Friday, April 24, 2009

My Little Tote Around

G Hook
WW yarn CA & CB
Yarn needle
matching sewing thread and needle
Stitch marker

Stitches Used:
Sc= Single Crochet
Ss= Slip Stitch
Ch- Chain
CA= Color A
CB= Color B
St= Stitch

Notes: Bag is worked in the round, slip stitch to join rows. Mark the first stitch of each row with a stitch marker. Bag is about approx. 6 1/2" Long x 3 1/2" wide x 6 1/2" High.

Ch 15

Row 1: Sc across to last st, 3 sc in last st. Do not turn, Going across otherside of chain sc across to last ch, 3 sc in last. SS to 1st st. Ch 1

Row 2: Sc in same as SS, sc in next 12, 3 sc in next st, sc next st, 3 sc next st, sc in next 14 st's, sc in next , 3 sc next st, SS to 1st st. ch 1.

Row 3: Sc in same as ss, sc in next 14, 3 sc in next, sc next 2 st's, 3 sc in next, sc next 16 st's, 3 sc next, sc next 3 st's, 3 sc next, sc next 1, ss to 1st st. ch 1

Row 4-8: Sc in same as ss, sc across, putting 3 sc into the middle of ea of the previous 3 sc, making the corner. Join with ss to 1st stitch. ch 1.

Row 9-18: Sc in same as ss, sc across, join to 1st st with ss. ch 1.

End off CA and Join CB

Row 19- 43 : Sc in same as SS,and Sc around ch 1.End of CB and attach CA.

Row 44: Sc around. end off. Weave in all ends.

Handles (Make 2)

Make handles as long as you are comfortable with. I made mine about 22" long

With CA ch 6

Row 1-?: SC across ch 1 turn. end off. weave in all ends.Place handle ends evenly at base of CA and sew in place. repeat for second side.