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Even if you donít live near a
mountain range, you can evoke the mood of the landscape with Ilga Leja's felted
tote bag, Distant Hills.
Worked in the round from the base
up, its features include an inside pocket and long, doubled handles that form
part of the bagís hilly motif. The stranded sections tend to tighten the fabric,
resulting in the bagís vessel-like shape.
pictured is knit with Cascade 220 Wool (100%
Peruvian wool, 200 m./220 yds. per 100 g. skein), worked in four colors.
Size: One size
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
Suggested Yarn: Medium worsted weight wool (suitable for felting)
Needles: 4.0 mm. (US 6) and 4.5 mm. (US 7) circular
Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rounds = 10 cm./4 in. square (before