This convenient little tote fits in your bag and expands to hold your groceries after a trip to the market.
Step 1:Select your options
- Single Size
Approx 15 ins [38 cm] long, excluding handles.
Step 2:Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer
K = knit
K2(3)tog = Knit next 2(3) stitches together.
k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.
K2togtbl = Knit 2 stitches together through back loops.
P = purl
rep = repeat
RS = right side
Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
Details & Instructions
|Approx 15 ins [38 cm] long, excluding handles.|
|Main Color (MC) ()||1|
|Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 10 mm (U.S. 15) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.|
21 sts and 27 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with smaller needles in stocking st.
Body: With smaller needles, cast on 24 sts.
Knit 5 rows, noting 1st row is WS.
6th row: (RS). *(K1. P1. K1) in next st. Rep from * to end of row. 72 sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed as follows:
1st row: (WS). Sl1. Purl to end of row.
2nd row: Sl1. *K2tog. Do not slip sts off needle. K2togtbl into the same sts. Slip 2 sts off needle – Cluster 2tog made. Rep from * to last st. K1.
3rd row: Sl1. Purl to end of row.
4th row: Sl1. K1. * Cluster 2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
5th row: As 3rd row.
Rep 2nd to 5th rows until work from beg measures 18 ins [45.5 cm], ending with a WS row.
Change to smaller needles and proceed as follows:
Next row: (RS). (K3tog) 24 times. 24 sts.
Knit 5 rows. Cast off.
Handles: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 30 sts along side of bag. Cast on 80 sts. 110 sts in total.
Knit 6 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Rep for other side. Sew sides of each handle.