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Felted Colorwork Bag

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Class Name: Felted Colorwork Bag – Modified Fabulous Felt Totes (AC-43) by Leigh Radford

Contact Yarn Refuge to sign up for this class 775-384-1600.

Class Date:  Friday February 16th

Class Hours: 10:15am – 12:15pm

Instructor: Terry King

Class Cost: $35.00 per 2-hour session, includes ongoing help.

Skill Level: Experienced Beginner and up

Class Description: Sturdy felt tote bags in three sizes we will be substituting the novelty yarn with a colorwork section with my own design which I will supply or your own graphed design. You will want to make several to use as knitting project totes, shopping, or travel bags. You can dig out some of that novelty yarn that might be hanging out in your stash to suit your individual style.

Material Needed:

  • Main Color Yarn: 750 (1150, 1475) yds of a DK or light worsted weight wool that will felt easily and firmly. Yarn is held double throughout. OR a Bulky weight yarn in ½ the recommended yardage above.
    Contrasting Color Yarn: Approximately 140 (200, 250) yards.
  • Needles: Size 13 25” circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 11 straight needles for handles.
  • Optional: Graph paper, stitch markers, misc notions

Pattern: Fiber Trend’s Fabulous Felt Totes (AC-43) by Leigh Radford Modifications will be provided

What skills you should have: Beginner

What skills you will learn: Felt bag shaping and discussion of the felting process. How to modify the design to incorporate a colorwork pattern. Ongoing help for this project will be available on demand as each knitter gets to the felting process. Ongoing help is included in the class price.


  • Purchase all materials needed before the day of class and have yarn wound if needed.