Knitted Gift Bags

Indulge in the charm of handcrafted gift pouches that exude warmth and thoughtfulness. These exquisite creations, lovingly made with knitted fabric, are the perfect way to present your gifts in a unique and stylish manner. Each gift pouch is meticulously crafted, showcasing intricate patterns and delicate details that add a touch of elegance to any occasion. Whether you're gifting a small trinket or a precious keepsake, these knitted gift pouches provide a beautiful and personalized touch that will surely impress your loved ones. With their soft texture and vibrant colors, these handcrafted pouches not only protect your gifts but also become a cherished part of the present itself. The intricate knitting patterns and charming designs make each bag a work of art, elevating the act of gift-giving to a whole new level. Whether you're celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or any special occasion, these knitted gift bags are sure to make your presents stand out and leave a lasting impression. So, why settle for ordinary gift wrapping when you can add a touch of handmade beauty to your gifts with these knitted gift bags?


  • Any 2 DK yarns, knitted together ~ (sparkly yarn is fun ! – I used King Cole Glitz for some)
  • 5.5mm needles
  • Ribbon – optional


Using 2 strands of DK and 5.5mm needles cast on 23sts

Work in stocking stitch – I do it this way –

Row 1: S1, knit to end of row

Row 2: S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat these 2 rows until work measures 6½” (16.5cm) for a Hand Crème, or Cocktail Can (250ml) like Pimm’s – other brands are available of course!

Repeat these 2 rows until work measures 8½” (21.5cm) for a Tube of Sweets - After Eight Mints, Rolo, Fruit Pastilles, Smarties, Chocolate buttons, etc or a mini bottle of wine (18.7cl)

Repeat these 2 rows until work measures 9” (23cm) for an Mini Prosecco Bottle (20cl)

Next Row (eyelet row): S1, * yon, k2tog, repeat from * to end

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row: S1, knit to end of row

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row: S1, knit to end of row

Cast off knitwise

Fold in half lengthwise and join the bottom seam

Join the side seam

Darn away ends

Thread a pretty ribbon through the eyelet holes and tie in a bow, or make a crochet chain of around 16" in length

You can fill these easy to knit gift bags with all sorts of little gifts – simply adjust the length to suit.

Have Fun ! 

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