Summer Totes

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Summer Totes

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Light and airy bag, perfect for running errands in the Summer. Shown in Bernat Handicrafter Cotton. 

Size

Single Size
Approx 18 x 17 ins [45.5 x 43 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $20.90

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  • Single Size

Approx 18 x 17 ins [45.5 x 43 cm].

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Color Info

Handicrafter Cotton | Off White, 00002Edit Color
$17.91

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
$2.99

Materials not included in this kit:

 3¼ yds [3 m] of cord ⅜ inch [9.5 mm] in diameter.

The materials for this project cost $20.90

Abbreviations

3-Needle BO = (optional) (joining 2 pieces together as you bind off): Place the stitches of the pieces to be joined on separate needles (or each end of a circular needle), held one behind the other in left-hand, with right sides facing each other; with a third needle (the same size or 1 size larger than used for knitting the pieces), [k2tog (1 stitch from the front needle together with 1 stitch from the back needle)] twice, *pass first stitch on right-hand needle over last stitch in the usual manner, k2tog (1 stitch from the front needle together with 1 stitch from the back needle); repeat from * until all stitches have been bound off

hdc = half double crochet

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 18 x 17 ins [45.5 x 43 cm].

MATERIALS

Version A - Small Ball
Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz;73 m/80 yds)
Off White (00002) 9
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 3¼ yds [3 m] of cord ⅜ inch [9.5 mm] in diameter.
Version A - Big Ball
Handicrafter Cotton 340 / 400 gr (400 g/14. oz;650 m/710 yds)
Off White (00002) 1
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 3¼ yds [3 m] of cord ⅜ inch [9.5 mm] in diameter.
Version B - Small Ball
Handicrafter Cotton (42 g/1.5 oz;62 m/68 yds)
Chocolate Ombre (23014) 10
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 3¼ yds [3 m] of cord ⅜ inch [9.5 mm] in diameter.
Version B - Big Ball
Handicrafter Cotton 340 / 400 gr (340 g/12. oz;556 m/608 yds)
Chocolate Ombre (33013) 2
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 3¼ yds [3 m] of cord ⅜ inch [9.5 mm] in diameter.

GAUGE

15 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Body (make 1 piece).
Note: Turning ch 2 does not count as stitch.
Ch 77.
1st row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 75 hdc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each hdc to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 36 ins [91.5 cm], ending with a 3rd row. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Fold side edges 1 inch [2.5 cm] to WS for casing and sew in position (see diagram).
Thread cord through casing as shown in diagram. Fold Bag in half, having WS of front and back tog. Sew side seams leaving casing free. Pull cord to gather casing. Knot ends.