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Bitty Bags Knitting Patterns

by | Apr 16, 2016 | Accessories, Bags, Purses, Totes, Featured, Gifts to Knit

Knitting patterns for Bitty Bags, small purses just right for coins, cards, makeup, gifts, trinkets, and other essentials

Knitting patterns for Bitty Bags, small purses just right for coins, cards, makeup, gifts, trinkets, and other essentials

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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Polar Bear Pouch

Polar Bear Pouch

This little bag is 5 cm (2″), just large enough to hold small necessities or a small gift. Designed by Barbara Prime of Fuzzy Mitten.

Free knitting pattern for Pirate Skull Pouch

Pirate Skull Pouch

Put your treasures in majapi’s bag with skull and crossbones duplicate stitch.

Free knitting pattern for Fruit Pouch strawberry bitty bag

Fruit Pouch

Kate Buchanan designed this strawberry bitty bag measures approx 7cm x 10cm

Free knitting pattern for Treasure Pouch

Treasure Pouch

These easy pattern from The Sitting Tree is about 2″ tall. Great with multi-color yarn!

Free knitting pattern for Sundance Makeup Bag

Sundance Makeup Bag

Joëlle Meier Rioux this adorable bag with cute details that is 7” wide x 4½” tall

Free knitting pattern for Two Pocket Purse

Two Pocket Purse

Frankie Brown designed this purse with two flaps hiding two front pockets. The bag comes in two sizes 6.5 x 5 cm and a 10 x 8 cm.

Free knitting pattern for Rucksachen tiny rucksack bitty bag

Rucksäckchen à la Susie

Wintogreen designed this cute little rucksack that can be conveniently attached to a keyring or purse ring. Available in English and German. Great stash buster!

Free Knitting Pattern for Watermelon Purse

Watermelon Purse

Amanda Berry’s cute zippered coin purse knits up quickly in chunky yarn. The finished purse is 16.5cm wide at the top, and 10cm deep.

Free Knitting Pattern Pence Jug Coin Purse

Pence Jug Coin Purse

Popular in the 19th century, pence jugs were coin purses shaped like a miniature water pitchers. Franklin Habit translated and modernized this pattern from the 1843 edition of Frances Lambert’s best-selling My Knitting Book for present-day knitters. You can also use as a gift bag. A great stashbuster! Pictured project by theknittingmama

Free knitting pattern for easy Change Purse bitty bag

Change Purse

Bobbi Anderson’s easy beginner project for Red Heart is perfect for coins, stitch markers, or any little treasures. Perfect stash buster or one skein project! Make it special with a decorative button.

Free knitting pattern for camera purse

Camera Purse

Amanda Berry’s Instagram inspired bag is 14cm wide and 12cm tall.

Free knitting pattern for Little Knitted Pouch

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Little Knitted Pouch

Knitted Creations’ lace pouch is worked flat, then lined and sewn up. It is large enough to hold craft tools, manicure accessories, and other small items.

Free knitting pattern for Snapdragon Purse

Snapdragon Purse

These tiny coin purses by Frankie Brown are small, three sided purses which snap open when the pointed ends are pressed. Three sizes. Frankie does ask that you consider consider making a donation to the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation, at

Free knitting pattern for Deep Sea Flower Dice Bag

Deep Sea Flower Bag

Nina Nyland designed this as dice bag but it’s pretty enough for any use. Available in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Free knitting pattern for coin purse

Coin Purse

Quick knit and great beginner pattern from Yarnspirations.

Free knitting pattern for Zippy Strip Coin Purse

Zippy Strip

Frankie Brown designed this strip of knitting that ingeniously zips up into a coin purse. Great stash buster!

Free knitting pattern for Cottage Case to hold pens, pencils, cosmetics, etc - and more stash buster knitting patterns

Cottage Case

Amanda Berry designed this cute zippered case that can be used to hold pens and pencils, cosmetics, and more. Approximately 18.5cm wide and 14cm high. Great quick gift!

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting pattern for Fox Coin Purse

Fox Coin Purse

Designed by OwlPrintPanda, this mini fox is just the right size for your cards and coins (approx 4 x 3 1/2 inches).

Knitting Pattern for Bunny Bags

Bunny Bags

These adorable bags are just the right size for treats or toys at 17cm (6.7in) x 15cm (6in).

Knitting Pattern for Netherfeld Bag

Netherfield Evening Bag

Inspired by the ball scene in Pride and Prejudice and Regency era evening wear, this reticule features leafy vine and wave lace. About 8″ wide and 9″ tall.

Knitting Patterns for Keepsake Bag Trio

Keepsake Bag Trio

Designed by Knitting Revolution, this set includes patterns for 3 different bitty bags, each 2-3 inches high. Great for gifts and wedding favors.

Knitting pattern for Sheepy Coin Purse

Sheepy Coin Purse Kit

For only $12.50 you get the pattern, purse hardware and eyes for this cute coin purse by KnitwithCiD.

Knitting pattern for Cupcake Drawstring Bag

Little Cupcake Purse

This sweet little bag by Amy Gaines has a drawstring close in the icing. Almost 5 inches tall and over 4 inches wide.

Knitting pattern for Chiffon Ribbon Bag for cellphone or small items

Chiffon Ribbon Bag

Only 99 cents for this pattern designed by Judy Slater! This bag is perfect for cell phone and small items. It knits up super fast in a stockinette stitch and takes just one skein of gorgeous chiffon ribbon yarn.

Knitting pattern for Frog Pocket Pouch

Pocket Frog

Pocket ouch by ButterflyLove  to hold valuables on the go or sit on your desk to hold paper clips or rubber bands.

Free knitting together for Square Bellied Monster pouch

Square-Bellied Monster

This cute pouch by ButterflyLove has room in its stomach for your treasures.

Knitting pattern for Navajo Purse Cross Body Zip Top Change Purse

Navajo Purse Cross Body Zip Top Change Purse

This mini purse by Two of Wands is 5.5”/14cm x  4.5”/11.5cm

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Terry Matz

meTerry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!

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