Positano Tote by Silka Burgoyne

Positano Tote

November 2008
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in charted pattern with larger needles & yarn doubled, after blocking
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1000 yards (914 m)
17" wide at bottom, 12" high, and 4" deep
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Finished Size 17” wide at bottom, 12” high, and 4” deep.

Needles Size 9 (5.5 mm). Size 7 (4.5 mm): set of 2 double-pointed.

Notions Stitch holder; tapestry needle; pair of 13” long rattan handles (shown: Fashion Rattan Purse Handle HR-DM12 from UMX); 4” diameter belt buckle; three 18” × 12” pieces of needlepoint plastic canvas; ½ yd of heavy lining fabric or lighter lining fabric and interfacing; sewing needle and thread; sewing pins; safety pins.

Silka’s Note: I have added a FAQ on my blog regarding this pattern. I do get questions from knitters who want to make this tote and often time it’s pretty similar questions. So I am hoping by compiling the FAQ will provide good info on making the Positano Tote. Here is the blog address.