A Felted Tote
A Felted Tote A Felted Tote A Felted Tote

A FELTED TOTE

MATERIALS
2 Skeins Lambīs Bride Bulky Main Color (MC)
1 Skein Lambīs Bride Bulky Contrasting Color (CC)
10.5 Double Point Needles
10.5 Circular Needle

BOTTOM OF BAG
With CC (contrasting color) CO 37 Sts.
Knit in Seed Stitch (K1, P1) for 27 rows.

BAG SIDES
Knit across row. Pick up and k 27 sts along the left edge of rectangle just worked. Pick up and k 37 sts along the CO edge. Pick up and k 27 sts along rem side. [128 sts total]

Knit 2 Rnds in CC.

Knit 45 Rnds in MC. Be sure to end on the corner ready to start a long edge.

Change to CC. Begin where strap will be inserted into bag.
Rows 1-2: Knit
Row 3: K8, BO 2, K17, BO 2, K16, BO 2, K7, BO 2, k16, BO 2, k17, BO 2, K16, BO 2, k7, BO 2, K8.
Row 4: K8, YO, YO, K17, YO, YO, K16, YO, YO, K7, YO, YO, k16, YO, YO, k17, YO, YO, K16, YO, YO, k7, YO, YO, K8.
Row 5: K8, K into YO, P into YO, K17, K into YO, P into YO, K16, K into YO, P into YO, K7, K into YO, P into YO, k16, K into YO, P into YO, k17, K into YO, P into YO, K16, K into YO, P into YO, k7, K into YO, P into YO, K8
Rows 6-7: Knit

Change to Main color and Knit 3 Rnds. BO.

STRAPS
Create 2 icords. 1 in each color. 4 sts in each icord. Approx 90 rnds.

FELTING
Wash bag in hot water with detergent in top loading washing machine.

Run Icords through holes and knot so that each color has a knot on opposite sides of bag.


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