A neutral, undyed yarn and textured motifs combine to make a tote that pairs with any outfit. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting in the round, increasing, crocheting in chain spaces, crocheting in the back loop and third loop, joining motifs Special stitches: FPdc (with written explanation and link to video tutorial in pattern) Skill Level Intermediate Finished Size Adult: 12.5” (32 cm) wide x 14.5” (37 cm) long. Materials Appalachian Baby Design Organic Cotton Sport yarn (100% organic cotton, 4 oz/113 g/250 yd/229 m) – 3 skeins in Natural Undyed, or approximately 555 yd (507.5 m) in any light weight cotton yarn. US Size F-5/3.75 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge. Yarn needle. Gauge Motif = 6” (15 cm) square in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
"This spectacular mandala motif is transformed into a simple tote bag with the addition of perfectly placed tabs along the sides and bottom of the two motifs. The textured strap is worked right into the side of the bag. Optional lining instructions are included, too. This motif would also make an exquisite joined motif afghan. Click the link below to view the free crochet pattern, video tutorial and detailed crochet charts. I can't wait to see what you all create!- Kristin Omdahl"
"Carry all of your essential items, create ease in shopping or take a trip to the beach with this gorgeous gingham crochet tote. Worked in two panels and seamed, this project is straight forward and has a lovely finish. This pattern is written in US terms. My swatch of 10 sc x 10 rows is approximately 2 ¼” by 2 ¼”. Height - Approximately 15 inches Width - Approximately 13 inches Handle - Approximately 13 inches high from tote to mid point on handle. I used approximately 3/4 of a skein of each color. Any medium(4) weight you prefer to use is fine, you do not have to use the colors I did. I used acrylic yarn, but you can use cotton if you prefer. Please keep in mind that this can change the dimensions of the bag. You can line this bag if you prefer, I decided not to."
The Frosted Tote Bag is worked with a basic Bobble stitch to create a super textured and sturdy design, and it is written in two sizes! This pattern is worked in joined rounds using basic stitches including the Chain, Single, Double, Slip and Bobble stitches! It’s a great pattern because: Two different sizes are included in this pattern collection: 22 (26)” around x 13 (15)” tall Tote bags are super quick and easy projects to work up! You can use yarn you already have in your stash! This project works great with cotton yarns, and plant-based fibers! You’ll get to practice a lot of crochet skills: joined rounds, stitch tension, gauge & size, Bobbles, color changes (optional), finishing techniques & more!
Finished size of this tote is: 9-1/2" X 11-1/2". It was made using Bernat Baby Sport yarn and size F crochet hook. You will also need 256 pop tabs. (160 pop tabs for the tote and 96 pop tabs for the tote's handles.) The pop tabs are threaded onto the yarn and then crochet into the motif as you work. Each motif is joined as you so to make it a fairly fast project. The sides and bottom are then crochet and sewn onto the tot'es front and back to complete the project.Click here for free crochet pattern
Materials: Hook(s) size: H/8 – 5mm, F/5 – 3.75mm Yarn weight: 4 – Worsted weight yarn Prefered type of yarn: Cotton Suggested yarn: Universal Cotton – Cotton Supreme Yarn yardage: Color A – Smoky Lilac 220 yds, Color B – Brindle 160 yds Tools – scissors, tapestry needle, stitch marker Approx. finished dimensions: Width (laying flat) – 11.5” Height (including handles) – 16” Gauge: Not necessary Special notes Ch – chain, sc – single crochet, st(s) – stitch(es), sl/st – slip stitch, dc – double crochet, sp – space, ch-sp – chain space Rounds 10-32 are worked in the round Decrease for this pattern is single crochet 2 sts together (Round 43).