This Knit Camping Shower Bag will hold and protect your shower supplies. The nylon yarn is easy to care for and the bottom will also keep the dirt or grime out of your bag. In addition, the aluminum basket bottom won’t rust. Instructions are included to make the bag wider and longer or shorter.

Camping Shower Bag knit pattern by Jessie At Home
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The yarn for this design was provided by Red Heart Yarns. The basket base was provided by Hooked For Life Publishing LLC. All opinions are my own.

There will be a giveaway at the end of this post for a Knit Camping Shower Bag Kit. The winner will receive an aluminum base from Hooked For Life Publishing LLC, in addition to the yarn needed from Red Heart Yarns.

Hooked For Life Publishing LLC has been kind enough to provide a code for 30% off the aluminum bases until 1/31/20 or until the stock runs out, so don’t delay!

The code is:
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Knit Camping Shower Bag

Knit Pattern
Easy Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

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Knit Camping Shower Bag Supplies

Size:
Knit section is 20″ around x 12″ tall, base is 25″ around

Yarn:
Red Heart Nylon Crochet Thread: 100% nylon, thread size 18 / yarn size 1 (17 wpi, thread weight), 150 yds
Teal 0053: Color A, 100 g
Red 0091: Color B, 80 g

Needles:
US – 7, 4.5 mm 16″ circular needles

Gauge: Learn about gauge HERE
21 sts x 32 rows = 4” [10 cm] in mesh (as in pattern)

Other supplies:
8″ round aluminum basket base with 48 holes
yarn needle
stitch marker

Stitches and Abbreviations: click on highlighted sts for tutorials
k – knit
k2tog – knit 2 together
st(s) – stitch(es)
yo – yarn over

Getting Started:
  • Round counts are at the end of each row after the period, if the count has changed from the previous round. – {count here}
  • For this bag it is recommended that the unused color is carried on the inside of the bag, as this yarn tends to unravel easily, so less ends to weave in are a good thing!
  • To make bag wider add multiples of 3 to the cast on. Each multiple of 3 will add just over 1/2″
  • To make bag taller or shorter make more or less stripes. Each stripe is about 1″ tall.

Knit Camping Shower Bag Pattern:

Knit Camping Shower Bag Body

With Color A, cast on 108 sts leaving a 3 foot long starting tail. Place marker and begin working in rounds.

Rnd 1: K all.
Rnd 2: [K2tog, yo] around.
Rnd 3: K all.
Rnd 4: [Yo, k2tog] around.
Rnds 5 – 8: Repeat Rnds 1-4.

Change Color.
Repeat Rnds 1-8.
Continue repeat Rnds 1-8, changing colors after every repeat of Rnd 8, until there are 5 stripes of each color.

Knit Camping Shower Bag Top

Rnds 1-4: With Color A, k all.
Rnd 5: [K2tog, yo, k1] around.
Rnds 6 – 8: K all.
Bind off all sts knit wise.

Finishing

Use starting tail to sew cast on edge to basket bottom.

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Weave in all ends.

Cut 6 strands of each color that are 36″ long.
Make 2 braids, each with 6 of the strands.
Weave one braid through the eyelets in the bag top, tie ends of braid together.
Starting on the opposite side of where the first braid was woven through, weave second braid through the eyelets in the bag top, then tie ends of braid together.

Use or give and enjoy!

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To enter the Knit Camping Shower Bag Kit Giveaway you must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid shipping address in the USA. The giveaway ends at the end of day eastern time on January 29, 2020. Winner will be contacted by email and will have one week to reply with a valid shipping address or a new winner will be chosen. Void where prohibited.

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