The Ashling Tote ~ Cascade 220 Version by Heidi Hirtle

The Ashling Tote ~ Cascade 220 Version

May 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
9 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
8.0 mm (L)
880 yards (805 m)
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This pattern is available for $6.00.

Canadians can find the Briggs & Little Version here:

The Ashling Tote ~ Briggs & Little Version

Finally, the long awaited Cascade 220 Wool version of the Ashling Tote is done!!

Large and roomy, the Ashling Tote is the perfect opportunity to explore your creativity in the realm of wearable art. With double-stranding and moderate felting, you’ll retain stitch detail without sacrificing thickness and durability.

Pattern includes 7 pages of very detailed instructions and photos for every step of the process.

Embellishment instructions given are very basic. There’s so much room for creative expression. You could easily pull lots of ideas off the internet for whatever tickles your fancy.

Approximate finished size: 15” wide, 10” high, and depth of base is 5 1/2”

Difficulty level: advanced beginner

4 skeins (880 yards) of Cascade 220 Wool (worsted weight).

Size US 11 / 8mm circular needle, 29” long

Size US 11 / 8mm straight needles for doing strap, if desired, but not necessary.

One size US L / 8mm crochet hook

3/16” thick foam board for a sturdy base (available at Michaels) optional

Copyright 2009 Heidi Hirtle All rights reserved. For private, personal knitting pleasure only. Pattern may not be sold, or used to create bags for profit. Non-commercial use only.