Felted Tote with Kureyon Scraps by Janet D. Russell
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Felted Tote with Kureyon Scraps

Knitting
April 2008
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
400 - 550 yards (366 - 503 m)
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This makes an extremely wide bag, which is what I wanted for my end result. When an item is to be felted, it will shrink more vertically than it will horizontally. For my own bag, I overcompensated by making my bag really tall before felting so that I would have the right proportions when it was finished. If you would like a narrower bag, just cast on fewer stitches than my pattern calls for and keep an eye on the proportions and plan accordingly.

Added 30 Nov 2010:

Finished dimensions of my bag (i.e. the one pictured in the pattern photos and in the two project photos at the top):

19” wide

13” tall

5” deep

Handles are Grayson E leather handles, backstitched with DMC Perle Cotton Col 938