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Embrace the essence of Japanese aesthetics as you carry this one-of-a-kind bag, meticulously knitted with raffia to create a captivating texture that embodies both rustic charm and contemporary elegance.

The Japanese Knot Bag's versatile design is perfectly complemented by the earthy tones and organic feel of raffia, making it an ideal companion for both casual outings and special occasions.

The soft and lightweight nature of the raffia ensures a comfortable carrying experience while adding a touch of effortless sophistication to your ensemble.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of this sustainable material, carefully sourced and skillfully transformed into a stunning accessory.

The interwoven raffia fibers create a captivating pattern, reminiscent of the intricate craftsmanship found in traditional Japanese textiles

This knit purse pattern is the perfect project for an advanced beginner.


1 x Ra Ra Raffia from Wool and The Gang (Desert Palm)
This is 100% paper.
100g = 250m/273 yards.
This is DK/Light worsted.


5.50 mm (US 9) knitting needles.
The bag is worked back and forth on the needles - knit flat.


Skill Level - Easy (Advanced Beginner)

There is a video tutorial to help you knit the featured stitch pattern on my YouTube channel.


Finished measurements

  • Width of bag = 33 cm/13 inches.
  • Height of bag = 22 cm/8.5 inches.
  • Height of longest handle = 26 cm/10 inches.
  • Height of shorter handle = 16 cm/6 inches.
  • Width of handle = 8 cm/3 inches.


Small batch sales of finished pieces made from this pattern are permitted, but the seller must use their own photographs and credit must be given to Handy Little Me as the designer.


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