Handle is worked from the center down, and then stitches are cast on for the sides of the bag; the rest of the tote is worked in the round. Both sides are bound off together at the bottom. The lining is constructed from coordinating fabric and hand-sewn into the bag.
Called Sanibel Tote in most recent issue
14 inches wide x 12 inches deep (excluding handle)
- Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Hand Dyes (worsted weight; 50% alpaca/50% merino wool;100 yds/100g per skein): 3 skeins rusty orange #2010
- Size 9 (5.5mm) 29-inch circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
- Spare needle for 3-needle bind-off
- Stitch marker
- Stitch holders
- 1/2 yard of fabric for lining
16 sts and 24 rows/rnds = 4 inches/10cm in Shell pat.