I welcome you to the fifth knitting master class from
polyester cord. Today we will knit a beautiful and
stylish cross-body bag in black. I will show
how to knit the main parts, how to sew them correctly.
We will attach all the necessary accessories and sew
lining inside the bag. For this we need:
polyester cord 3 mm without core, ball of yarn 200
meters. You can buy it in the official
Instagram @guzel_shnur. The palette is enough varied
here, so you can choose any other color
for yourself. Further. Hook 3 mm.
Scissors. Wide eye needle
and a screwdriver for tightening the small lock screws.
If you are in Russia, then the accessories can be bought in
this store, the link will also appear now
on the screen. Here we need: 2 large rings-
the lock, a chain with a link size of about 1 cm
and legs for the bag. If you are in other countries, then
all the same can be found on AliExpress, legs for
the bag I took there. And the chain we'll be
decorate with a ribbon of knitted yarn. I have leftovers, but
you will most likely have to buy a whole ball of yarn.
We will start knitting from the sides and then we will
fit the main canvas of the bag to them. We take the cord,
put the thread on your index finger like this.
We leave the tip straight long, we will use it later
We will sew on the details. And now twist the thread from
above, now grab it from below and thread it into
the first loop. But with further calculations, we will not
take into account. Once again we grab it from below and
thread through. Here we have got the first loop. Further...
Now we will insert the hook for the purl
loops of braids, i.e. here for these loops. Right here,
here and so on to the end of the row. Let's continue. This
first loop we skip. We insert the hook into the second, from
the bottom, grab the thread, we got two loops. Again
grab and knit them together. Now again for
seamy side. Here is the front. I insert the hook, from the
bottom grab the thread and knit together.
And so on until the end of the row.
I got to the last loop. I also insert a hook,
grabbing, knitting. Be sure to straighten our
canvas. I do another loop, this is a lifting loop and
turn over our knitting. Here is such a beautiful edge
you and I turned out. Now we will insert the hook
quite differently. From above, we got this
"Pigtail", which has a front half loop and a back
half loop. So, we will insert the hook exactly for
the back half loop. We skip this first one,
insert the hook behind the back, grab the thread and knit
all together. Insert and knit again. And we knit
for the back half loop in the same way to the end of the row.
I got to the last loop. I also grab and
knit together. I make a lifting loop, straighten it and
turn knitting over. Now insert the hook the same way
for the back half loop. The first lifting loop we skip.
But we also grab half loop from the first row.
I.e. we should have three loops on the hook.
This is how we knit. There are two.
And knit together.
We grab the first back half loop, now with the previous
row. We knit them. And two more times together.
First, second row. Knitted like this together.
We get like a double pattern, which keeps
its shape well, handbags from it are very
I got to the last loop. I also grab two loops.
I knit them, two loops together, I make a lifting loop.
I straighten it and turn knitting over.
And we continue by analogy. The first loop we skip. Knit
two loops and two together. Two again, they were knitted,
two together. And we knit like this to the end of the row.
This side is the front, this is the wrong side. Here
we get such a step. Therefore, we will be count
the rows exactly on the front side, according to this pattern.
And we need to knit such rows 13 times.
Therefore, we knit further.
On the front side, I have already knitted three rows, and
there are still 10 left.
I suggest you knit them yourself.
I tied my side. I have
13 rows. Now I pull this loop out a little,
cut the thread somewhere at this length.
We take our needle. I pull this loop like this.
I insert a thread into it.
And on the wrong side now we will walk a little between
rows for strengthening. Therefore, we insert the needle here
in this loop. We do not tighten strongly.
Now here, in this loop.
And here I will walk along this row. Here I insert
it between our checkmarks. And stretch out.
And so on until the end of the row.
I straighten it a little. Now I'm just pulling on,
cut it off with scissors. That's it, we hid the bottom thread.
Now insert the second end of the thread into the needle.
And we will strengthen this row between pigtails
in the same way. I insert it first into this loop.
I do not tighten strongly. Now do the same between our
to the end of the row.
I got to the end. Now I insert a needle under this loop,
in the middle. This is how we pull it out.
That's it, we leave this thread. We will sew our piece
for it later. By analogy, we make the second
side. All the same.
Only here we will cut this thread at the end.
Our first parts are ready. Now go to
knitting the main canvas. We take the thread.
We also leave the tip longer. Making the first
loop, basic. This is our zero loop.
Now one, two, three.
And now we will need to make 33 air loops.
I made, straightened. Now I knit the first row for
the wrong side of our braids. All the same.
I skip the first, knit for the second.
And so on until the end of the row.
I knit the last loop. I make a lifting loop.
I straighten the edge and turn our knitting over.
Now we skip the first half loop, I knit in
the second for the back half loop, the entire row.
Tied to the last loop. I make a lifting loop
straighten, turn knitting over. We skip the first loop,
here we grab two loops together with the previous row.
It's the same here. And so on until the end of the row.
Knitted. This row will be purl with this one
step. This is the front row. We have knitted two rows.
And we need to knit 34 such rows for now. I propose
do it yourself. There is nothing complicated here.
And then let's move on to the next step.
I knitted 34 rows, here's a canvas turned out.
Now at this stage we need to sew our
details. I'll explain why a little later. We take a needle,
insert the tip of the thread into it, exactly which we had at
And also on the wrong side we strengthen the upper edge
of our product. I insert it here, don't tighten it too much.
And we go between our checkmarks to the end of the row.
That's how I finished. Now I insert the needle into the first
loop. In the middle like this.
Now we take the detail without a thread.
And if you attach them like this, then they will connect, like
mosaic. This is how the pattern will connect.
And accordingly, we will sew them now. We take a needle
insert the thread under this loop from above, pull it out.
I insert it back from the bottom up.
And now here the second time.
And now we do not insert into this loop, but a little lower.
Right over here.
Only like this, from left to right.
And I connect.
Next, we will sew under two loops at once.
We grab this one and immediately the second one.
I.e. that's how we captured, inserted, pulled out.
And it's the same from this side. We grab one, the second,
And here it is exactly the same.
One, the second, pulled out,
and we sew the whole side like this.
But if you look, then we have this row continues along
I got to the corner. And here we will need to make an
increase. I.e. we grab one thread in the same way and
the second. One. The second loop.
Now on this side.
And here we insert it.
Like this. Now we will grab one half loop of our
pigtail. And in this case, it will be the front half loop.
I inserted it here.
And on this side, everything is the same.
I.e. look, these two loops should
be in the middle between these two half loops.
I insert it here, now I pull it out into the second one.
And we grab two loops on this side.
Now we insert side by side again. In the second loop.
There are two loops here.
Here you will need to tighten up a little, because
these two loops will be in the middle between these.
Accordingly, I insert a needle in the same half-loop
again. I pull it in the second row.
We will need to regulate it like this at the bottom
of the bag so that it is not tight.
We insert side by side.
Here in two loops.
Here we insert it into the previous one again.
Here we insert it into a new one.
I inserted it like that.
Here I insert side by side into one, because here it is
a corner again and we need to make a transition.
I inserted it into one here, now I walk along this side in
And now I'm inserting it.
And in the same, in the second.
So. Everything is standard on this side.
This is the angle we got.
And now, first into this loop, then into the second.
I pull it out. And on the second side one and the second.
Again there are two. And on this side there are two.
And so on to the end on this side. Everything is simple here.
Made it to the end. And here I just sew the same.
I do it twice for strengthening.
Now we thread it to the wrong side and
leave the thread.
Stitching is probably the most difficult element in
making the whole bag.
Here you can straighten the corners and the bottom.
We will see that this row comes out here.
Here we will have the second corner. You need to control
this moment. And here is such a beautiful and neat seam
Now we take the second part.
Insert the end of the thread into the needle.
And we connect them in the same way.
We go through the first loop twice.
We look at our pattern.
Now you can thread a needle here
and now under two threads at once.
Now on this side for two loops.
Here we have connected.
Now on this side for two loops.
It's the same with this one.
In this thread and under this loop.
We got to the corner.
Now we will regulate it.
We need to look so that it is even
along this row.
Accordingly, I insert here.
I immediately grab the loop
on this side.
For this I leave everything the same.
Now I will insert the needle here.
For the front half-loop of the braid.
And back side by side.
Here through two loops the same way.
Here we regulate. We insert it back here.
Here, too, you will need to look on this side,
where we will have the corner, where it will end.
So, in the previous one I insert. From here I pull.
Our corner goes along these two rows.
Accordingly, I again insert it into the previous one.
I insert here again.
Now on this side.
That's how we got it.
The loop is one, the second.
Here we also go through in this loop two times
I pull it to the wrong side.
I leave it for now.
I straighten my bag.
Everything we have is exactly that on the one that on the
Now we just have to knit our valve.
But first, we need to expand it a little.
How are we going to do this?
We take the hook. This is our last loop.
On the wrong side by the way. We had to knit
a purl row.
And now, where was our connection, we add one more
loop on the wrong side.
Now we make a lifting loop, turn it over.
Here we also insert the hook behind the back and we grab
the loop from the previous row
That's how we made the increase.
And we knit to the end of the row.
I almost tied it to the end of the row. Here is the last loop.
And now we make the same increase.
We insert here, grab, knit, make
a lifting loop. And turn it over.
That's it, now we will need to grab the side or the
connection. And we knit.
That's it, we've made our increases. Now we knit so many
rows how much is needed for the valve height of your bag.
I will tell you how much I did a little later.
And then we will move on to the next stage.
We knit further on our own.
I knitted 14 more rows for our valve.
Now we need to finish beautifully the edge of the bag.
To do this, you will need to knit another row. I.e. on
the front row I stopped here.
Here we make a lifting loop, turn it over.
And we just knit single crochet into these holes.
We do not grab the previous row.
I insert the hook into the first one. This is how I knit.
And so on until the end of the row.
I knit the last loop.
This is how I pull the thread.
I ran out of thread. You just cut it
with scissors. Be sure to straighten the edge.
Now we will need to hide this thread.
Therefore, we take a needle. We turn over the bag.
And I'll just walk this side.
I will hide the thread inside the bag, right here.
We will strengthen the edge. We insert here and here.
And just grab the loops,
pulling out. It is not necessary to tighten strongly so that the
edge is beautiful.
So I hid the thread from the inside.
Now I just pull it, cut it with scissors.
We do the same with the remaining threads.
Everything was hidden inside.
We also stretch, cut.
And the last one remained with us.
Just stretch and cut.
We straighten our handbag.
This is what we have already done.
Now let's add our bag even more
beauty and attach the accessories. Let's start with our lock.
I'll leave the wrap for now.
And we will fix the small part first.
How to do it?
This is how we apply. I like to start
from the wrong side. We take a ruler.
Here is my middle. And this screw hole must
And like this, I help to insert the lock with a screwdriver.
That's how I did it. Now we measure the middle
again. I have exactly 12 cm (4,3/4 inch)
Now we take our screws and screw them with a screwdriver.
Be sure to check that the screws do not cling.
You can also twist it a little.
Now bend the ends on the main lock.
We fix it. And we are looking for exactly the place where we
will attach our lock. It can be higher or lower.
As you like best.
I think I'll leave it somewhere like that.
Therefore, I unfasten. I take a ruler and look at our middle.
It will be a little less than 11.5.
Accordingly, you will need to align in the middle.
You can make these holes wider with a screwdriver.
Use a screwdriver or a hook to make the lock fit better.
This is how it should be on the wrong side.
Now here I check the middle again.
Now I got up perfectly.
Now we insert the grids that we have.
And round off the tips.
Now the second one.
This is how the lock was attached.
We straighten the bag.
Here is a completely different look already.
Now let's put the legs for the bag.
First, we measure by eye.
We also insert, and then attach these antennae in different
We look from the side so that they are just as even.
Now we fix it from the inside.
This is how it should turn out.
Now we will fasten our carabiner rings.
Somewhere like this.
Usually I retreat five loops on this side and six on
Here we fix this row and this one.
You can even make six here.
I help to make a hole by the hook
That's how they put the first ring.
Now we do the same on the second side.
That's how we put our rings.
That's it, now we straighten it again and go to
the next stage.
I give the lining of the bag for sewing in the atelier.
It needs thick fabric, I take with jacquard,
size 40 cm by meter 20. We will sew it
with a needle, I have it beaded, and monofilament. It is
durable thin thread, sold at any sewing store.
What sizes do we need?
We take our handbag, centimeter.
And measure the length and width of a bag from the inside.
This side and this one.
I get 29.5 cm here.
Now from the middle of the bottom along the top side
straight to the edge. You need to take a little with a margin.
I get 16 cm here.
And we also need the length of the side. Here is 8.
You write it all down. Now the dimensions of the pocket.
Here, look at your own discretion. I will have
18 cm and 10.
We give all measurements with the fabric in the atelier,
where they will make such a lining.
It turns out here the size is just 29.5.
Our height is 16 cm here . And 8 cm are needed just
for this corner.
And also an inner pocket. 18 by 10.
We check again, everything is ok.
And now we will sew.
First, our lining must be attached with
needles so that we have these two seams
in the middle of our sides. To keep everything smooth,
neatly. Take a monofilament with a needle.
I start sewing on the lining from this side.
I'm most comfortable here.
I just stretch out like this, make a knot on the wrong side.
I take scissors, cut the tip off.
I am removing this needle. And I will sew in 2 rows.
The first will be basic, and the second will be final.
We will sew on this side so that so that neither a needle nor
a thread can be seen on this side.
I'm threading here, looking for our middle.
This is how I grab the fabric and stretch it.
Now I look, I insert it here.
So I'm grabbing the thread of our bag.
And in this way we will sew along the entire row.
I sewed the first row of lining. In size everything came
together. Now you need to sew this upper edge
to the bag. And we will do it small
stitches in the same way.
Grabbing the lining.
Now a handbag.
And so we sew it.
I sewed on the second row. That's how I did it.
The seams are neat everywhere.
Now we need to straighten our bag.
We give the shape with our hands.
Here we have such a beauty.
I specially sealed the lock so that it does
not scratch. Now we just have to finish with our
chain. We take the ribbon.
The ribbon should be about 20-30 cm longer than
Now, seal the end of the ribbon with tape.
We make it sharp.
Cut off the excess ribbon with scissors.
Here we have such a tip. And we will thread the ribbon into
the chain. I had already removed the carbines in advance.
We leave such a tip somewhere.
And so we go through all the links of the chain.
This will be the wrong side for us.
Accordingly, this strip should look exactly
like that. Check this moment.
That's it, finished with our chain.
Now we need to connect it into a ring.
We straighten it.
And I connect the links.
That's the way.
But we still need to have a purl side
here. We will connect on the wrong side.
This is how the two tips should come out.
Now we are cutting them off.
So that's it.
We take a thread, a needle.
Now insert two ends of the thread into the needle at once.
And how are we going to connect these tips?
We straighten one like this.
And on top of it we insert the second one.
Accordingly, it will need to be cut a little more.
Better to cut with an acute angle.
This one is also a little.
We are going to sew it all up like this.
And thus hide the second end of the ribbon.
Therefore, we insert the needle here.
First for one side.
Now for the second.
Now I grab the tip of the ribbon.
The second tip is optional.
And I stretch everything through the loop.
And I tighten it.
So we got it started.
Now I grab the tape from one side.
Now from the second.
Pulled up, she's hiding.
Again on the one hand.
From the second.
This is how we hide our tips.
Now we fix it a few more times.
That's how they connected it.
It remains just to hide the thread.
That's all. I stretch and cut.
With a screwdriver, I hide a little on one and the other side.
This is how our chain was connected.
Now we attach it to the bag.
We just scroll our rings from one and other
side. Like this.
And vice versa to hide the connectors.
And now we can remove our wrapper.
Here we have such a beautiful little handbag that
holds its shape perfectly, with even corners and
seams, all loops are even, and the accessories give
her even more charm. This is our master class
came to the end. Hope it was helpful to you.
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