Sunday, April 02, 2006

Pattern for Tiger Tweed Pencil Tote

Image hosting by Photobucket Yarn: 1 skein of black worsted weight yarn, 1 skein of orange worsted weight yarn Needles: Size 6 Gauge: 20 stitches per 4 inches Materials: crochet hook, lining fabric (if desired), 9 inch zipper Finished size: 9 x 3 inches Directions: Cast on 47 stitches with the black yarn. Row 1 (RS) With the orange yarn, k3, *sl wyib, k3; rep from * Row 2 With orange yarn, k3, *sl 1 wyif, k3; rep from * Row 3 With black yarn, k1, *sl wyib, k3; rep from *, end sl 1, k1 Row 4 With black yarn, k1, *sl 1 wyif, k3; rep from *, end sl 1, k1 Repeat Rows 1-4 six more times. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 once more. Knit two rows with black yarn. Knit one row with orange yarn; purl one row with orange yarn. knit two rows with black yarn Repeat Rows 1-4 seven more times. Repeart Rows 1 and 2 once more. Cast off with black yarn. Block flat. Fold in half and crochet the sides together with black yarn. Weave in ends. Sew in zipper. To make a fabric liner, use two pieces of fabric 10 x 4 inches. Sew together with 1/2 inch seam allowances leaving one of the long side open. Turn and hiand stitch in place. If you have any questions, or if the pattern doesn't seem to work right, comment and I will try to help.

5 comments:

Baa Bonny Belle said...

I would love to see this...did you post a pic that I missed? I luv,luv,luv orange. Crazy I know...maybe I am reverting to my 70's days as a kid.

Zee said...

Thanks, Jenni! I'm going to see if I can knit one for myself this month! :)

Jennifer said...

Ooooo, I must knit one. Thanks for the pattern!

Carrie K said...

Thanks for the pattern, Jenni!

Beth said...

I just found your blog from Zee's blog. What a nice pencil tote! Thank you for sharing this pattern.