If you cannot knit, you could add a backing for strength and transform an old sweater into a tote bag. Attach ready-made leather handles. Love the bag but I would rather knit the entre thing rather than use an aod sweaters
Handbags & Wallets - Learn how to sew sturdy handles for handbags and totes. This simple tutorial will teach you how to make corded fabric handles the easy way! - How should we combine handbags and wallets?