Little Meeple Bag £1.85


A little bag for your tabletop games

I love playing boardgames and one of my friends and family’s favourites is Carcassonne. It has little meeple pieces to mark tiles and scores. This gave me the inspiration to create this dice bag that could be used to hold the Carcassonne game pieces, or dice for a role-playing game.

It is knitted in the round from the bottom up and features stranded stripes of the game colours and a meeple of each colour which is knitted by intarsia in the round. It has a multi-colour bind-off and a multi-coloured crochet chain tie.

Detailed instructions are given for the intarsia in the round technique with a photograph tutorial.

This is a fun, quick and interesting knit that creates a bright little bag for all your gaming needs!


One size measuring 16 cm (6.5″) by 12 cm (5″)


DK weight yarn

Shown in: Cygnet Superwash DK (104 m per 50g ball; 100% merino), colourways MC: 208 white, CC1: 2284 denim, CC2: 2155 gold, 2150 tartan green, 298 cranberry and 217 black

MC: 85 m (93 yards)

CC1: 25 m (28 yards)

CC2: 25 m (28 yards)

CC3: 25 m (28 yards)

CC4: 25 m (28 yards)

CC5: 25 m (28 yards)

Needles & Notions:

3.5 mm (US 4) double pointed or circular knitting needles

6.5m (US K) crochet hook (for draw cord)

Tapestry needle

1 stitch marker


24 stitches and 30 rows per 10cm x 10cm measured in rib

20 stitches and 20 rows per 10cm x 10cm measured in smocking

Skills required:

Knit stitches


Casting on and binding off

Knitting in the round

Crochet chain

Stranded colourwork

Full instructions are given for working intarsia in the round

Pattern information:

Originally published May 2012.

Current version: Little_Meeple_Bag_v2.0.pdf

PDF file size: 893kb

 Blog post with more information can be found here

Photography: Sarah Alderson


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