Friday, March 13, 2009

Tremendous Tote

Well, looks like the new Interweave Crochet, Spring 2008 preview is online! And, my oh my, look what we have here :-)

It is late right now but I promise to write more about this AWESOME design really is a wonderful spring purse!!

You can click here to see more detailed pictures :-)

Tremendous Tote
Marlaina Bird

  • Finished Size: 15" wide and 17" long

  • Yarn: Zitron Nimbus (100% organic merino wool; 109 yd [100 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #409 black (A), 4 skeins. Yarn distributed by Skacel.
    Schulana Sojabama (55% bamboo, 45% soy; 120 yd [110 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #17 cerulean (B), #09 tangerine (E), 1 ball each; #22 aqua (C), #18 turquoise (D), #12 black (F), 2 balls each. Yarn distributed by Skacel.

  • Hook: Sizes H/8 (5 mm) and F/5 (3.75 mm). Adjust hook sizes if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

  • Notions: Stitch markers (m)—2 each in 2 colors; yarn needle; DMC embroidery floss 25 (100% cotton; 8.7 yd [8 m]): #319 black, 2 hanks; Muench Yarns Grayson E 24" rolled leather handle set; ¾" magnetic snap; 8" of 7/8" wide grosgrain ribbon, black; ½ yard matching fabric; matching sewing thread; invisible nylon thread; sewing needle; straight pins; large-eye chenille sewing needle; piece of plastic needlepoint canvas at least 4" by 18".

  • Gauge: 20 sts and 12 rows = 5" in dc with larger hook before felting and 4" after felting; 20 sts and 12 rows = 4" in (sc, dc) st patt with smaller hook before felting.

The really cool thing is that my friend KRISTIN OMDAHL's Forest Flower Cardigan MADE THE COVER!!!! I AM SO PROUD OF HER!!!! If I am correct, this is her first cover...way to go Kristin!!!

1 comment:

Allegra said...

yay you! great design and what a great group of pieces to be a part of!