Lotus Bag by Sys Fredens

Lotus Bag

Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
558 yards (510 m)
Width: 12.6 inches (32 cm)
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Knit a beautiful Lotus bag in a zig-zag-pattern. The bag is perfect for a trip to the beach, shopping or to carry your latest knitting project.

It has many uses and can be made in whatever colors you like best - and you can’t decide, you can always knit another ;)

Pattern information:
The base of the bag is knitted in stockinette stitch with increases. The side of the bag is knitted in a pattern with stripes. The straps are knitted as i-cords and sewn onto the bag in the end.


Width: 12.6 inches (32 cm)

28 stitches and 36 rounds of stockinette stitch on 4” (10 cm)

1 increase:
Pick up the horizontal loop between the stitches and knit it through the back loop.
3 stitches together:
Slip 1 stitch knitwise, knit 2 stitches together through the back loop, pull the loose stitch over.