It’s always a good idea to have multiple bags in your collection. You never know which one will save the day. If you’re looking for an everyday bag that can handle just about anything, knit bags are the best. They are easy to clean and you can make them in all kinds of interesting designs.
Time To Complete: 3-4 Hours
What You Will Need to DIY Your Own Entrelac Messenger Bag
- Sewing kit and machine
- Yarn, Lion cotton yarn: Natural (beige, Evergreen) two balls for each color
- Knitting needle and crochet hook
- Divider fabric 1/2 yard
- Tapestry needle
- Lining and pocket fabric, 1 yard
The Entrelac bag is one such bag. It’s a hip bag with long straps which act as gusset for the bag. For accessibility of essentials like keys and your phone, the bag has a side pocket. You can decide whether you want to have a zipper on your pocket, have the bag fold down as a closure.
Since you have to line the bag, you can take the opportunity to divide the bag to make it easier to organize and match it to your needs. The pattern makes it easy to whip up this bag over the weekend.