Charlie- Satchel Knitting Pattern

This useful felted bag has crisp shaping with contrast I- Cord edging and an interesting layered edge seam feature. The internal pocket is an ideal size to keep your kindle or I pad mini or similar sized device safe and secure. With 2 main compartments and a double front pocket this felt bag will hold all your other essential items.

The flap secures with 2 magnetic closures or buttons and the strap will fit neatly over your shoulder.

This bag is knitted first in pure wool and then felted in an ordinary washing machine. My clear and detailed 8 page pattern contains detailed instructions and photos to guide you step by step through, knitting, sewing up and felting your bag.

Felted Size 20cm / 8 inches high 22cm / 8.5 inches wide 10cm/4 inches deep Strap length approx 104cm /41inches (longer options included)

Basic skills needed for this design No shaping needed just simple socking stitch (knit row purl, one row) I include a full photo tutorial to explain attached I-cord edges and picking up stitches

SUITABLE FOR- Confident beginner knitters.


  • 8 page knitting pattern , *I-Cord Tutorial

Materials you need at home:

  • Recommended Yarn - Rico Creative Filz , , *Main Colour 5 x 50g/50m Shade 91 (Grey) (extra needed for longer strap) , , *Contrast 4 x 50g/50m Shade 11 (Aqua Grey) , , *Tension - 11sts x 16 rows = 10cm (4”) Square , , *Alternative Yarns- Lana Grossa Feltro, , Schoeller Und Stahl Filzi, , Lion Brand Cascade220 (Two strands knitted together) , , *You will also need- , 2 x magnetic closures or buttons , , *Straight Knitting needles 8mm (UK 0 /US 11) , , *2 x Double pointed needles 8mm (UK 0 /US 11)
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Claire Fairall

My sketch book is always full of new toy and doll characters waiting to be created in yarn.

I love bringing them to life with my knitting needles!

I spend my days in my sunny studio with my Siamese cat for company.

Surrounded by colourful yarn, my hands are busy clicking the knitting needles or sketching current ideas.

I create dolls and toys to celebrate the seasons and important times in people’s lives, Christmas and Easter- New babies and snuggly tired toddlers.

In between creating new dolls and teddy bears. I’ve created patterns for knitting magazines and worked with retail firms to create knitting kits.

I started out selling my knitted and felted bags at Craft and Design events where I enjoyed meeting other knitting enthusiasts.

It was these knitters who convinced me to publish my patterns for others to enjoy.

I do hope you enjoy your knitting project and if you would like to read more about my work please visit my website

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