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Felted Tote
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 60140AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 14 x 9 1/2 in. [35.5 x 24 cm] after felting



820-178 Lion Wool Yarn: Dark Teal Deep greenish blue
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Note: (A)

820-132 Lion Wool Yarn: Lemongrass

Medium yellowish green

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Note: (B)

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16 sts + 20 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS) before felting. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


With A, cast on 86 sts.

Rows 1-5: With A, work in St st.
Rows 6-10: With B, work in St st.
Repeat Rows 1-10 21 more times, Rows 1-5 once.

Bind off.

With A, cast on 7 sts.

Work in St st until piece measures 35 in.

[89 cm].

Bind off.

Repeat for second Handle.

Fold Tote in half and sew side seams.

Fold up corners and sew in place.

Sew Handles to Tote 5 in.

[12.75 cm] from sides and 3 in.

[7.5 cm] below top edge.

Weave in ends.

Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate.

To felt additionally, dry by machine on a regular setting until almost dry.

Remove from dryer and pull into shape.

Knot straps to desired length.

k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side

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