A beginner project, this tote is felted. Personalize the color and stripe combination.
Designer Tracy St. John
Finished Size: About 10″ wide, 12″ long, and 11″ high, excluding handles.
Yarn: Stitch Nation Full o’ Sheep (100% Peruvian wool; 155 yd [142 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #2925 passionfruit (pink; A) and #2550 plummy (B), 3 skeins each; #2260 clementine (C), #2529 mediterranean (blue; D), and #2640 thyme (E), 2 skeins each. Yarn distributed by Coats & Clark.
Hook: Size J/10 (6 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle; sewing thread; sewing needle; 1 set rolled leather handles (Muench Yarns Grayson E used), 6″ of ¼” wide ribbon; four 1″ buttons.
Gauge: 13 sts and 8 rows = 4″ in hdc before felting.
Skill Level: Easy