Stripy Beach Bag

beach bag - free pattern

I’ve just finished this one for a special order and I was desperately sad to see it go. It was definitely one of my favorite projects to date; so much so that I’ve ordered more yarn to make one for myself.

For this bag I used Drops Big Merino, which is one of my favourite yarns. Its lovely and strong, with loads of stretch. It’s the perfect hat yarn. I am perhaps a little biased towards merino, growing up on a sheep farm with a wool classer for a father. Wool is definitely in my DNA.

I found the original, free pattern here:


4 responses to “Stripy Beach Bag

  1. Molly @ The Move to America

    Love stripes! I will be attempting another bag (knitted) at some point when I have got less visa stuff to think about!

  2. I can see why you like it. Is it lined?

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