Summer Tote Free Crochet Bag Pattern
This Summer Tote free crochet bag pattern is a great, handy tote for when you’re out and about and need to carry small items. It’s great for going to the park and tossing sunscreen, sun hat, or whatever you’d like to take with you. The Summer Tote is also great for market shopping and storing your fresh, long stemmed vegetables, and packs of fruits.
Red Heart Super Saver, #4 worsted weight, 100% acrylic in different colors.
Color A – Aruba Sea, 150 yards
Color B – Light Raspberry, 100 yards
Color C – Bright Yellow, 100 yards
Color D – Gold, 100 yards
Size 5mm/H Hook
Needle for weaving in ends.
Stitch markers to mark stitches
Body length – 13″
Width – 10 3/4″
Entire tote length – 25 1/2″
12 hdc rows = 4″; 15 hdc sts = 4″
Ch – chain
st(s) – stitch(es)
Sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
sp(s) – space(s)
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
CA – Color A
CB – Color B
CC – Color C
CD – Color D
Magic Circle – See Cre8tion Crochet website for video tutorial: http://cre8tioncrochet.com/2013/03/magic-circle-or-ring-crochet/
- Ch1 and Ch2 do not equal stitches.
- Ch3 equals a stitch.
- For bag bottom, work in continuous rounds unless otherwise indicated. Use a stitch marker to mark the beginning of the round and keep round count.
- Keep close attention to Round 11 as instructions change a bit.
- You will get instructions on when to switch colors, so keep close attention to that instruction.
- You can make your bag longer or shorter by repeating rows 15 – 18 however many times you want. This patterns calls for a repeat of rows 15 – 18, four more times to achieve the length stated
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Dianne is the owner of Same DiNamics Crochet. The name Same DiNamics is very special to her. It came about at a time where she needed something in her life. She started blogging by doing book reviews, which she still does. Dianne re-discovered crocheting about 3 years ago, she added ‘Crochet’ to her blog name for easy recognition. She has not let the hook down ever since. Her goal in crocheting is to learn as much as she can and do amazing things. She is following the journey that has been set before her. You can find Diane on Ravelry, her blog or facebook.