Welsh Tapestry Tote Pattern

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Name: Welsh Tapestry Tote

Created by: Ellen, at Knitti Politi

Inspired by Welsh tapestry fabric accessories of the 1960’s.

The bag base is worked flat then stitches are picked up for the bag body, which is worked in the round.

Instructions for the colourwork section are charted.

Uses two bulky weight yarns, one in a solid colour and one multicoloured with long colour changes, to give the ombre effect within the pattern.

Bag shown is finished with sew-on leather handles and fabric lining.

Craft: Knitting

US 10 – 6 mm.

Yarn: Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi)

Gauge: 17 stitches and 19 rows = 10 cm/4 inches in colourwork pattern.

340 – 360 yards (311 – 329 m) bulky weight yarn.
Tapestry needle
Sizes Available:

Finished size: Approximately 30 cm (12 inches) wide, 33 cm (13 inches) high.

Price: £3.50 (GBP)