Wrought Iron Tote by Angela Hahn

Wrought Iron Tote

August 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette St. with smaller needles, worked in rnds.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
560 yards (512 m)
12" [31 cm] wide x 6" [15 cm] deep x 8 1/2" [21.5 cm] tall (excluding strap).
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Errata available: knititude.com

The sturdy, textured, reinforced Fair Isle tote bag is a nod to Paris’s decorate wrought iron work see on gates, doors, fences, and grilles from the Art Deco period.

Also needed: 1 yd (0.9 m) heavy canvas or other lining fabric; interfacing or plastic needlepoint canvas; paper (for lining pattern).

NOTE: Instructions for contrasting strap edging were omitted from pattern (see errata link).