Real Men Knit: Felted Messenger Bag (archived) by Stephen Houghton

Real Men Knit: Felted Messenger Bag (archived)

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Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
2.5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch, before felting
US 17 - 12.0 mm
660 yards (604 m)
One Size
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Out of print. This pattern was available for free.

Originally published in Men Knit as Tubular messenger Bag.

Vickie Howell has the pattern on her blog: Knitty Gritty Felted Messenger Bag

This pattern was formerly free from Knitty Gritty but is no longer available online. Can be accessed via WayBack Machine archives.

From Knitty Gritty’s Real Men Knit: Felted Messenger Bag:
episode DKNG-709

β€œThis project is great for the man who knits, but women will enjoy it too.”

β€œStephen Houghton, an avid biker and the creator of, shows how to create a felted messenger bag complete with an inner-tube strap. This bag is knit in the round and the tube is knitted into the bag itself, which makes it truly secure. It’s functional and fashionable and appealing to everyone.”