Charlotte Handbag- Knitting Pattern

A super, sweet felt handbag. How can you resist it?

This little bag will hold the bare essentials for a trip out, keys, credit cards, phone, a few other little bits and pieces. Ideal for a special event or just because it’s so darn cute!! Kids and teens will adore it too!

I have written this pattern in 2 versions- Circular ( in the round) or Flat ( 2 needles stocking stitch) so you can choose which method you prefer.

My clear and detailed 17 page pattern contains instructions for- Knitting the bag in both circular or flat versions. Making up, Felting Finishing your bag, also a section with my additional tips and tricks to get a fantastic result! Felted Size approx 24cm (9 .5”) high 20cm (8”) wide

SUITABLE FOR- Confident beginners or Intermediate knitters.


  • Illustrated Knitting Pattern
  • Both circular and flat knitting version given.

Materials you need at home:

  • Needle size US 11 - 8.0 mm , , *Circular knitting version , *8mm (UK 0 /US 11) Double ended needles x4, and , 8mm (UK 0 /US 11) . Optional- Circular needle x 40cm /16” , , *Flat knitting version , *8mm (UK 0 /US 11) standard knitting needles x 1 pair. Plus 1 spare 8mm needle. , , *1 x Round/Row marker , , *Recommended yarns- Rico Creative Filz, Lana Grossa Feltro, Schoeller Und Stahl Filzi , , *Or Lion Brand Cascade220 (Two strands knitted together) , , *Yardage- Filz/felting yarns - 3x 50g balls of yarn- (150m) , , *Lion Brand Cascade 220- 150g/3.7oz, 300m/330yds , , *Button
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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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