From the best-selling author of The Knitter's Bible - over 100,000 copies sold! A collection of over 25 gorgeous knitted bags for every occasion, from cool and casual to smart and stylish. Styles vary from a basic beginners bag and cute little pouches to practical tote bags, roomy back packs and knit-chick handbags. Takes into account the exciting choice of yarns available to the modern knitter, and focuses on using these to maximum effect. Variation ideas take the projects further, showing different patterns, yarns and styles through detailed photography. Easy to follow instructions ensure great results, whether trying knitting techniques such as cables, fair isle or felting, adding a zip, straps or a handle, or stitching on motifs and embellishments.