Felted Mini Tote

Crochet, project 181. Completed 12/30/2008

181_felted_lp_bagYarn: 8 oz chunky wool — 3 colors of Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Bulky (85% Wool, 15% Mohair), 4 oz/113 g, 125 yds/ball:

Black – 1 skein
Red (Raspberry, M-83): 2.3 oz or 71.8 yds from stash
Blue Flannel: 3.3 oz or 103 yds from stash

J-10 (6 mm) crochet hook
Gauge: Not important
Pattern adapted from http://www.yarnsandmusings.com/2005/09/marvelous-fulled-mini-tote-bag.html

Finished size

  • Before felting: 14 inches across and about 10 inches tall
  • After felting: 10 inches across and 9 inches tall

Leftover yarn:

  • Black – 0.6 oz/16 g or about 18.7 yds (used 3.4 oz / 106.3 yds)
  • Raspberry – 0 (used 2.3 oz / 71.8 yds)
  • Blue Flannel – 1.1 oz/30 g or about 34 yards (used 2.2 oz / 68.75 yds)

Approximate cost: $8/skein; $24 to purchase ($15.80 for yarn used in project — Black: $6.80, Raspberry: $4.60, Blue: $4.40)

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