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Storage Knitting Patterns

by | Mar 12, 2016 | Decor, Featured

Knitting patterns for storage ideas such as baskets, caddies, and more

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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 Stash n Store Set

Stash n Store Set

This organizer set includes a Sofa Caddy, Basket, and Door Hanger knit with moss stitch and cables in chunky yarn. Designed by Nicola Valiji. Note that this pattern requires registration of your email and log in at the Let’s Knit website. Some times their site is very slow. I am not associated with Let’s Knit so if you have issues with their website, you must contact them.

Free Knitting Pattern for Laundry Bags

Laundry Bags

Easy laundry bags in two sizes: 40 cm x 48 cm and 50 cm x 60 cm. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Pirjo M

Free knitting pattern for Garter Ridged Baskets

Garter Ridged Basket

Designed by Yarnspirations. Small: Approx 7″ [18 cm] diameter x 6″ [15 cm] tall. Medium: Approx 10″ [25.5 cm] diameter x 7” [18 cm] tall. Large: Approx 14″ [35.5 cm] diameter x 8″ [20.5 cm] tall.

Free Knitting Pattern for Hanging Storage Bag

Hanging Storage Bag

Originally designed to hold clothespins while hanging on a line or hanger, this cabled bag could easily be adapted for other uses where you want a hanging tote bag. I thought it might be useful to hang on a walker for example. About 12” x 12” (30cm x 30cm). Designed by Catherine Marcoux

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Free Knitting Pattern for Banana Hammock

Banana Hammock

Protect your fruit and keep it fresh in this mesh storage. Designed by by Hilary L. Pictured project by LidiDi

Free knitting pattern for Journal Band with Pen Pocket

Journal Band with Pen Pocket

Laura Crowley designed this easy, quick-to-knit band with a built-in pen pocket. Great stash buster or quick gift!

Free knitting pattern for Quick Plastic Bag Holder

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Quickie Plastic Bag Holder

Anna Maliszewski created a lace bag holder with a ribbed opening that will allow you to pull out bags to re-use when you need them. Great stash buster!

Free knitting patterns for Pan Protectors

Pan Protectors

Life Beyond the Kitchen had a great idea to replace paper or store bought protectors for stacked pans with knitted protectors. She offers 4 knitting patterns but you can make your own. You can even re-purpose leftover knitting swatches. Great stash buster!

 Free tutorial for Yarn Bowl made of yarn ends

Yarn Bowl

Ok, it’s not a knitting pattern but it’s a great way to use all those yarn ends you know you hate to throw away. maRRose has a great photo tutorial for creating this bow using yarn ends in a homemade paste placed over a plastic-wrapped bowl form.

Free Knitting Pattern for Pill Shaped Case

Pill Shaped Case

Quick and easy felted container shaped like a pill capsule. The designer Xandy Peters uses it to carry pill bottles but I think you could also use for other items like crochet hooks or earbuds or cosmetics or anything small.

Free Knitting Pattern for Hanger Storage Bag

Hanger Storage Bag

This Peg Bag is designed to fit over a hanger so you can store small items in the closet. It is a knitted rectangle that has been decorated to look like a dress, but can be left plain or decorated however you wish. Designed by Frankie Brown.

Free knitting pattern for Toy Hammock and more household knitting patterns

Toy Hammock

This pattern by Browneyedbabs uses large needles and DK yarn double stranded.

Free knitting pattern for basket and more household knitting patterns


Designed by DROPS these baskets make perfect gifts or house decor. Height: approx. 10 cm / 4”  Diameter: approx. 20 cm / 8”

 Free knitting pattern for Armchair Caddy

Armchair Caddy

Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts designed this holder that is knit in one piece with two strands of bulky yarn knit together. Available on Internet Archive.

Free knitting pattern for Ellenesque Felted Bowl

Ellenesque Felted Bowl

Easy pattern featured by Americo Originail in Canadian Living for storage baskets in any size.

Free knitting pattern for Picak a Pocket Cozy

Pick a Pocket Cozy

Simply Notable designed this quick project with a pocket to hold tea bags, sweetener, or a gift card for a quick gift!

Free knitting pattern for Bed or Couch Caddy

Bed or Couch Caddy

verybusymonky designed this storage caddy that fits between your mattress and bed spring or between the cushions of your couch.

 Free knitting pattern for Sundance Lunch Sack

Sundance Lunch Sack

Cecily Glowik MacDonald created a re-usable lunch bag that will be the envy of the cafeteria or the office. She based the shape on a paper lunch bag with creases in the middle of the sides to help it fold in and added stability to the bag by using a slip stitch pattern on the bottom. The cable pattern with French knots makes this pretty enough to show off. Finished Measurements: 7½” wide x 4” deep x 10½” tall

Free knitting pattern for Feather and Fan Bag

Feather and Fan Bag Bag

Kristen TenDyke designed this holder for plastic bags or other soft items. Finished Measurements: 13½” long x 12¾” circumference. To find the pattern, click the link below and look for the Patterns section in the right sidebar of destination page.

Free Knitting Pattern for Yarn Hammock

Yarn Hammock

I love this clever storage idea for your stash that you can knit yourself. The original pattern is for a bath toy hammock by Sarah K. Pictured project by vanessabeingmanny who adapted it for a yarn stash.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Entangle Basket

Entangle Basket

The braided detail and handles are knit as the basket is made. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. 8″ high x 26″ around

Knitting pattern for Triplet Baskets

Triplet Baskets

3 sizes of oval baskets with handles. Finished measurements: Circumference: 23 (29, 34)” Height: 9 1/2 (7, 12)”

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Knitting Pattern for Toy Tote

Toy Tote

Love this ingenious tote! Carry all your child’s toys in this generously sized backpack. At your destination, loosen the drawstring and the toy tote flattens out into a circular play mat. Quick knit in bulky yarn!

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Knitting pattern for Wheatland Baskets

Wheatland Baskets

Quick knit baskets in 3 sizes. Finished measurements:
Small: 6″W x 6″L x 3″D
Medium: 7″W x 7″L x 3 1/2″D
Large: 8″W x 8″L x 4″D

Knitting pattern for Hanging Basket

Hanging Basket

Quick knit using two strands of yarn. 7 inches long (not including handle) and 7 inches wide. Shaped so that it hangs flat against the door.

Knitting pattern for chair cushion with storage for knitting or crafts

Striped Cushion With Craft Storage

What a brilliant idea!  A chair cushion with pockets for your knitting or other crafting. Take one wherever you go!

Knitting pattern for Entrelac basket that can be used for home decor or newborn baby photo prop

Entrelac Basket

Designed by Melody’s Makings as a newborn photo prop, this colorful basket is also great for home decor. Knit in super bulky yarn, it’s great for multi-color yarn. Comes with three tutorial videos as well as written instructions.

Knitting pattern for soft porcelain style bowls and more household knitting patterns

Soft Porcelain Bowls

Make small felted ornamental bowls with fun lace edgings. Sizes  14 (17, 21)” circumference and 3″ (3, 4 )” high after felting.

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