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Old 12-23-2005, 12:12 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by feministmama
Well done!! So what is the difference between an Oregon tote and a booga?
The corners and the bind-off are different, it's a bit bigger if you knit to the pattern, the straps are threaded differently, and you actually knit in the "buttonholes" for the straps rather than poking through the felted fabric. Also, the pattern calls for it to be knit with bulky yarn, but I used two strands of worsted, and that also works to make a really strong bag.

They're both really quick & easy patterns, the Oregon Tote is just a bit more "finished," I guess.

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