Free knitting patterns are "in the bag" with these key chains, wallets, organizers, tissue covers, and more to fit in purse and pocket. Most patterns are free.
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This knitted wallet has pockets for cards, coins, photos, and more. The covers are strengthened with plastic canvas. Instructions are included for all these insert options so you can mix and match. The little coin purse can also be knitted on its own. Great stashbuster! DK weight yarn. Designed by Frankie Brown.
Farm Friends Keyrings
Farm animal keyrings or bag charms featuring pairs of sheep, Highland cattle, or pigs. DK weight yarn. Designed by Louise Smith.
Organizer with instructions for 4 types of case (though you can mix and match): a wallet for a notebook and pen, a knitting kit, a bank card case, and crochet hook roll (not pictured). Great stashbuster! Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Frankie Brown.
This pouch protects your AirPod case, makes it easier to find, and helps you differentiate it from other AirPod cases in your family. Great stashbuster! Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Olga Olach. Pictured project by designer and thekarrianne
Folded Coin Purse
The sides of this change purse fold down when closed to keep your money safe but you can open them up to find the coins you want. The finished purse measures about 4 in square or 10 cm . Great stashbuster! DK weight yarn. Designed by Frankie Brown.
Protect your fruit snack so you can take it with you with this easy cozy with a stretchy top to keep secure. You can you also use it as a yarn cozy for portable knitting. Great stashbuster! Dk/sport weight yarn. Designed by Susan B. Anderson. Pictured project by AngelaTong
Keyring Tag Card Cozy
Keep all those loyalty and membership key chain cards neat and tidy and out of the way with this easy little cozy. Knit in the flat or in the round. Great stashbuster! Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Rachel Gough. Pictured project by biancap43
Fair Isle Tech Vest
Protect your iPad, Kindle, or other tablet in style with this whimsical fair isle sweater vest cozy. Can also be used as a doll sweater! Size 8 x 10 in. (20.5 x 25.5 cm). Fair Isle Tech Vest designed by Heather Lodinsky for Lion Brand. Designed for at least 5 colors, it's a great stashbuster. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured projects by designer and MegStegs12
- Get the free knitting pattern at Lion Brand - download link is below yarn info
- Or get the free knitting pattern at Lovecrafts
Penny Purse Organizer
Handy tote organizer that keeps important items within easy reach in the middle of your purse with keyring tab, phone partition, front pockets for smaller items like lip balm, gum and other essentials. Size Size: 9.25” L x 4.5” W. Great weekend project. Designed by Debra Arch for I Like Knitting.
Rosebud Cord Keeper
This knit flower has a pipecleaner in the i-cord stem so you can wrap it around your cords, cables, or other items to keep them neat and pretty! Also a great hair accessory or way to corral other items. Great use for scrap DK or worsted yarn. Designed by Erin Kate Archer.
Strawberry charm or toy perfect for keychains or decoration. This strawberry is decorated with little buttons, but you could use beads or embroidery to decorate it instead. DK weight yarn. Designed by Amanda Berry.
Knit a beautful sleeve for your access and other non-id badges. Great use for scrap Fingering yarn. Designed by TaineAH. Pictured project by ewitte8 and designer.
Sweaters for Purse Size Tissue Packets
Knit flat as a rectangle, folded, and seamed. Only takes about 60 yards of fingering weight yarn so it's great use for scrap sock yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by kmkat. Pictured projects by mooncalf and stitchingnut.
Adorable raccoon bag charm or keyring accessory. DK weight yarn. Designed by Louise Smith.
More Free Patterns
Pocket Tissue Pack Cover
Cozy to protect purse sized tissue packets, medication packs, and more with a 2 color cluster stitch. Designed by Barbara Clarkson.
An easy stash buster project that will make you a cute little octopus keyring charm or toy using icords. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Perrine Loridon.
Bunny Keychain Toys
Tiny bunny rabbit toys designed as keychain charms but perfect for decoration and plany. Brown bunny height is 6m. White bunny height is 8cm. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Cheryx.
Super simple covers for pocket purse sized tissue packets with a Diagonal Rib texture. To knit, all you need to know is how to cast on, bind off, knit, purl, and sew two straight seams. Great for little gifts or to sell at fundraisers and craft fairs. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Ellen Kapusniak in association with Knitted Knockers UK.
Miniature backpack-style pouch or coin purse that can be conveniently attached to a keyring or purse ring. Rucksäckchen à la Susie designed by Wintogreen. Available in English and German. Great stash buster!
All My Heart Keyring
Heart is great for using up scraps of yarn, and it’s a fun gift knit. Slip it onto their keyring as a sweet Valentine’s Day surprise or an everyday sign of love to take with them. DK weight yarn. Designed by Jane Burns.
Mini Key Ring Purses
Kathy Sasser designed these cute key ring fobs for Red Heart. Perfect for scrap yarn and multi-color yarn!
Pretty flowers with i-cord loops to attach on handles to help travelers identify your suitcase or bag in a sea of luggage at the airport. Great use for scrap yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Fiber Flux / Jennifer Dickerson.
Teddy Bear Keyring
Small teddy bear toy knit flat. Size 9cm (3.5in) tall. Quick and easy to make, this keyring is a great stocking-filler or gift for a friend. Designed by Helena Keighley. Uses just 30 - 40 yards (27 - 37 m) of DK weight yarn. May only be free for a limited time.
Badge Holder Cozy
So you have to wear a badge? You don’t have to make it boring. This stockinette cover is knit in the round from center out to fit standard-sized retractable reel ID badge holder. It’s the perfect way to show off a leftover bit of pretty sock or lace weight yarn and to display your love of knitting at work. Designed by E.B. Fouts-Palmer. Pictured projects by ekellyo and sarahmags who added a decorative button.
- Get the free knitting pattern for fingering weight version
- Get the free knitting pattern for lace weight version
- Get retractable reel badge holder at Amazon
Lip Balm Holder
This Chapstick cozy is knit with ribbing to hold your lip balm or lipstick snugly. Loop can attach to key ring, lanyard, and more. Only uses 10 yards of scrap yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Dawn L.E. Riden. Pictured project by atbixby
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.
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 www.justgiving.com/frankiesknittedstuff
Sweater Key Chain Covers
This set of miniature sweaters will keep your keys from scratching up your purse contents, designed by Berroco. Although it’s a great use of scrap yarn, these were knit in Berroco Sox which is a variegated sock yarn works up into faux Fair Isle and self-striping patterns.
These tiny key sweaters are great for identifying your keys, keeping them warm in winter, using up stash yarn and learning Magic Loop techniques. Designed by Liat Gat who has included an instructional video.
Linen Stitch Glasses Case
Wendy Bernard’s eyeglass case is a great project for beginner knitters ready to try a new stitch pattern, and for anyone who needs a quick gift idea. Wendy’s pattern even includes three different size options, so you can create a case for slim reading glasses, standard eyeglasses, or oversized sunglasses. Pattern and instructional video class available for free with a free trial.
Patterns for Purchase
Dog and Cat Key Chain Toys
Puppy and kitten keychain charm sets. Puppy Set 1 includes Boston Terrier, Bulldog, Boxer, and Pug. Puppy Set 2 isn't specified. Cat Set includes Siamese, Calico, Bobtail, Ragdoll + Bonus Tuxedo Cat. All are knit flat. DK weight yarn. Designed by Sachiyo Ishii. Great use for scrap yarn!
Wee House Brooch and Key Ring
Small house knitted on straight needles with sewn on embellishments. Customize for great housewarming gift. Approximately 4.5cm (2ins) x 3.5cm (1.5 ins). DK weight yarn. Designed by handknittedthings. Great use for scrap yarn!
- See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Etsy
- Get the Heart Shaped Key Rings like those pictured at Amazon
- Get Home Sweet Home ribbon like those pictured at Etsy
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).
Monster Fish Coin Pocket
Small felted change purse designed to look like a fish with a zipper mouth and teeth. Designed by Nikki's Studio
This nifty little knitting pattern turns the chaotic tangle of your headphones and other household cords into perfectly organized bundles of cuteness! 2 sizes. Uses only 30 – 35 yards (27 – 32 m) so it’s great for scrap yarn. Great quick gift. Designed by Valya Boutenko
Pocket ouch by ButterflyLove to hold valuables on the go or sit on your desk to hold paper clips or rubber bands.
This cute pouch by ButterflyLove has room in its stomach for your treasures.
Monsterli Pouch or Phone Cozy
This colorful monster pouch is perfect for carrying mobile, a packet of tissues, or a pack of pills, or whatever threatens to vanish in the depths of a bag or pocket. Great stashbuster! 3 sizes. Available in English and German. Designed by Bianka Schlang. DK weight yarn.
Clever Fox Cord Holder
This clever and adorable fox can’t wait to carry your earbuds, charger, or any other small cord you need organized. He’s great for throwing in your purse so your cords don’t get tangled, or keeping on your desk to tidy up your cords and make you smile! Great stashbuster for leftover yarn because it uses just 30 - 50 yards (27 - 46 m) of Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Rebekah Wilce
Rustic Phone Case
Easily customizable pattern for your phones and devices.