Create vertical stripes with a slip stitch pattern as you knit the lovely Penelope Tote. Attach purchased handles or knit and felt I-cord handles around poly tubing. A matching 6" Accessory Clutch Pattern is included!
Knit and felt The Penelope Tote with 494 yards of Shepherd's Wool in a main color and 247 yards in a contrast color. Approximate felted measurements are 9" tall x 10" long x 3.5" wide.
Suggested needles are US 11 (8mm) Double Point Needles and US 11 (8mm) 24" Circular Needles for the Tote and US 11 (8mm) 16" Circular Needles for the Accessory Clutch. You will need Handles or 32" of .25" outside diameter poly tubing (available in the plumbing department of a hardware store) to create yousr own handles, 4 Stitch Markers (one in a unique color), 5 Split Ring Markers, a sharp Tapestry Needle, 2 deorative Buttons, and Velcro or Magnetic Closures. Optional: plastic canvas or 1/8" PVC sheet or flexible kitchen cutting board to line the interior base of the bag.
Felting supplies include a zippered mesh laundry bag or zippered pillow protector, laundry soap and a washing machine.