Outback Tote

Jul 30, 2014
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A medley of patterns comes together in this patchwork-style tapestry-crochet tote embellished with surface slip stitch. Work as is, or tweak the palette and embroidery to make it your own. 

DESIGNER Nicoletta Tronci

FINISHED SIZE 18" wide, 15½" high, excluding handles.

YARN Valley Yarns Berkshire (distributed by WEBS) (85% wool, 15% alpaca; 141 yd [129 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #9 chocolate (MC), 2 skeins; #44 tan heather (CC1), 2 skeins; #10 gold (CC2), 1 skein; #11

pumpkin (CC3), 1 skein; #17 wine (CC4), 1 skein; #18 copper (CC5), 1 skein; #41 light gray heather (CC6), 1 skein; #42 dark gray heather (CC7), 1 skein; #43 medium gray heather (CC8), 1 skein.

HOOK Size 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS Two 15" × 1¼" strips of corrugated plastic, two lengths 3⁄16" diameter, 18" length of cotton rope, yarn needle.

GAUGE 16 sts and 17 rows = 4" in sc.

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