It's Stashing Tote

from Susan Carlson

It's Stashing Tote Pattern


PDF Digital Download

Have you made this pattern?
Share with the Craftsy community.

Crocheting: It's Stashing Tote
rollover image to zoom

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Read blog or news article about this pattern







Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Be able to read a crochet pattern in standard American crochet terms
  • Complete basic crochet stitches: sc, hdc, dc, tr, ch, sl st

Pattern Description:

It's Stashing Tote is perfect for taking your yarny projects on-the-go with you. Use it as a diaper bag, market tote, or anything you wish. Unbutton the tabs for more room. The straps are long enough to comfortably hang on your shoulder, too. Because it is felted, it is durable, strong and holds its shape well.

The 9 page pattern includes:
--a complete materials list, including yarn quantities, color and type (feltable wool yarn required)
--stitch abbreviations, notes and suggestions, and a special stitch section
--detailed instructions for making the motifs for your bag and how to put it all together
--a color placement diagram
--thorough instructions for felting your bag
--several photos for additional clarity

This pattern has been tested and edited for errors and clarity.

Written in American English crochet terms.

Due to the nature of patterns, this pattern may not be returned or exchanged. All sales are final. This pattern may not be redistributed or copied in any way. Finished items may be sold, I just ask that you give credit to me, Susan Carlson at or for the pattern.


Gauge: small square in pattern = 5in (12.5cm)


  • I (5.5mm) hook
  • 1000-1100 yds wool yarn (feltable)

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle
  • Four 1/2in buttons
  • Box or bin for blocking your bag after felting (optional)
  • Lingerie bag or pillowcase (optional, but recommended)
  • Small amount of laundry soap
  • Washing machine

Suggested yarn:

1000 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Any feltable wool yarn--sample used Stitch Nation Full 'O Sheep


You choice, but sample used 9 different colors

About Designer

About Designer

FeltedButton on
Susan Carlson
by FeltedButton
Salt Lake City, UT USA
Eye IconFollow

Cheerful, Creative, Crocheter and Collector of all things Colorful describes me to a C--er, I mean a T. My sweet, left-handed granny taught me (a righty) to crochet when I was but a youngster. My first project was a hideously long scarf for my dad. It seems I just didn't know when to stop--something my teachers told me in school, too! Although crochet and other craftiness have always been part of ...

Read More »

Other popular patterns:

Sew Together Bag

Sew Together Bag

rated 4 $12.00
*Special* Bionic Gear Bag Notions Tote

*Special* Bionic Gear Bag Notions Tote

Picnic Perfect Lunch Tote

Picnic Perfect Lunch Tote