Autumn Tote Bag

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Autumn Tote Bag

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Beautiful, classic yet modern bag in the warm tones of fall. Measures approx. 15" x 12" (38 x 30.5 cm). Shown in Bernat Super Value Redwood Heather, using 5 mm (US H or 8) crochet hook. Bamboo straight handles 12in [30.5cm] long required.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 15 x 12 ins [38 x 30.5 cm].
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Approx 15 x 12 ins [38 x 30.5 cm].

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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
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Purchased Bamboo straight handles 12 ins [30.5 cm] long.

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Abbreviations

dcbp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next st at back of work inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice - 1 dcbp made.

Dcfp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next st at front of work inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice - 1 dcfp made.

hdc = half double crochet

rep = repeat

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 15 x 12 ins [38 x 30.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Worsted
Main Color (MC) () 1

GAUGE

14 hdc and 9 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Front and Back (make alike)
Ch 67.
Foundation row:(WS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as 2 hdc). 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 66 hdc.
1st row:Ch 2 (counts as hdc). 1 hdc in next hdc. *1 dcfp in each of next 2 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
2nd row:Ch 2 (counts as hdc). 1 hdc in next hdc. *1 dcbp in each of next 2 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 11 ins [28 cm], ending with a WS row.
Next row:(Eyelet row). Ch 2 (counts as hdc). 1 hdc in next hdc. *1 dcfp in each of next 2 sts. Ch 2. Miss next 2 hdc. Rep from * to last 4 sts. 1 dcfp in each of next 2 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc. Turn.
Next row:Ch 2 (counts as hdc). 1 hdc in next hdc. *1 dcbp in each of next 2 sts. 2 hdc in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * to last 4 sts. 1 dcbp in each of next 2 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc. Turn.
Next row:Ch 2 (counts as hdc). 1 hdc in next hdc. *1 dcfp in each of next 2 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
Next row:Ch 2 (counts as hdc). 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Fasten off.
Finishing
Place markers along side edges of Front and Back pieces, 2 ins [5 cm] down from last row. With WS tog, sew sides and bottom between markers.
Straps
(make 2). Push straight straps through Eyelets. Cut 66 strands 35 ins [89 cm] long. Divide into 3 groups 22 strands in each group. Braid 3 groups, leaving both ends 4 ins [10 cm] unworked.
With RS of work facing, fold ends of Strap under straight handles to WS. Bring halves of ends tog and taking 2 strands of yarn tog, wrap 1¼ ins [3 cm] of Handle as close to straight handle as possible (see photo). Fasten ends securely. Rep for other end of Strap.