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Tote crochet pattern

Tote crochet patternFINISHED MEASUREMENTS

14 inches wide x 16 inches long x 4 inches deep

MATERIALS

Garnstudio DROPS Paris medium (worsted) weight cotton yarn (1 3/4 oz/82 yds/50g per skein) (4):

6 skeins #15 black

3 skeins #17 off-white

Size 7/4.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle

15 5/8-inch-long x 1/2-inch-in-diameter wood dowel: 2

3 1/2-inch-wide x 14-inch-long piece of corrugated plastic or plastic canvas

GAUGE

15 dc = 4 inches; 8 dc rows = 4 inches

PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Chain-3 at beginning of row counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

All color changes are worked as double crochet color changes unless otherwise stated.

When changing color, carry and work over color not in use on back side of piece until needed unless otherwise stated. Do not cut yarn until instructed.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

SPECIAL STITCH

Single crochet join (sc join): Place slip knot on hook, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull up a lp, yo and draw through both lps on hook.

TOTE

PanelMake 2.

Bottom

Row 1: With black, ch 56, ch 1, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (55 sc)

Rows 2-8: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.

Side

Row 1 (RS): Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), ch change color (see Stitch Guide and Pattern Notes) to off-white, *fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around each of next 3 sc, change color (see Stitch Guide) to black, fpdc around each of next 5 sc, change color to off-white, fpdc around each of next 3 sc, change color to black*, fpdc around each of next 14 sc, change color to off-white, rep between * once, fpdc around each of next 2 sc, change color to off-white, rep between * once, fpdc around each of last 5 sc, turn. (55 fpdc)

Rows 2-25: Ch 3, dc in each dc across referring to Color Chart for color changes, turn.

Left Handle

Row 1 (WS): Ch 1, sc in each of first 17 dc, turn, leaving rem sts unworked. (17 sc)

Rows 2-21: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. At end of last row, leaving a long tail for sewing, fasten off.

Right Handle

Row 1 (WS): With WS facing, sk next 21 unworked dc, sc join (see Special Stitch) black in next dc, sc in each rem dc across, turn. (17 sc)

Rows 2-21: Rep rows 2-21 of Left Handle.

Gusset Make 2.

Row 1 (RS): With black, ch 53, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn.

Rows 2-16: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. At end of last row, fasten off.

Assembly

Sew all seams with black.

Seam Panels tog across long Bottom edges.

With WS held tog, seam short edge of each Gusset to each short side edge of Bottom.

With WS held tog, working in ends of rows of Side and in long edge of Gusset, sc join black in row 1 of Side and in first st of Gusset, sc evenly sp across Side and Gusset, ending in last row of Side and in last st of Gusset.

Fasten off. Rep to join Sides to Gussets referring to photo.

Bottom Panel Tab Make 2.

Row 1: With black, ch 9, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (8 sc)

Rows 2-16: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. At end of last row, leaving a long tail for sewing, fasten off.

With WS tog, sew Tabs to each end of Bottom, joining short ends to each Side and 1 long edge to Gusset, and leaving rem long edge unsewn. Insert end of plastic strip in open edge of each Tab.

With RS facing, join (see Pattern Notes) black in first unworked st between Handles, sl st in each unworked st across Fasten off. Rep for other Tab.

Fold each Handle Band to WS and sew last row to first row.

Insert dowels through Handles as shown in photo.

TIP If desired, secure the handles with glue.

Chart

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