Cotton tote bag machine knitting pattern


Perfect quick knit for summer!



*Please note this is for the written machine knit pattern, not for the finished bag.

This tote bag is knit in a beautiful zigzag rib stitch & is sturdy, roomy & perfect for shopping. It is knit in three pieces in cotton: the main body of the bag, and two straps. Once you have the technique down, you can easily make a wider or longer bag depending on your preference.

Approx. 34cm x 34cm ( knit slightly smaller than a canvas tote to allow for a bit of stretch ) Straps approx. 39cm x 5cm.

What you get:

  • PDF pattern with written instructions & images
  • Advice on which yarns to use & alternatives
  • Instructions for “racked English rib” & “full needle rib”
  • How to knit the selvedge & tension square
  • Finishing instructions

This bag was made on a Brother knitting machine & ribber attachment. Model numbers KH836 & KR850.  You will need a ribber to knit this bag. The pattern can be used on some other models & brands of knitting machine, sometimes the buttons/levers differ slightly. Please refer to your manual or contact me if you need help with this.

This pattern is for private use only.  This pattern is not allowed to be copied, shared or sold.  Pieces made with this pattern are not allowed to  be sold.  This pattern is the intellectual property of Amber Hards Knitwear.