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Salt Lake City, UT USA

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 ...

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It's Stashing Tote

from Susan Carlson
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : It's Stashing Tote
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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 FeltedButton.com or feltedbutton.etsy.com 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

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