Pattern Download

Alison Tote


Skill Level


What You Get

  • 1 digital pattern (instant download)
  • Free Pattern Updates

How it works

  • This pattern was designed by a Craftsy independent design partner!
  • You'll purchase through PayPal and all profits go to the designer.
  • After purchase find your pattern in your pattern library.


Felted tote using one skein of Malabrigo Worsted wool. This tote uses cables to add detailing to the flap and sides, and has decreases at the bottom to give depth. The strap is adjustable; mods suggested by testers exist (see projects). A joy to knit - both because of the yarn and the pattern - and looks great either felted or unfelted and with a lining. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knitting in the round Felting/fulling Cabling I-cord GAUGE 18 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 8in by 6in (20cm by 15cm)

Supplies Needed

  • 200 - 216 yards (183 - 198 m) worsted weight wool yarn (shown in Malabrigo Worsted)
  • US 9 (5.5mm) AND US 10 (6.0mm) circular knitting needles
  • Stitch markers

Sold by

Katherine Vaughan Designs
Katherine Vaughan Designs
I’m a lifelong knitter, from a family of knitters, gardeners, seamstresses, and sailors (yes, even the men!) - who also happen to be doctors, scientists, priests, and businesspeople (yes, even the women!). I like to design baby blankets, accessories for children, adults, and the home, and garments for children and adults. You can find my patterns through my indie line here on Craftsy or in a variety of print and online magazines and books. I happily work with local yarn stores, crafters, and indie dyers: please contact me to start a conversation about how we can support each other! I’m a certified knitting teacher, accomplished technical editor for knitting patterns, and in my daily life am an academic science librarian.