Sipalu Bag by Kerin Dimeler-Laurence

Sipalu Bag

Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
10” wide x 12” high x 2”deep finished size
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This Fair Isle tote was inspired by brightly colored textiles from the Himalayas. Sipalu means “skilled or clever” in Nepalese, and this multicolored stranded design with an interesting construction lives up to its name.

You will need US 2 (3 mm) 16-32” circular needles and DPNs, US 3 (3.25 mm) DPNs, scrap yarn, yarn needle, stitch markers, fabric for lining, sewing thread to match yarn, sewing needle, and a large button.

Finished measurements: 10” wide x 12” high x 2” deep