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A knitter since the age of five, Mara finds inspiration for her designs in the Michigan countryside where she grew up. She
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Color, Squared Felted Tote Bag

from The K9 Knitter
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Color, Squared Felted Tote Bag
Color, Squared Felted Tote Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in the round

Pattern Description:

Let the long color repeats of color do the work for you with this simple yet stylish tote. The multi-colored squares are formed through the simple mitered square construction . The sides and strap are one knit in one piece and the two mitered square panels are attached to either side. It's simple enough for advanced beginners, and a fun take along or TV knitting project for advanced knitters. This tote would make a great gift!

Yarn requirements -

200 grams/400 yards of a worsted weight yarn with long color repeats - like Noro or Knit Picks Chroma

100 grams/200 yards of a coordinating solid color for shoulder strap


4.5 sts/6 rows = 1"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12"x12"x2" with over the shoulder strap


  • size 7 dpns
  • size 7 24" circular needle
  • size 7 40" circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 stitch markers
  • yarn needle
  • washing machine for felting

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Chroma Worsted


Orchard and Bittersweet