Happy Bento Lunch Caddy by Nancy Anderson

Happy Bento Lunch Caddy

September 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
6.5 mm (K)
4.0 mm (G)
420 yards (384 m)
Sample Tote measures 7" tall x 6" square
This pattern is available for free.

This caddy is designed to make ordinary, readily available plastic tubs & containers into a cute customized lunch boxes in the style of Japanese Bento box lunches.

Japanese Bento lunches are boxed lunches designed to please the eyes as well as the appetite. They are a wonderful way to add fun to anyone’s lunch.

This design utilizes plastic containers purchased at local grocery stores and discount stores for about $2 - $4 each.
Make them for your kids for a special back-to-school treat. Bento lunches are a great way to get children to eat their fruit and veggies. Also great for grown-up kids as well. A wonderful way to make dieting and eating healthy a little more palatable.

This pattern also makes a wonderful project tote or purse!

Tote measures 7” tall x 6” square. Model was customized to fit a specific food container, which is listed at the beginning of the pattern. Directions for customizing your own container are given at the end of the pattern.