Skagafjörður tote bag by Hélène Magnússon
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Skagafjörður tote bag

March 2013
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in stocking st
7.5 mm
328 - 437 yards (300 - 400 m)
One size

Work seamlessly in the round, sturdy bottom and reinforced handles to avoid distorsion with weight. Inside pocket, key chain and magnetic closure.
Motif embroidered with Old Icelandic cross st (tutorial with pictures in the book).
Finished measurements: 9.5 x 14 x 1.5”
Matching mittens.

The book Icelandic handknits is inspired by the knitted artifacts in the Textile Museum in Blönduós in Iceland.
Join Hélène Magnússon’s knitting tours in Iceland for an inspiring journey to the Museum and the region’s many natural wonders.

The book is available in English, French, Icelandic and Danish:
Icelandic Handknits - Voyageur Press
Tricots islandais - Editions Le temps apprivoisé
Íslensk prjón - Forlagið
Strik fra Island - Turbine