Margalo gift bag

Margalo gift bag

This free pattern is the perfect project for that tiny bit of leftover yarn. It’s also a beautiful way to wrap a small gift. 

Skill Level Easy 

Finished Measurements A little larger than 2 inches wide and 2 inches tall 

Yarn 2 skeins Sweatermaker Yarns Maggie 70% silk 30% cashmere, 251 yds (230 m)/50g per skein 

Gauge 5.5 stitches = 1 inch. Gauge is not essential for this project. 

Needles 4.0mm needles, either a set of dpn’s or 2 circular; a circular needle, same size or smaller, to hold stitches to turn work inside out for finishing 

Other Supplies approx 8 inches of ribbon


Gift bag pattern

The bag is worked in the round from the top down, and then joined at the bottom with a 3 needle bind off.

Cast on 24 sts, join in the round.

Row 1: *Knit1, purl 1. Repeat from *.

Row 2: *Purl 1, knit 1. Repeat from *.

Rows 3-18: Knit.

Transfer stitches to circular needle if using dpn’s, and carefully turn work inside out. Distribute stitches evenly across 2 needles, and close bottom of bag with 3 needle bind off.

Weave in ends. Thread ribbon in between stitches near top of bag for drawstring.

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