Striped Tote to Knit K3.1

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Striped Tote to Knit K3.1 Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl

Pattern Description:

This cheerful tote has a handy inside pocket for keys or cell phone, a long tube handle that slides to keep it open or closed, and the welt is double thick to handle extra weight. It is knitted with two strands of sport cotton in the colors of your choice-- be bold, discreet or somewhere in-between!

The pattern, in three practical sizes, has helpful charts that illustrate how to knit and finish the bag.

Sizes: 12x9, 14x11, 16x13" (30x23, 36x28, 41x33cm)


In Stockinette stitch working with two strands of yarn, 10 sts and 12 rows = 2" (5cm).

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small, 12"x9" (30cm x 23cm)
  • Medium, 14"x11" (36cm x 28 cm)
  • Large, 16"x13" (41cm x 33cm)


  • Sport weight yarn, three main colors 140 yards (130m) - 210 yards (195m), five additional colors 60 yards (55m) - 90 yards (85m)
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) circular needle (max length for small tote 24")

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle (blunt point) for finishing
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) crochet hook for finishing (optional)

About Designer

About Designer

Val Love on

I can't remember when I couldn't knit, crochet or sew. I am inspired by yarn I find, trends I see on the street, window shopping in Manhattan and suggestions from fellow knitters and crocheters. My goal is to create stylish patterns that are easy to wear, and to find the simplest way to construct them.

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