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Tote Bag

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Elegant crochet bag features a beautiful lacy motif. The perfect tote for books, shopping, lunch, and everything else. Approx 10.5 x 13in [26.5 x 33 cm]. Made in Bernat Handicrafter Crochet Cotton on size 1.75 mm (U.S. 2) crochet hook.

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Finished Size: Approx 10½ x 13 in [26.5 x 33 cm].


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Main Color (MC)

Handicrafter Crochet Cotton | Natural, 00501Edit Color
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Soft Touch Steel Crochet Hook

Size 0/1.75mm
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The materials for this project cost $22.94

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

rep = repeat

sc = single crochet

st(s) = stitch(es)

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Size: Approx 10½ x 13 in [26.5 x 33 cm].

MATERIALS

Handicrafter Crochet Cotton (400 g/14. oz;2240 m/2450 yds)
Main Color (MC) Natural (00501) 1
Size 1.75 mm (U.S. 2) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

Motif = 3 x 3 ins [7.5 x 7.5 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Motif (make 24):
Ch 6. Join with ss to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). [2 dc. (Ch 4. 3 dc) 3 times] in ring. Ch 1. 1 dc in top of beg ch-3.
2nd rnd: Ch 6. 1 dc in same sp. Ch 3. Cluster over 3 dc. Ch 3. *(1 dc. Ch 3. 1 dc) all in next ch-4 sp. Ch 3. Cluster over 3 dc. Ch 3. Rep from * twice more. Ss in 3rd ch of ch-6. Ss in first ch-3 sp.
3rd rnd: Ch 3. 3 dc in same ch-3 sp. Ch 3. 4 dc in same ch-3 sp. Ch 5. Miss 2 ch-3 sps. *4 dc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 3. 4 dc in same ch-3 sp. Ch 5. Miss 2 ch-3 sps. Rep from * twice more. Ss in top of ch-3.
4th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same st. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in next dc. Ch 6. 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (Picot made). Ch 2. Miss next ch-3 sp. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in next dc. Ch 4. Miss next ch-5 sp. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in next dc. Ch 6. Picot. Ch 2. Miss next ch-3 sp. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in next dc. Ch 4. Miss next ch-5 sp. Rep from * twice more. Ss in top of ch-3.
5th rnd: Ch 3. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops) twice. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook. Ch 5. Cluster over 3 dc. Ch 3. Miss next ch-2 sp. 4 dc in Picot. Ch 3. 4 dc in same Picot. Ch 3. Miss next ch-2 sp. Cluster over 3 dc. Ch 5. Cluster over 3 dc. Ch 5. Miss next ch-4 sp. *Cluster over 3 dc. Ch 5. Cluster over 3 dc. Ch 3. Miss next ch-2 sp. (4 dc. Ch 3. 4 dc) in Picot. Ch 3. Miss next ch-2 sp. Cluster over 3 dc. Ch 5. Cluster over 3 dc. Ch 5. Miss next ch-4 sp. Rep from * twice more. Ss in top of cluster. Fasten off.
Side/bottom panel (make 1)
Ch 258.
1st row: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. 256 sts.
2nd row: Ch 3. Miss first dc. 1 dc in each dc to end of row.
3rd – 7th rows: As 2nd row. Fasten off.
Handles (make 2)
Ch 80.
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. 79 sts.
2nd to 10th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off.
Finishing
Sew motifs in 6 panels of 4 motifs each. Sew 3 panels tog for front. Rep for back. Sew Side / bottom Panel to Front and Back along sides and bottom, leaving top open. Join yarn with ss to top right corner of Front section. (Work 24 sc across each motif, 12 sc across side panel) twice. Join with ss to first sc. Turn.
1st to 4th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Ss in first sc. Fasten off.
Sew one Handle centered onto Front with ends spaced one Motif apart. Rep for Back.