2 skeins Bulkylopi yarn in Ash Heather [100% new wool. 100 g (3.5 oz) approx. 60 m (66 yd) per skein]
US 15 (10 mm) circular knitting needles
Using the magic loop method with long cords (for what it’s worth, the designer used 40” needles) is recommended as the circumference of the bag varies throughout its body.
• tapestry needle
• stitch markers
• clear nail polish (optional – for securing handles)
• Jūl 16” Forager Flat Screw in Handles in Truffle
• basic sewing supplies for lining your bag (optional)
The Lopi Tote is 16” in length. Laid flat, the top of the bag measures 8“ across. At its widest point, the bag measures 14” across laid flat. All measurements were taken after wet blocking.
8 sts & 12 rows over 4” [10 cm]. Gauge is not critical for success for this project as it’s not a fitted garment.