I've been using this tote bag that I made following Martha Stewarts Bias-tape tote tutorial. I made this bag 2 years ago and totally botched it! For some reason I didn't stitch up the bottom of the back 2 pockets so I ended up with these super deep pockets that were useless for most items. Then, we headed out of town and I needed a bag for my knitting supplies in the car and, what do you know, those pockets were perfect for knitting needles. My knitting projects have sat unfinished in this bag ever since.
I should not have showed you a picture of my sad little bag next to Martha's perfect totes!
Now that I'm toting the knitting supplies around again I wanted something a little more my style. We have a thrift store down the street that I stop in every chance I get and lately I keep finding these crochet curtain panels. I LOVE crochet and lace so I buy them every time. For $.25 they are hard to pass up! I cut off the crochet and used it as trim on the new knitting tote.
The patterned fabric is Arcadia by Moda and the off white is the rest of the curtain. I added a little quilt stitch across the front to hide the panel seams.
So here is what goes in my knitting tote. It sits by the sofa when I'm home and is ready to go when we head to the park. I like how the tote has lots of room inside for larger knitting projects and can easily hold 6 balls of yarn.