knit through back loop.


18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in twisted stockinette (kbl, p)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6" wide by 4.5" tall by 0.5" thick, with a 35" strap (9cm by 6cm by 1.5cm, 88cm strap)


  • 100 - 110 yards (91 - 101 m) worsted weight ribbon yarn
  • US8 (5mm) knitting needles
  • Yarn needle
  • Lining material, needle & thread