Striped Tote

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Striped Tote

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Lovely Bernat Super Value Harvest Colors make a gorgeous bag you'll want to carry everywhere. Approx 12 x 10 x 4" [30.5 x 25.5 x 10 cm]. 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook. 2 snap fasteners.

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The materials for this project cost $27.15

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Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Super Value | Moss Heather, 53241Edit Color
$4.99

Contrast A

Super Value | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast B

Super Value | Steel Blue Heather, 53014Edit Color
$4.99

Contrast C

Super Value | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast D

Super Value | Taupe Heather, 53015Edit Color
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Contrast E

Super Value | Teal Heather, 53203Edit Color
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Contrast F

Super Value | Redwood Heather, 53522Edit Color
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20

Materials not included in this kit:

2 snap fasteners.
Optional: 4 grommets 7/8 inch [11 mm].

The materials for this project cost $27.15

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

pat = pattern

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 12 x 10 x 4 ins [30.5 x 25.5 x 10 cm].

MATERIALS

Tote Bag
Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Main Color (MC) Moss Heather (53241) 1
Contrast A () 1
Contrast B Steel Blue Heather (53014) 1
Contrast C () 1
Contrast D Taupe Heather (53015) 1
Contrast E Teal Heather (53203) 1
Contrast F Redwood Heather (53522) 1
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 snap fasteners. Optional: 4 grommets 7/8 inch [11 mm].

GAUGE

14 sc and 15 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Stripe Pat
Work 2 rows of each color in the following sequence: A, B, C, D, E, F, MC.
These 14 rows form Stripe Pat.
Base of Tote
With MC, ch 43.
1st row:(RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 42 sc.
2nd row:Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 4 ins [10 cm], ending with a WS row. Fasten off.
Body
To change color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw loop of next color through 2 loops on hook to complete st and proceed in next color.
With MC, ch 36.
1st row:(RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Join A. Turn. 35 sc.
2nd row:With A, ch 3 (counts as dc). Working in back loops only, 1 dc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
3rd row:Ch 1. Working in front loops only, 1 sc in each dc to end of row. Join B. Turn.
4th row:With B, ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
5th row:Ch 3 (counts as dc). Working in front loops only, 1 dc in each sc to end of row.
Join C. Turn.
6th row:With C, as 3rd row.
7th row:As 2nd row.
First 6 rows of Stripe Pat are complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep 2nd to 7th rows until work from beg measures 32 ins [81.5 cm], ending with a WS row. Join MC.
Next row:With MC, as 2nd row. Fasten off.
Handles (make 2).
With MC, ch 80.
1st row:(RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 78 dc.
2nd row:Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn. Fold piece in half lengthwise and working through both thicknesses, work 1 row of sc along side of Handle.
Fasten off.
Finishing
Sew side seam of Body. Sew Body to Base. Join MC with sl st to upper edge of Tote. Ch 1.
Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around upper edge. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd:Working from left to right instead of right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Sew snap fasteners to upper edge of Tote. Sew Handles to Tote 2 ins [5 cm] in from sides.
Optional:Apply grommets to attach Handles to Tote, following manufacturer’s instructions.